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Russian Journalist Tikhon Dzyadko to Speak

By Will DiGravio, News Editor

April 20, 2017

Filed under News

Tikhon Dzyadko, a Russian radio and television journalist, will deliver a lecture titled “The State of Democracy and Press Freedom in Russia: What Donald Trump Could (and Should Not) Learn from Vladimir Putin,” on Wednesday,...

Rises in Financial Aid Cause Deficits

By Will DiGravio, News Editor

April 20, 2017

Filed under News

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series that will examine the current financial state of the College. In recent years, the College has run budget deficits and has been forced to rein in spending in order to ens...

College Poised To Create Education Studies Dual Major

By Amelia Pollard

April 20, 2017

Filed under News

The Education Studies (EDST) program has proposed a new double major, intended to compensate students’ work towards obtaining teaching licensures with academic validation. Currently, the Education Studies (EDST) program only...

Student Government Association Update

By Kyle Naughton

April 20, 2017

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The April 9 meeting began with a discussion pertaining to election reform within the senate bylaws. President Karina Toy ’17 proposed that the senate consider framing the election for Co-Chair of Community Council as a one-semester...

College Sponsors Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events, Keynote

By Elizabeth Sawyer

April 20, 2017

Filed under News

On April 11, sex and relationships educator Kate McCombs delivered the keynote address of the College’s programming for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). McCombs spoke about the importance of enthusiastic...

Faculty Debate Free Speech Handbook Policy

By Will DiGravio

April 12, 2017

Filed under News

A group of faculty members presented a motion to add a “Freedom of Expression Policy” to the “General Information” section of the College handbook at the April 9 Faculty Plenary meeting. The following professo...

Charles Murray Protest, Talk Garner Media Attention

By Christian Jambora

March 9, 2017

Filed under News

National news and media outlets have been spotlighting the on-campus protests against Charles Murray, a libertarian columnist and sociologist who, due to student demonstrations, was prevented from delivering a guest lecture on ...

SGA Proposes Appeals Process for Invited Speakers

By Will DiGravio, News Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under News

Junior Senator Hannah Pustejovsky ’18 introduced a bill at the March 3 meeting of the Student Government Association (SGA) that, if passed, would recommend that the College administration develop “an appeals process throu...

Admin Addresses Student Concerns at Open Forum

By Elizabeth Sawyer, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

Filed under News

The College’s Senior Leadership Group (SLG) hosted an open forum in Dana Auditorium on Feb. 22. The administrators who attended included Vice President for Communications Bill Burger, Special Assistant to the President Dave Donahue,...