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Panel: What is Social Justice?

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

March 21, 2019

Filed under News, On Campus Events

Faculty members from the departments of history and religion hosted an open forum to discuss the question, “What is Social Justice?” Forum panelists who participated in the Feb. 26 event include Dr. Allan Austin, Professor of History; Dr. Christopher Carr, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Dr. Brian Carso, Associate...

Multiple Events Planned to Mark Women’s History Month

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, On Campus Events, Top Stories

A symposium  of faculty and students' creative works is the center of multiple events and festivities as Women’s History Month events unfold. “It is a showcase of student, staff and faculty work on women,” said Rebecca Steinberger, Professor of English, “and it’s going to give a diverse perspective. So, for example,...

‘Rivals become friends’ at Faculty, Staff Talent Show

Adam Myers, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Cougar Radio will host a faculty, staff talent show in the Lemmond Theater to benefit sixteen-year-old student, wrestler, and track athlete Timmy Ward, who is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The Feb. 7 talent show will feature staff and faculty members,  including professors, alumni officers, and librarians will perform ...

New Gallery Exhibit Challenges Perception

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

A chair made entirely of photographs. A picture of women riddled with bullet holes.  Plaster busts of human forms that contort and warp into bizarre forms at just a touch. These are just a few of the pieces  on display as part of the "Emerging Dimensions" exhibit in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. The  installation is...

Health Sciences Students Form Healing Team

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Health Sciences, On Campus Events

The medical community is a machine, a careful system composed of key components, all working together in delicate unity and balance. When all these components move at once, the medical machine can operate at its greatest efficiency. This concept is the fuel powering the College of Health Science Interprofessional Education (IPE)...

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

December 13, 2018

An Honors student's one-act play is set for a formal performance next semester. Adam Ercolani , senior...

Understanding Through Dialogue at ‘Food for Thought’

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, On Campus Events

Students were thinking, but they weren't necessarily looking for answers at the "Food for Thought" event held  by the Department of Philosophy Nov. 27 in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. The department holds the event twice each year, said philosophy professor Krisztnia Sajber. "Our goal is to provide a...

A Light in a Dark Room

Ayanna Dexter, Columnist

November 8, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Your words tear down the wall that I have held up with titanium. Your love is my Kryptonite and I yearn for it every chance I get. It’s such a disbelief that you choose me out of all the rest. You’ve made me your target and I’m frightened to let you hit.  I’m sorry.  I’m just not use to all the good you have ...

Sleepy

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Another day, another hour, Tipping the glass on its head. I wait, I waited, breath bated, For tonight, for tomorrow, For a piece of peace of mind.   If the sands pour faster, And it doesn’t end in disaster, I will wake up from my daze And find cicadas screeching Perpetually behind my eyes.   I wait, I...

Players Present ‘Nicholas Nickleby

Zoe LaPorte, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus Life, News, On Campus Events, Top Stories

'A coming-of-age tale filled with laughs, tears, and life lessons, the Players will perform “Nicholas Nickleby,” a full-length adaptation  of the Charles Dickens novel, by Tim Kelly in November. The cast of nearly 25 actors have rehearsed since the beginning of September. Now, with less than a week until show time, the...

Criticize Me

Ayanna Dexter, Columnist

October 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

You don't know anything about me.  You haven't walked the path I've walked. You haven't spent hours, days, weeks, months, or years in my shoes to tell me about myself.  You have not been through any trials I've been through that have molded me into who I am.  You don't matter, your opinion means nothing. How could you seem so nice a...

New Art Exhibit: What Constitutes a Portrait?

Chase Shustack, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature Story

“Contemplating Character: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches” is the newest art installation in Insalaco Hall’s Pauly Friedman and MacDonald Art Gallery. The installation showcases a variety of portraits, sketches and paintings, assembled over the course of decades, exploring multiple styles from the end of the 18th century to...

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