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O’Brien Scores Seven against Swarthmore

Jimmy Robertson '16, Sports Writer

April 24, 2014

  The women’s lacrosse team had their second consecutive split week as they won one of their two games. On Saturday, April 19, the Red Devils defeated Swarthmore College 12-11 to rebound from a 12-11 loss at McDani...

Baxter Comes Up Big in 9-3 Conference Win

Jenny Davis ‘17, Sports Writer

April 24, 2014

    The men’s lacrosse team beat Swarthmore 9-3 on Saturday, April 19. The win puts the Red Devils at 7-6 overall, including 4-2 in the conference, good enough for a third place tie. They will need to win a...

Straight from the Plate

Melanie Singer '17, Life and Style Columnist

April 15, 2014

  Breakfast is an essential meal of every person’s day, especially college students. The caf has the typical and essential breakfast options such as cereal, yogurt and eggs, but for a while they were missing a very ess...

Changing Sex-Ed in America

Virginia Cady '15, Columnist

April 15, 2014

Think back to your high school sex-ed class. For some of you that’s farther back than others, but bare with me. What do you remember from that class? Anything? Let me refine that question, do you remember anything that actually...

This I Believe

Sara Tyberg ‘16, Guest Columnist

April 15, 2014

I believe in reaching out to others when you need help.   It’s easy to brush off your problems or try to handle them yourself. We’re college students, and everyone is busy with classes, part-time jobs and extracurricular...

CNN: Certainly Not News

Ryan Protter '16, Columnist

April 15, 2014

For the past twenty-four days, CNN has outdone itself.  I thought they stopped reporting the news back when they covered the Casey Anthony trial.  And then when they got every detail about the Boston Bombing wrong, I thought...

One Dollar, One Vote

Brendan Birth '16, Columnist

April 15, 2014

In past struggles for suffrage, whether it involved African Americans or women or some other oppressed group, one rallying cry has been “one voice, one vote.” With universal suffrage, that is the ideal that the United States...

Scared Straight

Peter Soeller '14, Columnist

April 15, 2014

The LGBT movement witnessed many successes toward progressive equality in the past few years. Slowly, same-sex marriage has become accepted in 17 states, workplace discrimination is being combated, and more people are comfortable...

Breaking Down Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Jake Agliata ‘14, Columnist

April 15, 2014

On January 15, 2015, Pennsylvania senators Daylin Leach (D-17) and Mike Folmer (R-48) formally introduced the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act (SB 1182) into the state legislature. The bill would remove marijuana as a...

The Separation of Church and State

Virginia Cady '15, Columnist

April 15, 2014

I was on twitter the other week and saw a tweet by the Huffington Post about how the Dali Lama “leads the Senate in its opening prayer.” I was amazed, as I had no idea that the Senate opened its sessions with a prayer. My...

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