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Volunteer for Real

Katie Lasswell ‘17, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2015

It is a wonderful thing to help people. It’s great to have fun while doing it. But sometimes I think that the fun overshadows really helping people. I have several friends that attend Penn State University and I’ve been...

Loving Your Body in the Time of College

Meri St. Jean ‘15, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2015

Love Your Body week is here, and since I stole a cupcake from one of their events, I feel sort of obligated to give this some thought. Do I love my body? That’s kind of a difficult question for any girl, or for anyone for...

On Thoughtfulness

Janie Feldmann ’15, News Editor

March 3, 2015

There you are sitting in class, or in the cafeteria, or in the Quarry, and you hear it: complaints about this college from other students. First off, I recognize that all students have the right to an opinion and to speak their...

The Importance of Cancer Awareness

Lin Sabones ’18, Guest Writer

February 12, 2015

My mom used to tell me questions make people smarter. Mainly because I ran my mouth asking “why?” to everything. Now, I wonder most of all why cancer still kills. Cancers killed 14,090,100 worldwide in 2012. That’s 14...

Why #likeagirl Matters to Me and to Society

Ally Boyington ‘15, Sports Editor

February 12, 2015

There are a multitude of reasons for watching the Superbowl. As a diehard Patriots fan, my reasons were clear for tuning in on Sunday, Feb. 1. However, many people who do not have a dog in the fight watch, in large part, for the...

To Binge or Not to Binge: The Fall

By Kyle Anderson ’15, Life & Style Columnist

February 12, 2015

The Fall popped up over-night and was suddenly on every critic’s watch-list. One day it just innocuously appeared on Netflix, without much bravado. But when this BBC show was brought to the larger public on Netflix, the world...

Straight from the Plate: Caf Food Reviews

By Melanie Singer ‘17, Life and Style Columnist

February 12, 2015

There are certain meals that I would only eat in the winter and chili is definitely one of them. This is never a meal option at the grill or in the soup section of the caf, but the Kove has chili on their menu rotation. It was...

Let’s Get Reel: The Interview

By Zacharia Benalayat ’17, Life & Style Editor

February 12, 2015

Let’s have ourselves a frank discussion about films and patriotism. Now I think we all know that the “release” of The Interview was , shall we say, “interesting.” I also know that lots of people seem to like it and...

How to be Alone in the 21st Century

Janie Feldmann, News Editor

February 5, 2015

he least that so many people, young people in particular, do not know how to be alone. Almost every time I have seen people by themselves, they have been texting, or looking nervously at their phones to check the time. It can...

LGBTQQIAAP Rights: Why it should be a part of the Republican Party Platform

Virginia Cady ’15, Columnist

November 20, 2014

As we all know, the traditional platform that the Republican Party espouses is not very accepting of the LGBTQ community. That is not to say that everyone who identifies as Republican agrees with this platform, but the Republican...

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