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Autumn Angel combines pageantry with philanthropy

November 17, 2004 Paige Nestel 0

Last Wednesday night, women representing a number of the College’s clubs and organizations participated in a pageant based not on swimsuits, formal wear and appearance, but on strength, intelligence and character.

This year’s Autumn Angel, the fifth annual pageant sponsored by Theta Phi Alpha, pitted 14 women against each other in a number of events. […]

Asian-American stereotypes questioned at True Colors

November 17, 2004 David Rout 24

When it comes to issues of race in America, it’s not always so black and white.

Asian-Americans and other minorities fall victim to the same kinds of racism as African Americans, according to members of the Asian American Association (AAA), who spoke at AAA’s True Colors event last Thursday night. […]

College is a playground for children at Child Care Center

November 10, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

It’s a rainy afternoon and half of the College’s students can be found sitting quietly in class, dreading the moment they have to go outside and brave the downpour. The other half can be seen walking across campus with gloomy expressions on their faces.

Just when it seems like there isn’t a happy soul around, a burst of laughter comes from a room in Forcina Hall. […]

Speakers question state of America’s race relations

November 10, 2004 David Rout 0

50 years later, and where are we?

In the eyes of Lani Guinier, a professor at Harvard Law School, not as far as we might think.

“Blacks and whites still live very separate lives,” she said, and “essentially, legally compelled segregation gave way to socially acceptable separation. […]

AAA kicks off Experience Asia month with FantAsia

November 10, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

The Asian American Association (AAA) held FantAsia, an assortment of cultural workshops to promote Experience Asia, the November phenomenon celebrating Asian culture with events, speakers, and other workshops, Friday night in the Cromwell lounge.

Thoa Nguin, junior early elementary education and psychology major, as well as Vice President of Internal Affairs of AAA and organizer of FantAsia, estimated that more than 100 people visited the free event between 8 p. […]

Music students help the world one note at a time

November 4, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

It’s not uncommon to hear about people who look for ways to help those in need, but it’s a bit less common to hear about people who are able to make a difference simply doing something they love. This, however, is just the opportunity that was given to some of the College’s music students as they participated in a “Play for Peace Perform-a-thon” at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts last month. […]

Protect your nose from a stuffy winter flu season

November 4, 2004 Tammy Tibbetts 0

It’s the kind of morning everyone dreads – waking up with a prickly throat, feeling lightheaded and sapped of energy, despite having gone to bed in seemingly perfect health. Quite possibly having caught a cold or even the flu, College students miss having Mom there to take their temperature and make them chicken soup, when they have professors, bosses and classmates expecting them to turn in papers, go to work and finish group projects. […]

Memory skills win student 15 minutes of fame

November 4, 2004 Audrey Levine 0

Christopher Turner, senior economics and statistics major, proved a perfect memory can be useful for more than test-taking when he participated in the USA Memory Championships and won third place. The win landed him a spot on the Oct. 22 episode of “The Jane Pauley Show,” which featured a program on improving memory. […]

Practicing paganism — it’s not hocus pocus

November 4, 2004 Christine Brozyna 0

When Will Lewis strolls around campus dressed in a Scottish kilt and flowing cape, carrying an oversized walking stick, heads turn – and he likes it that way. Lewis’ unique style has caused him to be the subject of glaring eyes, hushed whispers and confused stares around campus. […]

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