Tolkien saw ‘Rings’ as new English mythology, scholar says

March 18, 2003 Scott Napolitano 0

For one evening, over 90 members of the College community left a world on the brink of possible war to focus on a different struggle: the battle for Middle Earth in the acclaimed series “Lord of the Rings,” as a part of a lecture presentation made by Edward James, professor of history at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. […]

Simone De Beauvoir was more than ‘Second Sex’ and Sartre

March 4, 2003 Teresa Rivas 0

One of the most influential of the second wave feminists was Simone de Beauvoir, a French writer and philosopher associated with the existentialist movement and the lifelong partner of French existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.

Though her main concerns were social and abortion rights for women, she also advocated extensively for the rights of the elderly and the safety of factory workers. […]

National Condom Week – get your rubber on

February 25, 2003 Teresa Rivas 0

The nation celebrated the use of condoms as well as other types of birth control from Feb. 14 (just in time for Valentine’s Day) until Feb. 21 during National Condom Week.

To college students, condoms seem like common sense, but other forms of birth control may not be. […]

Hitchin’ a ride with the Future Alumni Association

February 25, 2003 Emily Weiss 0

Who needs to be walking on an icy sidewalk in the frosty weather when a golf cart chauffer is available, ready to transport from residence halls to Forcina?

If it sounds too good to be true it usually is, but the Future Alumni Association (FAA) made the transportation dream a reality all day Monday. […]

SGA gets pumped – Lift-a-Thon raises bar for charity

February 25, 2003 Jessica Rae 0

On Feb. 20, the second annual SGA Lift-a-Thon took place in Packer Hall. With the profits once again going to the Valerie Fund, the event was headed up this year by Mike Cilia, SGA vice president for Administration and Finance.

One year ago, the Student Government Association was searching for a possible fund-raiser in which 100 percent of the profits would go to a charity. […]

Vagina Monologues: If these lips could speak

February 18, 2003 Teresa Rivas 0

Vaginas of the College united, along with those who lacked the muscle of the evening, to fill the Music Building’s auditorium for the second annual presentation of “The Vagina Monologues.”

Thirty women participated in eloquently displaying the many layers of this often hidden and mysterious body part. […]

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