First-generation student receives acceptance to the College

March 25, 2019 Camille Furst 0

Tears welled up in his eyes as he learned of his acceptance to his dream school. The College’s big envelope and blue and gold pennant awaited him with a surprise in the principal’s office of his high school. Through illness in the family, his mom’s loss of employment and eventual homelessness, his acceptance letter unfolded a story of victory amidst his life’s challenges. […]

Party scene marginalizes some students

September 21, 2018 Katherine Holt 0

Having fun means something different for everybody; some people enjoy playing sports while others enjoy spending their day cuddled up with a good book. At the College, there are hundreds of different clubs and activities for students to get involved in, but for many young adults, the main source of “having a good time” is typically associated with going out to parties. […]

Freshmen should get involved on campus

September 11, 2018 Clare McGreevy 0

Moving away from home and beginning a new life at the College can seem like one of the loneliest and most uncomfortable times in a person’s life. For most, the transition into college life is an exhilarating step into adulthood, but many new students still experience feelings of confusion and distress that can sometimes be overwhelming. […]

Course registration cause for concern

April 16, 2018 Deanna Amarosa 0

A week before my course enrollment time slot, I logged into PAWS to check on class selections for the fall semester and my heart immediately dropped — a core class for my public health major had no seats left in both sections. […]

Student Health Services replaces Planned Parenthood

April 3, 2018 Lily Firth 0

Planned Parenthood has been helping students at the College with their reproductive health concerns for the past 40 years, until now. As of this year, Planned Parenthood no longer provides services to the College community, and Student Health Services has taken on the responsibilities of providing students with accessible reproductive health care on campus. […]

Yearbook’s fate sealed

February 6, 2018 Elizabeth Zakaim 0

Members of this year’s graduating class will leave the College with their diplomas, senior portraits and four years of education under their belts, but one memento of their time at the College will be missing – yearbooks. […]

Students should learn to appreciate the present

October 31, 2017 Eric Preisler 0

As the semester progresses, work accumulates, exams commence, and stress begins to consume me. As soon as the workload of the semester piles up and challenges approach, it can be easy to look forward to the end of the semester. Eyes gazed into the distance, it can feel natural to go on autopilot as I look forward to the future, and the present flies by. […]

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