Sunday, June 20, 2021

Breeda Bennett-Jones

Appreciating summer can be difficult

Much to the chagrin of my peers, I don’t look forward to summer vacation.

Former Brazilian president serves time for corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to police on April 7 following a court order and 12-year prison sentence for crimes including corruption and money laundering, according to The New York Times.

Sierra Leone peacefully elects new president

Sierra Leone elected its new president amidst rising tensions between the opposition and ruling parties on March 31, according to The New York Times.

Vermont enacts strict gun control regulations

Vermont legislators approved new gun restrictions on March 30, including a ban on bump stocks, limits on the size of magazines, expanded background checks for buyers and a raise for the legal age to purchase a gun, according to CNN.

College lacks affordable healthy dining options

Despite the plethora of cafés, stands and micro-restaurants on the College’s campus, finding a fresh meal that goes beyond being simply edible is a challenge for some students.

Healthy homework habits are essential to success

Much to the chagrin of my peers, I don’t do any homework after 8 p.m.

Romanians protest after anti-corruption laws loosened

As snow fell and chants rang out across University Square the night of Jan. 20, Romania’s citizens remained passionate in the fight against growing corruption in Eastern Europe.

Wall Street Journal editor combats sexism

Joann Lublin, management news editor for The Wall Street Journal, purchased a pin-up calendar of nude male models and hung it above her typewriter in defiance of her six male coworkers who all had pin-up calendars of women above their desks.

Former Miss America speaks at vigil

As the fire passed from candle to candle, the silent, dimly lit steps of Green Hall transformed into a panorama of flickering lights and hugging sorority sisters.

Day of Giving raises more than $275,000

The College raised more than $275,000 on Thursday, Nov. 2, during its third annual Day of Giving, part of the 18.19.20 fundraising initiative honoring President R. Barbara Gitenstein.

Keeping a journal helps students de-stress

Keeping a journal relieves stress. Unlike class assignments, which have a set prompt, a fixed word count and an ever-impending due date, journaling is completely open-ended.

Homecoming Spirit Week a success despite recent controversy

Homecoming Spirit Week kicked off across campus, preceding the Homecoming tailgate and athletic events on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Here for Home, Always campaign supports hurricane relief efforts

This past summer, catastrophic winds and heavy rainfall shook communities around the country.

Collegiate Recovery Community presents ‘Heaven & Hell: My Journey with Drugs and Alcohol’

The College’s Collegiate Recovery Community sponsored an event in celebration of National Recovery Month on Sept. 26.

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