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Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Three Lions qualify for National Championships

The Lions traveled to Rocky Mount, Va., on Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday, Feb. 25, to wrestle in the NCAA Eastern Regional tournament. The team took ninth place, scoring 56.5 points in a heated and competitive tournament. Three Lions placed in the top three spots of their respective weight classes. The three wrestlers will go on and wrestle in the NCAA Division III National Championships. Senior Nick Herring, freshman Dan Kilroy and senior Doug Hamann all placed second in their weight classes. Sophomore JT Beirne finished sixth at the 149, falling short of qualifying for the national championship.

‘SVU’ investigates 400th grisly case

Keeping with the show’s theme, the episode was gruesome and disturbing, yet eye-opening. While the characters solve their 400th mystery, it also gave me a glimpse of their personal lives, like Sergeant Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and her young son, Noah, an orphan she recently adopted.

Politics of ‘Scandal’ mimic real life

This entire season revolves around the mystery of who will become the next U.S. president, and it is loaded with suspense and drama. The winner is revolutionary, and a choice you’d least expect. More action ensues soon after the election that puts many lives at risk and bullets through hearts. It is emotional and terrifying, and leaves you at the edge of your seat wondering, “What could possibly happen now?”

Wind Ensemble concert addresses violence throughout history

he concert illuminated the violence people face through musical interpretation of tragedies like the Holocaust, and the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., as well as in Ferguson, Mo.

Students share opinions around campus

“Are you excited for spring?” “Yes, it’s nice to see how alive the campus has been. I like colder weather, though, to be honest.” “Yeah, I...

Monologues discuss race and politics

Stitched on the shirt of one performer were the words “Black lives matter” in bold lettering. Another shirt read, “Danger: educated black woman.”

Oroville Dam suffers from failing infrastructure

Nearly 200,000 people evacuated Oroville, Calif., on Feb. 12 upon hearing reports of the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway failing, according to Fox News.

Celebritease: Stars take home awards at Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel took to humor on Sunday, Feb. 26, to keep the 89th annual Oscar Awards moving, despite going over its allotted run time.

Chinese New Year celebrates Asian culture

The aroma of Chinese food filled the room as lanterns and lights hung from the ceiling and bright red colors accented the tables — all symbols of good luck for the Chinese New Year.

Speaker reveals horrible history of tomato industry

Although the West Coast is one of the three largest tomato producers in Florida, there are no West Coast tomatoes, according to an investigative journalist who dug deep into the food production system and shared his findings on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Library Auditorium.

Classic Signals: Speaker discusses race

Every year, the College’s Black Student Union hosts a multitude of events during February to celebrate Black History Month. As the month concludes, it is important to recognize that issues of race at the College have long been discussed.

Winter blues disappear with signs of spring

A lot of people, including myself, are susceptible to the winter blues in the midst of the coldest months.

Students should pay a fair price for housing

Housing prices should be adjusted, so students pay a rate that corresponds to their residence hall instead of an across-the-board price.

Mosul airport recaptured from ISIS

Iraqi security forces recaptured Mosul’s airport from ISIS as part of a long-standing operation, CNN reported.

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