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Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Alumna discusses advertisements in Brown Bag

Anywhere the eye may wander, it is likely to come across an ad. While advertisements are everywhere, consumers are not always able to recognize them.

Lions Plate: Potato soup in a mug

Even as the spring weather approaches, there is nothing quite like enjoying hot soup on a rainy day. Potato soup is a personal favorite of mine because it is inexpensive and easy to make.

Classic Signals: Discrimination causes student to feel unsafe

After a homosexual student read “Die Faggot” on a flier delivered under his dorm room door in 2001, the student was concerned for his safety.

Destruction of 2011 Japanese earthquake echoes through Mayo

The connection Watson and others from the College formed with their Japanese peers made performing with them more meaningful. She felt honored to share in their efforts to spread awareness of the tragedy that affected them so deeply.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ remake falls short of animated classic

By Brielle Bryan Production Manager A young, beautiful woman held against her will in a locked room by an aggressive, beastly captor — does this situation...

Performers enthrall spectators at CUB Alt

Each artist who performed at the latest CUB Alt installment on Tuesday, March 21, debuted new songs never before played in front of a live audience. Philly favorites Hurry, the charismatic Chris Farren and headliner Eskimeaux all tried out new material during their sets in the Decker Social Space.

WTSR New Noise: Ty Richards & The Feelies

Ty Richards, born in Austin, Texas, quit his ad agency job to write psychedelic garage rock. “Zillion” is his first complete solo project. His fans call him “Beck Zeppelin,” Beck being his biggest and most obvious influence on the record.

Horror of ‘Get Out’ is rooted in race

This scene, though it starts off humorous, gets more intense as each moment passes. It is the first instance of social injustice and racism, and foreshadows the gravity of the film, which carries a deep message under its seemingly innocuous themes.

‘The Belko Experiment’ tests moral limits

“The Belko Experiment” was not a bad movie. The movie does not hold back the gore nor does it spare the viewer’s emotions — it is not for the faint of heart.

Environmental education on the rise at College

February’s higher-than-average-temperature correlates with a larger global pattern of climate change. Last year was the hottest year on record — the third consecutive year to break the yearly temperature record, according to NASA and NOAA. With two minors and the Environmental Club, there are a few ways students can become more environmentally conscious.

Insurers deceive public, former insider says

A New York Times best-selling author, renowned journalist and health insurance insider visited the College to discuss the past and future of health care and its affects on March 21.

Documentary and lecture tell lemurs’ tale

Hosted by Phi Beta Kappa, a primatologist and distinguished service professor of anthropology at Stony Brook University talked about her efforts to repopulate Madagascar with lemurs at a lecture titled “Back from the Brink of Extinction: Saving Lemurs in Madagascar” on Wednesday, March 23.

Renowned physicist proposes more diversity in science

Gates shared this story at the second annual Barbara Meyers Pelson ’59 Lecture — entitled “Einstein v. Roberts, Diversity & Faculty Engagement” — on March 21 in Mayo Concert Hall. He was there to explain the importance of diversity in a science class.

Students should use Campus Police as a resource

Having to talk to students when they’re at their worst, Campus Police can often be perceived in a negative way.
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