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Monthly Archives: January, 2020

‘Spinning Out’ sticks the landing among fans

Netflix’s latest drama, “Spinning Out,” made its debut on New Year’s Day and already has fans eagerly awaiting a second season. Created by Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell, the show follows a hopeful Olympic figure skater, Kat Baker (Kaya Scodelario), as she attempts to navigate the world of pair skating when an accident on the ice derails her athletic career.

Social Media and self love? This new Netflix show has both

A reality show about contestants vying for social media popularity may sound like a superficial and shallow nightmare, but “The Circle” is quite the opposite. The new Netflix show, which was released earlier this month and is based on a British TV series with the same name, fosters a message of self-love, anti-judgement and individuality.

At the College, adult students are overlooked

Tim Reagan is a 42-year-old from Princeton, New Jersey, a father of three children and an education student at the College. After struggling to make ends meet and living paycheck to paycheck as a farmer, he decided it was time to go back to school. Reagan is now pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a teacher.

People should find happiness within themselves

One of the biggest faults I have noticed in modern society is our false idea of happiness. It is common for people to think that happiness is based on how much you have or how much you are loved by others, but in reality, it is something you can only find within yourself.

College appoints VP of Diversity, Inclusion

James Felton III, the current Chief Diversity Officer at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland, has been appointed by the College to become the inaugural Vice President for Equity and Inclusion.

College funds minority-inclusive trips

McKenna Samson has always gone to school with students who don’t look like her. Attending the College — which has a 6 percent black population, according to Forbes in 2018— doesn’t come as much of a culture shock. ?

Impeachment sparks student activism

Marian Carcel, who was a 21-year-old college student during the Watergate Scandal, remembers being proud to watch her generation speak out against former President Richard Nixon’s corruption.

Track and field competes at Diplomat Open; Women take first place in medley

The College’s track and field team competed in the Diplomat Open on Saturday, January 25. They were one of 22 colleges to attend the event located at Schnader Field House at Franklin and Marshall University.

Swim falls to Rowan on senior day, loses in NJAC conference championship

The College’s men’s and women’s swim teams hosted Rowan University in a highly anticipated matchup on Senior Day, Saturday, Jan. 25, which decided the winners of the NJAC title. The men’s hot start was not enough, as they lost 161-139. The women continued to show heart, but fell 180-114.

People should find happiness within themselves

One of the biggest faults I have noticed in modern society is our false idea of happiness. It is common for people to think that happiness is based on how much you have or how much you are loved by others, but in reality, it is something you can only find within yourself.

Men’s basketball continues to roll

The men’s basketball team picked up three more New Jersey Athletic Conference wins this past week, bringing their NJAC record to 8-3 and overall record to 11-7.

The Chip: New Year, New Who?

You’ve heard it all before. It’s the first day of the new year — hell, the new decade. You awaken from your deep slumber with a pounding headache and a low degree fever and look at the clock. Great. It’s 2:00 in the afternoon. As you roll out of bed, you acknowledge your disgusting and misshapen body in the mirror. Triumphantly patting your beer belly, you grin from ear to ear, give yourself a quick nod and exclaim, “New year, new me!”

Women’s swim and dive tops Kean University

The women’s swimming and diving team improved to 5-0 on the season and 3-0 in NJAC competition with a 167-71 victory over Kean University on Jan. 20.

Internship recruiters should consider younger candidates

When I observed speech therapists at a children’s rehabilitation hospital, the employees thought I was getting my required hours for grad school. “Oh no, I am actually a first-year undergrad student,” I told them. “I just want to gain insight into the field.”
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