Thursday, January 28, 2021

Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Latest CUB concert plays its cards well with The Aces

The Aces held a virtual concert for students at the College, hosted by CUB, on Oct. 21. The Aces are an indie-pop band from Polva, Utah, composed of members Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, Alisa Ramirez and Cristal Ramirez. They released their album “Under My Influence” this July, and they plan to tour for the album next spring. 

This Week’s Playlist: fall

I must confess I am obsessed with music. The earliest memories that I have are connected to dancing with my mom to any and every genre imaginable. It did not matter what kind of music it was, as long as I could dance to it. Sometimes I could even convince my Mom to take out her old flute and play the songs she had memorized from her marching band days.

‘Hubie Halloween:’ the least terrifying horror movie for this year’s holiday

“Hubie Halloween” is more of a comedy than a horror movie. However, the main character does get scared a lot. This movie is great to watch to give a little humor to a long day. It was released this Oct. 7 and can be found on Netflix.

What we’re watching on Netflix: ‘American Vandal’

“American Vandal” nostalgically epitomizes modern American high school, backing painfully familiar memories to college students. As a Netflix crime mockumentary, the two seasons follow high school students in pursuit of a different “vandal,” venturing deep into high school drama and uncovering seriously funny scandals. 

‘Letter To You,’ a simple, meaningful revival of the E-Street Band

I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that everyone who calls the Garden State home has, at the very least, heard of “The Boss,” Bruce Springsteen. And now, the Boss is back — though he’s definitely a bit different.

Foster announces tentative plan for spring ‘Flex’ semester

The spring 2021 semester is tentatively scheduled to be a hybrid form of on-campus and remote learning, College President Kathryn Foster announced in a campus-wide email on Thursday, Oct. 29.

The William Green Plantation: Everything you need to know

As the controversy continues between students and administration over the William Green House, most students are still unsure of the building’s historical background. New information is being uncovered as the excavation continues.

Mental Health Services helps students virtually, continues to provide support

As the result of an online semester, Mental Health Services (MHS) at the College has adapted to supporting students remotely. The College reiterates their commitment to protecting the health and safety of its students, including their mental health. New programs are being offered to students, including racial trauma and coping with Covid-19 support groups, despite the services continuing to remain fully remote.

Lions’ Plate: Sweet potato fries make for a sugary snack

If you’ve been looking for a way to make sweet potato fries a main course instead of just a measly side dish, this recipe has got you covered. Sweet potato fries are much more than an accompaniment to your favorite diner. These crispy yet fluffy fries have endless possibilities. 

Vital Signs: Lead a balanced life with THRIVE’S wellness wheel

THRIVE week, hosted by the Health and Wellness Peer Education Program at the College, makes it clear that wellness is not merely the absence of illness or distress, but a lifelong process that consists of seven dimensions: spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, social, environmental and financial. Although it may be unrealistic to simultaneously improve in all seven dimensions, individuals can make an action plan, working through the dimensions over time.

AVI holds first virtual ‘Supporting Survivors’ meeting of the year

The Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) team held their first virtual Supporting Survivors meeting of the year on Oct. 14. The meeting was centered around power-based personal violence — a topic the moderators felt all students should be informed of. 

Petey Greene Program event educates students on carceral education

The Philadelphia branch of the Petey Greene Program (PGP) hosted an event on the carceral state and education on Thursday, Oct. 8, as a part of their Justice Education webinar series. 

Rico Nasty gives virtual performance and hints upcoming collaboration

Hip-hop artist Rico Nasty performed as a part of the College Union Board’s (CUB) “On Your Campus Virtual Tour” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 9 p.m. Rico Nasty blends a unique style of hip-hop with her self-described “sugar trap” genre. The show lasted about 45 minutes, followed by a brief Q&A session.

Adapt, adjust, pivot: Campus Town businesses continue to fight through pandemic

Imagine a bustling, modern village at the start of a new day. The sound of leaves brushing across the pavement mixes with the dull murmur of students chatting. Late for class, they shuffle and bump into each other along the paths between the many high-rise buildings. A distinct vibrancy, one exclusive to a college town, fills the air as businesses open their doors to the fresh, new day. 
- Advertisment -

Most Read