October 24, 2020
About Colleen Murphy

Alumna uncovers fate of unrewarded scholarships

February 5, 2017 Colleen Murphy 0

Several students and recent graduates of the College applied for scholarship money which, to date, has never been distributed. Not only is this a disservice to those students, but it also does not meet the high ethical and moral standards the College sets for itself. […]

The 2016 Rio Olympics: A by-the-numbers look

May 4, 2016 Colleen Murphy 0

The tear-jerker P&G commercials are back on the air, and that can only mean one thing: The Olympics are coming. There is now less than 100 days to go until the Friday, Aug. 5, Opening Ceremonies in Rio, and despite the negative storylines that surround this year’s Games — the dangers of the Zika virus, poor Brazilian economy, etc. — athletes and the countries they will represent are already feeling the excitement. […]

Sigma Pi chooses to cut ties with the College, will act as an independent organization

April 12, 2016 Colleen Murphy 2

After undergoing two investigations by the College this school year, the Theta-Delta chapter of Sigma Pi fraternity chose to disassociate from the College in hopes “to achieve a higher level of accomplishment as an independent organization,” according to a press release that can be found on the fraternity’s Facebook page. In turn, the College revoked recognition of the fraternity from the school on Tuesday, March 29, according to College spokesperson Dave Muha. […]

College’s contract with Pepperidge Farm null for now

February 16, 2016 Colleen Murphy 0

Goldfish, Pretzel Thins and Milano cookies are just some of the products that you will no longer find on campus in the near future. These, along with all other Pepperidge Farm products sold on campus, will not be shipped to the College due to regulatory issues, according to Patrice Mendes, Sodexo’s general manager at the College. […]

A look at the life of a College librarian

February 9, 2016 Colleen Murphy 0

The typing on keyboards and the whirring of the Library Cafe’s coffee machine is heard in the background. Occasionally, the phone behind the Reference Desk goes off. Sitting behind the desk to answer the phone is Lisa Roe. Within just a 40-minute period, students ask the librarian where to locate a children’s book, how to navigate the library database and how to narrow down book searches. And she has the answers. […]

There’s vomit on his PJs already, not Mom’s spaghetti

December 1, 2015 Colleen Murphy 0

• A wallet was stolen from the Campus Town gym sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, according to Campus Police. The student placed her wallet on the elliptical machine she was using and accidentally left it there when she went back to her dorm. When she realized she had left her wallet at the gym, she returned and looked around, but could not find it. The wallet and its contents were valued at $120, including $40 in cash, police said. […]

Students in Paris during attacks

December 1, 2015 Colleen Murphy 0

Friday, Nov. 13, was a normal day for most students at the College. At around 3 p.m., some students might have still been sitting in class, packing to go home for the weekend or even getting ready to see Dave Coulier talk that night in Mayo Concert Hall. Friday, Nov. 13, was a completely different type of day for the four students from the College who were studying abroad in Paris, France. While at 3 p.m., the College community was starting to wind down for the weekend, it was 9 p.m. in Paris, and the students studying there were about to experience a world-changing event first-hand. […]

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