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Recharge Week: 83% of polled students still given work, plus added confusion

Intending to remedy this issue while also discouraging travel during the pandemic, President Foster announced in an email that a “Recharge Week” would take place from March 29 to April 2. She described it as a “more relaxed week [that] is intended to relieve the stresses of a long semester,” alongside another Spring Day Off on Tuesday, March 30. 

Coach’s Corner: Getting to know the College’s athletic director

Both coaches and athletes play a huge role in the success of a college athletic program, but behind the scenes are the administrators who work day in and day out to make athletics run smoothly. At the head of the College’s athletic administration is executive director of athletics Amanda Demartino.

College reverses course, will remain online-only for fall semester

By Camille FurstEditor-in-Chief The College has changed its initial plans and will now host all classes remotely for the fall 2020 semester, President Kathryn Foster...

Evidence of slave ownership not present on property, William Green Plantation Committee says

No evidence currently exists that the Green family, who lived on what is now campus property, owned slaves. Rather, evidence suggests that the property had indentured servants, according to head researcher and anthropology professor George Leader.

College releases new budget: find out the costs and cuts

In her most recent community-missive, released on Tuesday, July 2, College President Kathryn Foster outlined the awaited Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which the College’s Board of Trustees passed during their public meeting on June 30.

Administrators host diversity panel amidst social unrest

The College held a dialogue around allyship and racial injustice on June 21 with a panel via Zoom. The discussion was moderated by the interim director of intercultural engagement and inclusion, Marvin Carter, and the panel included seven different staff and faculty members.

Armstrong Hall’s renovations receive mixed reviews from students

While some students like junior mechanical engineering major Lauren Desimone believe the renovations “went really well,” others, like senior computer engineering major Paul Brodhead, feel that “it was all for nothing.”

Frustration with racial bias incident sparks controversy

When Tian-na Green submitted a bias incident report, she had faith that the Office of Student Conduct would have her back. But as the five-hour trial went on, she slowly sank into the feeling that these administrators had a different priority — preserving the College’s reputation.

Administrators offer leadership advice to students

The Office of Student Involvement’s Fraternity and Sorority Life discussed the price of being a leader at its event, “The Leader That Could And Did” on Thursday, April 18 at 8 p.m. in the Brower Student Center Room 216.

Provost announces community engagement interim director

The College announced the appointment of a new interim director for community engagement in a campus-wide email on March 1.

Administration combats Bible Believers’ return with celebration of diversity

A single microphone was placed atop the steps leading to Green Hall’s main entrance, with a buzzing crowd of campus community members below waiting to speak and listen. The building’s long hallways extending past the central clock tower were reminiscent of outstretched arms in a supportive embrace as the upbeat background music was lowered, and several speakers prepared to discuss their personal interpretation of the phrase, “When they go low, we go high.”

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