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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. 

College hosts virtual Thrive Wellness Week amidst Covid-19

Despite online serving as the academic and social arenas for the fall semester, the College held its annual Thrive Wellness Week virtually. It was held on Instagram and featured a lot of different ways to promote healthy habits. 

College takes measures against coronavirus

Students who are returning to the College from China must fill out an online form as a precautionary measure against an on-campus outbreak of the coronavirus, according to a college-wide email sent on Feb. 3 from Janice Vermeychuk, the director of Student Health Services.

SFB funds Moonlight Cruise

The Student Finance Board funded six organizations at its meeting on Oct. 16, totaling an expense of more than $20,000.

AVI spreads awareness of toxic masculinity

The College’s Anti-Violence Initiatives held a workshop in the Social Sciences Building on Feb. 13 to discuss the meaning of toxic masculinity. The psychology department and the women’s, gender, and sexuality studies department co-sponsored the event.

Community grieves loss of College senior

On Friday, Feb. 8, President Kathryn Foster sent out a campus-wide email to report the death of Jenna DiBenedetto, a senior psychology major and member of the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority. The cause of death has not been confirmed.

Vital Signs: Debunking sweet-treat myths

According to, people buy 58 million pounds of chocolate during the week of Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s from a significant other, your parents or yourself, chances are you’ll get a sweet treat this week.

Driver admits to possession of marijuana

While conducting parking enforcement at Townhouse South at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Jan. 30, Campus Police observed a Pontiac driving north on the one-way sidewalk. The driver said he was picking up a calculator from a friend.

Campus construction progresses over summer break

Construction of the Brower Student Center, STEM Building, STEM Forum and chemistry addition are just about finished and ready for the fall semester.

Several new businesses come to Campus Town

Insomnia Cookies and Landmark Americana Tap & Grill, as well as PostNet, a hair salon, a nail salon and an Indian restaurant are among the new restaurants and retailers.

Gitenstein announces plans to retire in 2018

College President R. Barbara Gitenstein has announced her decision to retire at the end of the 2017-18 academic year, after serving in her role for nearly 20 years.

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