Jupiter-orbiting satellite Juno to return to Earth
Apr26

Jupiter-orbiting satellite Juno to return to Earth

By Graham Alabdulla, Staff Writer Jupiter, the largest planet, and gas giant in the solar system is also the fifth planet from the Sun. Due to some of its known properties including its highly radioactive atmosphere and magnetosphere as well as many of its unknown aspects, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) started planning the satellite Juno to monitor the planet’s atmosphere and other related anomalies in 2011....

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Soda companies trying to sell more than soda
Apr26

Soda companies trying to sell more than soda

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief Two weeks ago, I went to Chick-fil-a with a friend. I’m a sucker for the chicken nuggets, and the milkshakes are the closest I can get to a transcendental experience. But, with each delicious bite of this greasy, somewhat pricey fast food, I remind myself of the anti-gay and anti-black news stories due to the head honcho of Chick-fil-a deciding to be a bigot and say some ignorant comments in public,...

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Spotlight: Mary Margaret Blum ‘18
Apr25

Spotlight: Mary Margaret Blum ‘18

By Daniella Snyder, Editor-in-Chief Mary Margaret Blum, ‘18, the Juried Student Exhibition third prize winner, explains the story behind her painting, “Self Portrait (Underwater Childhood).” “It took me about a week and a half to make. I didn’t expect other people to connect with it. Honestly, I was shocked to be recognized at all and so excited to receive third place, which is an honor,” Blum said. “For me, the piece is real,...

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Write Night at Musselman Library
Apr25

Write Night at Musselman Library

By Musselman Library Staff Musselman Library is hosting its second Write Night this week! Stop by the main floor of the library on Wednesday, April 26th from 7-11PM to get help with all of your research needs. It is a busy, stressful time in the semester, so rather than run all over campus to find assistance, come and access many of your most helpful research aids all in one place! Library Peer Research Men tors, PLAs from various...

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Biosphere hosts “Science in Politics” panel
Apr25

Biosphere hosts “Science in Politics” panel

By Aphra Murray, Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 12, Biosphere hosted a “Science in Politics” panel. This event was timed so as to coordinate with a wider political involvement of the public, the March for Science that is to take place April 22, 2017. It is expected that roughly 80 students from Biosphere, Sceptical Chymists and other science-related extra-curricular clubs will be attending. Given the avid participation of these 80...

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