Facilities Services and The Bullet Hole Sponsor Reusable Bag Sustainability Effort
Sep16

Facilities Services and The Bullet Hole Sponsor Reusable Bag Sustainability Effort

By Ben Simon, Contributing Writer The Bullet Hole, in conjunction with Facilities & Services, announced that, beginning on September 16th, there will be a new program wherein students have to supply their own reusable bags or otherwise face a 10-cent surcharge for every non-reusable shopping bag they take. “We preach sustainability, but we fail to practice it,” said Lauren Ahlquist, Director of Services &...

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Weekly Event Roundup: Sept. 16 – 20, 2019
Sep16

Weekly Event Roundup: Sept. 16 – 20, 2019

By Maura Breth, Contributing Writer Monday, Sept. 16: Qigong: Meditation in Motion Begins this Monday, Sept. 16 from 3-4 p.m. in the Jaeger Center Multipurpose Room Led by Rebecca Colgan, LPC, Staff Counselor, Counseling Services Office An ancient system of guided meditation with roots in Chinces medicine and martial arts. With the goal of cultivating the body’s qi, or life energy through mindfulness and mediation.  CYC Credit for...

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Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Tokens
Sep16

Challenge of the Week: Orange and Blue Tokens

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Sept. 22 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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Dr. Maryam Vaziri-Pashkam Speaks on Predicting Actions from Body Movements
Sep13

Dr. Maryam Vaziri-Pashkam Speaks on Predicting Actions from Body Movements

By Cameron Jury, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Dr. Maryam Vaziri-Pashkam, a cognitive neuroscientist hosted by the psychology department, spoke about her research, “Predicting actions from subtle preparatory movements,” where she studied movements and reaction times of the subjects by using motion sensors and tracking devices. To give the audience a real world example regarding her study, she showed the room a video of a...

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Opinion: Arming Teachers Is Not the Answer
Sep13

Opinion: Arming Teachers Is Not the Answer

By Emma Canfora, Guest Columnist In the time that it takes me to write this, eight people will be shot and four of them will die. According to the Gun Violence Archive, 10,289 people have been shot and killed in America this year. From the period of January 1, 2009, to May 21, 2018, America has had 288 school shootings. The other G7 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, and the United Kingdom) have had a total of three...

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