Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper
Feb11

Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer Imagine you’re a first-year in college and you receive an assignment detailing a research paper that should be approximately 15 pages. At that precise moment, you can’t even imagine a finished paper, let alone a Cupola nomination and invitation to present your research at a Symposium filled with faculty, including the president of your college. Well, that was me five months ago, and now that I have...

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Eisenhower Institute Introduces New Programs for Spring Semester
Jan12

Eisenhower Institute Introduces New Programs for Spring Semester

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer The Eisenhower Institute will be adding two new topics of study to its spring program: a new and improved “Eisenhower in Gettysburg” and “Women and Leadership.” Eisenhower in Gettysburg In 1918, the same time that Dwight D. Eisenhower was commanding and training Tank Corps recruits at Camp Colt in Gettysburg, the Spanish flu struck citizens of Gettysburg. Professor of History...

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Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus
Nov15

Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer On Monday, Nov. 12, Daisy Reyes, a sociologist, delivered a compelling discussion on how college shapes identity politics, specifically for Latinx people in Bowen Auditorium. She drew upon her research from the observational study she performed and wrote about in her book, Learning to Be Latino: How Colleges Shape Identity Politics. Her interest in the topic was fostered from her Latina background, as...

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Fall Honors Day 2018 Award Winners
Oct23

Fall Honors Day 2018 Award Winners

Compiled by Taylor-Jo Russo, Contributing Writer Phi Beta Kappa Electorates: Celeste M. Campbell Caroline C. DeWitt Leah Gulyas Jay C. Hauser Jason B. Heath Alaina R. Keller Savannah A. Labbe Stella Nicolaou Laura G. Waters Kyle R. Woodley Linnaean Award Winners: Joseph P. Artemiou Michael J. DeFeo Jason B. Heath Rebekah S. Hurwitz Christina M. Noto Teal L. Tasker Baum Mathematical Prize – Qiaochu Chen and Shiyu Li Akiko Kobayashi...

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Don Lee on Stepping out of the Race Box
Oct21

Don Lee on Stepping out of the Race Box

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Contributing Writer Don Lee, Asian-American author and a Professor of Creative Writing at Temple University, gave a lecture on Monday, Oct. 15, discussing his path of becoming a writer that believes in writing what you truly care about rather than what others expect of you. Lee, in front of professors and students, explained his late start to authoring. Entering college as a prospective Engineering major, he did...

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