Postcard from Abroad: On Walking Alone, Celebrating Solitude & Falling in Love with a City Across the Pond
Jun15

Postcard from Abroad: On Walking Alone, Celebrating Solitude & Falling in Love with a City Across the Pond

By Katie Oglesby // Fall ’21 Magazine Editor If anyone knows anything about me, it’s that I’m anxious most of the time, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that being abroad has been a real test of my anxiety—travel anxiety, social anxiety, academic anxiety (you name it and I’ve probably had it here)—but being abroad has also been freeing. One of the hardest things for me is spending time by myself, which is funny, because if you...

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Facilities Threatens Fines Over Sewer Line Vandalism in Hanson and Paul Halls
Dec14

Facilities Threatens Fines Over Sewer Line Vandalism in Hanson and Paul Halls

By Katie Oglesby, Magazine Editor Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning and Management Jim Biesecker sent out a campus-wide email Monday, Dec. 6 expressing that over the past 24 hours, Facilities had been handling “extensive sewer back-ups” in some of the residence halls, due to excessive amounts of toilet paper being flushed down the toilets. The damage ensued could total a couple thousand dollars per building impacted....

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Students for Indigenous Awareness, OME, and CPS Begin Native American Heritage Month Speaker Series
Nov20

Students for Indigenous Awareness, OME, and CPS Begin Native American Heritage Month Speaker Series

By Katie Oglesby, Magazine Editor On Monday, Nov. 15 Students for Indigenous Awareness, the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME), the Center for Public Service (CPS), and Students Against Sexual Assault kicked off their Native American Heritage Month Speaker Series in Mara Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. Sammy Ventimigilia ‘22 began with the Land Acknowledgement Statement before introducing the speaker, Ruben Fast Horse. He described the...

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Six Positive Cases Brings COVID-19 Total for Fall Semester Up to 15
Nov11

Six Positive Cases Brings COVID-19 Total for Fall Semester Up to 15

Yesterday, Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich sent out a campus-wide email updating the College community on the current COVID-19 situation. Over the past week, there were six positive cases among students, bringing the semester total up to 15. She clarified that these cases were restrained to one student group; the positive cases are in quarantine and mitigation strategies have been put in place for the...

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Masking Update: Musselman Library and Theatre Performance
Oct29

Masking Update: Musselman Library and Theatre Performance

By Katie Oglesby, Magazine Editor On Oct. 28, Vice Provost Jack Ryan sent a campus-wide email announcing an update to the masking policies on campus.  Vaccinated students are now permitted to unmask in the library, except in Rooms 014 and 018 and the Special Collections Reading Room.  Students may be asked to mask when working with library staff in close quarters, so students are advised to still bring a mask with them to the library....

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