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Speaker Presentations Offer More Than Just Career Advice

Editorial Board

February 5, 2008


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During Writers Week, dozens of writers come to the school to spend their time inspiring new generations of writers. They speak to students as literary equals, perhaps contemplating whether the next J.K. Rowling is sitting among their ranks. But the students to whom they speak are a different story....

Lack of First Semester Student Bonding Segregates School

Editorial Board

December 14, 2007


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During the month of May, students forfeit their lunchtime to attend the annual dodgeball tournament. Although the air in the gym is ripe with the stench of competition, there is a sweeter smell that also exists: the unity of hundreds of students cheering for a sport they love. In April, clubs from a...

Student Activism a Welcome Relief From Student Complaints

Editorial Board

November 21, 2007


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The shouts of enthusiasm that filled the quad during brunch Friday, October 26, were not the generally trivial exclamations that accompany brunchtime activities. These exclamations were of a different nature—they were unified shouts for a cause; they were, quite literally, students clamoring to have thei...

Culinary Arts’ Eagle Café Deserves Nest On Campus

Editorial Board

October 19, 2007


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The Eagle’s Nest Café was a culinary haven for the masses of tired and hungry students for 11 years. For the culinary students behind the counter, the café represented an opportunity to gain experience into an exciting career. But now, the Eagle’s Nest Café is but a distant memory in the minds o...

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