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  • During the 2013 Winter Break, students will travel to Liberia, Africa to help struggling youth and citizens. The program is sponsored by the Population Caring Organization, a national humanitarian effort working in West Africa. Students have been working closely with Emmanuel Dolo, president of the Population Caring Organization, in order...

    Students plan service trip to Liberia

    During the 2013 Winter Break, students will travel to Liberia, Africa to help struggling youth and citizens. The program is sponsored by the Population Caring Organization, a national humanitarian effort working in West Africa. Students have been working closely with Emmanuel Dolo, president of the Population Caring Organization, in order…

  • The founders of the College  over 100 years ago were not attentive of people with disabilities when designing what would later become a small liberal arts school. However, the administration today wants to build fully accessible buildings to serve people who have disabilities. “I think we have appropriate handicapped access,”...

    College seeks to improve handicap access

    The founders of the College  over 100 years ago were not attentive of people with disabilities when designing what would later become a small liberal arts school. However, the administration today wants to build fully accessible buildings to serve people who have disabilities. “I think we have appropriate handicapped access,”…

  • Stephen L Cowell, chairman and CEO of Conservations Services Group, said their 25-year renewable energy plan is an international plan. “We’ve got a 25-year window at best,” he said. “We can fix the problem here, and then we can export those solutions to countries that need them.” This window Cowell...

    Environmentalist envisions a post-fossil-fuel economy

    Stephen L Cowell, chairman and CEO of Conservations Services Group, said their 25-year renewable energy plan is an international plan. “We’ve got a 25-year window at best,” he said. “We can fix the problem here, and then we can export those solutions to countries that need them.” This window Cowell…

  • The Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is trying to gain support for a substance abuse awareness initiative known as the Project Purple. The Project Purple was started by Chris Herren, a former NBA player who struggled with substance abuse and spoke at the College in September. “He taught us that...

    Group looks to raise drug abuse awareness

    The Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is trying to gain support for a substance abuse awareness initiative known as the Project Purple. The Project Purple was started by Chris Herren, a former NBA player who struggled with substance abuse and spoke at the College in September. “He taught us that…

  • The Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning offered an internship this semester, giving one student the opportunity to work in survey research. Alexandra Elwell, a senior, has spent the fall semester analyzing survey data, contacting recipients, and designing a focus group. “It was designed for her, we have not...

    Intern conducts research on student engagement

    The Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning offered an internship this semester, giving one student the opportunity to work in survey research. Alexandra Elwell, a senior, has spent the fall semester analyzing survey data, contacting recipients, and designing a focus group. “It was designed for her, we have not…

  • by Jack Guerino   Information Technology (IT) looks to completely upgrade the technology and computers on campus no later than July. The IT department is experimenting with a new computer system known as thin clients. The thin clients would allow students to access their computer from any thin client on...

    College looks to upgrade technology

    by Jack Guerino   Information Technology (IT) looks to completely upgrade the technology and computers on campus no later than July. The IT department is experimenting with a new computer system known as thin clients. The thin clients would allow students to access their computer from any thin client on…

  • Applications to become a Resident Advisor (RA) for the 2013-2014 school year are now available. The deadline for applications is Jan. 31, 2013. Emily Schiavoni, assistant to the director of Residential Programs and Services (RPS), said there are requirements students must meet for the position. Interested students must have a...

    Resident Advisor applications now available

    Applications to become a Resident Advisor (RA) for the 2013-2014 school year are now available. The deadline for applications is Jan. 31, 2013. Emily Schiavoni, assistant to the director of Residential Programs and Services (RPS), said there are requirements students must meet for the position. Interested students must have a…

  • by Kayla Degnan   The College is one of nine schools selected to receive a grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This year’s theme is pay equity. Recent studies conducted by the AAUW concluded a pay gap inequity between men and women’s salaries. OjaeMichal Beale, director of...

    College receives grant for pay equity

    by Kayla Degnan   The College is one of nine schools selected to receive a grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This year’s theme is pay equity. Recent studies conducted by the AAUW concluded a pay gap inequity between men and women’s salaries. OjaeMichal Beale, director of…

  • For student athletes life is always about time management. Practices, travelling to games, classes, clubs, other activities dominate their calenders. Sometimes it seems overwhelming. In response to recognizing the stress of attending college and playing sports among everything else in life, the Athletic department has partnered with faculty to create...

    Mentor program gives athletes support

    For student athletes life is always about time management. Practices, travelling to games, classes, clubs, other activities dominate their calenders. Sometimes it seems overwhelming. In response to recognizing the stress of attending college and playing sports among everything else in life, the Athletic department has partnered with faculty to create…

  • This week was yet another wake up call for America that the players in our beloved NFL have troubles of their own. They are not supermen. An incident started when Kansas City police were called Saturday morning to the home of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher’s girlfriend. Her mother...

    Tragedy in the NFL brings perspective, and backlash

    This week was yet another wake up call for America that the players in our beloved NFL have troubles of their own. They are not supermen. An incident started when Kansas City police were called Saturday morning to the home of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher’s girlfriend. Her mother…

  • by Maci Estrella   Tuesday night the Trailblazers visited Union College. Though both teams played hard, two players rose above the rest to make the game a one-on-one test of wills. Union’s stand-out sophomore forward Kate Thompson effortlessly put up an impressive 32 points and 16 rebounds. The double-double gave...

    Tremblay nears career mark as women’s basketball falls to Union

    by Maci Estrella   Tuesday night the Trailblazers visited Union College. Though both teams played hard, two players rose above the rest to make the game a one-on-one test of wills. Union’s stand-out sophomore forward Kate Thompson effortlessly put up an impressive 32 points and 16 rebounds. The double-double gave…

  • by Kelsey Martini   You can live without an appendix or a kidney, but you need a brain. The word “concussion” has become a buzz-word in sports in the last decade, and studies researching the effects of concussions have dramatically increased. Science is finding that concussions are more common than...

    Nearly a dozen students per year affected by head trauma

    by Kelsey Martini   You can live without an appendix or a kidney, but you need a brain. The word “concussion” has become a buzz-word in sports in the last decade, and studies researching the effects of concussions have dramatically increased. Science is finding that concussions are more common than…

  • The Trailblazers come out of the tournament 1-1  this past weekend, leaving the team 1-4. The men’s basketball team played in the Tri-State Shootout at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) over the weekend and came out with one win and one loss. The Trailblazers bested Southern Vermont with a final score of...

    Men’s basketball splits games at tournament

    The Trailblazers come out of the tournament 1-1  this past weekend, leaving the team 1-4. The men’s basketball team played in the Tri-State Shootout at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) over the weekend and came out with one win and one loss. The Trailblazers bested Southern Vermont with a final score of…

  • A line of about 20 art lovers braved the cold, waiting patiently outside Gallery 51 for the “99 Cents and Up” exhibition to officially open its doors on Thursday, Nov. 28. “It wasn’t Walmart at midnight, but there was much better stuff,” said Jonathan Secor, director of Special Programs at...

    ‘99 Cents and Up’ exhibition opens at Gallery 51

    A line of about 20 art lovers braved the cold, waiting patiently outside Gallery 51 for the “99 Cents and Up” exhibition to officially open its doors on Thursday, Nov. 28. “It wasn’t Walmart at midnight, but there was much better stuff,” said Jonathan Secor, director of Special Programs at…

  • Harlequin, the College’s musical theatre club, showed their audience what they do best during their 11th annual musical revue. The club featured an hour and a half of musical comedy, unique solos, quirky concepts, and even a bit of a strip tease. After a brief introduction from the E-board, senior...

    The Pirates of Penzance meet Elle Woods and Rocky Horror

    Harlequin, the College’s musical theatre club, showed their audience what they do best during their 11th annual musical revue. The club featured an hour and a half of musical comedy, unique solos, quirky concepts, and even a bit of a strip tease. After a brief introduction from the E-board, senior…

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