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‘Bad and Boujee’ Fall Concert 2017

‘Bad and Boujee’ Fall Concert 2017

Megan Hays, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017

With over 3,000 people in attendance, the University Concert Committee declared the 2017 Fall Concert to be a success. “The concert went incredibly! Thanks to Public Safety and Buck...

Political science professors analyze Trump presidency 1 year later

Political science professors analyze Trump presidency 1 year later

Elizabeth Worthington, News Co-Editor

November 16, 2017

In light of one full year passing since the election of President Donald Trump, associate political science professors Chris Ellis, Scott Meinke, and David Mitchell held a...

Camillo Lazarczyk wins BizPitch 2017

Camillo Lazarczyk wins BizPitch 2017

Madison Weaver, News Co-Editor

November 16, 2017

Camillo Lazarczyk ’21 walked away from BizPitch 2017 as a first place winner with $3,000 to put towards his business, Shoulder Savior. Lazarczyk and five other groups of...

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OPINIONS

A delayed response: The racialized re-framing of America’s drug problem

A delayed response: The racialized re-framing of America’s drug problem

Adriana DiSilvestro, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

Following Trump’s speech on Oct.26, in which he declared the opioid crisis a national emergency, there has been an increase in media and political attention surrounding...

A general outlook on the GOP tax plan

Caroline Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

On Nov. 2, House Republicans proposed a 400-page tax reform plan that included new standards for student-employees in graduate school. The plan would lead to many graduate...

Why I, and other aspiring graduate students, should be afraid of the GOP tax plan

Lynn Korsun, Print Presentation Director

November 16, 2017No Comments

Ever since I was a little girl, I've dreamed of becoming a medical doctor. This aspiration changed over the years until I finally settled on my true passion: psychology....

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SPORTS

Women’s basketball opens season with two wins

Women’s basketball opens season with two wins

Marta Considine, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

The Bison women’s basketball team began its 2017-2018 season on Nov. 10, traveling to Lawrenceville, N.J. to take on Rider University. They recovered from a 16-point...

18 Years of Orange and Blue: John Hardt to become Athletic Director at University of Richmond

18 Years of Orange and Blue: John Hardt to become Athletic Director at University of Richmond

Lauren Whelan and Elise Covert

November 16, 2017No Comments

After being with the University for 18 years, Director of Athletics and Recreation John Hardt has announced that he has accepted a new position as Athletic Director at the...

Football shuts out Georgetown on Senior Day

Football shuts out Georgetown on Senior Day

Anslee Krouch, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

The Bison football team beat Georgetown 12-0 on Nov. 11 at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium for their first shutout victory in over two years. The Orange and Blue recognized...

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Satire

University Thanksgiving Day parade slated for this holiday season

University Thanksgiving Day parade slated for this holiday season

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

In order to celebrate all of the things we as a community are thankful for, the University administration has agreed to host its inaugural Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov....

Senior discovers international roommate is fluent in English

Senior discovers international roommate is fluent in English

Jon Meier, Satire Co-Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

As the end of the fall semester approaches, students across campus are becoming anxious to go home and experience a change of pace. The daily routine at small liberal arts...

This year’s satire in 280-character tweets

This year’s satire in 280-character tweets

Charles Beers, Satire Co-Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

On Nov. 7, Twitter officially announced that its users could tweet messages 280 characters long, doubling its previous number of 140 characters. While responses to the decision have...

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