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Biden vs. Trump: On the issues

Biden vs. Trump: On the issues

Sarah Baldwin and Jess Kaplan

October 21, 2020

With the presidential election a mere two weeks away, many remain undecided about who aligns most closely with their political ideals. Democratic Presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden, along with his running-mate Senator Kamala Harris, are campaigning on a moderate platform that promises...

Campus gets political

Campus gets political

Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2020

At the University, students, faculty and staff work hard to ensure that a diverse array of thoughts, cultures and perspectives are represented. With the upcoming election, it is important to encourage students and those around us to look into the various ways to get involved politically — and to represen...

Educating about the Equality Votes campaign

Educating about the Equality Votes campaign

Bel Carden, Senior Writer

October 14, 2020

Discussion around voting often focuses on Election Day. However, an important component of that process happens before actually voting – the whole procedure, in reality, begins with registration. In order to fully take advantage of the privilege to vote, citizens must make sure they have properly registered...

Local election spotlight: Katie Evans

Local election spotlight: Katie Evans

Sarah Baldwin and Jess Kaplan

October 14, 2020

With just over three weeks remaining until the Nov. 3 general election, the 2020 presidential election – one of the most decisive in modern history – naturally remains at the forefront of the national consciousness. However, it is important to note that we choose much more than our next president th...

LGBTQ History Month: A preview of October

LGBTQ History Month: A preview of October

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

October 7, 2020

Even amidst the ongoing pandemic, the University’s various resources and organizations on campus have tried to make campus life as normal as possible. Part of creating a “normal” atmosphere at the University is continuing to recognize and celebrate LGBTQ+ rights. As October is LGBTQ History Month,...

LGBTQ+ resources on campus

LGBTQ+ resources on campus

Sahana Paravantavida, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2020

In addition to the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer resources, the University offers a wide range of additional support systems to welcome all students who are members of the LGBTQ+ community or are allies. With these in hand, students may feel empowered to help create a more inclusive...

What’s happening at the Campus Theatre?

What's happening at the Campus Theatre?

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

September 30, 2020

During quarantine this past spring and summer, many of us were not only lonely but also profoundly bored, constantly searching for ways to fill the time. As a result of this newfound freedom, television show ratings and movie viewings shot up, with reality shows like “Tiger King” and “Selling Sunset”...

The sound of music, the moves of dance

The sound of music, the moves of dance

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

September 30, 2020

With more than 60 majors and 70 minors, the University offers highly-ranked programs in the science and engineering departments, as well as cumulative majors and minors in the humanities and arts. This integration of disciplines — a staple of the University’s liberal arts education — is undoubtedly...

Isolating inside or getting outdoors?

Isolating inside or getting outdoors?

Libby Darrell, Special Features Editor

September 23, 2020

As the semester progresses, and with Family Weekend and Homecoming canceled, students at the University may begin to tire of their familiar routine. Although students are unable to return home and have to limit extraneous travels for the time being, that doesn’t mean students have to remain stuck i...

A virtual friend: the Writing Center

A virtual friend: the Writing Center

Victoria Lendino, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2020

Six weeks into the Fall 2020 semester, students are beginning to enter a routine of assignments and exams, papers and labs. As this can be stressful for students of any class year, the University has made a variety of resource centers available to help in the process. One of these resources is the W...

In-person and IN Network

In-person and IN Network

Victoria Lendino, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2020

IN Network Events This fall semester has come with many changes – from mandated facial coverings in public spaces, to the preeminence of online classes and the extinction of social events, the on-campus experience is fundamentally different from the recent past. One aspect of campus life that h...

Course spotlight: Wildlife and Emerging Diseases (BIOL 309)

Course spotlight: Wildlife and Emerging Diseases (BIOL 309)

Bel Carden, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Questions About COVID-19  As the University and its students adjust to our new normal amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, many of us have grown curious about how diseases such as COVID-19 begin. What causes or creates such infectious diseases? Why are some diseases more communicable than others...

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