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IM Committee Holds Great Power, Responsibility

IM Committee Holds Great Power, Responsibility

Kelsey Peck

September 26, 2013

While the beginning of the school year brings the start of many things, to some only one is important: the return of intramural sports. From flag football to mini golf, tennis to Ultimate Frisbee, there are nine different IM sports to participate in, and according to the Office of Admission, 75 per...

Nascar insitutes minimum BAC level

Kyle Seasly

October 18, 2012

Shakespeare once said that alcohol "provokes the desire but ... takes away the performance." I don't know what he was talking about there, but obviously Shakespeare didn't think about NASCAR when he said that it would take away from the performance. Indeed, NASCAR executives announced, to the surprise...

DEA study declares: “Texting and Driving gets you higher than heroin”

Kyle Seasly

October 4, 2012

It's late at night, and you're out for a drive by yourself. You see a car swerve in front of you. You look to see a glint of a bottle in your headlights, but instead you just see the glow of a cell phone. Texting and driving has been popular ever since 2007, when teenagers finally realized they coul...

New grievance policy provides students an outlet

Emily Lin-Jones

September 13, 2012

According to the Statement of Rights included in the Student Handbook, all students have "the right to redress grievances"––but it wasn't until this year that they were given an official means to do so. The college has published online this year an interim grievance policy, which gives students,...

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