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Chick-fil-A Debate Continues

March 22, 2011 awalls 0

As the events continue to unfold over the Chick-fil-A debate, some tensions appear to have been lessened after a forum hosted by Professors Barbara Beliveau, Celia Rabinowitz, and Sybol Anderson allowed students to vent their frustrations over the Daily Grind’s “Chick-fil-A Thursdays.”

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Students Question Judaic Studies Endowment

March 22, 2011 twier 0

The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department, a department that has eight full-time professors and fills a significant percentage of classes with visiting and part-time instructors, has recently taken a further blow from the financial crisis facing St. Mary’s.

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Nitze Scholar Discusses Social Media, Internet Influence in Politics

March 22, 2011 awalls 0

The internet has radically changed modern life in ways unimagined even a couple of years ago. Over the last few months, the world has witness these radical changes in the form of revolution and social upheaval. As a response to the recent uprisings in the Middle East, many have began to explore the role of social medial in the political sphere and how these cultures have use it for the advancement of their political agendas.

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TROUT & MATH

March 22, 2011 sdrees 0

As part of the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium, American University mathematics professor Dan Kalman, father of St. Mary’s graduate Chris Kalman ’05, presented Province of Polynomia – Uncommon Excursions for the Seasoned Visitor on Feb. 28.

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Students Ask for Recognition in Film

March 22, 2011 mtsmaldone 0

On March 8, the Center for the Study of Democracy invited the students of St. Mary’s to Cole Cinema for a showing of the documentary Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth. The film chronicles the lives of five high school or post-high school students who have enough accolades and academic integrity to attend college, but cannot do so because they are illegal immigrants.

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Traveling: Confidence With a Side of Nutella

March 22, 2011 adavis 0

One of the greatest opportunities studying abroad in Europe has given me is the ability to travel the world. Traveling across the Atlantic to Europe is ridiculously expensive, but once already in Europe, getting around is simple.