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Month: April 2013

St. Mary's Celebrates the 20th Annual World Carnival

This past Saturday, the twentieth annual World Carnival was held in the Admissions Field where vendors, games, clubs and performances were held all day long. The weather was extremely compliant with the outdoor festivities and a cool breeze was felt throughout the day. The carnival began with a traditional parade Read More

Board of Trustees Vote to Freeze Tuition

In the most recent issue of The Point News, Vice President for Business and Finance, Dr. Thomas J. Botzman stated that it was very likely that while the Board of Trustees may vote to increase tuition; students might actually end up seeing a tuition freeze. That freeze would come as Read More

Sexpert: Final Tips for the Semester

Dear Miss Meghan, Any tips for getting through the end of the semester stress? -Finally Dear Finally, I think the biggest mistake I see students make is not taking care of themselves. Understandably, when we are stressed out and busy the first things to get cut are eating well, exercise, Read More

Gaypril and Lavender Graduation Honor LGBTQ Students

This month, LGBTQ  Student Services and STARS (St. Mary’s Triangle and Rainbow Society) sponsored Gaypril, a series of events dedicated to the celebration of SMCM’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.  Gaypril began with the all day event, Out on the Patio, which showcased fun activities and free merchandise. Sophomore Erica Burns, who Read More

An Update on the Space Age

At the time of writing, the Orbital Sciences Corporation is planning to launch a large, two-stage rocket called Antares. The launch is a trial meant to test the spaceworthiness of the rocket and make sure it is capable of safely releasing a small cargo vessel into orbit. If successful, this Read More