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Month: March 2018

SMCM Relay for Life Raises $19,683 for the American Cancer Society

St. Mary’s College of Maryland held a Relay for Life event on March 4, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society to help “fight all types of cancer, for all types of people, in all types of communities around the globe,” according to its website. Senior Caitlin Schoen raised Read More

Elizabeth Barbara Walker Inaugural Lecture: April Ryan

April Ryan, White House Correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, delivered the inaugural Elizabeth Barber Walker lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22, during which the College honored the first African-American graduate with an award from the Maryland House of Delegates. The lecture series was organized by Black Read More

VOICES: SMCM Honors Professor Angela Draheim, Poet Aracelis Girmay During Evening to Honor Lucille Clifton

On Thursday, March 1, St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) hosted a special VOICES reading sponsored by the Office of the President entitled “Nurturing a Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton.” Poet Elizabeth Alexander, famous for her presentation of “Praise Song for the Day” at Read More

Dance Club Changes Constitution

With over 130 members, Dance Club is one of the largest student organizations on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus. The club, formed to fill the void of f opportunities for dancers, recently changed its constitution in response to student concerns regarding instances of racial bias. On Feb. 6, Read More

What to Watch in March: Jessica Jones, Girls Incarcerated, Black Panther and more!

If you are like the majority of college students, spring break won’t actually be spent on a vacation doing something amazing. However, there’s a whole week off to catch up on all of your favorite Netflix shows and maybe find some new ones to watch. On March 8, Jessica Jones Read More

“Black Panther” Movie Makes History; Strides for Representation

“Black Panther,” the most recent installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, premiered on Feb. 16 with an opening weekend that brought in $235 million. Starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan, this superhero film has shattered box-office records, making it the highest grossing February opening of all time. This is Read More