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Author: Scott Zimmerman

Editor-in-Chief at The Point News. Political Science and Studio Art double major. Class of 2018.

SMCM Board Member Criticized For Silencing Progressives

An official from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) was secretly recorded admitting to tipping the scales away from a progressive Democrat toward a more moderate one. That official was St. Mary’s County Congressman Steny Hoyer. Hoyer has represented Maryland’s 5th Congressional district, where St. Mary’s College of Maryland is Read More

Student Finds Lead in SMCM Water

A student tested a sample of water from Calvert Hall of St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) and found that it tested positive for lead contamination. Trisha Scotton, ‘18, who wrote a St. Mary’s Project (SMP) titled “Get the Lead Out: How Flint Michigan Ignited my Interest in Lead Poisoning,” Read More

Vegetarian Co-op Conflict

The bottom floor of the Queen Anne Hall dormitory (QA) is where the “fringier communist hippie people” of St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) eat, according to a characterization from former Vegetarian Cooperative (Co-op) President Teri Koster, ‘13. The Co-op is an alternative arrangement for students looking to eat meat-free Read More

Is Solomon Really a Seahawk?

St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) students have been represented by the Seahawk mascot since 1984. The seahawk costume currently in use was unveiled and named Solomon in 2008. But, according to multiple people with expertise in bird anatomy, Solomon is not, in fact, a seahawk. The Empath, a previous Read More