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Author: Scott Zimmerman

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

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

The New Student is “Excited” and “Honored” to be enrolled at SMCM

Disclaimer: This article was published as a part of our April Fools Edition. To see the full PDF version, click here. The St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) Class of 2023 consists of one lone student. Since 2014, SMCM has been below the undergraduate student headcount goal according to the Office Read More

CSD Director Dr. Harkonen Teaches Course at Russian University

The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) have developed a relationship, sending scholars of international relations to each other’s campus. Most recently, SMCM’s executive director of the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Maija Harkonen, traveled to Russia to instruct a Read More

Lamb’s Upset Victory in Pennsylvania: What does it mean for the Democrats?

In a “a razor-thin but extraordinary upset,” Democrat Conor Lamb defeated Republican Rick Saccone for Pennsylvania’s 18th district congressional seat according to The New York Times. This special election took place, according to Politico, after a vacancy opened when “anti-abortion Republican” Tim Murphy resigned after it came to light that Read More