Right to The Point: Sunday, October 2nd, 2016


people donated to the American Red Cross Blood drive on Wednesday. The event was co-sponsored by MAPS, which contributed a larger number of volunteers.


works of art in 20 days. That was the assignment given to this years art SMP students. The work was displayed in the art annex late last month. To read the story, click here.


days until the next issue of The Point News is distributed. Look out for our first regular installment of St. Mary’s student run newspaper. Articles will continue to be posted online in the intermediate time. We will be publishing on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.


score of the women’s soccer game on Saturday. The Seahawks were victorious in their game against Frostburg. Senior Captain Gillian Sawyer scored the game winning goal in the 50th minute. That goal propelled her to become the schools all time highest goal scorer. Read more here.

This article is a continuation of an experimental post type. In order to fulfill The Point New‘s ongoing obligation to update the community, daily posts will be made. This style is inspired by FiveThirtyEight‘s “Significant Digits” and is utilized with their permission. If you have any suggestions, or stories that you wish to have included in “Right to The Point” please email: managingeditor@thepointnews.com.

St. Mary’s Sunsets

Every month we will be posting a photo spread of different aspects of St. Mary’s to showcase what makes it special and what makes us a community. This article is focusing something we all love: our sunsets. Here is a collection of some of the best sunsets taken over the month of September 2016.

Photo by Rose Glenn
Photo by Brooke Lamplough
Photo by Rose Glenn
Photo by Brooke Lamplough
Photo by Anna Mozingo
Photo by Jay Guo
Photo by Rose Glenn

Your Biweekly Horoscopes

Are you feeling lucky? Here’s some tailored advice for you to follow this October.

Aries (March 21-April 19): Have you ever watched one of those Chinese cartoons? You’re like the main character. A lot of cool things are on the horizon but you must be careful, your impatience often gets you into trouble. An opportunity to meet your soulmate is coming up on October 17 at 11:44am in the second floor of the library. You should go there if you have nothing better to do. Famous Aries: James Franco.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): You may have been feeling like a side character recently, but have no fear. Game of Thrones has shown us that main characters die. A lot. Advice: get a new hobby. Famous Taurus: John Cena.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Being a free spirit is cool and all but sometimes it’s better to go with the flow, you know? Advice: don’t go fishing when your house is on fire. Go to the second floor of the library on October 17 at 11:44am for a pleasant surprise. Famous Gemini: Angelina Jolie.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): You’re a walking contradiction and no one has the cure for you (yet). Lucky spot on campus: the Pub. Avoid the library on October 17. Famous Cancer: Jaden Smith.

Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22): If you’re unhappy in your current situation, have you tried being a theater major? Your lucky color is yellow. Advice: fortune helps those who help themselves. Famous Leo: Dicaprio.

Virgo (Aug. 23- Sept. 22): Advice: learn to relax. If you thought last week was bad, just wait. Famous Virgo: Amy Poehler.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): While special things will be happening to all of your friends, you’re in for a treat. Your life is going to stay exactly the same. Your spirit animal: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Famous Libra: Russell Rusko (That RA for PG).

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): If you’re ever feeling down, remember that your sign is literally a scorpion. Advice: those who don’t look ahead remain behind. Famous Scorpio: Josh Peck.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Things are looking up for you. Stop obsessing over that cute girl at the ARC and just say hi to her. Seriously. Advice: the answers to your problems aren’t inside your head. Famous Sagittarius:  Taylor Swift.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You may have a lot going on in your head, but don’t forget to take time to focus. Congratulations, great gains will come to you, but if you end up doing curls in the squat rack your lifts will go down. Advice: while your feet are on the ground you will never be able to fly. Famous Capricorn: Jim Carrey.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): It’s probably best if you take a step back and recollect yourself. Everyone needs help now and again. Call a friend and tell them you love them. Song of the week: Logic – Under Pressure. Famous Aquarius: Oprah Winfrey.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): If you forget Harambe this will be a terrible month. Advice: stop watching Netflix at 1 am. Famous Pisces: Jensen Ackles.

Right to The Point: Friday, September 30th, 2016

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minutes it took for an inch of rain to accumulate at the peak of the rain’s intensity according to wunderground.com. The downpour occurred early in the morning around 8am.


Kilometers which runners will race tomorrow at  the 17th annual Petruccelli 5k. The race starts at am and will take place in Historic St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Check back tomorrow for the overall winners names.


under par, the score of the winner at this morning’s 7th annual Hawktober golf tournament. Sydney Jupitz won the long drive competition with stroke 204 yards.


potential paths to victory for Donald Trump according to the New York Times: The Upshot election predictions. This equates to him having a 31% chance at winning the general.

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