SMCM Welcomes Elizabeth Enright to Psychology Department

By: Maggie Warnick  This fall with the return to in-person classes in full swing, it has become easier to notice new faces among the St. Mary’s faculty. One of these faces is Dr. Elizabeth Enright in the Psychology department. Enright received her PhD from the University of Washington and came to SMCM after her postdoctoralContinue reading “SMCM Welcomes Elizabeth Enright to Psychology Department”

Bon Appetit Hiring Student Workers

By: Angelie Roche Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Bon Appetit — the company that supplies food and dining services for St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) — has been experiencing a staffing shortage. While last year’s restricted dining regulations allowed them to condense their operations, the company is now attempting to provide full service amid the “returnContinue reading “Bon Appetit Hiring Student Workers”

A Look at the 2021 Met Gala

By: Lily Riesett For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit, better known as the Met Gala, took place on Monday, Sept. 13. This event is held each year to raise money for the Met’s Costume Institute and commemorate the opening of the Institute’s fashion exhibit. ThisContinue reading “A Look at the 2021 Met Gala”

Sex Education Season 3 Review

By: Angelie Roche Netflix’s “Sex Education,” a show featuring a group of teenagers exploring their sexual identities, returned for its third season on Sept. 17. The students are in the midst of their sixth form–the British equivalent of high school seniors–and are suddenly wrought with a number of changes to their schooling– in particular, theirContinue reading “Sex Education Season 3 Review”

Upcoming Book, Television, and Movie Releases to Look Out for This Fall

Breezing into autumn in full, many long anticipated releases of seasonally aligned shows or books are approaching rapidly.  By: Emily Vance Benjamin Alire Sáenz, author of “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” and winner of the Stonewall award as well as a multitude of other awards for this novel, exemplifies themes ofContinue reading “Upcoming Book, Television, and Movie Releases to Look Out for This Fall”

Take One! Improv Club Presents “Sick Day”

By: Catherine Wasilko On Friday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m., Take One! Improv Club hosted their first in-person improv show. The cast and audience wore masks during the entire performance for everyone’s safety. Senior Maggie Malia, President of Improv Club, introduced the event as well as herself to the crowd. When asked about her firstContinue reading “Take One! Improv Club Presents “Sick Day””

Historic St. Mary’s Celebrates Indigenous Heritage Day

By: Jennifer Jenkins On Sept. 11, Historic St Mary’s City (HSMC) celebrated Indigenous Heritage Day. The celebration happens every year, rain or shine. This year’s event featured demonstrations related to archaeology, hide tanning, pottery, wooden canoes and flint knapping. These are traditional crafts that are represented accurately and appropriately. It is important to have bothContinue reading “Historic St. Mary’s Celebrates Indigenous Heritage Day”

Title IX and Mandatory Reporter Inconsistencies Among Student Leaders

By: Maggie Warnick The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Title IX website states that college mandatory reporters are “Faculty, staff, coaches, Public Safety, Resident Assistants (RAs), Residence Hall Coordinators (RHCs), etc.” This definition makes it a bit ambiguous as to who is a mandatory reporter under Title IX, especially for student leaders. Mandatory reporters areContinue reading “Title IX and Mandatory Reporter Inconsistencies Among Student Leaders”