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Applications for the St. Mary’s Washington Program are now open

By: Lily Riesett The Washington Program, a faculty-lead professional development program for students interested in political science, now has its applications open for the 2021-2022 season. This program gives students the opportunity to apply to political science internships in Washington D.C. with the help of political science faculty Professors Fehrs and Shafqat, a Washington Program … Continue reading “Applications for the St. Mary’s Washington Program are now open”

Pride Garden paves way for LGBTQ+ acceptance and agricultural sustainability

By: Hannah Yale In the aftermath of the successful Call Us By Our Names sit-in for LGBTQ+ student rights, members of the SMCM community are continuing to make progress for queer issues on campus. One such project that has just recently broken ground is the Pride Garden at the Kate Chandler Farm. This new initiative … Continue reading “Pride Garden paves way for LGBTQ+ acceptance and agricultural sustainability”

Lunchtime Lecture by Dr. Celia Rabinovitch: “Through Her Own Eyes”

By: Charlotte Mayer On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Dr. Celia Rabinovitch gave a lecture called “Through Her Own Eyes – Surrealist Women Artists In Their Own Words.” The lecture took place from 12 to 1 p.m. over Zoom. Dr. Rabinovitch looked at the intertwining artistic biographies of surrealist women artists such as Frida Kahlo, Luchita Hurtado, … Continue reading “Lunchtime Lecture by Dr. Celia Rabinovitch: “Through Her Own Eyes””

Is Marvel’s “Eternals” As Bad As The Reviews Say?

By: Annilee Hampton Marvel’s newest offering “Eternals” surprised fans in all the wrong ways when its Rotten Tomatoes critics’ score was revealed to be only 47%; Marvel’s first ever film to have a rotten score. However, the audience score differed strongly from the critics’ score, settling at 80% –at the time that this article is … Continue reading “Is Marvel’s “Eternals” As Bad As The Reviews Say?”

Facebook Experiences Two Major Outages in a Week

By Angelie Roche  Around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 4 and 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, Facebook and all of its connected apps– including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger– became inaccessible to users across the United States and the world. Monday’s outage lasted for five hours and Friday’s for nearly two, causing widespread panic as … Continue reading “Facebook Experiences Two Major Outages in a Week”

Supreme Court Votes No on D.C. Voter Representation

By Jordan Williams On Monday, Oct. 4, the Supreme Court struck down a case that would have granted District of Columbia (D.C.) residents the right to vote for representatives in Congress. The case was called CASTANON v. United States, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2020. In this case, the plaintiffs argued that D.C. residents were … Continue reading “Supreme Court Votes No on D.C. Voter Representation”

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