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Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity to relocate house next year

April 14, 2014 1:48 pm

Dustin Melchior djm005@marietta.edu The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Marietta College will be losing its house on Putnam Street next year. “We’re not looking at tearing the house down at this point,” Bruce Peterson, Marietta College dean of students said. “But it’s in really bad shape.” A lot of issues […]

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Pio Palooza: food and inflatables

April 10, 2014 11:56 am

Photos by Dustin Melchior djm005@marietta.edu April 5 marked Pio Palooza, a PAC-sponsored event for students to celebrate the weekend. Students bounced on inflatables, as well as had the opportunity to ride a mechanical bull. PAC provided pizza and Qdoba chips.

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Parkhurst “on the right path” to local food sourcing

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Parkhurst “on the right path” to local food sourcing

Photos by Laura Keating Laura Keating lrk002@marietta.edu The average American meal travels about 1,500 miles to get from farm to plate, increasing carbon dioxide emissions, consuming precious fossil fuels, and keeping income from family farms. Marietta College dining officials claim students can help reverse these effects simply by choosing to […]

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Social issues come to light with Hunger and Homelessness Week

April 4, 2014 1:33 pm
Social issues come to light with Hunger and Homelessness Week

Elissa Collopy eac001@marietta.edu Last week, Marietta College students learned about and experienced poverty during Hunger and Homelessness Week. “To me, the effect on campus can be powerful if students are open to the idea of awareness,” said Sydney Maltese, a Shake America coordinator. “It is not often that we devote […]

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“Aix” marks the spot

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Monica Short ms008@marietta.edu *Below is a student reflection from a current study abroad experience. A few days ago, I was asked to write an article about my study abroad experience in France thus far. My immediate reaction upon reading this email request probably looked something like a deer in headlights […]

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The Mock-olian: Media Department adjusts to budget cuts

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Lindsey Kudaroski lrk001@marietta.edu In the wake of a tightening budget on the Marietta College campus, campus administrators have required the media to sell the majority of its video and radio equipment to provide the college with fast cash. Media department students are slowly learning to cope with the absence of […]

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A comparative timeline: Your parents’ 40th wedding anniversary V. Doo Dah Day’s 40th anniversary

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Jacob Wahl jdw006@marietta.edu Ah, marriage – one of the world’s most timeless institutions, and one that brings about feelings of love, harmony, and happiness. Nonetheless, every marriage has its pitfalls. Infidelity, boredom, or a spouse that decides to “let themselves” go – these are all very real possibilities. So, there […]

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Junior enjoys travel, food, learning in Europe

March 23, 2014 2:08 pm

Bri Scott bas010@marietta.edu *Below is a student reflection from a current study abroad experience. My time abroad has been spent living out of a backpack. Each weekend, I’m constantly reminded of how small my home in America is, as I use Italy as a base for further exploration. In my […]

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Etta Express successful in Florida

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Dustin Melchior djm005@marietta.edu The eleventh ranked Etta Express had a successful spring break this year. The Pioneers won the two games that they had played before break and went six and three in the nine games that they played in Port Charlotte, Fla. This was also the first time that […]

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Life’s a drag: queer culture in Marietta

March 4, 2014 1:03 pm
Life’s a drag: queer culture in Marietta

Taylor Hanigosky tmh004@marietta.edu Jeremiah Brown saw his first drag queen when he was 18 years old. What began as a night of dancing at the Wood Star, a now-closed nightclub in Parkersburg, W.Va., transformed into an experience filled with glamour, nervous excitement and curiosity. “I always was fascinated with being […]

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