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Campus and community generate suicide awareness

September 17, 2014 1:14 pm
Campus and community generate suicide awareness

Monica Short ms008@marietta.edu “Dear Dustin, I hope it is alright with you, but my son is marrying your daughter.” This heartfelt message was written in chalk on the sidewalk in memory of a victim of suicide. According to the American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide, “ninety percent of people […]

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Sigma Kappa joins Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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Katie Transue kat003@marietta.edu Madison Royer remembers going on walks and sharing cookies-and-cream Hershey’s bars with her great grandmother. These are just some of the many memories she has of her great grandmother before she passed away due to Alzheimer’s. On Sept. 6, Royer and her sorority, Sigma Kappa, supported the […]

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Meal exchange controversy sparks student outcry

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Meal exchange controversy sparks student outcry

Janelle Patterson jp004@marietta.edu The Chlapaty Cafe, known to some as the bagel company, used to bustle with life. Until this semester, Marietta College students could be seen laughing with friends during a lunch break or ordering a sandwich on the go before their work-study jobs. In addition, the cafe would […]

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Program engages students with developmental disabilities

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Elissa Collopy eac001@marietta.edu The transition from high school to the local community can be overwhelming, especially for those with developmental disabilities.­­ In response to this, Dr. Bill Bauer, associate professor of education, and Dr. Christopher Klein, assistant professor of psychology, are coordinating the Pioneer Pipeline program along with Miles Alexander, a […]

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Students react to iPhone 6 release

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Jackson Herd jdh003@marietta.edu Decades ago it would have seemed impossible for a person to carry around a phone, a camera, a camcorder, and have overall access to the internet all in one device. Such a technological feat would have required a crew of people to transport. However, Apple has managed […]

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Rain gardens decrease watershed pollution

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Andrew Knizner ask002@marietta.edu Marietta College recently implemented a new environmental initiative to help decrease water pollution – a phenomenon called Rain Gardens. According to Jesse Daubert, a board member of the local nonprofit Friends of the Lower Muskingum River, a rain garden is “a bowl-shaped or saucer-shaped garden with deep, […]

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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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