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Experts discuss the world’s newest country: South Sudan

February 26, 2014

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By Haley Costen Staff Writer   The lecture “South Sudan at War with Itself: the World’s Newest State Unravels,” on Feb. 11 gave a panel of experts the opportunity to discuss and ignite conversation about South Sudan,...

Provost announces new research opportunity for undergraduates

February 26, 2014

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By Sarah Kinney Staff Writer The Provost’s office recently announced a new Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs). SURPASs will allow 20 undergraduate students from any major to collaborate with a faculty...

TEDx at Wellesley draws memorable speakers

February 26, 2014

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By Margaret Teague Staff Writer There were 12 highly specialized speakers at the TEDx event at Wellesley College on Saturday, Feb. 22, talking to the theme of consilience, “the linking together of principles from different...

Collegiate Conversations: PA women’s college intends to go co-ed

February 26, 2014

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By Haley Costen Staff Writer Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA approved a resolution on Tuesday to research the proposition of becoming a coeducational institution. The proposition could lead to a board vote as early as June,...

Sharks Swimming & Diving earn third place at New England Championships

February 26, 2014

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By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer   Sharks Swimming and Diving finished their season with third place at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships on Sunday, Feb. 16, setting...

Sharks Basketball wraps up 2013-2014 season

February 26, 2014

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By Nafeesa Connolly Staff Writer   The Sharks Basketball team finished the 2013-2014 season with their last home game win against the University of Saint Joseph on Saturday, Feb. 15, and two away games last week. The Sharks...

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 26, 2014

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Briana HayesStaff Writer From Feb. 24, to March 2 2014, the National Eating Disorders Association spreads eating disorder awareness. This year’s theme is “I Had No Idea.” This theme is based on the fact that eating d...

Expand your mind

February 26, 2014

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Briana Hayes Staff Writer   There are plenty of websites that serve as distractions to the work that we should be doing: BuzzFeed, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. However, there is a website that claims it can change your...

Have it your way

February 26, 2014

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Briana Hayes Staff Writer   At Subway, you can always have it your way, and that does not exclude chemicals that are used in yoga mats. Subway is the world’s largest sandwich chain and boasts the fact that you can have...

Spring activities with SWSG

February 26, 2014

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Alexandra Hill Contributing Writer   Strong Women Strong Girls is an organization that is built on a foundation of six core values including love and support, integrity and respect, discovery, balance, a diverse female...

Work to be done in the White Mountains

February 26, 2014

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By Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer   At 6 a.m., the air is cold. The sun hasn’t risen yet, but the trees are ablaze with color. This small section of New Hampshire remains undiscovered by leaf peepers, though it exemplifies...

Bryant University: Be In Demand

February 26, 2014

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