Right to the Point: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016



miles between St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Clemson University in South Carolina where the Seahawks Ethics Bowl team will travel on Thursday, November 17th for Saturday’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl competition. Team members have prepared positions on the 15 cases presented to them at the start of the semester. Case topics include the legalization of drugs, the acceptance of guns on college campuses, the online marketing of 3D-printed guns, and whether women should be allowed to go topless in public, to name a few.


high school students participating in each of the walkouts in Montgomery County and the District of Columbia. Five Montgomery County high schools—Blair, Northwood, Einstein, Wheaton, and Kennedy—participated in a walkout on Monday, November 14th in protest of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency. Students occupied Georgia Avenue as they marched from University Boulevard to Downtown Silver Spring. Today, Tuesday, November 15th, students from D.C. Public Schools and some charter schools led a similar protest, occupying Pennsylvania Avenue, eastbound.


times prior to the recent presidential election that the candidate elected did not win the popular vote. This occurred with the election of John Quincy Adams in 1824, Rutherford B. Hayes in 1876, Benjamin Harrison in 1888, and George W. Bush in 2000.



days is the duration of the June St. Mary’s Greece Study Tour led by Professor Michael Taber. Highlights include visiting all 4 Pan-Hellenic game sites, seeing the jail cell in which Socrates drank the hemlock, taking folk-dancing lessons, and visiting five ancient theaters. Information on the Greece study tour will be available at the study abroad fair on Thursday, November 17th from noon-3:00.


Guys class of 2018 fundraiser to raise money for Gala. Come out to Five Guys on Wednesday, November 16th and say you are from St. Mary’s to show your support!


or more reported cases of harassment and intimidation since Donald Trump’s election, according to NBC News. Most harassment occurred in K-12 schools and many incidents made direct references to Trump’s campaign.

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