Kevin Baier, Former Online/Photo Editor
April 3, 201212:24 am
On Feb. 24, President Urgo sent out an all-campus email informing the College community that Laura Bayless would be stepping down from her positions as Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the end of the academic year. Five days later, however, Urgo sent another email explaining that Bayless had left her [...]
January 31, 201212:16 am
On Wednesday, January 25th, the St. Mary’s men’s basketball team defeated Hood College in an 18-point defensive battle. With a score of 64 to 46, the Seahawks were dominant in Cole Arena with 25 defensive rebounds, 13 turnovers, 10 steals, and 8 blocks (a season high).
October 17, 20119:33 am
On Wednesday, October 5, at 8:00 P.M., students from the first floor left hallway of Caroline Hall and other students from Prince George’s Hall and other halls of Caroline met with Joanne Goldwater, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life, Derek Thornton, Assistant Vice President for Campus Operations, and Kelly Smolinsky, Assistant Director of Residence Life, to discuss the lingering mold problems in those residence halls.
April 3, 201212:02 am
On March 23, 2010, Congress passed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” Two years later, the Obama administration is sweating out the Supreme Court’s consideration of the law. While some thought the Supreme Court may kick the can down the road by ruling on a technicality based on the [...]
April 3, 201212:01 am
I haven’t read “The Hunger Games” nor the other two books in the series. But like most Americans, I substituted reading the novel with watching the movie. The movie was a great film filled with rich character development, consuming plot points, romance, and heart-wrenching violence. I assume the books are just as enthralling, if not [...]
September 13, 201112:02 am
Last semester the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Honor Society found an old document in the annals of the school website called the St. Mary’s Way. The document caught the attention of our former ODK executive board because of the discussions ODK was leading on civility and the possibility of an honor code.
April 19, 201112:18 am
On Wednesday, April 6, Nancy Matus spoke to the Hillel Club and members of the public in Schaefer 111. Matus, a retired dermatologist from Easton, PA, is now a Maryland resident and is promoting her debut novel Free like a Bird. Free like a Bird features Yosef Matsevitsky, a Jew, as the story’s protagonist and Ivan, a gentile, Yosef’s friend and later antagonist. Matus described the book as a coming of age tale filled with adventure elements.
April 19, 201112:08 am
On Saturday, April 9, the St. Mary’s crew team held its “Seahawk Sprint” down at the waterfront on a cloudy and chilly afternoon. The Seahawk Sprint is the second regatta the team participated in this spring semester and the seventh regatta the team has participated in during the 2010-2011 school year.
March 22, 201112:11 am
On Thursday, March 3, Laura Gray-Street, a visitor to artist house, spoke to St. Mary’s students and faculty with poetry about love, family, and the environment in Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC).
March 1, 201112:11 am
On Friday, Feb. 25, comedian Jen Kober provided a healthy helping of humor to St. Mary’s students and staff.
February 20, 20116:31 pm
Students gathered down at the Riverfront Center on Thursday, February 17th, for the Polar Bear Splash: a yearly charitable event.
December 7, 20109:00 am
The college classroom is a place of irreplaceable pedagogical value. Its students leave with greater knowledge and greater opportunities. However, should the college classroom be place of practical teaching or theoretical teaching?
November 6, 20101:17 am
On Thursday, Oct. 21, Theodore “Ted” Sheckels gave a lecture in the Glendenning Annex on his book “Maryland Politics and Political Communication, 1950 – 2005” and the Maryland gubernatorial race between Governor Martin O’Malley and former governor Bob Ehrlich.