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Rachel Ali

April 28, 20099:06 am

Student Bands Share Stage at World Carnival


After a rainy week, World Carnival began on a surprisingly sunny Friday. Held on the Admissions field on April 17th at 4:00pm, the carnival lasted two days and attracted hundreds of visitors of all ages. The World Carnival was a place for family and friends featuring cultural and student club performances, obstacle courses, inflatable laser […]

April 14, 200910:11 am

Lecturer Discusses Mark Twain and the Metaphysics of Indian Hating


On Monday April 6th, Kelly Driscoll, associate professor of English at St. Joseph College in Hartford, Connecticut, gave a lecture as part of the Mark Twain Lecture series in the Blackistone Room of Anne Arundel Hall. The talk lasted for about an hour, and nearly forty students and faculty members showed up to hear Driscoll’s […]

April 14, 200910:06 am

Dances Show Off Multitude of Different Numbers


The dance show’s theme, “Born to Dance” was fulfilled as students both in and out of the dance club got the chance to perform and show the college how they like to move it. Makeyda Hilliard, a senior and president of the dance club, lamented not working more with the school for better performance venues […]

March 31, 20099:55 am

Spring Showcase A Success


[nggallery id=8] On Friday March 27, St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s first Spring Showcase was held in the Athletics and Recreational Center. Sponsored by Triple S Effect, Dance Club, and the Black Student Union, the showcase featured a select few performances from the Dance Club, poetry from the newly formed Spoken Word group, a captivating […]

March 10, 200911:10 am

Students Throw Annual Mardi Greens Celebration


At approximately 9:45p.m. on Tuesday Feb. 24, a small number of students gathered on the greens to celebrate Mardi Gras. The students dressed up in colorful clothing and picked up instruments and pots and pans in order to make their merriment known to the rest of the campus. The gallant Fat Tuesday advocates paraded scantily-clad […]

February 24, 200912:00 pm

Polar Bear Splash Leaves Students Cold, Wounded


On Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, over 150 students and faculty members  participated in St. Mary’s third annual Polar Bear Splash. Over 200 other students and onlookers cheered on their friends as they prepared to make the plunge. The College’s Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) passed out waivers in order to protect themselves from any liability […]

February 10, 200911:50 am

Students React to President O’Brien’s Planned Departure


After nearly thirteen years as the residing President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Jane Margaret “Maggie” O’Brien has decided to resign from office. The campus community has responded to the news with mixed opinions, but overall a genuine sense of loss. In response to O’Brien’s sudden decision, first year Thaise Bower expressed her sorrow […]

February 10, 200911:30 am

“Thursdays at the Grind” Resurrect Coffeehouse


Students were probably surprised last week when they received an email about a new program on campus called “Thursdays at the Grind.” However, the new coffee house chair, senior Lauren Schreiber wants you not to worry; she’s just “switchin’ it up” this semester in order to serve your live music needs better. Schreiber, who replaced […]