Get Email Updates
RSS Feed Facebook YouTubeTwitter
RSS Feed Facebok YouTubeTwitter

Features

April 1, 20143:09 pm

Food Review: Golden Chicken Japanese Grill

unnamed

By

Golden Chicken Japanese Grill has to be one of the oddest restaurants I have ever had the privilege to visit. Located in the same complex as Noodles and Company and Buffalo Wild Wings, it has competition with similar casual dining food chains, but its variety and customer service set it apart. I first went to […]

Posted in Features

March 6, 20148:19 pm

SMCM’s First Black Student Discusses Her Experience

Picture 1

By

By Yna Davis, Contributing Writer On Friday, Feb. 28, Elizabeth Walker, the first black student to attend St. Mary’s (SMCM), returned to the school for a Black Student Union (BSU)-sponsored event in honor of Black History Month. While Walker’s visit was advertised as the main draw of the event, she was joined by a panel […]

Posted in Features

April 1, 20143:09 pm

SMP Spotlight: Katie Boyle Investigates Gladiatorial Combat in Ancient Greece

By

During senior year, besides counting down the days and hours to graduation, most students at the college are busy at work with their St. Mary’s Projects (SMPs) on whatever topic that interests them. Senior and Anthropology major Katherine “Katie” Boyle is no exception and her project dives into the ancient world of Greece and their […]

April 1, 20143:09 pm

Green Chemistry: Reducing Chemicals’ Negative Impact on the Environment

By

By Danielle Fullerton Environmental issues are vast and involve many disciplines from politics and journalism to biology and language. With these different disciplines, we can understand, educate, and solve the problems we have today. I have never thought of Chemistry as a discipline that can solve problems, just educate and understand them, until I heard of […]

April 1, 20143:05 pm

WGSX Colloquium Examines Women and Work

By

The week of March 25 marked the 15th Annual Women, Gender, and Sexuality Colloquium, a series of presentations by three visiting professors who specialize in studies involving feminist approaches to economics and political theory. A majority of the colloquium events took place in Cole Cinema with three consecutive days of afternoon and evening presentations, leading […]

March 6, 20148:21 pm

Club Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

By

On Monday, March 17, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Habitat for Humanity club will embark on their yearly spring break service trip. The club will go to Greenfield, Georgia with a total of seven students and two advisors, Lisa Cote and Dan Schell. This is the seventh year that Habitat for Humanity has done […]

March 6, 20148:21 pm

Peer Support Alliance Launched for March

By

Health and Wellness services have announced the implementation of a new Peer Support Alliance during the month of March. The initiative, in place on a trial basis until late March, is intended to give students a relaxed, friendly environment in which to air concerns and feelings on a variety of issues to a support group […]

March 6, 20148:19 pm

Special Education Forum: A “St. Mary’s Way” Event

By

By Gabrielle Collins, Vice President of Student Education Association and Class of 2014 St. Mary’s Student Education Association (SEA) and The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Best Buddies Chapter are preparing for their first collaborative event, the Special Education Forum, on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Five guest speakers, all current or past educators in St. […]

March 6, 20148:19 pm

Colloquium Discusses Importance of Oysters

By

By Danielle Fullerton Last Wednesday, Feb. 19, I attended the Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium hosted Dr. Loren Coen from Florida Atlantic University to speak about reef-forming oysters, their biology, ecosystem service, and related restoration.  I was excited to learn more about restoration efforts and new research in the field. In his presentation, Dr. Coen […]

March 6, 20148:19 pm

Frances Norwood Lectures on Dutch End of Life Policies

By

On Monday, Feb. 24, at 5p.m., Dr. Frances Norwood of George Washington University delivered a speech in Cole Cinema. The lecture covered a wide spectrum of observations and conclusions based on her ethnographic fieldwork in the Netherlands, where she interviewed and observed doctors and their patients about euthanasia, including their views about it. A medical […]

March 6, 20148:19 pm

Postcards from Abroad: Dublin, Ireland

By

allison ireland

Everything is perpetually soggy here. It doesn’t actually seem to rain all that much – except accompanied by gale force winds when I’m on the way to my 9a.m. class – but somehow, nothing ever seems to dry out. Everything is impossibly green though, like someone just turned up the saturation on the landscape and […]

March 6, 20148:19 pm

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Cain and The Center for the Study of Democracy

By

url-5

The Center for the Study of Democracy is a self-supportive program that provides the St. Mary’s community with the chance to become involved with local politics. The center, rooted in the Political Science department, is successful in linking the community with the students by allowing students to be connected through engagement with the various guest […]