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May 6, 20149:02 pm

Sawatdee Thai Grocery is Great for Fresh Seafood

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When I searched Thai food restaurants in the area I only expected to find Thai Inter, but I was pleasantly surprised to find an unknown Thai grocery store and restaurant called Sawatdee on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. The other editors had never heard of it, though they did have a Facebook page, which […]

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April 15, 20148:04 pm

Los Primos: Your Fresher (and Yummier) Alternative to Taco Bell

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I had heard legends – whispers, if you will – of an authentic Mexican taquería hidden in the Millison Plaza in Lexington Park, just past Sake Japanese Restaurant and your friendly neighborhood Rita’s. I was curious to sample its flavors, as I couldn’t believe that such a place could exist in little ol’ LexPark. The […]

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April 15, 20148:00 pm

“Bringin’ it Back” Festival: An SMP Event

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On Sunday, April 6, the St. Mary’s Bringin’ It Back Festival was held in Historic St. Mary’s City as a day of fun with many outdoor activities in the warm weather. The event was created as senior Jenny Jones’ St. Mary’s Project, inspired by advice of Professor of Economics Don Stabile. “When I had my […]

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May 6, 20149:04 pm

Club Spotlight: St. Mary’s Drum Corps

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Even though the semester is coming to an end, many clubs are already searching for new members to join next semester. One of these clubs is St. Mary’s Drum Corps (SMDC). SMDC performs at various events around campus, including Orientation Week and World Carnival. They entertain the audience by playing upbeat and enthusiastic beats at […]

April 15, 20148:00 pm

Sexual Assault Awareness Month at St. Mary’s

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The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month both for the United States and St. Mary’s College, and several events on campus brought a spotlight to the ever-important issue of violence against women. Feminists United for Sexual Equality (FUSE), the First Responders Network, and the Green Dot program worked together organize and hold a […]

April 15, 20147:59 pm

Class of 2014 Senior Assassins Still in Progress

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Every year, the seniors of St. Mary’s honors the tradition of participating in Senior Assassins. It is an intense game in which paranoia is heightened and people hunt each other for the purposes of stabbing them with a plastic knife. The rules of the game are simple. Everyone carries around a piece of paper with […]

April 15, 20147:59 pm

Humans vs. Zombies, Spring 2014: Zombies For the Win

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During the week of March 31-April 6, the traditional game of Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) took place. During the game, there are approximately 100 players, a combination of students and faculty. Zombies wore bright orange bandanas around their heads, and humans wore bright orange bandanas around their arms (moderators wore green bandanas). Ordinarily, the plot […]

April 1, 20143:11 pm

Artist Spotlight: Conor Colgan

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On any given weekday, Conor Colgan can usually be found sprinting up and down the field in the midst of a Lacrosse practice or game. However, the ace up the sleeve of Colgan’s jersey is that after the final whistle blows, he heads straight for Montgomery Hall as an art major who experiments with various […]

April 1, 20143:09 pm

Food Review: Golden Chicken Japanese Grill

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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 […]

April 1, 20143:09 pm

SMP Spotlight: Katie Boyle Investigates Gladiatorial Combat in Ancient Greece

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]