A soon-to-be college graduate’s networking experience

November 29, 2014

By Meg DePanise My peers and I had the opportunity to join local professionals for an evening of eating, mingling and advising at Thursday’s Networking Etiquette event. The Career Center partnered with the Frederick Chamber of Commerce to organize the two-hour occasion at the cool Ayse Meze Lounge in Downtown Frederick. Let me start by […]

Awkward Advice is back!

November 29, 2014

In college, good advice is hard to come by, right? College students receive advice about how to pick a roommate, how to pick classes, and how to steer clear of the freshman 15. But what about all the other advice we need; more personal advice? Like whether a romantic relationship would be a good idea, […]

Safe Sex Carnival Dec. 4

November 29, 2014

By: Jaasmin Foote Hood College awaits its first Safe Sex Carnival on Thursday Dec. 4. The carnival will be held in Whitaker Commons from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The purpose of the Safe Sex Carnival is to educate the Hood community about HIV, AIDS, STI’S, STD’s, and testing options through fun games, carnival snacks, […]

It’s On Us Campaign

November 29, 2014

By Tatyanna Hunter The Title IX Committee at Hood College is participating in the White House sponsored campaign It’s On Us National Week of Action, November 17-21. In 1972, the Title IX law was passed that requires gender equality in all federally funded educational programs. The Hood College Title IX Committee is a group of […]

Students prepare for Election Day

November 3, 2014

By Kaylene Wright In preparation for Election Day on Nov. 4, students on campus have organized a, “Get out the Vote” (GOTV) effort in order to increase voter turnout among college students. So far, several things have been done with the effort. For example, for National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 23, tabling was done […]

Clubs offered at Hood

November 2, 2014

By Mary Milligan Hood advertises as having over 60 clubs, yet inactive clubs are advertised on the website for five years to try and revive them. Clubs stay on the website to spark interest in students and prospective students. Inactive clubs still have email addresses that go to student life so that they can let […]

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Carlotta Walls LaNier speaks to students

November 1, 2014

By Cameron Rogers Hood students were treated to a lecture and book-signing by a member of the Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier, this last Wednesday evening. The lecture, which occurred from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with another 30 minutes for questions, detailed the difficulties she had while growing up in the Separate but […]

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Luhman leaves Hood

October 31, 2014

Logan Samuels, news editor Hood College continues to see staffing changes as the Director of Student Life and Judicial Affairs announces his new job in Baltimore. A few weeks ago, Dean Olivia White sent out mass emails to the student body informing everyone that Zachary Luhman, the Director of Student Life and Judicial Affairs, would […]


SGA Corner Update

October 30, 2014

Logan Samuels, Public Relations Chair **The following article is not affiliated with the Blue and Grey in any way** Happy October, Blazers! SGA hopes that everyone is enjoying the beautiful fall weather and has survived their midterms. Student Government continues to meet bi-weekly to discuss issues like getting shower heads on campus replaced and certain […]

Hood celebrates Food Day

October 30, 2014

By Jaasmin Foote Hood College celebrated its 4th annual Food Day on Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. in Whitaker Commons. Food Day is a national event that Healthy You Initiative brought to Hood faculty four years ago to provide public access to healthy and sustainable food. After a successful event, the group decided to extend […]