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 […]


SGA Corner

October 13, 2014

By Logan Samuels Student Government Association, Public Relations Chair *this particular article is not affiliated with The Blue and Grey* SGA has been having a great autumn so far and is especially excited with our upcoming events. Thank you to everyone who helped to promote and who participated in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes […]

What college students need to know about drinking

October 13, 2014

By Jiselle Lopez Drinking isn’t just what adults do anymore. These days almost anyone can get their hands on a bottle of wine; this can be a scary and invigorating fact depending on who you are. According to, “In 2012, nearly three-fourths of students (72 percent) have consumed alcohol (more than just a few […]

Hood ROTC participates in first drill

October 13, 2014

By Anthony King Hood College students enrolled in the U.S. Army’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program, participated in their first coordinated military drill on Saturday, Sept. 20. As part of the first tactic lab for their leadership course, the cadets learned a wide range of skills including the high crawl, low crawl, individual hand […]

Memorial Hall excited for Policies.

Policies for Dollars 2014

October 12, 2014

By Mary Milligan Every year, House Forum holds its annual Policies for Dollars, a competition among not just freshman, but everyone who lived in the dorm buildings. Policies began with each group rushing out of their buildings and onto the quad chanting for their building. Each group then went to a section of the Pergola […]