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Ralph Nader organizes “Breaking Through Power Event”

  Ralph Nader has organized an event to inspire young people who have hopes of making an impact on the country in a positive way through those who have already done so. Hood College students have been invited to attend the Breaking Through Power event in Washington D.C. This event will feature several speakers who […]

The exterior of the new back entrance to Tatem Arts Center. Photo by CJ Blickenstaff

Work Finishes on Tatem Hall Renovations

  After nearly two years of work on the building, The Tatem Arts Building’s renovations and improvements have finally ended, according to Hood College officials. Treasurer Charles Mann, vice president for finance at Hood, said that the project to improve Tatem was officially completed in August. In addition to Tatem’s renovations, new carpeting and painting […]

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Hood College Theater Groups Merge

The start of the 2016-2017 academic year has marked a major shake-up for musical theatre at Hood, since the two theatre groups here on campus have merged into one. The two different groups, Hood College Student Musical Theatre and the Hood College Theater Alliance, put on two separate shows last spring, You’re a Good Man […]

Professors Depart Hood

As the seniors get ready to graduate, a few professors prepare to leave Hood at the end of the academic year as well. Two professors who are leaving Hood started full time in 2012, the same year that this graduating class began at Hood as well. One of these professors is Assistant Professor of Economics […]

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Emory Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Contributing Writer Lydia Emory, a senior at Hood College, was recently awarded a Fulbright scholarship, a grant that enables her to spend time in a foreign country of her choice. All “Fulbrighters,” a common slang for award winners, share a strong academic background, exhibit great leadership potential, and possess a passion for increasing cultural acceptance […]

Sports

Villegas sets example on lacrosse field

Contributing Writer Amir Abdelrady Alexander Villegas, a midfielder and attack-man on the Hood College Men’s lacrosse team set new standards as he first stepped on the field against Rosemont. “Our first game was an away game, which made me more nervous than I usually would be,” said Villegas. “Not only that, but it was really […]

The Final Mark of the Senior Athletes

As their time at Hood College comes to an end, it can be seen that their time has been well spent over the past four years. The class of 2016 was the first class to face competition within the Middle Atlantic Commonwealth Conference. There are 43 senior athletes who have competed for the Blazers throughout […]

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Equestrian Makes Hood History

On April 9th, 2016, the equestrian team competed at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone Finals. The team competed against institutions such as Duke University, Bridgewater College, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and Goucher College. Two Blazers competed for a spot at the 2016 IHSA National Championships. The IHSA provides competition to riders […]

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Division III Week

For the week of April 4th to April 10th, SAAC/Spurs organization celebrated Division III Week. Division III week is a specific week where individuals connected with DIII observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and the student-athletes. Each DIII institution is encouraged to hold some sort of an outreach activity which must be from one […]

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Swimmers compete in Middle Atlantic Conference Championships

Pictured Senior Shannon McHale Over the weekend the Men’s and Women’s Swim teams traveled to York College to compete in the Middle Atlantic Conference Championships. The men’s team placed 6th place overall, meanwhile the women’s team finished in 5th place. Cameron Rogers and Chris Gardner won conference titles in their perspective events. Rogers won the […]

Opinions

A Commuter’s Perspective

“Oh my god. There’s no parking again?” “I wish I didn’t park all the way across campus. I have to be at work in 10 minutes.” “An event? Tonight? At nine? That’s so late, and I’m so tired. I wish I could go, but I just don’t have it in me…” On a regular day, […]

Hood College Democrats: What has happened so far

Contributing Writer Samuel Kebede, Hood College Democrats President With the summer drawing to a close, and the minds of people turning to the general election this November, there is an overall sentiment of hope within the democratic party. This hope is not only fostered by a simple look at what the other side has coming […]

Hood College Republicans: What has happened so far

Contributing Writer Brice McAndrew, Hood College Republicans 2016 has not been an easy year for the Republican Party. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying. It seems that new troubles are faced at every turn, as the GOP begins to look more like a circus act than a political party. As the spectacle of primary […]

Trump Presidency a Disturbing Possibility

The jokes have been made, his blunders and ludicrous remarks seem to never end. Donald Trump as Republican presidential nominee is absurd, but there it is. Americans are, however, potentially saddled with a man who is to diplomacy what George Bush was to peace in the Middle East. At one period in time, it seemed unimaginable […]