New members inducted into Hood’s biological honor society

On April 13, five new members were inducted into the colleges Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society’s chapter, called the Alpha Omicron chapter. Among those inducted were Matthew Ball, Andrea Christmas, Elien Comhaire, Jenna Hasson and Melissa Nisonger. The advisor of the chapter is Dr. Georgette Jones. Beta Beta Beta, or Tri Beta, is a […]

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Controversy Over Hood College Republican Display Case

By Maya Douglas, Mary Milligan & Christie Wisniewski This story will continue to be updated as we get more quotes and information.  The display case on the second floor of Whitaker has been changed from Protesting Peeps to a showcase of quotes from celebrities voicing some beliefs of the Hood College Republicans. This display was […]

Storytelling event April 21st at Hood

Hood College’s very own Blackbox Theatre in Tatem 10 will house a storytelling event open to all students. This event is entitled “True Story!” with the theme of new beginnings. The show will be made possible through the partnership between Hood College Theatre, Humanities Council, and Beneficial-Hodson Library. “True Story!” will occur on Friday, April […]



Indoor track and field season concludes at MACs

Hood students who obtained a specific goal headed to Lehigh University to compete in the indoor track and field MAC Championship meet. Students competed in a variety of events from weight throwing and shot put to 60 meter dashes and 5k runs. 14 of the 15 athletes qualified for the meet. Attendee Colin Shields said, […]


Men’s Basketball narrowly misses playoffs

In spite of a close victory against Arcadia University on Feb. 18, Hood College’s Men’s Basketball Team will not be moving on to playoffs this season. According to Chad Dickman, the head coach of the men’s basketball team at Hood, the team missed making the playoffs by one game. Several close road games in January […]

Hood brings e-sports team to boost retention

In an effort to increase the retention of male students at Hood, an e-sports team has been created to encourage a sense of team for those who are not involved in athletics. According to Travis Eichelberger, director of diversity and inclusion, a retention specialist, Teresa Furnam, was brought in to help Hood identify what groups […]

Preview of the third season for Hood’s baseball team

On the eve of their third season, Hood College Baseball coach Cory Beddick reflected on the last few years. “If I could describe our program’s history in one word, I would choose the word ‘competition,’” Beddick said. A member of the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth, Hood baseball’s inaugural season was 2015. Beddick, who graduated from […]

ACL Injuries: What You Don’t Know

On Feb. 13, 2016, Sean Mayberry went up for a layup against Albright College; a move that he has executed a thousand times. But this time he hears a pop in his left knee, the unforgettable sound he has heard only one other time in his life. The next day, Mayberry went to see Dr. […]


“Logan” brings a trilogy to a satisfying, emotional conclusion

In the distant future, all traces of the old “X-Men” movies are gone, and Hugh Jackman is somehow still a huge, jacked man. “Logan” is the third and final film in 20th Century Fox’s series of movies based on the comic book character Wolverine. Eschewing the quip-filled approach of generic superhero films, “Logan” instead focuses […]

Spring Break Woes

Spring break is here and for many seniors, this is our last spring break of our undergraduate career, and for many we don’t really have a break at all.   During this time, instead of vacationing and celebrating during Spring break, many seniors, like myself, go on interviews, look at potential graduate schools, and apply […]

“Kong: Skull Island” pays homage to the classics

Well, I guess it is time for the yearly take on Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. This time, instead of war-torn Vietnam or sandstorm-blasted Dubai, we get an island full of giant monsters. Fair trade, if you ask me. “Kong: Skull Island” is a reimagining/reboot of the original “King Kong,” with the 1930s traded for […]

Keanu Reeves kills it in John Wick: Chapter 2

Say what you want about Keanu Reeves’ acting chops, but the man knows how to commit to a role and own it. “John Wick: Chapter 2” is the sequel to Reeves’ 2014 sleeper hit, “John Wick.” The original movie, about a retired hitman going on a manhunt for the Russian gangster that killed his dog, […]