By Logan Samuels, News Editor From our unique dinks to our large, pink spoon, it is fairly obvious that Hood College is invested in tradition. Every year at Hood, there are dozens of happenings that stem from the past. For example, we have the Midnight Breakfast in preparation for finals where our staff and faculty serve us, and we have a beautiful Baccalaureate ceremony the night before graduation. Give Your Heart to Hood Day allows us to beautify our campus …

Class of 2018 My name is Tim Hulyk, and I am a senior here at Hood. I will be serving as president of the Student Government Association for the upcoming school year. On behalf of the returning students, I would like to welcome you into the Hood community. I’m sure there have been a wide range of emotions building up as your first college semester approaches. Between classes starting, making new friends, and being away from your families for the …

By Jiselle Lopez As Hood students and staff return from summer break to begin the new school year, incoming freshman are faced with the challenge of entering a college in transition. In May of 2014, a strategic plan was posted on Hood’s website that maps out the changes the college administration has laid out for Hood from 2012 to 2017. In the fall of 2001, Hood brought in a Planning consultant from Columbia, Maryland named Carole Lyles Shaw. Shaw began …

By Logan Samuels, News Editor While Hood students were lounging on the sand of a beach, working furiously at their summer job or landing their dream internship, Hood College underwent several changes to make the campus more functional and presentable for its staff and students. Every summer, there are a variety of changes to the buildings and facilities at Hood and this summer was no different. Last summer brought about new security cameras to increase campus safety and updated furniture, …

By Heidi Marino Fall marks the start of many things happening in Frederick: a new school year, a change in weather and of course, new fashion trends. Yet, let’s face it – as college students, most of us prefer to stroll around campus in our sweats and hoodies. Honestly, when life revolves around making it to class on time, who really feels compelled to dress their best? According to Style.com, the gods of style have spoken, and the fashion trends …

Provost Kate Conway-Turner announced in this letter to faculty and staff that she will taking on the role of president at Buffalo State College and leaving Hood College in late July. She has served as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Hood since July of 2010. Dear Faculty, Academic Staff, and the Hood Community, I have been recommended as the next President of Buffalo State College and the appointment will be finalized by the Regents in mid-June.  As I …

Hood College President Ronald Volpe announced on Thursday that he will leave Hood at the end of the 2015 academic year. President Volpe was appointed as Hood’s 10th president in 2001. He wrote this letter to the Hood community: Dear Hood College Family Members and Friends: Today I informed the board of trustees that I have decided to step down as president at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. This was a very difficult and emotional decision given my …

Whether you read the Washington post or any other newspaper they all seem to have one new exciting, attractive aspect about them. They each have an advice column. Those advice columns are run by Somebody who answers people’s questions, and gives them pointers, or advice on what they should do or options as to how going about tough situation. Here at the Blue and Grey, we would like to provide students with appropriate, timely, student-to-student advice. The Blue and Grey …

Taylor Murphy The Career Center has a busy month ahead with many events that are catered to help juniors and seniors after graduation. Jill Hermes, the director of Career Center, has put together many events for the month of April. Among these events is the annual networking event, which allows juniors and seniors to meet with professionals from different career fields. The Spring Networking Event gives students an opportunity to make connections with professionals that could potentially to lead to …

Logan Samuels The snow has finally melted and SGA is gearing up for several fun spring events to enjoy the beautiful weather and prepare for next year.  Along with a change in the temperature, comes a change in the people of student government. Elections will take place during the week of April 14th. Be sure to come to Whitaker between 11 and 5 to make your vote count, or even run for a position yourself! SGA will wrap up this …

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