Vandals in Tatem Arts Center

The Hood College Photo Alliance has been up and running for less than two weeks and they’ve already been victim to theft in the second story halls of the Tatem Arts Center. A bulletin board adorned with images for the grand opening of the building is now vacant in places where the selected stolen images […]

Left to Right: Chris Gardner, Zac Kauffman, Le Nguyen, Samuel Kebede. Anne Lessard represent organization involved in the event. 
Photo courtesy of James Brown

Title IX organizes Red Flag event

Contributing Writer James Brown Hood College prides itself on making members of the community feel welcome and safe while providing an exceptional education to students. Colleges and universities across the country have begun to try and maintain their healthy learning environments by raising awareness about sexual assault and unhealthy relationships among students. An organization named […]

2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Available

In an email sent out last week, Hood’s Director of Campus Safety Thurmond Maynard said, “Hood College’s, “2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report,” is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements, along with crime and fire statistics for the school. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures […]

New Chair of the Board Scholarship

Contributing Writer Rebecca Grackin Next fall, in 2017, Hood College will offer a new scholarship, the Chair of the Board Scholarship. This scholarship will cover a student’s full tuition, and is renewable up to four years, so long as the student maintains a 3.5 GPA and works continuously towards a bachelor’s degree. All accepted first-year […]


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Men’s Soccer celebrates graduating seniors

On Sept. 24 the Hood College Men’s Soccer team celebrated their senior game with a win against St. Vincent. “It was an awesome feeling to win on senior day, and seeing the whole team put in a great effort to get a special win for the seniors meant a lot,” said Captain Drew Demich. The […]

Hood College football team: Is it feasible?

Contributing Writer John Curran Why doesn’t Hood College have a football team? Many have asked this question. I should warn you that I did not expect the topic to be so complex. After all, I knew nothing about football. My first interview was with Tom Dickman, Hood College Athletic Director. As I was walking down the […]

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 […]

Photo courtesy of Jessy Burke

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 […]


Being A Feminist In the Age Of Trump

Calling yourself a feminist isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Despite its pretty straight-forward meaning, which according to is, “advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men”, the term feminism has been misused and misinterpreted for years, developing a reputation that tends to illicit more disdain than […]

This Halloween, the 90’s are Forever

Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’ll probably need some help deciding on your costume. Being that the students here now are the last of the 90’s kids, I imagine (or at least hope) you have the same amount of nostalgia as I do. It’s a scientific fact that […]

The Blue and Grey Asks: What is Your Favorite Halloween Memory?

My favorite Halloween memory occurred here at Hood. It was my sophomore year, and a rather large group of friends and I decided to dress up as superheroes. I went dressed as Green Lantern and my friends went as Batman, Wonder woman, Captain America, The Hulk, Iron Man, Superman, etc. We showed up to Fright […]

Clinton’s Weekend Collapse

Hillary Clinton has not been having a good week. In less than seven days, she has insulted a fourth of the country, fainted under moderate weather conditions, and declared war on a cartoon frog. Forget about the emails, the constant lying under oath, or her remarks about African-American teenagers being “super-predators” who need to be […]