The Blue and Grey

Student newspaper for Hood College

Letter to the Editor

From the New Director of Study Abroad  Studying abroad can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your academic career. In addition to fun and exciting travel, you will learn about other cultures, perhaps obtain proficiency in another language, gain invaluable experience in your field of study, develop confidence and self-sufficiency in the face of everyday challenges abroad, and broaden your […]

What’s New in the Dining Hall

By Elena Rowe  Dining halls are the “hub” of the college life where students can socialize, eat, and take a break during a long day of classes. While enjoying our food, we sometimes fail to realize that a lot of planning goes on behind the scenes in order for us to enjoy a meal.   Jennifer Curtis, director of dining hall facilities, explained the process of Hood’s food preparation and the many changes that have occurred […]

Free Speech at Hood

By Kashif Masood  On campuses nationwide, incidents have ignited a debate about free speech and inclusion on campus. Calls for discipline have raised concerns about the state of free speech on campus.  In an email response to a speech code request, the Foundation of Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) noted: “Although Hood is a private college and thus not legally bound […]

Hood Blazer Down Under

By Nailah Russell   Well folks, I’m here! I’m settled, I don’t get lost as often and I can already hear 38% percent of the words in my head in an Australian accent.   Ok…let’s back up. It’s been a minute since you guys last heard from me and quite a bit has happened.   My first night in Australia […]

Happy 125th Hood College

By Shania Heerd This academic year marks Hood College’s 125th year of being a college. Hood is celebrating this milestone with events, projects and opportunities. The celebration kicks off with Hood College President Andrea E. Chapdelaine’s student challenge for this year: commit to 125 minutes per day for studying, 125 minutes per week for exercising, and 125 hours throughout the semester for volunteering. Students are incredibly supportive of the […]

From the Desk of the Editor

by Maya Douglas I’m super excited to be introducing myself as the Editor-in-Chief of The Blue and Grey for the 2017-2018 school year. I’m positive this will be a monumental year for the newspaper and Hood College, in general. In addition to having the pleasure of serving as the EIC for the paper, I’m a […]

A Girl Abroad: Off to Australia

By Nailah Russell Lifestyle Editor Our wonderful lifestyle editor Nailah is studying abroad for the semester butthis will be her monthly travel column for the duration of her stay. The staff of the Blue and Grey dearly misses her and wishes her safe and enlightening travels. Hello and Goodbye (for now), Hood College! ‘Tis time […]

Staying Sane in School

By Desiree Gillem Chief Copy Editor There is a point in every students’ college career when stress was no stranger. You might have found yourself struggling to keep up with the paper that’s due in two days,then remembering there is a test in another class on the same day… and it’s probably happened more than […]

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