Archive | August, 2011

Stacey Abrams and Agnes Scott

by Johnnie Sanchez Staff Writer Stacey Abrams, House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 84th House District, has made quite an appearance at Agnes Scott College recently, appearing at both August’ Student Leadership Retreat and September 10 Mentor Walk. Abrams is one of the most powerful women in Georgia, and […]

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by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor  Erin Engstrom ’13 Hometown: Galveston, Texas Where you got your outfit from: combination of Forever 21, thrift stores, and Rag-O-Rama Style inspiration: No one person, just great bold colors and details. Favorite stores: Rag-O-Rama, Forever 21, Modcloth, end of the year free piles Favorite clothing items: obnoxious sunglasses, earrings, blazers

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Student increase causes dorm space confusion

by Lydia Dickerson Content Editor Rumors of overflow in the on-campus dorms have begun circulating amongst students in recent weeks. These rumors were fueled by the steadily increasing (student body) number of students at Agnes Scott College stemming from The College’s goals for expansion. However, The Office of Residence Life put these rumors to rest. […]

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A look at The Help: The movie versus the book

by Katie Rose Criscuolo
Online Content Editor

Sometimes, a story needs to be told twice. The Help, a 1960’s period piece taking place in Jackson, Mississippi began as a heartfelt novel which took an intimate look into the disparate lives of black housemaids and the white women who hired, commanded, and, in some ways, ruled them.

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We don’t want your “Help”

By Lydia Dickerson Content Editor By Lydia Dickerson Content Editor Tate Taylor’s new film, The Help, based on the novel by Kathryn Stockett, peers into the racially divided town of Jackson, Mississippi in the early-1960s.  This time period should evoke a few contemporary landmarks, such as Jim Crow laws, legal segregation, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Cross-campus budget cuts affect the Center for Writing and Speaking

by Katie Rose Criscuolo  Online Content Editor Along with most other clubs and organizations on campus, the Center for Writing and Speaking have had major budget cuts, reducing the number of hours of tutoring by forty to fifty percent. Additional cuts dismantled the speaking center director’s position, previously held by David Lawrence–changing it from a full-time […]

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