Archive | September 6, 2011

We can and we are

A quick look at thought-provoking work coming up that challenges the traditional roles of women.  by Jennifer Champagne Layout Editor The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides Due Out: Oct. 11 Eugenides’ first novel since his Pulitzer Prize-winning Middlesex, The Marriage Plot follows Madeleine Hanna, a college student in the midst of writing her senior thesis. Madeleine finds refuge […]

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Agnes Scott College: What admissions won’t tell you

by Mariah Cawthorne Content Editor Dear Class of 2015, I want to welcome you into the Scottie family in preparation for your first semester at Agnes Scott College in regard to making new friends, joining clubs, gaining more freedom and taking college courses. Most first-years enter college thinking that they will be making life-long friendships. […]

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Decatur in the past month

by Katie Rose Criscuolo Online Content Editor You may have missed some vital chunks of news while you were pressing your snooze button this summer. Here’s a quick update. DECATUR, Ga.- On Aug. 19, a Georgia man pleaded guilty to killing his stepfather in a gang related murder in 2007. Jamal Barber was 17 at […]

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Class of 2015 yields expected, surprises

          by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor The new Class of 2015 (whose mascot is yet to be determined) has arrived at 275 strong, including six Woodruff Scholars, 21 transfers, and several exchange students. While some characteristics of the green class are to be expected [the majority are from the Southeast, […]

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Top ten global news stories

by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor 1. On Aug. 21, rebels took the Libyan capital of Tripoli after six months of fighting with leader Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces. Qaddafi could not be found. This is the third successful coup since the beginning of the “Arab Spring.” Tunisia’s Pres. Ben Ali in Jan. and Egypt’s Pres. […]

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Civil War POW camp yields treasures

by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor For all you Civil War history buffs, archaeologists from Georgia Southern University have been digging up Camp Lawton, a Confederate POW camp near Magnolia Springs State Park, for about a year. Camp Lawton was abandoned during Union General William T. Sherman’s March to the Sea, from Atlanta to Savannah […]

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