Archive | March 21, 2012

Agnes Scott Student Uses Artistic Ability to Encourage Latino Voting in Georgia

We Scotties are all bound together by determination and eagerness to make a difference in our world through our education. One scottie in particalr, Yehimi Cambron ’14, is using her gift of creativity to not only benefit her community, but the entire state of Georgia. As a studio art major at Agnes Scott, Cambron focuses mainly on figure drawing and mixed media works though she recently began to experiment with printmaking which drew her to entering in the logo design contest for an GALEO (Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials).

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Annual Gynecologist Visits Irrelevant

According to a recent article by the NY Times, National guidelines are stating that annual gynecologist visits as well as breast cancer screening is unnecessary. While I for one don’t look forward to my annual pap smear, this new school of thought doesn’t sit well with some. What do you think?

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Brief: If you want a job, give up your Facebook password

Yesterday, the Manuel Valdez of the Associated Press (AP) reported that some companies are asking applicants for passwords so that they may log in as the applicant and look through their social media profiles without the privacy settings many people have in place. Orin Kerr, a professor of law at George Washington University called the idea “an egregious privacy violation” (AP).

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