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Spring Capping: A week in review

A wistful look to Spring 2012 Pestle Board Capping week.

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It’s a small, small world

by Anna Cabe  Online Content Editor  Only connect. — E. M. Forster I haven’t posted in a while because I’ve spent the last two weekends in Belfast with friends and London with family, soaking up the differences (and similarities) in Ireland and England. The verdict? Increasingly, I’m coming to the conclusion that the world, in […]

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Food and beverage companies take responsibility for recycling costs

  by Katie Rose Criscuolo Online Content Editor    According to an article by The New York Times, the number of food and beverage companies who pay for the recycling costs of their products is rising in the US. This payment is still voluntary in the US, though in many other countries in Europe, Latin […]

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UPDATED: Breaking news: Police officer shot in Little Five Points

On the evening of March 22, an officer was reportedly shot in Little Five Points in Atlanta, GA. Latest reports stated that the Atlanta Police Department was on the street with machine guns. Pedestrian and automobile traffic have reportedly been shut down in this area.

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Tackling the ‘Sleeping Disease’ endemic in Africa

  by Katie Rose Criscuolo Online Content Editor     ‘The Sleeping Disease’ Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) is a parasitic disease of both animals and humans, transmitted by the tsetse fly, which will eventually cause a breakdown of the central nervous system, coma, and subsequent death. It is common in rural areas of Africa, and travelers […]

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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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