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Monthly Archives: November 2015

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 [...]

March 22, 2012 World

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 [...]

March 21, 2012 Campus

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 [...]

March 21, 2012 World

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 [...]

March 21, 2012 World

Georgia Assembly votes 161-0 for religious texts in government buildings

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Georgia General Assembly unanimously passed a bill titled “HB 766; Archives and History, Division of; law regarding Foundation of American Law and Government displays; revise provisions,” a bill which, among other things, would legalize the [...]

March 19, 2012 World

Georgia’s New Abortion Laws

by Teresa Chiofalo Staff Writer The bill, HB 954, is sponsored by Doug McKillip, a Republican from Athens, Ga. and is intended to ban abortions after 20 weeks. The bill is based on the theory that a fetus can experience [...]

March 16, 2012 Atlanta, World

Agnes Scott Student, Belinda Hart, to Receive Stipend for Art Proposal

Artist, mother, student, friend and grandmother, Belinda Kennon Hart ’13 can now add grant winner to her list of accomplishments. On Feb. 2, Hart received a phone call from Juli Jordan, the director of the Orange Beach Arts Guild in Gulf [...]

March 15, 2012 Campus

Alumna in Atlanta

In our new series, Ms. Ryan continues to keep us updated on her post-Scott life, and the opportunities that have arisen for her. To see her first installment, click here.    by Meghan Ryan Contributing Writer Alright, so you must [...]

March 12, 2012 Campus

On falling in love, or the sudden realization you are home

by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor I can mark the exact moment I realized I had fallen in love with Glasgow. It was a fine day — for Scotland — a bit cloudy but dry and cool. I was wandering [...]

March 12, 2012 Campus

March Crossword!

Do you have March madness? Ready to march forward into spring? Alright, enough with the bad puns. Enjoy our March-themed crossword! [...]

March 9, 2012 Campus