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Rush the Quad: An Initiation of Sorts

Marianne Danneman Staff Writer For every group, there is an event that initiates the new members and welcomes them, makes them feel like they belong. For me, that event at Agnes Scott was Rush the Quad. It is the kind of event mentioned during campus tours to impress prospective students: the bell tolling at midnight […]

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8 Spooky Films to Watch This Halloween

With Halloween only a few days away, every one is basking in October’s spooky spirit. This year, our Entertainment Team was very excited to craft together an Agnes-worthy Halloween movie marathon for you! Check out our list of eight staff-picked films and reviews, spanning from the 1960s to the present: #1: Rosemary’s Baby (1968) Ellaree Yeagley […]

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Photo Recap: Black Cat Week 2015

This year’s Black Cat, held the week of Sept. 28, introduced the Green Class of 2019 and its mascot, the Sprites. Photos include the aftermath of Rush the Quad, festivities at Bonfire and finally the Black Cat Formal Dance. This year also marked the 100th Black Cat at Agnes Scott College. Photos by Jenny Bates ’19, […]

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We Nontraditional Students Love Our Sisters Too

Ellaree Yeagley Staff Writer Black Cat Week is steeped in unique tradition and is designed to indoctrinate first-years into the Agnes Scott community—but for nontraditional students in their first year, what should be a time of rapport-building and school spirit can instead end up feeling stressful and alienating. Each nontraditional subset comes with its own […]

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Opinion: Staff Writer Speaks Out on Behalf of Profile Team

Alexis Henry Staff Writer The Profile’s writing process incorporates Agnes Scott College’s mission statement, which encourages honorable, investigative thinking and living. However, the experience that staff writers are having when seeking information contradicts this. We are met with resistance when doing investigative writing about the Agnes Scott College community. When The Profile reaches out to […]

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Bree Newsome Opening Guest in SUMMIT’s LeaderStory Series

Anna Carnes Staff Writer Brittney “Bree” Newsome, filmmaker and civil rights activist, spoke in Gaines Auditorium on Friday, Sep. 25 for the launch of SUMMIT’s LeaderStory series. President Kiss hosted the dialogue in which Newsome discussed present-day activism and leadership. In light of the recent Charleston, S.C. church shooting in June, Newsome ascended the flagpole […]

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