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Sweet Briar: The End of an Era?

Zoe Howard Staff Writer This year’s announcement that the Class of 2015 would be the last graduating class at Sweet Briar College, a private women’s college in Virginia, caused shock and sadness all across the country. Sweet Briar’s board of directors voted to close the 114-year-old college on February 28, citing that there were “insurmountable […]

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Increasing Tuition and Fees for Agnes Scott

Shriya Bhattacharya Staff Writer As many students have read in the highlights of the Board of Trustees meeting this spring, the college has decided to increase its current tuition fees by 3.3 percent, which is said to be less than the national average of 4 percent. To equip Agnes Scott students with more information about […]

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Photo Recap: Drag Meets World, Hosted by Affinity

  On Wednesday, April 8, Agnes Scott’s Affinity (an on-campus organization for LGBTQIAQ people of color) held its annual drag show. This year’s event was 90s themed. Hosted by Taylor Alxs, students, faculty, and guests took to the stage for fun-filled battles and performances. All proceeds were donated to Southern Fried Queer Pride, a non-profit that celebrates the southern queer […]

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Agnes Scott Model United Nations Team Competes at Penn State

Amy Pipher Staff Writer During spring break, eight Agnes Scott students traveled to State College, Pennsylvania to take part in the 8th Annual Pennsylvania United Nations Conference. Competing against other schools from around the country, these students chose from eight positions assigned to the Agnes Scott delegation in six different crisis committees. These committees were […]

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ATL Raise Up: Bringing the Fight for Fair Wages to ASC

Jessica Crisler Guest Writer On Tuesday, February 24, students, adjunct professors, local health care workers, and members of ATL Raise Up gathered to discuss the necessity of raising wages for workers who currently make less than minimum wage in the Atlanta area. The meeting was hosted by the Agnes Scott Living Wage Campaign, an on-campus […]

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A Look Inside Agnes Scott’s Residence Halls

Sanae Lahgazi-Alaoui Staff Writer Residence halls are a very important part of college life, as for many students, it is the first personal space they have away from home. Your room becomes a place where you can seek refuge and feel comfortable, so figuring out where to live for the next two semesters is serious […]

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