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A Semester Later: Slow Changes in Agnes Scott’s Food Services After Viral Petition

Sierra Williams Opinion Editor In April 2014, a scandal rocked the food services at Agnes Scott. A student claimed to have found a bug in her food from Mollie’s. She took a picture of the bug and posted the picture along with a long rant on an Agnes Facebook group. Soon, Nicole Ruffin ’16 saw […]

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A Day Late, a Dollar Short: ASC Ring Purchase Stumps Sophomores

Abigail Biles Staff Writer On Oct. 16 the Center for Student Involvement and the Office of Student Activities emailed information regarding the Agnes Scott ring purchase. This email was sent out a few weeks before the special ordering event, where rings were sold at a discount. Many students, myself included, were surprised by the price […]

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Review: Commentary from the Peanuts Gallery

Kelsey Morgan Staff Writer Nostalgia films are a tricky thing. Few movies based on prior, more famous works can hit that sweet spot of appeasing the fans and appealing to a new audience. Few even try, most just going for a cash grab. Franchises like Alvin and the Chipmunks and Garfield have almost been tanked […]

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Review: A Bit of a Bond

Lily Bailey Staff Writer James Bond represents a classic masculine figure, from his classic clandestine world saving ability, to his rampant womanizing that is idolized by male fans around the globe. The newest bond film Spectre (2015, Dir. Sam Mendes), lives up to the Bond tradition, but also begins to distance Bond from his stereotypical […]

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Review: Noticeable Change in Diversity Politics at New York Comic Con

Lily Bailey Staff Writer New York Comic Con, on its least busy day, is a sight to behold. People moving together in waves in an attempt to hurry to the next panel, the next screening, the next booth in artist’s alley. Despite my introverted nature and, looking past the stress of thousands of people, New […]

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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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