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OneCard increases business for ville vendors

For students, the new OneCard system has meant new IDs and more trips to the Ville for the pleasures of off-campus dining. But there’s another side to the story: merchants in the Ville have been affected by the new system just as students have. Business owners are excited about future possibilities of using the OneCard.… Keep Reading

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Columns/Opinions

Freedom from freedom

Freedom is an often used word in our country, and yet it remains difficult to get a full sense of what it means. Often it is described as a freedom to do something: the right to free speech, the right to bear arms, and the right to practice any given religion are good examples. Yet… Keep Reading

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Opinions/Staff Editorials

Data reveals complexity in sustainability

Over the past five years, the College has consistently publicized its commitment to sustainability through its hires at the Office of Sustainability, its building of new energy efficient buildings and more recently its efforts with the carbon charge and the installation of geothermal wells on campus. The Office of Sustainability has grown, and now has… Keep Reading

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Op-Eds/Opinions

A forgiving response to “Admissions Doesn’t Care”

Throughout the hard process of attempting to forgive you, I had to remind myself why your thoughts manifested themselves the way they did, and I indeed thought of a thousand reasons. You may not have witnessed and fathomed the realities of others, and I genuinely hope to help you see a glimpse of the realities… Keep Reading

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Arts

Israel/Palestine Film Series Prompts Discourse

After its successful debut last year, the Israel/Palestine Film Series is returning this semester in an attempt to supplement the analytical study of Israeli and Palestinian politics and to shed some light on the underlying emotional complexities of the conflict. Last Wednesday, the film “Walk on Water” was screened in LPAC Cinema. It was the… Keep Reading

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Printing is free, so why aren’t tampons?

I’m sitting on the toilet, thinking this is going to be a typical trip to the bathroom. I had the urge to pee, and without hesitation, I quickly located the nearest restroom to fulfill my need. I remain seated for a time, overcome by the senses of relief and alleviation that we are all too… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

College Begins MicroFridge Rentals

In a move to reduce some of the hassles and headaches of residential life, the Office of Student Engagement recently began a partnership with a microfridge rental company to offer microfridge rentals to students living on campus. Beginning with the announcement “MOVE-IN day just got MUCH EASIER,”, the Office of Student Engagement’s page on the… Keep Reading

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