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A Fond Farewell

April 30, 2010 by

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By Jim Chandley I’ve been involved with this paper for three years and change now.  In three hours I will take my last final at Emmanuel College and no longer be an active member of the club.  So to the few of you who may still read our website, I want to say thank you. […]

Budget Time

April 16, 2010 by

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With the SGA under considerably less stress than last semester, budget time came again on Thursday.  In contrast to this past December, the SGA had very few cuts to make and actually came in under budget. Here are the budgets as approved by SGA on April 15th (taxday, appropriately enough): Psychology Club Request- $425 Final […]

Representative John Murtha Passes Away at the Age of 77

February 9, 2010 by

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By Jim Chandley Representative Murtha, a Democrat from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed away Monday at the age of 77 years due to complications from gall bladder surgery. He was a veteran of the Korean War and an outspoken opponent of the War in Iraq.  A lifelong Democrat and ally of Congressional leaders of his […]

Draw to see what you know

January 28, 2010 by

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By: Teda Kokoneshi Freedom… and we all opened our eyes and started to draw. I didn’t look around to see what everybody else was doing but I had this impression that nobody else did either. It was more or less immediate. In one minute or two, Dr. Lisa Falvey signaled time was out and we […]

Coakley, Brown, Win the Race to the Primaries

December 9, 2009 by

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By Jacqueline Onorato Martha Coakley, Massachusetts’ Attorney General, won Tuesday’s Democratic primary election for the US Senate seat left by the late Ted Kennedy. State Senator Scott Brown won the GOP easily against Jack E. Robinson. Coakley and Brown will run against each other in the final special election on January 19. (Editorial note: Jack […]

Your Spring 2010 Budgets as Approved by the SGA

December 4, 2009 by

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By Jim Chandley Class of 2010                          $14,520 Black Student Union              $13,200 Model UN                               $6,827 Epilogue                                  $6,100 Superfans                                $4,883 Baseball                                   $3,845 Ill Beatz                                  $3,000 BANG!                                   $3,000 EC Dems                                 $2,460 CVSA                                     $2,300 HUELLAS                             $2,150 Commuter Council                  $1,600 Quidditch                                $1,285 Legacy of Praise                     $1,150 Social Awareness                    $850 Biology                                   $835 Art Club                                  $730 Le Renard                               $662 Psychology                              $635 EC […]

President Obama Announces Troop Increase in Afghanistan

December 1, 2009 by

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By Jacqueline Onorato On December 1st at the United States Military Academy at West Point, President Obama announced that he plans on sending an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan in order to stop Taliban momentum in the region and stabilize the country’s government. “There is no imminent threat of the government being overthrown, but the […]