Undergraduate research recognized

  For this year’s Erickson Conference, Seniors Katya Bergeron and Grace Andrews created a presentation about proline quantification in Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. In other words, their research sought to gauge how much proline a certain bacteria gene produced. Their project started in Molecular Biology this past fall quarter. “[Dr. Wood] gave us a question. He […]

The scandalous nature of Jesus’ love and vision

Scandalous content can be found in magazines, on Reddit and political campaigns, but the term “scandalous” can also be used to describe Jesus, according to Professor of Theology Kerry Dearborn PhD. “Some of the words that correlate with ‘scandalous’ are disgraceful, shocking, outrageous, disreputable and this one: discredit brought upon religion by unseemly conduct in […]

Lawler poses higher education issues

Addressing standardization of universities in the United States

In middle-class America there is nothing more counter-cultural than higher education, according to author and Dana Professor of Government at Berry College Dr. Peter Lawler. Lawler referenced Alexis de Tocqueville’s book “Democracy in America,” noting that Tocqueville believed middle-class democracy is bad for free thought because he “noticed that the Americans all have basically the […]

Improved Uber accessibility

According to Disability Rights Advocates, on April 30, 2016, Uber announced that it will  “take affirmative steps to prevent discrimination against blind riders who use guide dogs in its transportation network across the United States.” This announcement came as a result of a class-action lawsuit brought against the company by the National Federation of the […]

Kitchen offers affordable mealtime

Participants eat healthy creations

    Last Wednesday evening, May 11, if anybody walked on the pathway between Peterson Hall and Eaton Hall, they might have been attracted by a delicate aroma coming from the Peterson Hall Food lab. Inside the food lab, many students were moving, handling utensils and cooking food around five kitchen stations at Family Consumer […]