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 […]

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 […]

2/18/16 Crime Update

Car Prowl On Wednesday, May 11, a student reported that their car was being prowled near the Wesley Dravus Apartments. Malicious Mischief/Vandalism On Wednesday, May 11, a student in Ashton Hall discharged a fire extinguisher where there was no fire. On Thursday, May 12, a student reported that their vehicle had been vandalized in a […]

Gender-neutral pronouns proposed

Senate focused on by-law article amendments to the ASSP constitution. While most edits to the constitution involved smaller alterations, such as title and phrasing changes, senators focused on two specific changes requested in two of the presented proposals: a change in Fianace Board’s influence and a change to Article III to replace all iterations of […]

FoFA leaves students with questions

Forum sparks debate on approach

This article was updated on May 11, 2016 at 1:54 a.m. to correct an error in the following quote by Arian Taher: “You used the word fair … the synonym for fairness is equity, which is antithetical…” Due to the poor quality of audio taken from the event, the original article quoted Taher saying ’empathetical,’ rather […]