‘Not going to let the darkness take over’: Director of ‘Newtown’ documentary visits campus, screens film

As director Kim Snyder’s documentary “Newtown” neared its end on Monday night, the audience of over 70 students, faculty and staff were nearly completely silent. For many, the film was an emotional experience. Before the screening began, however, Film and Media Studies professor Andy Smith introduced Snyder. Smith recalled meeting Snyder a few years ago. […]

Jones Lecture discusses value of history in modern East Asia

Bringing expertise in East Asia and international security, government and law professor Seo-Hyun Park tackled a pressing question in academia: will history repeat itself? Her answer: both yes and no. In her lecture, Park drew parallels between 19th century security in East Asia and modern day security challenges that face the region. She then posed […]

Seven languages down: Polyglot Henry Hinchey ’20 discusses passion for linguistics

Currently competent in seven languages, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Romanian and Mandarin, Henry Hinchey ’20 is in the process of adding 4 more to his repertoire: Russian, Polish, Turkish and Catalan. Hinchey said he incorporates learning languages into his daily life by listening to foreign music and writing his notes for his classes in different […]

Student campaign aims to provide free menstrual products on campus

Planned Parenthood Generation Action has launched one of its first campaigns, intended to make free menstrual products available in all academic buildings.  Club president Sara Hayet ‘18 said that the club’s first step “has been to garner interest through our petition campaign. We have 400 signatures from the first four days.” Hugel Science Center, Kunkel […]

Men’s soccer season ends at Loyola: Leopards get shut out in final match

The men’s soccer team wrapped up their season in a 1-0 loss to Patriot League champion Loyola on Nov. 4. Loyola slipped a goal past the Leopards’ senior goalkeeper Brad Seeber in the twenty-first minute for the only goal of the game, eliminating the Leopards chances at a Patriot League playoff appearance. “Unfortunately we didn’t […]