Parking Services goes digital

The first few days of a new semester are familiar to many students: go to mini-classes, meet with academic advisors, begrudgingly determine how large of a loan to take out, buy books and obtain a parking pass. This semester, students have yet to be able to register for parking passes, as parking services finalizes changes […]

Library introduces new printing system

In the nearly $400,000 renovation that brought the Jane Bancroft Cook Library new coffee machines, study pods and eccentric furniture, an important resource was overlooked: printing. Now, because of outdated technology, the library plans to release an updated print system. The old process required students to put money on a print card. That card would […]

Dr. Erin Dean receives grant to continue research in Tanzania

Professor of Anthropology Erin Dean recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand her research in energy development in Tanzania. The grant will allow Dean to spend three summers researching the implications of alternative forms of energy in the country. “I have been working in Tanzania and Zanzibar for 15 years, […]

Deadliest New York City terror attack since 9/11

Twenty-nine-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov drove a rental truck through a pedestrian and bike lane along the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 in the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11. According to the New York Times, the rampage ended when Saipov crashed into a school […]

26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in rural Texas, killing at least 26 people in the state’s deadliest mass shooting. The gunman was identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, an Air Force veteran who was later found dead of a gunshot wound in his vehicle. Kelley started firing […]

“Rogue Twitter employee” deletes Trump’s account

Whether he’s bashing “Crooked H,” boasting about America’s nuclear superiority or advocating that the National Football League (NFL) should “Fire or suspend!” players who kneel during the national anthem, President Donald Trump has created a strong link between his presidency and his Twitter account. The world experienced a first on Thursday night, when his account […]

Coral bleaching damages nearly two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef

New aerial surveys have shown that two-thirds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has been damaged by unprecedented coral bleaching. Coral bleaching is the loss of algae living within the tissues of coral, resulting in a pale white version of the once-colorful invertebrate. This expulsion of symbiotic algae happens when corals are stressed by changes in […]

NASA’s first Cuban-American astronaut will enter space in 2018

Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) first Cuban American astronaut, will be sent to the International Space Station in November of next year. Born in Indianapolis to a Cuban father and American mother, Auñón-Chancellor originally began working with NASA as a Flight Surgeon in 2006. She was selected as a NASA […]

Businesses tale White House Equal Pay Pledge

Gender inequality is an unfortunate reality that negatively impacts much of American society. Result America’s oppressive patriarchal roots, the average woman earns only 79 cents for every dollar that the average man makes. This pay gap is not solely an issue of gender inequality; African American women only make 64 cents for every dollar, 59 […]