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Students lacking transportation struggle at MC

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Transportation is key, or so they say.  In college, it is all about where something is happening, but it can be hard to get to where you need if you have no means of transportation. At Maryville College, there is a population of students that does not have cars.  As adults, there are times where we need to get places that aren’t always within walking Junior Bryce Redaja explained what it can be like for those who do not have a car.  Redaja is from Phoenix, AZ and lives on campus at Maryville College.  According to Redaja, it would be too far and too expensive for him to drive it to campus, so he does without. Redaja is active on campus through different organizations and the baseball team. Though he has many good friends, Redaja said that it can...

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“Fantastic Beasts” invites viewers back to JK Rowling’s beloved world

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Calling all Harry Potter fans, witches and wizards alike, because “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is taking the world by storm. On Friday Nov. 18, Giddy fans sat in their seats anxiously awaiting the Warner Brother’s logo and the music that would welcome us back to the world that we all fell in love with when “Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone” was released in 2001. This new movie, written by JK Rowling, invites us back into the Wizarding world with which we all were captivated by during Harry Potter’s time at Hogwarts. But instead of taking place in England during Harry’s lifetime, “Fantastic Beasts” takes place in America in the 1920’s. This new series follows Newt Scamander as he enters New York with his briefcase of creatures. Almost upon entrance to the city, one of his...

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Commuting: A blessing and a curse

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Being a commuter at Maryville College is hard enough without the added detail that they can sometimes feel like the forgotten population on campus. Most commuters are only on campus long enough to go to class and then they head home because there isn’t much time for other things due to life at home. But most commuters wouldn’t have it any other way. Even through all the hardships, there is still a silver lining. Senior Kandyn Leach describes what it’s like to live off campus. “I love commuting, I really do. It’s nice to live at home and be able to watch my younger siblings grow up,” said Leach. She explained that even though it can be difficult to live off campus with class cancellations and inclement weather, her family is what matters to her most, and that is...

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JK Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” brings success to MC Alumnus

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Features | 0 comments

Imagine finally graduating from Maryville College and having your senior thesis become a bestseller on amazon. This is the exact what happened Robert Norris a graduate from Maryville College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Writing Communications. “It’s hard to find your footing in writing communications,” said Norris. Norris’s greatest success has been his senior thesis titled “Harry Potter and the Glossary of Death.” “I knew I wanted to be able to analyze literature and offer my own interpretations,” said Norris. This led him to Harry Potter, a love for many readers. Young adult literature helps younger readers deal with real world issues like death. Norris settled on Harry Potter because of all the major deaths in the series which had not been touched on by other scholars. Norris emphasized how important it is to have your...

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Faculty to perform recital on Sept. 30

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

On Friday Sept. 30, the Maryville College faculty will present a faculty recital at the Clayton Center’s Lambert Hall. Dr. Sheri Matascik, an associate professor of music, will be presenting this upcoming show. The show will feature steel-string, fingerstyle guitar solos that are of Matascik’s own composition. The performance will include selections from her first two CD’s, entitled “At the End of the Day”and “Spirit Wood.” Matascik has been a part of the Maryville College community since 1995 and has had a large impact since the beginning. She has a bachelor’s degree in classical guitar performance,  a master’s degree in music theory and composition and a doctorate in music and composition from Kent State University. She is well skilled in her field, and has had much experience. Since composing her own music, she has utilized those skills and passed...

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