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Intramural softball season brought to halt

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in News | 0 comments

The excitement of spring softball intramurals was brought to an abrupt halt in its first week after equipment was stolen and evidence of the consumption of alcohol was found at the games. The games began the week of April 17, but were hit with rain delays within the first day of play. Games were held on April 20, but to the dismay of players and participants of the intramurals club alike, two incidents happened in which led to the decision of canceling the games until further notice. On the following day, Director of Intramurals, Josh Anderson, sent a notice to all participating teams and players explaining what had happened and the decision to cancel the games. “Last night several pieces of softball equipment belonging to the Maryville college Intramural program were stolen. By the end of the night, 3...

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Senior studies presented at second annual undergraduate research symposium

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in News | 0 comments

About 25 seniors at Maryville College presented their findings from their senior thesis research during the second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 21. Presentations included both poster presentations and oral presentations that were held in the Clayton Center of the Arts for anyone to come learn about the hard work of the senior presenters. A variety of topics were covered at the symposium form the Behavioral Sciences, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages and Literature, Natural Sciences, Math and Computer Sciences, and Social Sciences. Senior Tessa Wilcox presented her senior study on “Examining the Effects of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Attention in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder.” Wilcox is a Neuroscience-Psychology major and plans on going to graduate school after taking a year off from classes. “It was a special opportunity that allowed me to share my studies with...

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Scots Women’s Tennis Team ends conference play

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Scots Women’s Tennis team traveled to Georgia over April 8 through April 9 for three matches of conference play. The Lady Scots played back to back over the course of the weekend, facing off against two teams on Sunday, and dropped all three matches ending their conference play of the season. The weekend opened with a face-off against Agnes Scott College on Saturday. This was the first time MC played Agnes Scott since switching to the USA South Conference. The Lady Scots fell early in the match, losing all three doubles courts. Going on into the singles lineup, Agnes Scott took all of the courts except for the number four seed court, where senior Tessa Wilcox defeated (MC) defeated Anastasia Bennett (ASC) 1-6, 6-4, 10-5. Wilcox dropped the first set of the match, but came back strong in...

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Women’s Tennis Team falls to Lagrange 9-0

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Women’s Tennis Team faced off against the Lagrange College Panthers over Spring Break on March 26 in their first home match of the season. The Scots fell to the Panthers 9-0 on home court, in the second match against Lagrange of the season, this time for conference play. The women took to the courts for doubles play at 11:00 p.m. on that sunny spring morning. LaGrange took an early lead using the doubles to their advantage by taking all three courts. At no. 1 doubles, Jenna Eppes and Elizabeth Knott (LCW) defeated Savannah Bain and Carter Dickinson (MC) 8-0. At No. 3 doubles, Jia Lee and Carli Jones (LC) defeated McKennah Francis and Joyce Coling (MC) 8-3. At no. 2 doubles, Liz Minick and Denney Meigs (LC) defeated Katie Stephens and Tessa Wilcox (MC) 8-3. The...

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A Bill Signed with Love

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

In November of 2016, two Maryville College students participating in the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature’s General Assembly (TISL) crafted a bill that is being considered by Tennessee state legislators. This bill, created by Molly Ridgeway ’18, TISL education lobbyist, and Joshua Anderson ’18, TISL senator, would advocate for the Tennessee State Board of education to implement American Sign Language curriculum as a course to satisfy foreign language requirements in Tennessee schools. What started off as a mock legislature exercise has turned into a real legislature opportunity of a lifetime created from intelligence, love and a strong need for the needs of the deaf community to be recognized. During the fall semester of 2016, MC TISL students looked to create and advocate for a bill in a mock legislature session. Over the course of the TISL assembly, the sign language...

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