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Professor Scott Steele runs second Kiawah Island Marathon

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

Many of you may know Scott Steele as a freshman composition and speech professor or as an advisor. Steele graduated from Maryville College in 1990 and returned to the college to begin teaching in 2000. Since that time, he has been a trusted advisor to many students and a friend to many professors. Something that you might not know about Steele is that he is a two-time finisher of the Kiawah Island Marathon in Kiawah, South Carolina. “It’s because...

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Clayton Center for the arts presents “Figured”

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

Not one, or two, but four different contemporary artists currently have their pieces on display in the Blackberry Farm Gallery of the Clayton Center for the Arts in an exhibit collectively titled “Figured.” The exhibit features work from Knoxville-based artist Denise Stewart-Sanabria; Seth Haverkamp, former graduate of the nearby Carson-Newman University; Nashville native John Woodrow Kelley; and Melanie Norris from Asheville, North Carolina. All work represents the human figure in some form from painted portraits to life-size plywood figures....

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Perspectives on Respect

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

The Keepers of the Covenant seek to promote awareness and conversation in regards to the Maryville College covenant and its three tenants: Scholarship, Respect and Integrity. Through internal dialogue (on a personal and community level), we hope to ensure that we are aware of and living out the covenant in our daily lives. More than words in stone or on paper, the covenant is an expectation of the way in which members of our community should live. Our second...

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Pre-game music: what’s on the baseball team’s playlist

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

If you have taken a walk around campus while the Maryville College baseball team is practicing, you have probably heard numerous bops blasting from the field. The playlist seems to have no end or volume limit. So who made the playlist? Samuel Joiner, team member and MC junior, has been credited with creating it. Team member “It was a collaborative list, and if players have a song they want to hear they can submit it,” said freshman Luke Williams....

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The Fourth Wave – Issue 1: Consent

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Feature Slider, Perspectives | 0 comments

Throughout history, gender issues and the patriarchal society in which we live have created conversation and social change. Fourth Wave is meant to address the issues and topics most pertinent to modern feminism. In today’s culture, with everything being posted on social media and talked about world-wide, women’s rights issues are unavoidable. Pieces from our past that have been brought forward coupled with rising tensions, have led to the fourth wave of feminism. This column will attempt to make...

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Seniors enjoy 100 Days Celebration

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in News | 0 comments

In Maryville College tradition, the spring semester is filled with many ceremonies and celebrated customs. From the Robert Burns Dinner to Spring Fling to the Senior Athlete Award Ceremony, spring semester on Maryville’s campus is full of activities and formalities that students have come to expect and enjoy. One such spring celebration is the 100 Days Until Graduation ceremony. An earned, special treat for the senior class, each February, the college invites all graduating seniors to a toast in...

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The Elusive George Orwell

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Perspectives | 0 comments

January 21 marked the 68th anniversary of the passing of Eric Blair, known to the world by his pseudonym, George Orwell. Orwell was catapulted into the forefront of the English literary scene in the mid-1940s when he published the novella “Animal Farm,” an allegorical retelling of the Stalinist takeover of communist experiment in Russia. Later, in his full-length novel, “1984,” Orwell would establish his dominance as a masterful voice in postwar English literature, bringing into the English lexicon a...

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Students Abroad

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Feature Slider, Perspectives | 0 comments

The gleeful, unending screeching of the roosters woke me. Our first night in our second location otherwise went well, and our hosts have been extremely gracious. Myself and 11 other students are here in the Dominican Republic for two weeks to take part in a World Cultures class. We landed in the country on the Jan. 10, and we’ll be head home on Jan. 24. So far, at least, the trip has definitely been an adventure. We got lost...

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A Wall of Hope

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

    East Tennessee children’s hospital has commissioned Maryville College’s own professor of art, Dr. Carl Gombert, for the addition of a mural to its already diverse collection of art. The unnamed piece is in the final stages of creation, and its expected completion has stirred anticipation within the MC community and hospital residents alike. Gombert is well known on campus as “the really chill hippie looking professor,” and is well regarded within the Knoxville art community as an artist...

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J-term: Winter Photography

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Feature Slider, Photos | 0 comments


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