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Impoverished Politics: The first 100 and going forward

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Perspectives | 0 comments

In the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, the world has become a very different place. Not just here in the United States, but around the world. Rising right-wing populism from India to Turkey paired with the rising powers of executive office over other governmental branches suggests a scary trend of democracy receding in globally. Beyond that, spikes in hate crime, Islamophobia, as well as a resurgence of Nazism, and white nationalism eerily mimics ideologies which circulated Europe...

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Athletic Awards reflect a great year at MC

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

It was a memorable night at the Maryville College Athletic Awards ceremony. The tone for the ceremony was set right away with the opening movie. “The beginning video is always great to see because it recaps every team’s season’s highlights. It sets the whole ceremony off on a good note.” said Mackenzie Yacsik, a sophomore student athlete at MC. The second movie that was presented featured in-action and still photographs of this year’s senior athletes. All MC student athletes...

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Aptly named restaurant lets the choice truly be yours, Which Wich?

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in News | 0 comments

If you love a creative, customized sandwich, then seek no further. Alcoa just welcomed a new sandwich shop to the area just in time for summer. Which Wich Superior Sandwich’s is a more user friendly, innovative way of ordering a customized sandwich. Jeff Hensley, franchise owner and operator of the Knoxville locations just recently opened the Alcoa store and will also be opening one in Fountain City this year. Which Wich has a unique concept which I have never...

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A letter to my fellow seniors

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Perspectives | 0 comments

I remember all the good times I have had here: from roaming the college in the middle of the night to the friends I have met and been with since day one. I cannot seem to stop replaying all the memories that have happened on this campus.  It seems silly, but there are so many experiences that have happened here that I never would have thought I’d be lucky enough to experience, or unlucky enough. The memories that I’ve...

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How “13 Reasons Why” missed the mark on suicide prevention

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

“13 Reasons Why” has captured the hearts and minds of young people around the nation and sparked serious conversation about the realities of teen suicide and the act of suicide in general. Since it first became popular, however, it has faced a lot of backlash from mental health professionals about the way it portrays the very real and very heartbreaking act of teen suicide. The show for the most part follows the typical conventions of modern Young Adult literature...

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I Dream in Pixels: Playing the fool

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

It’s finals week—or near enough to count. The papers are piling up, exams are looming like the Angel of Death and I’m beginning to shake from all the coffee I’ve ingested. Tensions are, to put it mildly, high, and any notion of taking a moment to relax is akin to an invitation from the devil to accept an F and live out your life as a bum. So why is it, then, that tonight I’m eating time with an...

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Maryville College to receive largest gift in history

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

Maryville College will soon receive its largest gift in history. Dan (Class of 1940) and Elaine McGill have worked closely with the College to document their estate gift, and thanks to their spectacular generosity, the College will receive $15 million. This donation will go on record as the largest gift in Maryville College’s 198-year history. Per their instruction, the gift will be allocated as follows: $1 million will be directed to Anderson Hall – and in their honor, the...

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Sign language bill becomes law

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in News | 0 comments

After six months of writing, discussion and presentation, the Tennessee State Legislature has passed a bill that will allow Tennessee students to take American Sign Language as a means to achieve their foreign language requirements. The bill was created by Maryville College students Molly Ridgeway and Josh Anderson in November of 2017 as part of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature’s General Assembly (TISL). What started off as a mock legislature exercise has now officially become Tennessee State Law. Ridgeway...

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Katherine Paterson visits Maryville College

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Well-known author Katherine Paterson recently graced the campus with her presence from April 22-25. During her time on campus, the Maryville College Center for Campus Ministry put on a celebration of her work over the years. Paterson also held a discussion in Lambert Theatre on campus where she signed books and talked about her latest works. Additionally, on April 24, Paterson spoke with the Interpreting Literature class taught by MC Professor of English Dr. Sam Overstreet, where I had...

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Orange and Garnet Game, Junior Day a Success

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

On Thursday, May 4 the Maryville College Fighting Scots Football Program had their second annual Orange and Garnet Game. The day was declared a ‘Junior Day’, as many high school Junior football recruits came to visit Maryville College and Honaker Field. The day was kicked off in the alumni gym, where Head Coach Shaun Hayes, with the help of four of his players, unveiled the new Adidas football jerseys. The new home jerseys are garnet with white numbers with...

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