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UT Basketball wins the SEC Regular Season Title

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

On Saturday March 3, 2018, The University of Tennessee Men’s Basketball team clinched the SEC title as co-champions. The last time that the Volunteers have clinched the conference regular season championship was in 2008 when they were assisted by great players such as Bobby Maze, Wayne Chism, J.P. Prince and Scotty Hopson. A decade has gone by, and the Volunteers have finally clinched another championship. Many fans across Vol nation have celebrated. “Students are excited, and it has been...

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Students and staff consider campus security

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in News | 0 comments

In the weeks following the Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida, school security has become an increasingly common topic of discussion both nationally and more locally. The question of violence prevention, especially, has arisen in a number of venues. Students and staff have expressed a variety of opinions as to what measures should be taken in order to continue fostering an educational environment that is dynamic as well as safe. In times of intense discussion, it’s important to be...

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One student’s take on arming campus security officials

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Perspectives | 0 comments

On Feb. 7, I overheard a student say, “they’re testing the emergency system on campus.” She just as quickly deleted the message. I checked my phone. No text message for me. I asked other friends if they had heard about the emergency system test. Some said yes, but others said no. I then began to wonder why I hadn’t received a text message. How many others didn’t receive this text? Do students know what to do in an emergency?...

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Seeking Nominations for the Spirit of the Covenant Award

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Features | 0 comments

In 2002, The Keepers of the Covenant decided to develop awards called Spirit of the Covenant Awards, which serve to recognize individual members of the Maryville College community who embody the spirit of the principles of the MC Covenant. These individuals serve as models to us all in the manner in which they live their lives.   The Keepers of the Covenant present these awards with the hope that the recipients will inspire more of us to be respectful...

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Scots in Washington trip brought professional development and eye-opening opportunities

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Feature Slider, Perspectives | 0 comments

Professional development, hearing the passionate and angry voices of our nation’s youth, and getting both lost and found on the Metro all encompassed a busy and enlightening trip in Washington, D.C. this weekend. For the four students in the Scots in Washington program, the quick weekend trip to D.C. was busy and showed the realities of living in the nation’s capital. Scots in Washington is a brand new sector of the already existing MC in D.C. group. MC in...

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Headless Women

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Perspectives | 0 comments

In Hollywood, glistening pairs of disembodied legs have been promoting films for decades. These headless women are front and center on some of the most beloved classics posters. From dad comedies like “Hot Tub Time Machine,” to newer releases like “Staten Island Summer,” the women, who play prominent roles in the film, remain just a body part. People consume more media now than ever, and what people see matters. If women are reduced to nothing more than legs in...

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What drives Ms. Daisy

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Features | 0 comments

It’s late, and the day was near dreadful. Disappointed, you return to your dorm room aching for sleep, but your roommate has other plans. Apparently, 2:00 a.m. is the perfect time for a soda-induced gaming marathon complete with gunfire, questionable language and screams of virtual death. After three hours of slumber mixed with carbonated belching and frustrated mumbling, you stumble into Thursday’s first class 30 minutes late. The past 12 hours have been a college nightmare, but as you...

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Upcoming artist in residence: Chris Barnard

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

Coming soon, creator Chris Barnard will be joining us as our annual artist in residence for a week. From April 23 to 26, there will be opportunities abounding to interact with Barnard as he works with a number of our students to create collaborative pieces ranging from portraits to collages. After speaking with Carl Gombert, Professor of Art at MC, it seems that Barnard hopes to focus on complicated race relations from the past, present and future that exist...

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“Black Panther” in the age of hype

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

In 1988, veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese released “The Last Temptation of Christ” to worldwide controversy. The film portrayed Jesus Christ as a savior who didn’t have to be a savior: a God-man fully capable of giving up his divine mission so that he could live out his licentious thoughts and wed Mary Magdalene. The film was protested and condemned by leading religious figures and institutions, and it was banned in many countries for what was deemed its blasphemous message....

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Celebrating Black History month with X-Night

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment, Feature Slider | 0 comments

waited to hear some amazing poetry. On the evening of February 21 the X-night — formerly known as poetry night — took place as part of the celebration of Black History Month. This was only one of many events in February for Black History Month, each celebrating the diversity and inclusivity at our school.   X-Night, formerly known as poetry night, was given a name change in honor of Xavier Sales, a Maryville College student who passed away suddenly...

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