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Maryville College baseball team season recap

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

With only two games left in the postseason, Maryville College’s baseball team has proven that their hard work has not gone unrewarded. The team’s senior members have been a part of more wins than any other class since the team’s founding in 1876. This season the team boasts a .290 batting average, which, compared to the all-time league average of between .260 and .275, is quite impressive. They are 26-8 overall and 10-8 in the conference. What does this...

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Gibson to be Fit. Green. Happy.®

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

This coming academic year, Gibson Hall will be designated as a Fit. Green. Happy.® place of living. Mirroring Lloyd Hall, Gibson, named after former Maryville College president Gerald Gibson, has been home to almost 150 residents each year since 2008. Standing four floors high, Gibson does currently employ a wellness component, which requires its residents to withhold from consuming tobacco products along with alcohol.   Created by Bruce Guillaume, founder and Director of Mountain Challenge, the Fit. Green. Happy.®...

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Earth Day, KT WeekEND and KT Week: what to expect

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

This year, Earth Day falls on Sunday, April 22, and it will bring many outdoor activities both on campus and in numerous communities in the nation. Earth Day brings people together in order to both celebrate the resources we have and work to better the world in which we live. This year, Maryville College students and alumni will be given many chances do just that. Kin Takahashi weekend, or KT WeekEND, is an event that is hosted at Maryville...

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Peace and World Concerns: new perspectives of the world

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in News | 0 comments

During the week of April 23 through April 27, Peace and World Concerns will be hosting a raffle in the lobby of Pearson’s Hall to raise money for water purification systems in the Dominican Republic. For every dollar donated, a ticket is given for the raffle. The top prize is an ENO hammock, but other prizes will be available as well. Although a fun event, the main goal of the raffle is to donate money to Project Las Americas....

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The Other Room

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

On Friday, April 13, Maryville College senior Jennings Kelley, and Alpha Psi Omega, Maryville College’s Theatre Honors Society, opened their production of “The Other Room,” written by Ariadne Blayne, in the Haslam Family Flexible Theater. The play focuses on the mind of an autistic teenager, Austin, played by freshman Christopher Rodriguez, while he has an interaction with another student, Lily, played by freshman Haylee Wilson. On the right side of the stage on top of a large painted puzzle...

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Meet the Editors: Nadia Marrero-Silva

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Dear beloved readers, it is my pleasure to introduce a very special young lady for this week’s “Meet the Editor:” Nadia Marrero-Silva, a Design major, and Senior here at Maryville College. Nadia Marrero-Silva was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and moved to the United States when she was very young. Though she has spent most of her childhood and adult life in the United States, per her request, let the record show that she is still a proud Puerto...

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Best season yet: softball winning streak continued. . .

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

A great season for the Scots Softball team ended in an award winning week for sophomore player Morgan Brewer. Already the USA South Player of the Year, Brewer was also awarded Player of the Week the week of April 7. This season has been one of the best for the Scots. Through winning game after game, the Scots have shown their passion for the field and for playing as a team this season. On April 6, the Scots advanced...

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Zach Bible is Melodicosm

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Maryville College junior Zachary Bible is a busy man. He is a religious studies and philosophy double major, has a busy work schedule, and is about to start work on his senior thesis. Beyond academics however, Bible is a committed musician, honing his craft on a musical project called Melodicosm. Melodicosm’s music is somewhat hard to pin down, due largely to the project being an unhampered and continuous account of Bible’s own musical odyssey and evolution. The work, although...

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Three Sisters Ultra Festival to be held in Maryville College Woods

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Sports | 0 comments

While running one mile can seem like a daunting process to many, running over 26 miles seems ludicrous to most people, runners or not. And yet, on April 28 in the Maryville College Woods, hundreds of ludicrous people will gather to run a 50k (31 miles), or a 100k (62 miles) or the grand race of 100 miles. The Three Sisters Ultra Festival is a big, 24 hour party of people who like to run and people who like...

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Legacy of learning: saying goodbye to Terry Simpson

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Maryville College recently celebrated the retirement of one of its most valued staff members. Dr. Terry Simpson, Director of Teacher Education and Professor of Secondary Education, is leaving the College after 27 years of learnedly inspiring students and faculty alike. While surely looking forward to a relaxing retirement of well-deserved rest, the shrewd professor refused to leave his post without giving one last lecture. ———— This lecture, taking place during his very own farewell ceremony on Thursday, April 12,...

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