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Students should be attentive to 2020 candidates before voting


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor There are nearly twenty democratic hopefuls hoping to go one on one against President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. It appears that Trump will run unopposed in the Republican primaries. On the Democratic side, there seems to be more Democrats running than there are heads of the mythological, Greek monster Hydra. There are currently

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Virtual reality shows how animals become food


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter While looking through the eyes of an animal, students were given the chance to engage in a virtual reality simulation to help build a better understanding of where their food comes from. The Humane Society collaborated with Vegan Outreach to provide students with an informative virtual reality experience in the academic quad to show how their food is

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Conscious Capitalism moves forward in approval


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor The university’s Conscious Capitalism is working to become the first undergraduate version of the club in the country after the Student Government Association voted to approve it last week. The group is attending a conference this week to create additional bylaws for other undergraduate groups to be created. “So, it was thought of we were going to

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SGA advocating for LEP change


Victoria Bresnahan—News Editor & Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The Student Government Association sent a statement to the Undergraduate Curriculum Forum and the Liberal Education Program Committee members stating they are advocating for the LEP world language requirement to be revised. “After comprehensive research and many indepth conversations with faculty, staff and students,” stated SGA President Alexis Zhitomi in the statement, “we

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Irish singer brings multicultural sound


August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Delicately beautiful Persian vocals, Spanish-style classical guitar, Middle Eastern winds and strings: influences from around the globe round out the newest album by Irish singer Glen Hansard. The album, “This Wild Willing,” is the most experimental project Hansard has released in recent years. The artist spent time in Paris, France while recording the album, and invited new

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