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Speakers and Events at 2018’s Women March Inspire Attendees

Julia Henning Photographer A year after the worldwide Women’s March, speakers, protesters, and activists unite in an effort to remind people of and reignite the flame lit by the initial march.  [...]

February 9, 2018 Beyond Agnes News

Scotties React to Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Comment

BY ZOE HOWARD On Jan. 12, The Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump said he resisted immigration from “shithole countries,” referring to El Salvador, Haiti, and various African nations. Trump made these remarks during a Jan. 11 bipartisan meeting [...]

February 9, 2018 Beyond Agnes News

DREAMer Agnes Seniors Deal with DACA’s Repeal

Eve Barrett Staff Writer The ending of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) affects DREAMers – those who were protected by DACA –  in every state, every city, and even at Agnes Scott College. Agnes Scott College itself is a safe [...]

November 29, 2017 Beyond Agnes News

30 Seconds of Static: Agnes Students Bear the Loss of Communication to Loved Ones in the Caribbean

Angelica Martini Staff Writer Sweeping through the Caribbean this past September, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria did more damage than structural. Families with relatives off of the islands have suffered from loss of communication with loved ones, making the survival [...]

November 17, 2017 Beyond Agnes News

The Women’s March on Washington Inspires Continued Feminist Activism

Hannah Matthews Staff Writer Millions of protesters across the nation and the world marched against the ideals and ethics of the newly inaugurated Trump administration on Jan. 21. The cause continues to elicit civil disobedience from veteran and amateur protesters, [...]

March 26, 2017 Beyond Agnes News

Literature Lovers Raise Up Revolution at Atlanta Radical Book Fair

Summer Sanders Staff Writer Atlanta’s first annual radical book fair took place Saturday, October 15 at the Auburn Avenue Research Library near Georgia State University. Informative and interpersonal, the Atlanta Radical Book Fair was an eventful gathering that brought together [...]

November 18, 2016 Beyond Agnes News

Agnes Scott Promotes Identity Acceptance Through Atlanta Pride

Hannah Matthews Staff Writer Agnes Scott students participated in Atlanta’s 46th annual Pride Festival Oct. 8-9 with the Trans March, Dyke March, and Pride Parade to promote equality and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community. This year, students participated through the [...]

October 29, 2016 Beyond Agnes News

Brazil Caught in International Spying Scandal

Mehruba Chowdhury Staff Writer The Brazilian government had admitted to spying on diplomats from international countries including the United States, Russia and Iran. The information was leaked to the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo, which later published the information [...]

November 5, 2013 Beyond Agnes News, World

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn Into Senate

Kelsey Gay Editor-in-Chief New Jersey native and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker was sworn into the Senate Office today by Vice President Biden. Sen. Booker is the first African-American Senator to be sworn in since the election of Barack Obama. [...]

October 31, 2013 Beyond Agnes News, World

John Kerry confirmed as Secretary of State

by Anna Cabe  Managing Editor, Online Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts was confirmed as the 68th secretary of state yesterday by the Senate. Only three senators out of 94 voted against his confirmation. Sen. Kerry entered the Senate in 1984. [...]

January 30, 2013 Beyond Agnes News, World