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Tibetan Film Director Pema Tseden Visits Agnes Scott

CIEL ZHANG AND ELLIE DAVIS CAMPUS NEW EDITOR, STAFF WRITER Last week, Tibetan award-winning film director Pema Tseden visited Agnes Scott in honor of the Tibetan Film Festival under the coordination of Dr. Shu-chin Wu from the History Department. The [...]

February 12, 2018 Campus News

Rebekah Hall Renovations Live up to Accessibility Standards

NANNETTE MATTHEWS MANAGING EDITOR Most who have been on Agnes Scott’s campus this past year have seen the blue, tarped fences around Rebekah Hall and heard the occasional sounds of metal-on-metal. Students and faculty alike have long waited for air-conditioning [...]

February 12, 2018 Campus News

Campus Cats Thrive in the Night

Ellie Davis Staff Writer Many Agnes Scott students mistakenly think Agnes lacks a “nightlife”. However, Agnes Scott does have nightlife–it’s free, it’s exciting, and it lives in a trash can near you. The stray cats of Agnes have been the [...]

February 6, 2018 Campus News

The Problematic History that Haunts Agnes Scott

Ginny Hudgins Beyond Agnes News Editor If Agnes Scott College’s mission statement reflected the college’s past, the new mission would be “Committed to educating women to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the intellectual and social challenges of our time…if [...]

February 2, 2018 Campus News

Agnes’ CAPS Neglects the Vulnerable, Some Say

Darcy Fahey Staff Writer Over the course of the past few years, Agnes Scott’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a part of the Wellness Center, has undergone extensive changes that have threatened the care provided to students.  Many students, especially [...]

February 2, 2018 Campus News

The Sprites Travel through Rehearsals for Junior Production

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January 14, 2018 Campus News

Turtles All the Way Down Tour: John Green Ignites Nerdfighters at Agnes’ Presser Hall

Nannette Matthews Managing Editor After jumping on tickets, waiting in a line extending beyond McCain Library, and receiving hardcover signed copy of “Turtles All the Way Down,” Nerdfighters across campus finally got to listen to New York Times bestselling author [...]

November 13, 2017 Campus News

Students Forced To Choose Between Muslim Voices or Agnes Tradition

Ciel Zhang Campus News Editor On Oct. 5, the Thursday of the college’s 102 Black Cat Week, three celebrated Muslim poets arrived on campus for a reading at 7 p.m., the same hour when the traditional bonfire is lit up [...]

November 7, 2017 Campus News

Agnes’ First Suicide Awareness, Protection, and Prevention Group Seeks to Build Community Support for At-Risk Students

Hannah Matthews Staff Writer A new peer group called S.A.P.P. (Suicide Awareness, Protection, and Prevention) is being founded this semester by Eman Khwaja ‘20 and Tomiko Jenkins in the Dean of Students office in order to provide a source of [...]

April 24, 2017 Campus News

Four Agnes Writer Festival Finalists Discuss Their Awarded Works

Ciel Zhang Staff Writer The four Agnes student finalists of the Writer’s Festival Contest gave a public reading of their awarded creative pieces Tuesday, April 4th to kick off the 46th Writer’s Festival at Agnes Scott. Six pieces were shared [...]

April 16, 2017 Campus News