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Photo Recap: Human Rights and Social Justice Week

Sanae Lahgazi-Alaoui Staff Writer Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated on January 19, marked the beginning of Human Rights and Social Justice Week here at Agnes Scott. The week was full of activities and events, including a day of service, an honorary [...]

February 6, 2015 Campus News

Scotties Speak Out: Inman Fire Alarms

Ruth Johnson Managing Editor In the early hours of January 21 and January 23, 2015, residents of Inman Hall were rudely awakened when the fire alarms went off three different times. The blame was placed on a malfunctioning fire alarm [...]

February 4, 2015 Campus News

Review of The Walking Dead, Season 5 (Episodes 1-4)

Abigail Biles Entertainment Editor  Over the past five seasons, The Walking Dead has rocketed to the top of today’s pop culture scene with record breaking viewership in both premieres and finales. Season five’s opener in early October proved no different. [...]

December 26, 2014 Entertainment

Race Discussion Opens Up at Agnes Scott

Sanae L. Alaoui Staff Writer A storm of comments on an online post— one which generates over 300 likes and 100 comments—is quite noticeable at a small college like Agnes Scott. It is even more noticeable when the post brings [...]

November 20, 2014 Campus News

Richard Flanagan Announced Winner of 2014 Man Booker Prize

Tenzin Yangchen Staff Writer Australian novelist, Richard Miller Flanagan, 53, has won 2014’s Man Booker Prize for his sixth work of fiction, The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Flanagan’s nomination was amongst two American authors who made the shortlist for the very first [...]

November 10, 2014 Campus News

Summit Takes a Punch at First Student Meeting

  Sydney Love Managing Editor Last Thursday, on October 23rd during community hour, around 25 students gathered in Buttrick G-4 for the first student-focused Summit meeting. Of the students that were present at the meeting, the majority of them included upper-class students [...]

October 28, 2014 Campus News

Scotties Bid on Dates for Good Cause

Abriana Horton Staff Writer Making it’s mark as a Scottie tradition, many students put their books down to come and take part in Date Raffle. The atmosphere was electric, lively, and thick with excitement. Date Raffle, an annual Agnes Scott [...]

October 24, 2014 Campus News

Scotties Recite Original Work at Decatur Book Festival

  Sydney Love Managing Editor On Sunday, August 31st, the Agnes Scott College community gathered at Java Monkey as selected faculty and students recited their poetry for the Decatur Book Festival. Java Monkey, known for its weekly Open Mic nights, [...]

October 7, 2014 Campus News

Marvel Launches Female Thor

Abigail Biles Entertainment Editor The road to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. On that score, Marvel has a one-way ticket. In July, Marvel decided to unveil likely the largest movement since its start in the 1930s. In [...]

October 2, 2014 Entertainment

Jhené Aiko Releases “Souled Out”

Alexis Jackson Staff Writer Los Angeles born singer-songwriter, Jhené Aiko, propelled by the heavy radio airplay of 2013’s, “The Worst,” is slated for alternative R&B stardom–and this time, it’s on her own terms. The 26-year-old began her career in the [...]

October 2, 2014 Entertainment