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Choir Goes International for Spring Break
"The Candidate" Program Offered to Seniors by OCS
Consultants, College Team Developing Plan for Future Changes to Campus
Manchester Professor, Student Research Published
What Comes After Oil?
 
SPORTS
Athletic Recruits Brin Important Aspect to Manchester College
Intramurals Give MC Students the Chance to Play, Compete, Have Fun
 
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The Vagina Monologues

Manchester College Students Study Theatre in China

 
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Choir goes International for Spring Break

MC’s choir will travel to Austria over spring break to perform concerts in Vienna, Salzburg and Eisenstaedt. Its last international performance was in 2005, when the choir performed in some cathedrals in Italy, including the Vatican, and choir director Dr. Debra Lynn is excited about the journey.

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NEWS

“The Candidate” Program Offered to Seniors by OCS
JASMINE NONA
For the third year in a row, the Office of Career Services (OCS) has begun its program called “The Candidate,” which allows the MC community to follow the ups and downs of six seniors’ job search via the OCS website. Simply click on ‘The Candidate” link on the OCS homepage to read personal blogs from each candidate or to vote for the best resume, as well as participate in other job-related contests.

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Consultants, College Team Developing Plan for Future Changes to Campus
BRIANA BASS
What will Manchester College look like 20 years from now? An artistic rendering of a possible campus plan was revealed last Thursday, Feb. 26, to faculty and staff representing a wide range of departments, as well as to community leaders.
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Manchester Professor, Student Research Published
AMANDA FOUST
This March the “Astrophysical Journal” will be publishing an article co-authored by Dr. Christer Watson and Tyler Corn who is a Manchester College graduate, along with five other scientists. “The conclusions of the research affect our understanding of how stars form,” Watson said. The two main things studied were the way gas around a star structures itself and how hot stars can trigger more stars to form around it.

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What Comes After Oil?
KATIE CHAFFINS
Paul Roberts, journalist and author who specializes in the effects of oil and other sources of energy spoke at Manchester College on Monday, March 2, as the keynote for Discussion Days. The author of the books “The End of Oil” and “The End of Food,” Roberts has also written for periodicals including National Geographic, and Rolling Stone. After his address to MC students in Cordier Auditorium, Roberts hosted a question-and-answer segment which was followed by a book signing.

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SPORTS

Athletic Recruits Bring Important Aspect to Manchester College
KYLA HEDGE
We see high school students walking in and out of the Union all the time, wearing their multicolored, decorative letter jackets. They are often found with various coaches and athletes. Why are they here? Well, they are recruits, prospective students who are thinking of playing a sport if they choose Manchester College next year or the year after that.

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Intramurals Give MC Students the Chance to Play, Compete, Have Fun
NATHAN DRISCOLL
At Manchester College, sports are a major event for students. However, sports aren’t necessarily for everyone, and some students just don’t have the time to watch the games or cannot afford to put large amounts of time into practices. That’s probably why Manchester College offers intramural events every year to all students; it gives all students the chance to have fun and compete against each other in a number of different games.
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ENTERTAINMENT

The Vagina Monologues
KATELYN ZUBER
On Friday, February 27, Manchester College’s Gender Café hosted the “Vagina Monologues” in Wampler Auditorium. Gathered and composed by Eve Ensler, the “Vagina Monologues” celebrate female sexuality and seek sexual equality. Ensler collected these monologues to give women a voice against violence and other forms of oppression that they may come to face.
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Manchester College Students Study Theatre in China
MICHAEL STEINHOFER
For some, the January session is a chance to relax and hang out with friends for a month, for others it is a chance to escape their country and plunge into an entirely new culture. For 18 people the 2009 January Session was a chance to visit China, broadening their knowledge on traditional Beijing Opera while fulfilling a general education requirement through the Intercultural Theatre course.
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