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Economic Crisis Causes Drastic Changes in Endowments
Students Compete for Resident Assistants Positions
Chapel Discussions Commence

Discussion Day Discusses the Future of Energy

 
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Basketball Joins Track
Track and Field Dancers
 
ENTERTAINMENT AND FEATURES

Jazz Sessions

Gaier Talks About Landing on the Moon

Nine Months in Spain: A Study Abroad Diary
 
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Basketball Joins Track

Because “track and field” encompasses a wide range of physical tasks, athletes participating in this sport have a wide range of body types that can generally be associated with their specialization. Sprinters and hurdlers have thick, rippling muscles to propel themselves forward with a mix of talent and strength. Distance runners are typically leaner, with more sinewy builds as a result of their high-mileage, high-endurance, high-intensity training. Throwers are both larger than life and contraveners of physics with their graceful movements and enhanced sense of finding the perfect balance between their sheer size and carefully calculated technique.

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NEWS

Economic Crisis Causes Drastic Changes in Endowments
JENNIFER MUSISI
With the current economic crisis, it is no surprise to note that many colleges have had as much as 30 percent drop in their endowments. Thisdrop has occurred because the market value for the endowments is down, which has affected most colleges in the United States. Manchester College, which has been taking money out of the endowment interest earnings every year to use for just about 5 percent of the school budget, is no exception.

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Students Compete for Resident Assistants Positions
KATELYN ZUBER
We’ve all seen Resident Assistants—or RAs as they are commonly referred to—working at the front desks in their respective halls and then making their way through each hallway as they do their rounds. We see them all the time but we never stop to think about how they obtained such a position of leadership or what it really means to be an RA.
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Chapel Discussions Commence
AMANDA FOUST Next fall, ten o’clock Chapel will be displaced by the new campus schedule. Discussions to locate a new Chapel time slot took place in the Petersime Chapel on Thursday, February 26, and Friday, February 27.
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Discussion Day Discusses the Future of Energy
BRIANA BASS Discussion Days were March 2–4, exploring “The Future of Energy—Possibilities and Pitfalls” and featuring several varied events, including lectures, panels and a film. [Read More]

 

 

SPORTS

Track and Field Dancers
MICHAEL STEINHOFER Ballet is commonly defined as a performing dance, the origin of which dates back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The art form of throwing, as represented in field events, is quite like ballet. Throwing, whether it is the shot put, the discus or the javelin throw, requires practice and determination. Ballet dancers practice and learn techniques for years, the same kind of ritual that throwers practice, except ballet requires elegance, fluidity, and flexibility while throwing requires strength and smoothness. [Read More]


ENTERTAINMENT

Jazz Sessions
KATIE CHAFFINS
Do you want to play jazz and blues? Professor Timothy Reed, director of MC’s Jazz Ensemble, is setting up a format for students, faculty and staff to do just that during a jazz-and-blues jam session on Sunday nights. This is the first step to setting up a jazz scene on campus, according to Reed. It is an open session and anyone with any jazz experience is encouraged to join.

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Gaier Talks About Landing on the Moon
KYLA HEDGE
On Monday March 9, Jim Gaier, a former student and professor at MC, gave a talk about going to the moon.
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OPINIONS

Opinions Wanted
Have an opinion on sports, politics, or even the newest movies that are out? If you do go ahead an submit them here!
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