Features

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King’s College students visit the Jamaican embassy and meet with a delegate to the United Nations as part of the National Model United Nations conference. King’s Students Participate in Model UN

When it came time to display their knowledge and write resolutions at the National Model United Nations, King’s students were more than prepared. This year’s National Model United Nations (NMUN) began on March 29 and ended on April 2. The NMUN is a simulated version of the United Nations, in which students play the part
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Students in Dr. Thomas Mackaman’s American Civil War class, along with Mackaman and Dr. Daniel Clasby, pause for a photo outside the visitors’ center at the Antietam battlefield. King’s Students Visit Site of Bloodiest Day in American History

If you were asked what the bloodiest day in American history was you may have a few events that come to mind. The current students at King’s College may think of the September 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon. Perhaps others might think of the Normandy
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Left to right: Therese Roughsedge, Jessica Mulligan, Sue Henry, Eryn Harvey, Dan Lynch and Kristina Atienza proudly display WRKC’s IBS awards after their wins. WRKC Recognized Nationally at IBS Awards

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards and Conference recognized six members, past and present, of WRKC for their programming and stories contributing to college radio at a conference held in New York City. The current students nominated for awards are Eryn Harvey, Dan Lynch, Kristina Atienza, Therese Roughsedge, and Jessica Mulligan. Marcus Mewborn (Class of 2014),
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Brianne Schmidt (left) and fellow King’s alumna Angela Desiderio (right) attend the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins game March 14t, 2015, to support The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter. King’s Alumna Organizes ALS Association RUNraiser

  A few months ago, the ALS ice bucket challenge took the internet and the world by storm. Its goal was to raise money to fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” and now a King’s College alumna is organizing an event to do the same. Brianne Schmidt, Class of 2012,
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Atienza shared her experience with anxiety. The Importance of Talking About Anxiety and Mental Health

When someone has a cold or just doesn’t feel well, their friends and family worry and offer support to help them heal. But when someone says they have a mental illness, much of that concern seems to disappear. About one in four people over the age of 18 suffer from some form of mental illness,
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Sports

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John Fazzini led the Monarchs at Manhattanville with 22 points. King’s now has a 12-9 record, and a 5-5 conference record. King’s Basketball Teams Win Against Manhattanville

The weekend saw Monarch basketball securing important victories against the Manhattanville College Valiants which the teams hoped for in order to get a good playoff spot. Before the game, King’s was 11-9 overall and 4-5 in the Freedom Conference while Manhattanville was 6-14 overall and 2-7 in the conference. The Monarchs got off to a
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2015_Superbowl_banner_lg “Deflategate” Controversy Surrounds Upcoming Super Bowl

The approaching Super Bowl is garnering much media attention for all the wrong reasons. Two teams are meeting at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona to play in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1. The New England Patriots, who have recently been accused of deflating their footballs while playing the Colts for the
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Arts & Entertainment

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Arya Stark arrives at the House of Black and White. “Nothing’s Worth Anything to Dead Men” – Review of “Game of Thrones” 5×02

Another episode of “Game of Thrones” is here and gone, and it was quite a slow burner. The episode, entitled “The House of Black and White,” was the introduction to new locations and characters and, unfortunately, was a bit of a disappointment. With the hype surrounding Arya Stark’s plot in Braavos (home of the episode title’s House of
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Tyrion Lannister gazes at one of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons in the poster for season five of “Game of Thrones.” “Take a Look at the Consequences” – Game of Thrones Returns

The nearly year-long wait is over for fans of HBO’s hit series, “Game of Thrones,” and Cersei Lannister inadvertently summed up what appears to be the theme this season: “consequences.” The premiere found many characters dealing with the fallout of their actions in season four’s final episodes, the least of which include the death of
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Politics

Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney vowed to appeal Obamacare. (newyorker.com) Obamacare and College Students

President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been received by Americans with mixed reviews. Recently, colleges across the country have spoken out against the act, particularly in terms of student health plans and faculty insurance requirements. The ACA, commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” does carry benefits for young adults. Most notably, people in this age
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(Photo courtesy of villageoflexington.com) Where Do the Candidates Stand on the Environment?

It’s that time again. The presidential election season is full steam ahead, and with everyone debating who the better candidate is, we can forget some very important information that affects all life forms on this planet. Where does your candidate stand on the environment, and can they make the world a better place to live?
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