Features

Catherine Aiello//The Crown
The King’s on the Square building is the home of the new gross anatomy lab, which will allow students in the professional phase of the physician’s assistant program to study cadavers at King’s instead of Misericordia. King’s Honors its Newly-Acquired Cadavers

  The brand-new gross anatomy lab in the King’s on the Square facility has recently received an exciting delivery: ten cadavers, all of which will be extensively studied and examined by the students who are currently in the professional phase of the physician assistant program. According to the Free Dictionary, gross anatomy is “the study
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Christina Orlando//The Crown
Students at King’s College particpate in the Poverty Simulation, during which they were assigned roles and “lived one month” as a person in poverty would. Poverty Simulation Reveals Tough Choices Facing Many

King’s students struggled with choosing between paying the rent and buying groceries, tough choices faced by those living in poverty, as part of a poverty simulation. The poverty simulation, hosted by the Juvenile Justice College Mentoring Program and the Shoval Center, allowed King’s College students get an idea of what it’s like to live in
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creditceceilia Seeing Immigration in Terms of the Common Good

Students need to think of immigration in terms of the the common good and not politics according to Fr. Mark Cregan, C.S.C, former president of Stone Hill College and member of the Board for King’s College. Cregan gave a presentation on the subject of immigration as part of a Common Good Discussion Forum. Cregan has
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IMG_2831 Visiting Writer Emphasizes the Importance of Political Poetry

Award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca shared his thoughts on political poetry, read some of his poems and answered audience questions as part of the English department’s annual Visiting Writer program. This event, which took place at King’s College in the Burke Auditorium in McGowan Hall, was open to the public. Baca read four of his
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nanowrimo-logo Attention Writers: November is National Novel Writing Month

  `What do Erin Morgenstern’s novel, “The Night Circus,” Rainbow Rowell’s “Fangirl” and Sara Gruen’s “Water for Elephants” have in common? They were all written during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and all went on to become bestsellers. NaNoWriMo is an annual event that challenges writers around the globe to write a 50,000 word manuscript
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Sports

Frank Lauri//King’s College Athletics
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

The #50DollarsNot50Shades campaign has a Facebook page with more information for those interested. Opinion: Fifty Shades of Nope: Why You Shouldn’t See “Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Fifty Shades of Grey” is being advertised as the big romantic box office hit of the Valentine’s Day weekend. In fact, as I sit writing this, it’s predicted to gross 60 million dollars its first weekend. While I’ll be missing this film due to the fact that I’ll be washing dishes at work for couples
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weddingimdb “The Wedding Ringer”: A Movie I Never Expected to Actually Enjoy

“The Wedding Ringer” was a film that I never expected to enjoy, never mind one that I’d recommend to others. After cracking up while watching the movie’s star, Kevin Hart, perform hilarious skits on “Saturday Night Live,” I was excited to see the new comedy. However, then I saw Hart’s mediocre lip sync battle attempt
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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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