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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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IMG_2812 Emerging Artists Exhibit Showcases Serious Talent

Walk into the Widmann Gallery to view the 12th Annual High School Emerging Artists Invitational Exhibit, and you would think you’re viewing the work of masters. The 33 works on display in the gallery at King’s College were created by different student artists from various schools throughout the area, including James M. Coughlin High School,
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catherine kings mission mark King’s College Unveils New Mission Mark

King’s College has begun a long-term rebranding process with the unveiling of its new Mission Mark. The mark will serve as a more focused representation of the college, relating directly to its educational mission and its ties to the Congregation of Holy Cross. At the same time, the new mark will help eliminate some of
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Rachel Yenkowski Alumna Yenkowski Expresses Passion for PA Program

One of the newest additions to the Physician Assistant department is Rachel Yenkowski. Even though Yenkowski is a Philadelphia native, she is no stranger to King’s.  Yenkowski graduated from the Physician Assistant program at King’s with her BS in 2004 and her MSPAS in 2005. She is now Assistant Clinical Faculty and Clinical Coordinator. Yenkowski
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Sports

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Senior Antoine Basquiat scored the only touchdown for the Monarchs in their last home game of the season. King’s Falls to Widener on Senior Day

The seniors on the King’s College football team took their final march onto the turf at McCarthy Stadium today and faced an extremely formidable foe in the form of 13th-ranked Widener. The Pride’s high-powered, up-tempo offense was clicking on all cylinders this afternoon as Quarterback Seth Klein found Montrell Hicks-Taylor for a 58-yard touchdown on
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Frank Lauri//King’s College Athletic Department
Junior Daniel Hernandez scored the winning goal on Nov. 8, and was also named the MVP of the tournament. The Monarchs now move on to the NCAA tournament. King’s Soccer Repeats as Freedom Conference Champions

When the soccer season started for the King’s men’s soccer team, they were looked at as the heavy favorites to take the crown in the Freedom Conference as they returned the bulk of their contributors. The journey back to the top was not as simple as many believed it would be. The Monarchs qualified for
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Arts & Entertainment

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The King’s College Theatre Department will be putting on a production of “Other Desert Cities” from Nov. 20-23. From left to right:: Anders Larson (Trip Wyeth), Jessica Mulligan (Brooke Wyeth), Peter Kmec (Lyman Wyeth) and Iris Ouellette (Polly Wyeth) rehearse for the play. Theatre Department to Perform “Other Desert Cities”

The King’s College Theatre Department is roughly a week away from performing their next play, “Other Desert Cities.” This searing comedy, written by playwright Jon Robin Baitz, will be performed from Nov. 20-23 at 7:30 pm and Nov. 22 at 2 pm in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. In this riveting new play, Brooke
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The Flaming Lips released “With a Little Help From My Fwends” on Oct. 28, 2014. Album Review: “With a Little Help From My Fwends”

  Artist: The Flaming Lips Album: “With a Little Help From My Fwends” This is a cover album of The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Rating: 3/5 Favorite Tracks: 6.) “She’s Leaving Home” (featuring Phantogram, Julianna Barwick & Spaceface) 12.) “A Day in the Life” (ft. Miley Cyrus & New Fumes) The Flaming
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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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