Features

Image used with permission of Sydney Baker Pro-Life Flag Display and Table Has Students Talking

Two hundred blue and pink flags in the middle of campus have caused quite an uproar among students. Because Jan. 22 marks the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision and the annual pro-life march in Washington D.C., Knights of Columbus representatives decided to set up their own display on campus to raise awareness about
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Christine Dunham is November’s Intern of the Month. Intern of the Month: Christine Dunham

King’s student Christine Dunham has a personal connection to her internship at the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Make-A-Wish is a foundation that grants wishes to children 2-and-a-half to 18 years old that have a life threatening medical condition, though the illness does not have to be terminal. Christine said she “was a wish child herself when she
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Hunger for Justice Week featured many programs designed to educate the community about the realities of homelessness. Pictured here are the boxes used during the “60 Hours of Solidarity” event. Students took turns staying in the boxes to raise awareness of homelessness. Women from Ruth’s Place Share Stories of Homelessness

As part of Hunger for Justice Week, the King’s College community was invited to engage in a unique conversation with residents and staff of Ruth’s Place women’s shelter. Audience members were able to learn the reality of homelessness through statistics and hearing firsthand accounts of homelessness. The talk was initiated by the Shoval Center, in
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Nicole Boyce’s stuffed Eeyore and Simba are examples of Millennial nostalgia. “What, We’re Adults?” – Millennials as the Generation of Nostalgia

Last week, I was invited to watch a movie in my friend’s room with her and a few other people. We decided to vote on what to watch, but there was no need because everyone chose “The Lion King.” To us, there was nothing strange about that, but when my mother called and asked what
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Many people look forward to food such as pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving dinner is important for many people because it provides an opportunity to spend Home for Thanksgiving: What People Most Look Forward To

Many people seem to enjoy doing the same types of things over the Thanksgiving holiday such as eating great food, spending time with family, relaxing, dedicating time to hobbies and passions and creating memories for themselves. Students, faculty and others off campus all see the upcoming holiday as a respite from the hustle and bustle
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Sports

Celebrating Super Bowl 50: Flynn’s Top 10 Super Bowls

  The most watched annual event around the world celebrates its golden anniversary with Super Bowl 50 on February 7th. Let’s take a look back at the other forty-nine editions of the championship game of the highest level of football. There were many great Super Bowls that failed to make the list, but these games
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sportslogos.net Super Bowl 50: Who Will Win? – Flynn Makes His Prediction

“Can Cam Newton transition from college to the pros?” “Can a quarterback like Cam take a franchise to new heights?” “Can Newton mature and grow up and play like a professional?” “The Panthers are a seven win team in 2015.”   For years I have asked these questions and made these statements when I look
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Arts & Entertainment

vlicious.org I Prefer my Grandpas Wholesome: Review of “Dirty Grandpa”

Let me start by saying that I did not think this film was going to be funny. I had all intentions of going to see the critically acclaimed, Oscar nominated film, “Carol.” However, the theaters that were in 100 miles of me were not yet showing the film, starring Cate Blanchett. Having seen most of
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The puppets created and puppeteered by James Godwin were one of the most notable elements of “The Illusion.” Theatre Review – An “Illusion” to Last a Lifetime

How do you perform the perfect illusion? Would you show how you did your tricks? The King’s College Theater answered these questions and more during their performance of Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion.” The story includes a man and his quest for the son he cast out many years ago. Through his quest, he examines what
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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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