Features

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Anders Larson, a staff writer for the "Crown," and his mother. “Crown” Staff Senior Farewell: Anders Larson

  I was happy to get involved with the “Crown” my senior year at King’s. Writing for a school-based newspaper was always something that I wanted to do, and I finally took up the opportunity to do it this September working as a staff writer. I’ve always had a strong affinity for writing, with a
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King’s College PA students wear yellow for Seth Lane, a 5-year-old boy who was born without an immune system. Seth asked people to wear yellow in support of him and post the pictures online so he could see them. King’s PA Students Dedicated to Helping the Community

The Physician’s Assistant (PA) program at King’s College is almost like an entirely different world. In a different building two blocks away with white lab coats, no spare time, yet the members of the program still share the same ideals as the rest of King’s College, including the importance of serving others. The PA class
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Dr. Shelley Burtt opened the fourth annual joint Women and Gender Studies Conference. Burtt Addresses the Current Politics Surrounding Caregiving

Dr. Shelley Burtt began her keynote lecture for the 2015 Women and Gender Studies Conference by noting that women provide a disproportionately larger amount of caregiving within families. This tied in with her discussion of the Camphill model of caregiving, which was the main focus of her lecture. “Caregiving is gendered,” Burtt said. “The responsibility
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Junior Kyle McCormack steps into the shoes of King Henry V in the King’s College production of Shakespeare’s “Henry V.” A Royal Affair: King’s College Presents “Henry V”

On its commemorative 65th anniversary of performing the works of William Shakespeare, King’s College Theatre Department will open its production of “Henry V,” its fourth and final show of the 2014-2015 season. The show features approximately 35 cast members, both alumni and current students, and tells the legendary tale of King Henry V’s triumph at
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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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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

The_Sons_of_the_Harpy_06 “Sing a Song for Me” – Review of Game of Thrones 5×04

I felt like my wishes had finally been granted the second I saw Dorne on the map at the start of the latest  “Game of Thrones” episode. The episode title, “Sons of the Harpy,” however, had me worrying it was going to be Daenerys-driven, with Dorne serving as a quick stop on an episode full
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“Deathless” blends Russian folk and fairy tales with Russian history to create a beautiful and dark modern fairytale. The World Behind the Stove: A Review of Valente’s “Deathless”

There is no such thing as death. Everyone knows that. It has become tasteless to repeat it. So begins “Poem Without a Hero” by Russian poet Anna Akhmatova and the first part of Cathernne M. Valente’s 2011 novel, “Deathless.” “Deathless” is, first and foremost, an expansive retelling of the Russian folktale “The Death of Koschei
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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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