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Album Review: ‘Pelagial’ by The Ocean

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER Perception, emotion, thought and feeling can all easily be influenced by various factors throughout life. The Ocean’s “Pelagial” attempts to change these in the listener. It…

Faculty proposal for name change futile

COMMENTARY BY DANIEL GLEASON Recently, a proposal by Len Gougeon, Ph.D., of the English and Theater department calls upon the Faculty Senate to consider a change of drastic proportions to…

Binge drinking not to blame for rape

COMMENTARY BY SARAH MUELLER For this week’s article, I chose to write about the New York Times’ recent debate concerning binge drinking and date rape on college campuses, entitled “Young…

Name change necessary

COMMENTARY BY BRANDON SOMWARU Do not pretend like you have not been there. At some point, each of us has had to explain where our university is located and subsequently…

Federal site down

COMMENTARY BY ERIN McCORMICK With all of the issues going on around the world today, it may seem odd that the news has focused on a single website over the…

NSA spies on German head of gov’t

COMMENTARY BY RUTH DAVID Notorious former NSA employee Edward Snowden was the first to release the news — the NSA has spied on German Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2002. Recent…

Regional terrorists still threaten Somalia

COMMENTARY BY RYAN CAVISTON By this point, those of us who had plans to see “Captain Phillips” have probably seen it already. In honor of a great new film that…

Professors talk about beliefs

LAURA FAY NEWS EDITOR “Belief and non-belief are not symmetric states,” Declan Mulhall, Ph.D., of the physics department said Tuesday evening during a public conversation with Christian Krokus, Ph.D., a…

SJLA students raise money for families in need

CORRINE DIGIOVINE STAFF WRITER sted a coffee house concert “Fall Revenue,” a benefit concert to support local families in need on Oct. 26. Each fall semester, The University’s juniors in…

Professors continue working on research initiative

CHRISTINA SCULLY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF An idea conceived by two assistant professors last year is ready to be launched in an effort to promote research, creativity and innovation among University students, faculty…