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Thanksgiving is being ousted by Black Friday

Thanksgiving is being ousted by Black Friday

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Christmas shopping season is creeping earlier and earlier each year, causing holiday celebrations with family to become more and more rare. Black Friday has become the focus of Thanksgiving, instead of gratitude. In a society gone crazy over immediate gratification, we will do whatever we can to be on top of the game, one […]

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Our voices can spark change, but only if we use them

Our voices can spark change, but only if we use them

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week voters across the nation took to the polls and cast their votes for change or continuity. Some were clutching at a hope and a vision for the future of their state. Some were going out to vote for whoever they concluded to be the “lesser of the evils.” No matter what their attitude […]

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Trudy Oviatt deserves endless thanks

Trudy Oviatt deserves endless thanks

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Meredith Sexton Editor-in-Chief Bryan College boasts an impressive Environmental Services team, but I want to throw a spotlight on one member in particular: Trudy Oviatt, who cleans Latimer and the first floor of Long. Affectionately known as “Miss Trudy” to the Bryan community, Miss Trudy takes time out of her day to ask about […]

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Letter to the Editor: Pat Wesolowski

Letter to the Editor: Pat Wesolowski

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am responding to the article regarding my position at Bryan College. The recruitment of homeschooled students is not a new “crusade,” rather the continuance of historical admissions. Mrs. Sexton rightly reported “Bryan’s student body has, in the past decade, been divided into thirds from public, private and homeschool, respectively.” Bryan employs three full time […]

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Harmful effects of BCSpeaks

Harmful effects of BCSpeaks

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Ashley Coker  Managing Editor  College students are constantly being warned about the negative effects of technology: The dangers of constant connection, the lost art of face-to-face conversation, the laziness instant gratification produces. We have read article-after-article and heard our parents talk about our cellphone use ad nauseum. We are surrounded by screens virtually all […]

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