Tag: campus

Construction Destruction

Photo-Essay by Thomas Gernon  For most Goucher students, the construction on campus seems like the bane of their existence, a giant looming eyesore that inconveniences them more than anything else. Few, if any students, would say they like the construction and at the start of the year, I counted myself among the haters. But as

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Being Taxed on Tampons at Goucher

By Leah Ruggiere In the last couple of weeks, I noticed a 6% sales tax on my receipt for tampons at Goucher’s Bookstore. This surprised me because I knew about Maryland’s state law that exempts feminine hygiene products from state sales tax. I felt an urge to do something about this because I feel it is

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It Takes a First-Year Village: The Student Perspective

Article Written By: Kylie Miller Goucher College is currently in the process of completing several extensive construction plans. One of the larger projects is The First-Year Village. Goucher’s Community Matters Blog defines this as “a ‘village’ for 450 first-year students to live, work, and socialize… The village is designed for interaction, with prominent communal areas

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Dashing the dining hall

By: Ben Salom Until the academic year of 2017, Goucher College’s on-campus dining options were somewhat sprawling for such a small school. There was the primary Stimson Dining Hall, a smaller secondary dining hall in Heubeck Hall, a retail style food store in the Pearlstone Student Center, and Alice’s cafe in the Athenaeum. However, the

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