Tag: Feature

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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Gophers Up in Smoke

Article Written By: Nikita Golizdra  March 8th, 2017 marked the date of the first smoking policy initiative meeting. Taking place at the conference room in Dorsey, the “working group” outlined the first strategies that moved Goucher towards a smoke-free campus. The “working group” was assembled in response to recent student hospitalizations due to respiratory complications

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Swimming with the Sharks

By: Kianna Haskin  On Friday September 1st, the Goucher Independent Music Club hosted young artists from the East Coast, including Shark Club, a band based out of South Brunswick, New Jersey. Due to inclement weather, the concert was held inside the Athenaeum. Despite the change in location, over a hundred students attended the show. November

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Fire Breaks Out in Stimson

By: Samantha Cooper On Saturday, April 22, a fire broke out underneath Stimson dining hall. The fire, according to Captain Marks, was started because, “There was a plastic cover on a heating and air conditioning unit in the basement that caught on fire, creating smoke in the building.” There was mild damage to the unit

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Interview with Chris Outing

By: Will Pitts Senior Chris Outing has just completed his final season with the Goucher men’s basketball team. A four-year letter winner at James O’Neill High School, Outing was looked at by several overseas basketball teams before going to college. Outing briefly played for the army’s junior varsity basketball team before he transferred over to

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Work Maintenance Woes

By: Will Pitts For the entire student body, especially upperclassmen, it seems that Goucher College is in a constant state of chaos: the main highway that connects the school together is dominated by building construction, there’s a brand-new dormitory, and plans for more in the coming decades, the post office and the Passport Café have

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The real and personal (Baltimore City)

By: De’asia Ellis There have been 77 youth homicides in the last three months, 28 in the past 30 days, and two in the last week in Baltimore City. When will this stop? When will we have a sense of community restored? When will a parent not be apprehensive about their child walking to school

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