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On being visually impaired at Goucher.

By: Theyen Kile Hello, my name is Theyen Kile, and I am a visually impaired student at Goucher College. This brief essay will endeavor to discuss three of the main problems that the visually impaired face every day on campus, and their current solutions. This essay is mainly to put into perspective the things visually

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Rowdy the Gopher is revealed!

By: Samantha Cooper Editor-in-Chief The votes were counted, and Goucher College officially released the name and design of its new mascot—Rowdy the Gopher in a video released by the Goucher Athletic Department on March 30. This came the day after the school announced the retirement of the former mascot Mortimer. Rowdy’s design is a huge change

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Mortimer retires!

By: Samantha Cooper Goucher College held a retirement press conference for Mortimer the Gopher on March 29th. Earlier this year, the athletic department announced that they would be retiring Mortimer. A poll was held to determine the design and name of the new mascot, which has yet to be released. Mortimer has been the campus

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Construction (Dys)function

By: Samantha Cooper At the beginning of this school year, Pagliaro-Selz Hall opened, completing Goucher’s first phase of renovations. A website detailing the progress is available, and includes layout blue prints can be found here. When President José Bowen arrived at Goucher College in 2014 he asked to be taken around campus and shown all the

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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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A changing curriculum

By: Kianna Haskin In the fall of 2017, a new curriculum will be implemented here at Goucher College. The new curriculum is targeted at the incoming first years, in the fall. There will also be credit changes and a new schedule grid, and these aspects of the redesign will affect the current student body. The

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Mascot Madness!

By: Samantha Cooper Last semester, in Fall 2016, Goucher College announced that they were re-designing the school’s mascot. The new mascot is a stylized blue and yellow gopher, however the full design has not yet been released. In a statement released to The Goucher Eye, Director of Athletics Geoffrey Miller said, due to the changes made there

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