Jib-Fest wows onlookers

As the official commencement of winter is approaching, winter sports have already occupied the calendars of many snowboarders and skiers. For many students at Saint Michael’s College, Jib-Fest was a campus-wide opportunity for students of all skill levels and class years to display their talents in both skiing and snowboarding. Jib-Fest occurred on December 6, […]

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New student app launched

An idea started taking shape at Saint Michael’s College in 2016 to develop a computer application or “app” for mobile devices to help first-responders efficiently identify and protect themselves from environmental hazards. In the three years since, St. Mike’s computer science students, Fire and Rescue officials, and the College’s Director of Public Safety and Emergency […]

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Ceremony honors December graduates

Before he read the names of December 2019 Saint Michael’s College graduates during a short ceremony in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Room Sunday morning, December 8, Jeffrey , the College’s vice president for academic affairs, gave the larger-than-usual winter-graduates group and their families his customary reminder of their “special privilege.” “They don’t’ get […]

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Speaker criticizes pharmaceutical giants

Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works, explained why he thinks drug costs in America are so high. During his lecture on Wednesday December 4 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Farrell Room at Saint Michael’s College, Lawson came down hard on the pharmaceutical industry. The speaker, who lives and works in Washington, DC, […]

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Students write for rights

Students passing through Alliot Hall at Saint Michael’s College on Saturday, November 23 stopped to join the local Amnesty International group in writing letters to government officials on behalf of wrongly accused prisoners. “Our vision is to ensure all people in the world, wherever they live of whoever they are, enjoy the 30 human rights […]

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History as career path major

When students declare a history major, there is a general assumption that they are going to teach, said Saint Michael’s Professor of History Jen Purcell, who herself remembers feeling pulled to pursue a career in education when she started her undergraduate work. However, with recent studies highlighting the value of liberal arts education, increasingly attuned […]

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Student entrepreneurs inspire

The power of ideas is guided by one’s drive to execute them. Recently a handful of young entrepreneurs at Saint Michael’s College presented an array of ideas that they hope will leave a positive imprint on society.  One student’s already promising startup company centered on selling handmade jewelry won this year’s “Pitch Your Passion” competition, […]

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