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‘Meatless Monday’ causes mass student backlash

Story by Tera

March 4, 2013


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Today the Student Government Association of Harlaxton College found out exactly how to cause a mass uprising of the student body. It was pretty simple -- take away their meat. Meatless Mondays isn’t a new idea by any means and many schools and organizations have taken to doing this in order to...

A trip through a storybook

Story by Tera

March 3, 2013


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Growing up, reading a book was my escape into a new world. My favorite books consisted of Harry Potter<em>Harry Potter</em> and and Chronicles of Narnia<em> Chronicles of Narnia</em>; I eventually added ; I eventually added The Lord of the Rings<em>The...

St. Vincent: Mixing Old School with Electronic

Story by Cassady Clinkscale

March 1, 2013


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I admittedly am not always the biggest fan of female vocalists. So whenever I do find one that I thoroughly enjoy, it’s a pretty big deal. When I first heard about St. Vincent, I was a little bit skeptical. Because I had never particularly enjoyed the sort of breathy-yet-harsh singing for wh...

The debate over student senate voting rights

Story by Katie

February 23, 2013


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There are approximately 180 countries in the world, each with unique government structures and ideologies. While many nations experience political turmoil due to corrupt leaders or unfair representation, the United States is strongly grounded on democracy and a government "of the people, by the pe...

Q & A with Dante Simmons

Story by Brad

February 19, 2013


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What made you interested in joining Loud Noises?<strong>What made you interested in joining Loud Noises?</strong> What made you interested in joining Loud Noises? I’ve always kind of been into theater and acting and so I heard about this and I thought it’d be...

The journey north to Scotland

Story by Tera

February 11, 2013


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Scotland is one of the most magnificent places that I have had a chance to visit thus far. From the moment the train pulled into the country, I knew that I would enjoy my time there. I was visiting a friend who lived in Edinburgh and both of us journeyed to Glasgow to meet another friend. I am luc...

Three locations in one weekend

Story by Tera

January 27, 2013


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This weekend may have been the busiest, craziest, weekend of my time in England. I managed to squeeze in three separate day trips in many different directions and only have a few blisters and a slight cold as a result, but I can’t complain about what I experienced. Lincoln was a school-spon...

Girl Scout cookies reach the manor

Story by Tera

January 21, 2013


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We have talked about invasions in every one of our British studies classes, and today Girl Scout cookies invaded Harlaxton Manor. You could tell how much we miss America by the line that trailed back from that heavenly table. That’s not to say we were solely motivated by the delicious cookies.Reagan Wallac...

Playing for the Harlaxton Lions

Story by Tera

January 20, 2013


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Joining the Harlaxton Lions basketball team wasn’t exactly the first club I planned to join when I got to England, but it is already turning out to be one of my favorite decisions. To begin with, I am one of only two girls that joined the team and I learned right away that as long as you put yo...

Snow at Harlaxton Manor

Story by Tera

January 14, 2013


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England looks even more beautiful when covered in snow. I have lived in Colorado almost my entire life, but nothing could prepare me for a snowy day at Harlaxton Manor. I could not even imagine a time when I smiled more or had such a magnificent day. I saw the Facebook statuses as soon as I woke up ...

Living in a Castle

Story by Tera

January 8, 2013


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I am living in a castle. That is all that was running through my head as our coach pulled up to Harlaxton Manor where I will have the opportunity to be attending school for four months. The first few hours when we arrived were for us to freely explore the manor and take countless photos. While man...

Alumni face reality of student loan debt

Story by Jordan Dolbin

December 11, 2012


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While a national student loan debt average of $26,000 may seem like just another statistic to some students still in school, this number is very much a reality for many Baker alumni. Related Stories BU students borrow less than national average Student indifferent to national loan debt Graduates all over the country are struggl...