• Wes Meadows, senior, at last semester's Open Mic event
    ReCap’s Open Mic Night features local artists
    October 23, 2014  //  News  //  No Comment

    Monday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mezz, ReCap held an Open Mic for any and all students to participate in. ReCap is Capital’s seasonal literary arts magazine, and, although the primary focus is on the art of language, visual art submissions are also accepted. ReCap publishes a webzine for fall, and then a [...]

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    College Avenue mold displaces 15 students for several weeks
    October 23, 2014  //  News, Student Health, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Mold discovered in College Avenue apartments has displaced three suites worth of students from their living areas for an extended amount of time. While Facilities Management works to remove the hazard, students grow anxious. Leaks were first discovered in the shower ceilings of suites 105 and 205, said Director of Facilities Management Beth Carman. After opening [...]

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    Revised stadium lights proposal to be accepted or denied Monday
    October 23, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    The Bexley Planning Commission will either deny or accept Capital’s stadium lights and sound system application at its next meeting, scheduled for 6:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Bexley High School’s Cassingham Cafeteria. Both residents and students are invited to give testimony at the meeting. While the project was initially proposed in April of 2013 [...]

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    Professors reminisce about their undergrad years, changes at Capital
    October 16, 2014  //  News  //  No Comment

    Although we may not realize it, at one time the professors instructing us were going through the exact same situation we are; every single one of them has been to a college or university and received an undergraduate degree. However, their experience may have varied a bit from what we experience. English professor Sommer Sterud, [...]

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    SAB Hunger Games resume after student’s minor injury
    October 16, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    The SAB Hunger Games are both a time of terror and an opportunity for SAB to grow closer as a group. The Hunger Games began last semester so that SAB could have an ongoing social event. Here’s how it works: Every SAB member is assigned a target who they must assassinate. Once they have assassinated [...]

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    Students “come out” at PRIDE event
    October 16, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    The LGBT PRIDE organization celebrated National Coming Out Day early by providing a safe space for all students, not just LGBT, to emerge from their own closets. The event was originally scheduled to be held at the fountains, but was forced to move due to inclement weather. A giant white door frame outlined a purple [...]

  • Student Government holds Building Day in pursuit to improve campus life
    October 16, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Last Friday, Student Government (SG) met with administration for its annual Building Day to discuss matters most relevant to academics and campus life. Major topics of discussion included the Bernlohr Stadium lights proposal, the Loy Hall project, the move to further diversify campus, the hiring of adjunct professors, the housing crisis, and dining options. SG Speaker [...]

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    Don’t worry; anxiety attacks differ from panic attacks
    October 9, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    As crippling as panic and anxiety attacks can become, anxiety is a normal human emotion. Yet in the midst of classes, work, and extra-curriculars, students sometimes overlook mental health. During major life transitions, some people may even feel too embarrassed or alone to seek help. However, normalizing life’s struggles is the first step toward offsetting [...]

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    Chocolat: Alex Caperton and Natalie Stasyk
    October 7, 2014  //  News  //  No Comment

    Alex Caperton: An actor profile by Celia Gress Alex Caperton, a junior electronic media and film major, will soon be taking the stage in his sixth show at Capital University. The show he is to perform in is “Chocolat,” and the entire cast has been rehearsing since early September. “[Acting is] a good past time. I really [...]

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    Campus radio station aims high with new equipment, remodelled studio
    October 7, 2014  //  News  //  No Comment

    WXCU has the new equipment and passionate team members needed to give listeners exactly what they want. “The studio was a little rough last year. It needed to be redone,” said former Radio Host Samantha Morgan. Capital finally responded to student demand for remodeling and addition. The floor has been converted from broken tile to [...]