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    Student Art Show
    April 16, 2015  //  News  //  No Comment

    The odd mix of administrators, students, and Bexley residents were all at the Schumacher gallery for the same reason. The white walls encompassing the center of the fourth floor of the library were adorned with paintings, photographs, prints, and digital art. Sculptures and television screens were posed on pillars, placed along the edges and in […]

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    Aramark replaces Parkhurst as campus dining service
    April 16, 2015  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Last week, Capital terminated its contract with Parkhurst Dining and chose Aramark as its replacement. While Parkhurst’s contract went through June 2016, it included a clause to terminate sooner if the university deemed it appropriate and in the best interest of the student body. Vice President of Business and Finances Dr. Mike Horan said student surveys […]

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    Capital student federal loan debt averages $25,805
    March 26, 2015  //  News  //  No Comment

    Earlier this month, seniors received their Federal Direct Loan exit statements. The average indebtedness of soon-to-be graduates, who borrowed Federal Direct funds and followed a traditional four-year program, is $25,805. A decrease from last year’s average of $26,542, this number includes Federal Direct Subsidized, Federal Direct Unsubsidized, Federal Perkins, and Federal Nursing loans. Included in this year’s […]

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    Baseball opens conference schedule with double-header split vs. Muskingum
    March 26, 2015  //  News, Sports  //  No Comment

    The Crusaders began their conference schedule by splitting a double-header with Muskingum University at Clowson Field last Saturday. The first game of the day was fought hard by the Crusaders, who fell 11-7 in a game that was tied 2-2 through the 5th inning. Capital’s offensive effort was lead by sophomore Jake Foley, who had […]

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    Stained glass or beer glass: faith-based fraternity SAB breaks Greek stereotype
    March 26, 2015  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Today, beer drinking is glorified and racist bus chants are condemned, making Greek life both the most stereotypical and controversial component of American college culture. In response to the negative press American fraternities have received in recent months, The Chimes sought to learn more about the only faith-based fraternity on campus: Sigma Alpha Beta (SAB). […]

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    Relay for Life raises $27k toward cancer research
    March 26, 2015  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    by Lexi Oatman Relay for Life drew huge crowds as women, men, and children all gathered to walk for their loved ones. The event, which lasted from Saturday, March 21 till Sunday, March 22, was led by Colleges Against Cancer, a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer. Emma Stevens, […]

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    Odds stacked against students in 2015 housing lottery
    March 19, 2015  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Almost every year, students walk away from the housing selection elated or dejected; last Sunday’s housing selection was no different. In response to student complaints, Director of Residential and Commuter Life Jennie Smith said Capital is continuously exploring options to expand its current housing. Last year’s housing crisis required students to live in Fort Rapids temporarily, […]

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    Capital Center features new weight room equipment
    March 19, 2015  //  News, Student Health, Student Life  //  No Comment

    The student body and student-athletes alike now have brand new equipment to use in the weight room of the Capital Center. Over spring break, purple racks, new barbells, pull-up bars, benches, and other equipment were installed for student use, replacing some of the old equipment. Sophomore Class Senator Nick Reade wrote the bill that brought about […]

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    Boots on campus: the day in the life of an Army ROTC cadet
    March 19, 2015  //  News  //  No Comment

    Aside from sitting next to a uniformed cadet in class or passing by somber recruitment posters, most students are not familiar with the inner workings of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). To shed some light on the matter, cadets Dylan Christopher, senior, and his “soup sandwich” of a roommate Tyler Hardman, junior, agreed […]

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    PanHellenic Association votes no to bring new sorority to campus
    March 19, 2015  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    After meeting with their national delegates, the PanHellenic Association (PHA) chapters voted to not go forward with bringing a new sorority to Capital University. Last spring, a handful of students came to David Gonzalez, assistant director of Student Community and Engagement, and were interested in bringing another sorority to campus because they didn’t feel as […]