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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 [...]

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    Loy Gymnasium set to reopen as convergence media building
    October 2, 2014  //  News  //  No Comment

    Plans of converting Loy Gymnasium into a convergence media building are currently underway; however, whether or not the building plans will abide by historic tax credit criteria to help cut costs is yet to be determined. Built in 1906, Loy Gymnasium is one of the oldest buildings on campus. During its years of operation, the [...]

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    Volleyball team looks to gain momentum going into OAC play
    October 2, 2014  //  News, Sports  //  No Comment

    The Crusader volleyball team defeated Oberlin in three straight sets in their final tune-up game before Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) play begins. The win put the Crusaders to 8-12 on the year as coach Pam Briggs aims to guide a relatively young team through conference play. The Crusaders only have four upperclassmen on the team [...]

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    Student Government sets goals, passes bills to improve student life
    October 2, 2014  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Student Government (SG) is passing bills, making progress, and creating a name for themselves on campus. While most students may not be aware of how SG affects everyday campus life, SG has already passed multiple bills and is in the process of creating and passing more. Through discussion and debate, SG’s focus is the improvement of [...]