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    Asian American Alliance celebrates 4th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration
    February 6, 2016  //  Feature, News, Student Life  //  No Comment

     The Asian American Alliance (AAA) celebrated its 4th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration Friday, February 5 in Huntington Recital Hall. Traditional Chinese dances, music, and martial arts were performed in celebration of the holiday by the following groups and individuals: The Ohio State University Pi Delta Psi Fraternity; Dance of the Soul from China; Eric […]

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    Student Socialist Union hosts Marxism 101 event
    February 4, 2016  //  Columns, News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Capital’s Student Socialist Union (SSU) hosted Coco Smyth, a member of the International Socialist Organization last Thursday to discuss Marxism and how it needs to be prevalent in today’s society. “99 percent of people have no idea what Marxism is … It’s about understanding your place in society,” said Smyth. “Our goal for this [event] […]

  • Top 5 Columbus Dance Studios and Clubs
    February 4, 2016  //  Lifestyles, Local News, News, Student Health  //  No Comment

    On Feb. 22, thousands of dance studios across the country will partner up with health clinics to promote the benefits of dancing as a cardio workout. The promotion, called Day of Dance, is held during American Heart Month and was established by Congress. In honor of celebrating 52 years of healthy hearts and pointed toes, […]

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    Student housing lottery goes digital
    February 4, 2016  //  Feature, News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    This year’s student housing lottery, scheduled for April 11-15, will feature the university’s first official online housing lottery system. Capital’s Office of Residential and Commuter Life has found a more simple and effective way for students to complete the housing selection process. Director Jennie Smith said she is aware of how tiring and long the […]

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    Speaker raises awareness for sexual abuse
    February 4, 2016  //  News, Student Health  //  No Comment

    On Feb. 2, Cru invited Nicole Braddock Bromley to speak to a crowd of students in Mees Auditorium about her experience with childhood sexual abuse. “We wanted to do an event on campus that we could [make] campus wide … [Sexual abuse] is pressing in our society [and] is very easily overlooked,” said Jonathan Bogdany, […]

  • English, computer science departments draw closer to hiring new faculty
    February 4, 2016  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    The English and computer science departments are nearing the end of their respective searches for new, full-time faculty. Within the English department, there are three finalists who specialize in fiction writing, all of whom are published authors. The three candidates will hold readings of their works in the next week. Lindsay Starck read from her recently published novel, […]

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    PSYCH 193 Fight Back: Stop Sex Assault
    February 4, 2016  //  Feature, News, Student Health, Student Life  //  No Comment

    This semester, the university decided to offer its first self-defense class called Psych 193-Fight Back: Stop Sex Assault. The one-credit mod class is taught by psychology professor Andrea Karkowski with the assistance of three student teachers: senior exercise science major Sarah Nist; psychology, sociology, and criminology major Rachel Comi; and junior biology major Kelsey Pinckard. Each […]

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    Construction of Convergent Media Center ahead of schedule
    February 4, 2016  //  News, Photo Galleries, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Due to the mild winter weather, construction on the Convergent Media Center (CMC) on the northwest corner of campus is moving ahead of schedule. The CMC is being constructed on the former grounds of Loy Gymnasium, which was razed during the summer of 2015. It will be home for numerous academic and extra-curricular programs. Academic […]

  • Aramark experiences utensil issues, seeks student push for Green Thread Initiative
    February 4, 2016  //  News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    In the first month back to campus, many students have noticed the on-again off-again appearance of Styrofoam cups and plastic utensils being used in the Capital Court (formerly known as the Main Dining Room). In response to the occasional usage of Styrofoam cups and plastic utensils, Aramark has placed shipment orders for new utensils. It […]

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    Workshop series geared for first-generation Capital students
    February 4, 2016  //  Feature, News, Student Life  //  No Comment

    Anthony Hitch, a compass leader and academic success tutor, has set up the First-Generation Experience Series. The series will consist of four workshops focused on building community amongst first-generation college students here on campus. “It grew out of my position as a compass leader,” Hitch said. “The compass leader program tries to reach out to […]