2011 November

11 11, 2010

A Classic Accompaniment

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They dined one table over from George Lucas. They explored the vineyards at Skywalker Ranch. They enjoyed the state-of-the-art technology of Skywalker Sound. But, for Marc Regnier and his fellow musicians, the best part about recording a CD together was, well, recording a CD together. “Being contracted by a record company is rare in our

10 11, 2010

Inside the Academic Mind: Joe Weyers

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  Joe Weyers is a student favorite at the College. Since 1995, he’s made learning Spanish a fun and rewarding experience, helping students to think beyond conjugations and successfully navigate the preterite and imperfect tenses. Professor Weyers took a few minutes to share his thoughts on learning a language, his favorite place to unwind and

10 11, 2010

The Butterfly Effect

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  It’s no walk in the park when Tom Smith ’03 goes butterfly catching. Actually, it’s a slog through the mud. Donning an old pair of sneakers and pants, he wades into South Carolina’s freshwater marshes in pursuit of his quarry, slipping past sawgrass, snakes and alligators. He wears a backpack stuffed with glass jars

10 11, 2010

Dark Lords on Campus?

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When it comes to film and television, the representative professor of the college experience tends to reside in the English department. More often than not, this esteemed scholar – stereotypically haughty, brilliant, tortured and seductive – plays the unenviable role of the serpent in the garden. One of the College’s English faculty members weighs in

10 11, 2010

Native Son

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For years, bumper stickers have been telling us to “Think Global, Act Local.” But for this biology major, that messaging should be updated so that people now think and act local. His is an environmental cause that everyone can embrace because no matter where you are, it’s right in your backyard. by Nicholas Boatwright When

10 11, 2010

I’m Bat Man

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That white chalk rectangle in the dirt in front of the catcher – that’s Matt Leeds’ box. Opposing pitchers would rather not see him standing in his box, just 60 feet in front of them, because from that box, Leeds – the reigning Southern Conference Player of the Year – hit .340, launched 20 homers