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New Safety and Security App Set to Launch

BY WILLIAM LUND Edgewood College is set to launch a new safety and security app, Director of Transportation and Security Mike Metcalf confirmed. “This will replace The Eagle Alert system,” he said. “Eagle Alert works well, but it’s cumbersome, older technology. . . . This app will be easier for the user.” Students have the

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Edgewood College Family Science Night

BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN AND ALEX THOMAS This video covers Edgewood College’s Family Science Night. We hope that it is something different than the usual coverage of events on campus that we have been bringing you. Feel free to leave feedback in the comment section below or send an e-mail to otenews@edgewood.edu.

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Edgewood College Music Department Gives Back

BY SHELBY LOOCK | PHOTO BY JULIE DUNBAR Edgewood College and its  Music Department are helping to provide meals to those in need. Edgewood College has a partnership with the Luke House community meal program that allows students to help provide meals to families or individuals who are food insecure. According to the Luke House

Edgewood College Students Take Part in a Local Band’s Music Video

  BY ALEX THOMAS | Album Cover by Noon Thirty Design / Loren Zemlicka Photography Two Edgewood College students have taken on a social media internship with local band The Mascot Theory. Amanda Conder, a junior communication studies major, and Summer Wuestenberg, a senior business and music major with a concentration in performance and industry,

Agatha Christie Play Comes to Campus

  BY SHANZEH AHMAD | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Edgewood’s Theater Department is putting on a production of Agatha Christie’s, “A Murder is Announced,” for the spring semester. Jeanne Leep, professor of theater arts and producer of Edgewood theater, is directing the stage adaptation of Christie’s murder mystery novel. Christie is the world’s best-selling fiction author,

Edgewood Hosts Native American Art Exhibition

BY SHANZEH AHMAD | Feb. 11, 2017 PHOTO BY SHANZEH AHMAD A Native American art exhibit, Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay, is on display in the Edgewood gallery until later this month.  The opening reception for the exhibition was hosted in The Stream on Jan. 26, where two of the curators of the show

Are Trigger Warnings Helping or Hindering Students in the Classroom?

  BY JESSICA BLACKBURN | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS Universities and colleges across the nation are questioning whether providing trigger warnings is just another way of coddling Millennials – who Kathleen Parker, a writer for The Washington Post, refers to as the “Swaddled Generation.” In a letter addressed earlier this year to incoming students at the

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Edgewood College Faculty Surveyed on Free Speech as Part of Investigation

BY ON THE EDGE STAFF | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS In the latest development in the controversy surrounding Edgewood College’s hate speech policy, Edgewood College faculty have been asked to complete a survey on free speech. After a Faculty Association meeting April 24, Bonnie Sierlecki, assistant professor of communication studies at Edgewood College, emailed faculty a survey. In the

New Programs May Boost Transfer Numbers to Edgewood College

BY ALEX THOMAS | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN New programs will be introduced on May 12 to improve the transfer numbers between Edgewood College and Madison College, according to Christine Benedict, the director of admissions at Edgewood College. Through Madison College, there will be three new “2+2” programs. This allows students to get their associates

Speakers on Healthcare Come to Edgewood College

BY SHANZEH AHMAD Wisconsin is ranked in the middle of all states for quality of healthcare but second highest in the nation for cost. Chris Queram, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality, said that even though Wisconsin and the rest of the nation have made progress in the last 15 years,

Edgewood College Hate Speech Policy to Change

BY ON THE EDGE STAFF | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS This summer Edgewood College will clarify its policy regarding hate speech, including posts on students’ personal social media accounts, Edgewood College President Scott Flanagan confirmed Wednesday (April 12). “We are convening right now a group to take a look at free expression,” said Flanagan. “We are