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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

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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 Seeks to Combat Underrepresentation in the Science Field

BY JESSICA BLACKBURN | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Edgewood College’s ROSE project (Resources and Opportunities in Science Education) seeks to aid families from underrepresented backgrounds with opportunities to teach parents about science so they can prepare their children to thrive in the science community. According to Director of Science Outreach and Associate Professor of Natural Sciences

Free Earth Dinner Highlights Food Connections

BY WILLIAM LUND  Students from Edgewood College are putting on a free Earth Dinner. The dinner is providing a healthy and inclusive meal where vegan and vegetarian dishes will be served. On Friday, April 21, from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Washburn Heritage Room, students from the religious studies class Living Sustainably in a Dominican Studium

School of Business To Host Third Executive Speaker Series

The School of Business at Edgewood College will host its third installment of the Executive Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium. A reception will immediately follow in Predolin 115A and 115B from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. The panel session topic is “Perspectives on Value and Quality

Edgewood Students Risk Expulsion for Private Social Media Postings

BY ON THE EDGE STAFF | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS Edgewood College students can be expelled for their private social media postings, Edgewood College Dean of Students Tony Chambers has confirmed. The issue arises because Edgewood College administrators are investigating a racially charged social media post by an Edgewood College student on a spring break trip