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Mood Change Could be Caused by Weather Change

BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN With this gloomy weather, many Midwesterners develop a seasonal phenomenon called SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder, and this condition affects more females than males. Edgewood Director of Health Services, Kimberly Moreland, said, “Refer them to a provider who’s knowledgable about that area.” The evidence-based website, uptodate.com, defined SAD as “recurrent episodes of

New Edgewood High School Stadium Worries Nearby Residents

BY SHANZEH AHMAD | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMADIAN Recently, Edgewood High School has been under scrutiny from the surrounding neighborhood for wanting to update its practice field into a full-fledged football stadium. The proposal includes adding stadium lights, a sound system, and seating for 1,300 people to convert the current field so that Edgewood is able to

Woodrow Street Closed For Construction

BY SHANZEH AHMAD | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS The entrance to Edgewood on Woodrow Street will be closed for construction beginning on Monday.    Mike Metcalf, director of security and transportation, sent the following email:      “Due to the construction project on Woodrow Street set to begin Monday March 6th, the gate at Woodrow Street on

Edgewood To Host Second Annual Illuminated Harmony Concert

  BY SHELBY LOOCK | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS Guitars, puppets, and animations will join together Sunday, March 5, to produce the second annual Illuminated Harmony concert at Edgewood College. This collaborative project combines the work of the Music and Art departments, as well as Theatre Arts and Religious Studies. The concert, subtitled Laudato Si: On

International Travel-Based Documentary Director Visits Edgewood

    BY ALEX THOMAS  The Edgewood College Social Science Department brought Melody Gilbert to talk about her film, The Summer Help. In the film, Gilbert follows the journey of eight students from American University in Bulgaria, where she used to teach. It documents their time from the end of their schooling to their jobs in

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,

Declining Enrollment Challenges Edgewood College Officials

  BY SHANZEH AHMAD AND YASIR ALHUMAIDAN | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN In recent years, Edgewood has seen a steady decline in undergraduate enrollment that is making cuts in staff and faculty more likely. President Scott Flanagan spoke at the college assembly last November and explained that Edgewood’s decline in enrollment goes back to 2015. Flanagan

Two Edgewood Students Create Social Media Company

  BY ALEX THOMAS Mitch Krause and Zander Yeiser have been developing their social media company called Numanity that is nearing the final stages of its release. The company looks to combine aspects of other social media sites in a way that will help improve daily life for the user. The dream has been a

College Issues Travel Warnings for International Students

BY WILLIAM LUND | Feb. 20, 2017 PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Don’t travel without your documentation. This is the latest message sent by Edgewood College in reaction to newly elected President Donald Trump’s immigration policy changes. Last week in an email sent only to international students, Edgewood College recommended that students with F-1 and J-1 visas

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

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