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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

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

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.

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

Wendy’s Restaurant Boycott For Fair Food Reaches Madison

BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Dozens of people gathered in front of Wendy’s restaurant on State Street in Madison on Tuesday March 22 to promote a boycott for fair food. A tour that promotes the boycott started in Immokalee, Fla., and it is organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Alliance

Cambodia Service Trip Recruits Non-nursing Majors

BY JESSICA BLACKBURN | PHOTO BY SYDNEY GIFFORD Edgewood College’s Cambodia Service Learning project is trying to recruit more non-nursing majors for the January 2018 and May/June 2018 trips. The program has always been open for other majors, but 95 percent of the students who attend are nursing majors. Claude Rochon, certified pediatric nurse and assistant

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