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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

Henry Vilas Zoo Promotes Badgers in Public Exhibit

BY JESSICA BLACKBURN | PHOTOS BY ALEX THOMAS Last fall, the Wisconsin Heritage exhibit opened to the public at Henry Vilas Zoo and is now the home for badgers—Kaminsky, Dekker, and Bucky—as well as one sandhill crane. On a sunny day, a portly brown and grey badger scurried through his new enclosure, flinging dirt with long,

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

Winners of the Music Scholarships Are Announced

BY ALEX THOMAS | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN On Friday, March 24, 2017, the winners of the scholarships for the Music Department were announced. There are five scholarships that were announced for the 2017-18 Academic year. The $2,500 Ken and Diane Ballweg Music Scholarship, which is open to declared music majors with a 15-minute audition,

Signups Make Edgewood College Admissions Optimistic

BY SHANZEH AHMAD | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN A record-high number of students have signed up for Admitted Student Days at Edgewood College this spring. About 200 students were either signed up for one of the last two Admitted Student Days or are signed up for the next one in April, said Derek Johnson, director

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