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Senate Notebook: April 28

  Senate Notebook is a regular news feature with the goal to keep students up to date on Student Senate. Senate meets every Wednesday at 9 p.m. in the Brehme Conference Center. Guests are welcome to attend. There will be a special Senate meeting on April 28 at 9 p.m. in the Brehme Conference Room. […]

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Current and upcoming editors reveal exciting changes

Out with the old… Two years ago (and some change), Samantha Shaffer knocked on my door and asked me if I wanted to become the new editor-in-chief of The Aviso. Sam was about to graduate, and I had worked as a copy editor on the paper for the previous year. I had no idea anyone […]

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Q&A with Melody Scott, dean of students

Melody Scott is the dean of students. She supervises the counseling center, spiritual formation office, campus safety, residence life, multicultural services and student activities. Aviso: Where is your favorite place to vacation? Scott: England. I lived in England and Scotland for almost four years. So, that’s usually my go to when I travel and go […]

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Breaking Social Norms Destroys Normality

  Society has millions of informally established rules that are simply learned from interacting in a particular social context. Social norms represent the glue that holds together the normality of our day to day lives. Since social norms are usually expected and followed, it was very difficult to find anyone to participate in the making […]

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OPINION: Community & the cross

Community. A truly ubiquitous word on this campus that is applied to all sorts of contexts and activities.  Admissions hammers it home to prospective students, we stamp it all over our marketing material, Residence Life makes it a focal point of their programs, and we even gather together once a week for “Community” Worship. For […]

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Stewardship Committee hosts Earth Day 5k

  Are you searching for a way to spring into better shape? Or maybe looking for a way to give back to the Malone community?  Do you want to help be a good steward of resources around campus? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Student Senate’s Earth Day 5k, set to benefit […]

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Senate Notebook: April 14

Senate Notebook is a regular news feature with the goal to keep students up to date on Student Senate. Senate meets every Wednesday at 9 p.m. in the Brehme Conference Center. Guests are welcome to attend. Malone President David King wants to have an open forum during an upcoming senate meeting to have transparency regarding […]

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Students Reveal a Little Too Much…Butt Really

This is a continuation of an Aviso AVW video feature: the cafeteria survey! From time to time we will be posted outside the cafeteria with a question for students, always with the aim of better understanding the Malone community as a whole. This month’s question is: How do you feel about girls wearing leggings as […]

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Q&A with Scott Waalkes

  Scott Waalkes, professor of international politics, has been teaching at Malone since 1998. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Calvin College before completing his master’s and Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. Get to know this soccer-loving professor known for his unique laugh. Aviso: What’s your favorite aspect of teaching at […]

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PGB Shares Door to Door Wisdom

Door to Door is a new video segment in which a different dorm will be featured each month. The Residence Director of the building picks a question which the dorm’s loyal inhabitants must answer. PGB is the featured dorm for April! Watch residents fight for the B in PGB. Barclay will never be forgotten!  Emily […]

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