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Bod Pod benefits exercise science program, community

  As a university that prides itself in academics, our exercise science program should try to educate its students in the most up-to-date technology for the field. When Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Steve Wirick first mentioned the Bod Pod last spring in Human Fitness Assessment, I honestly had no idea that it existed or [...]

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“Contraband” entertains with action, some twists

  Contraband is most definitely a Mark Wahlberg movie. Like many modern action-hero movies, Wahlberg’s main character, Chris Farraday, is unrealistically amazing at everything. He is an ex-smuggler — one of the best — who is trying to become a family man for his two sons and wife, played by Kate Beckinsale. However, his young [...]

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Artist makes “simple” contribution to Costa Rica trip

Senior art major Amanda Gaumer is preparing for an art show. All proceeds from the show are going to this year’s service learning trip to Costa Rica. Gaumer specializes in functional pottery but also does more decorative pieces. “I have a ceramic cowboy boot,” Gaumer said. “That’s one of the pieces in the show.” The [...]

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WATCH: Women’s basketball continues to improve

  With five games left in the regular season, the Pioneers already have more wins than they did all of last year during a tumultuous 8-22 season. First year head coach Jason Mishler talks about how the Pioneers have improved, their expectations and about getting better each and every day.   Tina Oprean is a staff writer for [...]

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Pioneer Focus: Chase Hooley

  PEDIGREE: This week’s Pioneer Focus belongs to freshman Breaststroke/IM swimmer Chase Hooley for his record-breaking results this season in the pool. One of the top men’s Pioneer swimmers, Hooley has set or been a part of setting three of the eight men’s records in the last few meets at Wooster and Ashland. At Ashland, [...]

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Student Senate elects new VP midterm following resignation

  Student Senate approved senior early childhood education major Katie Bush as the new senate vice president for the spring 2012 semester on Jan. 18. The appointment comes after former Vice President Samson Toe resigned during a senate retreat over winter break. Toe said that the time constraints were too much for him to handle [...]

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Weather proves unhelpful for campus ice rink

  Aside from this weekend’s snowstorm, there hasn’t been much cold weather this winter. And while that may make it more comfortable for students as they walk to and from classes, it also means they haven’t been able to take advantage of the newly constructed ice skating rink located on the campus tennis courts. According [...]

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Students respond to debt crisis

  According to the 2007-08 undergraduate catalog, Malone tuition was $19,095 for commuters and $25,695 for residents. Four years later, the undergraduate catalog states that it costs $23,630 a year for commuters and $31,750 a year for residents. “I had a goal to make it one year at a time without student loans,” senior political science [...]

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Five things to do if the snow ever sticks around

05. Play in the snow. Build a snowman. Go sledding. Have a snowball fight. You’re never too old for a little fun in the snow. Author Bob Eckstein, as detailed in his book History of the Snowman, found documentations of snowmen as early as 1380. Be a part of history. Build a prize winning snowman here. If [...]

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Dual folk duos grace Kawfee Haus

  The first Kawfee Haus of the semester on Jan. 17 featured the singer/songwriter couple Ben and Emily Roberts of Carolina Story. Opening for Carolina Story was Zen and Jane, another singer/songwriter couple and graduates of Malone. Carolina Story performed in chapel on Tuesday before the Kawfee Haus that night. The opening group, Zen and [...]

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