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The Study Abroad Experience

The Study Abroad Experience

Aileen Ida February 1, 2018 0

When I was a little kid, my mom always told me to get out of my home state and go see the world. Having me when she was young prevented her from exploring the

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Examining the healthcare system for students on college campuses

Examining the healthcare system for students on college campuses

Aileen Ida December 7, 2017 0

In the last couple years, especially since the most recent presidential election, the issue of health care has been in the public eye. Groups such as children, the elderly and the poor are often

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March for Racial Justice takes on Washington Streets

Aileen Ida October 14, 2017 0

Photo by Aileen Ida The views expressed in this article are not inherently those of the Etownian, its staff or Elizabethtown College as a whole. Saturday, Sept. 30, over 40 Elizabethtown College students had

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Department Skypes English university

Department Skypes English university

Aileen Ida February 2, 2017 0

While Elizabethtown College does not offer many graduate programs, there are a variety of ways for Etown students to pursue graduate degrees while still maintaining their link to the College. Wednesday, Jan. 25, associate

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Contributions to the common good panel pays tribute to MLK

Contributions to the common good panel pays tribute to MLK

Aileen Ida February 2, 2017 0

In the week leading up to what may be considered one of the most controversial inaugurations in United States history, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Elizabethtown College sponsored a variety of events

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President Strikwerda stands up against hate, signs letter to Trump

Aileen Ida December 8, 2016 0

We are now just a month out from what was arguably the most volatile presidential election in modern times. Following the election, the number of hate crimes skyrocketed—many of which were directly linked to

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Students left on campus over break were not without Thanksgiving dinner

Aileen Ida December 8, 2016 0

Thanksgiving break is, for most students, a time to return home, relax and visit with family. For some, though, extenuating circumstances prevent them from leaving campus over short breaks such as Thanksgiving. In some

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Dakota Access Pipeline draws student attention at panel, rally

Dakota Access Pipeline draws student attention at panel, rally

Aileen Ida December 8, 2016 0

Graduates of Elizabethtown are prepared to make the world a better place. They do so, in part by living in ways that reflect their individual commitments, response to the needs of others, and value

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Music department presents Shakespeare-oriented event

Music department presents Shakespeare-oriented event

Aileen Ida November 17, 2016 0

As Shakespeare’s First Folio comes to Elizabethtown College, a long list of other events related to Shakespeare and his influence on the arts are taking place across campus. One such event, entitled If Music

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Students attending Trump rally receive violent threats, question supporters of newly elected US president

Aileen Ida November 10, 2016 0

Racist slurs. Sexist attacks. Hateful rhetoric. What do these things have in common? They can all be found at a Donald Trump rally. It frankly doesn’t matter who you support, whether you lean left

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