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Class of 2018 accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Class of 2018 accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

September 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

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Saint Benedict Hall security system malfunctions after storm

September 24, 2014 at 10:17 pm 0 comments

The security system in Saint Benedict Hall stopped working properly after a storm on September 6. Alarms sounded continuously from several of the pods in the building. In response to the malfunction, Facility Management Office deactivated the ID scanners, which control the locking and unlocking of the doors and sound an alarm if necessary. With the scanners disconnected, the doors stopped automatically locking. “Absolutely anyone that pulled on a handle anywhere in the building could get inside without an issue,” said senior Saint Benedict Hall prefect Dani Catalano. Freshman Courtney Patterson agreed, “It was kind of weird that anyone, even non-students, [could enter] right into your pod if they wanted.” The Coordinator of Resident Life and Saint Benedict Hall Resident Hall Director Jamie Kensinger worked with the Facility Management Office and the prefects to get the security system working properly again. “All the prefects were working together to fix theRead More

LOOKING BACK, LEARNING TO LIVE

February 4, 2014 at 2:22 am 0 comments

A second-semester freshman reflects on her path to self-discovery As I look back on my first semester of college, many things come to mind, from the late nights of cramming for tests and only getting four hours of sleep to being afraid to give a wrong answer to a question in chemistry class. College has been filled with many moments that I know I will carry with me into the future. One of those moments took place not too long ago. After coming back from lab last week, my roommate asked me why I chose to come here. I pondered this question before realizing that I did not really know the answer. I told her that I really wanted to play softball here, I liked the campus and Saint Vincent has my major, but there was just something inside of me that told me to come here and I didRead More