November 3, 2011

Ainlay: here to stay

On Oct. 28 the Board of Trustees announced their decision to renew President Stephen Ainlay’s contract through June of  2016, ensuring that Union’s upward trend is bound to continue. It should not come as a surprise to the student body …→

Emmy winner, Safi, to speak

Emmy winner, Safi, to speak

Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Nott Memorial, Bryan Safi will present “The State of the ‘Super-Gay’ Union.” Safi, an Emmy Award-winning writer and performer, has written for The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Funny or Die, and has previously hosted a …→

Get Back to Gettysburg

Get Back to Gettysburg

Nov. 1,  1861: George B. McClellan succeeds Winfield Scott as general-in-chief of the U.S. Army, a post he will hold until mid-1862. Nov. 2,  1861: Major General John C. Fremont, a former Republican senator and presidential candidate, is removed from …→

Eve Richards  ‘12 about to serve the ball.

End of a killer career: Eve Richards ‘12

Since Eve Richards ‘12 arrived on Union’s Campus four years ago, she has become one of Union’s greatest volleyball players in the program’s history. Richards accumulated several accolades while in high school, including Big 10 Player of the Year, and …→

Epic failure? The problem with the newly released ‘Lulu’

Artists who have been in the music business for a while must often go in a new direction to stay fresh. Rarely does this happen two-fold, but Lou Reed and Metallica did just that with their new album, Lulu. Lulu, …→

Nick Brenn ’14 appeared on The Anderson Show last week to discuss his invention, the Altoid Smalls flashlight.

Student interviews with Anderson Cooper

Last Monday, sophomore Nick Brenn made history by becoming the first Union College student to appear on “The Anderson Show.” The show did a special on frugality and Brenn was featured during the upcycling segment. “Upcycling is taking items that …→

From the Editors-in-Chief: Our regular retrospective on a riveting term

From the Editors-in-Chief: Our regular retrospective on a riveting term

This was a wonderful term for journalism. Well, at the very least, it has been decent. As a College Media Matters article on our Delta coverage said, “The facts back up their assertion: the information the paper reported upon was …→

AJ Place, the new Resident Director of Fox Hall, smiles for the camera.

Meet AJ: Fox’s new Resident Director

I went into the Residential Life Office, a little nervous about interviewing the new Resident Director of Fox Hall. It had been a while since I had done an interview, and I did not know what exactly to ask. I …→