Editor’s Picks: February 27, 2014


By Editorial Board

Students, faculty and staff participate in the second annual Hijabi for a Day awareness event.

Second annual Hijabi for a Day

Carina Sorrentino in |

This Thursday, Feb. 20, the Interfaith Youth Core and Multifaith Forum sponsored their second annual Hijabi for a Day, after a week of tabling in Reamer and handing out colorful head scarves. The hijab is a head scarf worn by …→

Dr. Alfred Sommer ’63, above, will deliver the keynote address at today’s Founder’s Day celebration.

Dr. Alfred Sommer to speak at Founder’s Day

Matt Olson in |

Today, Feb. 27, Dr. Alfred Sommer ’63 will deliver the keynote address in Memorial Chapel in honor of Union’s 219th Founder’s Day celebration. Sommer, who is a global public health leader, will speak on “Health, Genes, Behavior and Environment.” The …→

The 86th Annual Academy Awards air this Sunday.

Arts staff predicts 2014 Oscars

Arts Staff in |

The 86th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony airs this Sunday at 8 p.m. on ABC and will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, a vast improvement over last year’s host, Seth McFarlane. Cue the endless slew of shameless Finding Dory plugs. While …→

Michael Sam is the first openly gay player in the NFL.

Shaking up the NFL draft: Michael Sam’s story

Kirti Chakote in |

In an interview with ESPN that aired on Feb. 9, Michael Sam came out publicly as the first potential NFL draft pick to be gay. Just off his senior year with the Missouri Tigers Football Team, where he was co-Defensive …→

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The best eats in town to delight your taste buds

Charlotte Lehman in |

Schenectady has a lot of great food to offer. While I’ll be the first to profess my love for Perreca’s garlic pizza with prosciutto and fresh tomatoes, I think it’s also important to recognize some of Schenectady’s greats that Union …→


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