Editor’s Picks: May 29, 2014


By Editorial Board

Courtesy of Andrew McCalmont

World Around U: International students present their cultures

Song My Hoang in |

Union’s continual drive to promote diversity throughout campus life culminated in the International Student Night, sponsored by World Around U: The International Students’ Association. World Around U is a club that “provides events and education about various cultures as well …→

A columnist bids farewell

Nick D’Angelo in |

“You write in order to change the world,” argued 20th-century social critic James Baldwin. “If you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” I have always loved writing, the challenge to …→

Courtesy of Jacqui Smith

Jacqui Smith paints children of Estero de Plátano

Benjamin Lucas in |

If you find yourself grabbing a bite to eat at Dutch Hollow this Friday afternoon, be sure to check out the work of Jacqui Smith ’13. The exhibit will consist of several watercolors Smith did as a Minerva Fellow in …→

Professor Webb teaches fifth graders robotics

Ethan Pearce in |

“That’s one small step for man …” It was actually a fifth grader from Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk, Conn., who took those brave first steps in a simulated space mission that featured key behind-the-scenes support from Union Professor Nick …→

Sarang and a furry friend in the gardens.

Student Spotlight: Sarang Sharma ’14: Avid napper, thespian, and dog-lover.

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This week’s Student Spotlight can be found lounging in Jackson’s Garden, thinking about puppies and contemplating man’s existence. Sarang Sharma ’15 said, “Nothing makes me swoon more than a cute puppy.” A member of the Dutch Pipers, Ozone House and …→

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