Hero of the Week: Earth Day 2018 and the New Pledge to End Plastic Pollution

Opinion

By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Earth Day, which took place on Sunday, April 22, and according to their website, is the world’s largest environmental movement. Every year, the organization chooses a different environmental cause to focus on, and this year they are pushing to end plastic pollution. Every plastic straw that […]

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Hero of the Week: UMBC at March Madness

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By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor This week’s hero is University of Maryland Baltimore County’s men’s basketball team. The men made history as the first men’s 16 seed team to beat out a No. 1 seed team. March Madness will be shaken up for the rest of the season, as the plucky underdog team toppled UVA 74-54. […]

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Hero of the Week: Frances McDormand

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By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Frances McDormand for her Oscars speech that highlighted women in the industry and called for more diverse inclusion in the art-making process. McDormand used her precious amount of acceptance speech time to have all the women in the room who had been nominated for an award […]

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Hero of the Week: The Flu Shot

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By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor With this year’s flu season being particularly dangerous, it is more important than ever that we arm ourselves with the flu shot. That’s why this week’s hero is the flu shot and those who help administer it. Getting your flu shot is important every year, but when many are ending up […]

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Hero of the Week: Nearly New

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By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor As Halloween grows closer, I want to take a moment to honor the local heroes who make last minute costume hunting all the more possible. This week’s hero is the staff at Nearly New, Chestertown’s own vintage charity shop. Are you looking for an affordable place to pick up gently used […]

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Hero of the Week: Tim Maloney of WC Theater and Dance

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By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Tim Maloney, founder of the Washington College department of Theater and Dance. Maloney, a long time supporter and creator of the arts, was honored this week at a champagne toast run by the department to thank him to his devotion to theater at WC. In 2016, the […]

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Hero of the Week: Royal Farms at the Traffic Circle

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By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Royal Farms for providing us with a new and convenient late night snacking location near campus. Located near Café Sado and Kent Crossing on the High Street “traffic circle,” the new Royal Farms is perfect for students and townspeople who need a pick-me-up in the middle of […]

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Hero of the Week: Central Services Staff

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By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor This week’s hero is the Central Services staff. With everyone ordering textbooks, last minute dorm decorations and supplies, and miscellaneous clothing to start off the new school year, the mailroom is swamped with packages of all shapes and sizes. Emails are going out daily, sometimes multiple times a day, to many […]

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Hero of the Week: Jordan Peele

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By Brian Klose Opinion Editor This issue’s Hero of the Week honors Jordan Peele, whose directorial debut, “Get Out,” is blowing away box office numbers and making history. The comedian, writer, and director cemented himself as one of the new kings of comedy-horror, and has boosted the new genre of social thriller. “Get Out” tells […]

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Hero of the Week: Surprise Albums

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By Brian Klose Opinion Editor This week’s Hero of the Weeks honors my favorite band, Dawes, who recently released a live album for free on Spotify and other music streaming sites. The album, “We’re All Gonna Live,” is an addition to the growing trend of surprise albums and free content. The surprise release boosts the […]

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