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Author: Takora Mcintyre

Plastic bag caught on a fence

What to Expect Now That Plastic Bags are Banned

You may have heard about state-wide plastic bag bans. This law is already in effect in California, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, and, as of March 1, 2020, New York. That means when you check out at most stores, the cashier will no longer provide you with a plastic bag for your items, but instead a paper bag. In some counties, this…

Three Reasons Why I Wish I Joined Pre-College Experience

What if you don’t have to wait until you graduate high school to experience college? Saint Rose is making it possible by offering a Pre-College Experience summer program for high school students interested in music, visual arts, digital filmmaking, criminal justice & forensics, and esports. This program allows students to gain new skills and tools they can use in their…

Mug, tissues, and glasses

Tips for Avoiding the Flu in the Wake of Coronavirus

If you have been anywhere near your phone, TV, or radio lately, then it’s likely you have heard about the coronavirus — a recent public health crisis that was first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before and can lead to shortness of breath, coughing, and fever. According to The New York…

Club Focus: Q&A with the President of Brothers and Sisters in Christ

  Brothers and Sisters in Christ (BASIC) was founded in 1978 by Michael Cavanaugh at Oswego State University. The club is a student-led college ministry. BASIC exists on about 30 campuses all over the state. The chapter at Saint Rose has been around for more than 20 years. Brothers and Sisters in Christ President Tiara Johnson ’20 is a communications…

Girls Next Door

Club Focus: The Girls Next Door Enter International Competition

  The Girls Next Door, the College’s all-women a capella group, will compete with their 13 members in the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella (ICCA) Central Quarterfinal at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) EMPAC Building in Troy, New York, on Saturday, January 25 at 7 p.m. The Golden Notes, the College’s co-ed a cappella group, will also compete with…