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Good to know: Saint Rose improv troupe unpacks crate of surprises

A man goes to his doctor and is dismayed to learn he has a bad case of Bert and Ernie. “Oh no,” he replies. “My Grandpa had that!” “Remember,” his doctor notes, “I am beautiful in every single way.” The exchange continues and makes about as much sense as an earlier one, in which Britney Spears, a janitor and a…

Golden Knight Spotlight: Maryellen Devic

Golden Knight Spotlight is a student-athlete profile series run by Alexander Lawrence ’18 in coordination with Golden Knights Athletics staff.  Maryellen Devic #8 Sport: Volleyball (Outside Hitter) Hometown: Orchard Park, NY Class Year: 2017 ­­­ Major: Communication, Sciences, and Disorders (CSD) Favorite study spot: Library 2nd floor Favorite food: Sushi One interesting fact about yourself: I never originally wanted to get…

Good to know: Welcoming them home

HELPING REFUGEES EASE THE TRANSITION At home in Bhutan, a small country bordering India and China, Chhabilall Timsina Sharma was a doctor overseeing a network of public health facilities. But in the 1990s, his family and thousands more ethnic minorities fled to Nepal to escape intimidation and torture by the government. Sharma spent the next eight years treating individuals who,…