Student demonstrates true passion for art, pursues extracurriculars

 International relations major junior Leliana McDermott has a passion for studying the history of art. With her range of interests, she hopes to utilize her qualifications and desires to demonstrate the importance of art and its inherent beauty, and to one day make the world a better place.

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Psychology students explore tattoo bias, conduct extensive academic research

Senior Rachel Rapoza and junior Sarah Harrington are psychology majors who occupy assistant research positions for assistant professor of psychology Colin Zestcott. Their work this semester focuses on research of implicit biases toward individuals with tattoos and whether these people encounter discrimination in healthcare and workplace settings.

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China Night highlights culture through cuisine, student performances

The Chinese Culture Club  of Geneseo hosted their annual China Night on Saturday Dec. 1 in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom, providing guests with access to a wide variety of experiences associated with Chinese traditions and culture. 

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Alumnus Spotlight: Ivan Cash '08 featured in Forbes “30 under 30” for artistic filmmaking

It’s not often people credit getting arrested with jump-starting their career. For Ivan Cash ’08, an arrest in New York City for selling t-shirts on the streets helped him land his first professional job in California. 

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PROFESSOR SPOTLIGHT: George Reuter

Lecturer of mathematics George Reuter’s captivating presence in the classroom, combined with his passion for academia and unconventional style of teaching are all things that make him a notable professor on campus. 

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Invasion of Privacy: Ice Knight effectively balances academics with athletics, commends Geneseo

Business administration major senior Devin McDonald is a goalie for the Ice Knights hockey team. With his extreme talent and his established priorities, McDonald demonstrates his capabilities as he is able to balance both being an athlete and a full-time student. 

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Study Abroad Profile: Semester in Groningen introduces student to daily European life

Junior geography major Katie Strohmayer has spent the past fall semester studying at The University of Groningen in the Netherlands. This program has allowed Katie to fully immerse herself in a different culture and learn more about the world. 

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Class Profile: Taber-Thomas psychology course focuses on application of material

Adolescent Development is a psychology class open for all majors to take. The class provides a focus on the development of identity, peer relationships and family relationships throughout adolescence. External implications on adolescent development such as culture, school and the media are also examined throughout the class. 

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Pride Alliance panel addresses discrimination, discusses stereotypes

A panel made up of Geneseo students and faculty shared their experiences as members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as how their experiences as people of color in the community have affected their lives on Friday Nov. 16.

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Japan Knight explores culture through traditional cuisine, performances

From a dinner party to a fashion show to live music to a series of interlocked skits, Japanese Culture Club’s annual Japan Knight transformed into different experiences for guests throughout the evening on Nov. 17 in the College Union Ballroom. 

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Symposium presents student research findings, inspires underclassmen

Students and professors gathered to listen to research presentations co-researched by students and professors of the biology department at the Research Symposium on Nov. 9. 

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Class Profile: Gutenberg course on advertising provides lessons for life

Associate professor of management Jeffrey Gutenberg’s passion for his work shined as he spoke about the role of advertising and promotions in his career as a professor at Geneseo. 

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IYSSE addresses socialism, introduces different perspectives

Socialism: a term defined by Google as “a political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.” 

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First openly gay NFL player speaks on personal story, finds calling as an activist

Michael Sam, the first openly gay person to be drafted into the National Football League, spoke at Geneseo on Thursday Nov. 8.

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Study Abroad Profile: Spending summer in Senegal

International relations major senior Casey Ellis spent a month of this past summer studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal. Her experience helped solidify her career ambitions, as well as learn about diversity while immersed in a new culture and language. 

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G-Spot: Astrological sign potentially indicates love compatibility

Sometimes it’s hard to find a significant other—finding someone who fits your personality traits, someone who you’re physically, emotionally and intellectually attracted to and someone you can instantly click with. With all of the complicated factors behind a perfect match, it might be time to ditch the dating apps and trust the stars to be your cupid.

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MIT astrophysicist discusses unconventional career path, research on unique celestial bodies

Astronomy expert Steven Villanueva spoke about his experiences in front of science, technology, engineering and math majors in Newton Lecture Hall on Thursday Nov. 1. Villanueva is a theoretical astrophysicist at MIT who took an unorthodox path toward obtaining his degree and pursuing his passion for exoplanet research. 

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VOX presents virtual reality experience, highlights women’s reproductive rights

Students sat around in a circle with anticipation, unsure of what to expect from the virtual reality experience that awaited them. 

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Phi Delta Epsilon hosts Anatomy Fashion show, fundraises money for children’s hospital

Elaborate body paint, an array of student organizations, cheerful music and an excited crowd. The Phi Delta Epsilon Pre-Medical Professional fraternity hosted its annual Anatomy Fashion Show on Sunday Nov. 4. 

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History professor presents research on Carlisle Boarding School, oppression of Native Americans

Students and faculty crowded Welles room 121 on Friday Nov. 2 as they eagerly awaited to hear a talk delivered by Dr. Michael Oberg on the Carlisle Boarding School.

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