Zenyatta Loses Newborn Foal

Renowned racehorse Zenyatta lost her three-day old colt the morning of April 13, 2016. The unnamed foal by the stallion War Front passed away due to problems with meconium aspiration after being admitted to the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. The news was first announced via Zenyatta.com. The meconium, a foal’s first manure after birth, can cause respiration irritation if inhaled. Zenyatta and her foal were kept…

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Marvel/Disney Take a Stand Against Georgia

Photo provided by Creative Commons Everyone remembers the big uproar throughout the country on June 26, 2015 when the states began to legalize same sex marriage and Obama lit up the White House for the LGBTQIAP+ community. There were people who were simply outraged by this and denied performing services such as marrying or baking a cake for a same sex marriage. Over time, the uproar dwindled down. However, now the…

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Jeffrey Jay Performs Comedy Show in Thomson Hall

Photo by Jenna Kauffman On Mon., April 4, comedian Jeffrey Jay put on a comedy show in Alumnae Chapel in Thomson Hall to start off Genderversity Week. Jay did not disappoint. From the get-go, Jay was very blunt about hearing every insult there was about being transgender. For the first part of the show, he did traditional comedy and for the second part, he encouraged audience interaction and questions about…

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Warped Tour: Not Just Music, But Making A Difference

Every year, Vans Warped Tour makes its way across America with over 80 bands in tow. These bands range from alternative, such as All Time Low, to heavy metal, such as Of Mice & Men (neither of which are in the lineup this year), as well as bands such as 3OH!3, We The Kings, and Yellowcard who are more widely known. With so many different sounds to hear, this music…

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News Media and Uneven Coverage of Terror Attacks

Infographic by Emma Miller In the wake of several large-scale terror attacks around the world, Western news media outlets demonstrated a great amount of bias in how they chose to cover these events. The three most comprehensively, and perhaps excessively, covered terror attacks in Paris, San Bernardino, and Brussels were not the only attacks that deserved coverage. Since the terror attack in Paris on Nov. 13, there have been hundreds…

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Joel Kanitz’s New Solo Project “Gorgeous War”

Photo by Takumi Harihoto After eight years together and three studio albums, the band This Century announced last year that they would go their separate ways after the release of their third studio album “Soul Sucker.” Despite the band’s break-up, each member said they still plan to work with music in some way. This split was just a step in the direction each member wanted to go. Joel Kanitz, lead…

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Athlete of the Week

Kayla Sullenberger Photo provided by Wilson Athletics The Wilson College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the “Athlete of the Week.” Junior Kayla Sullenburger (Mechanicsburg, Pa., Cumberland Valley) was chosen as Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance on the softball field. Sullenberger is off to a hot start with the bat this season as she leads the Phoenix with a team high .333 batting average. She also leads…

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Obama’s Visit to Cuba Overshadows Brussels Attack

President Barack Obama visited Cuba on March 20, making him the first American President in 88 years to be on Cuban soil. One of Obama’s goals throughout his presidency was to use a different approach when trying to recreate a relationship with the country that sits 90 miles off of Florida’s coast. In the past, American Presidents have attempted to pressure Cuba into reforming their policies, however, Obama has decided…

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New Quad, Same Old Construction

By Travis Horton As the construction of the library ended, many were ready to see the gates gone and have easier access to the academic buildings. However, another project has been implemented that continues the use of the gates and interrupts the daily flow of pedestrian traffic in the middle of campus. This new project’s goal is to create another quad space that will be utilized similarly to the green….

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Will Eventing Leave the Olympic Games?

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is often considered “Switzerland” when it comes to decisions regarding the Olympic Games. Usually the USEA follows with the opinions and decisions of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) except in this instance. The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has proposed some new changes to the sport of Eventing, and this time the USEA has something to say about it. In discussions regarding the 2020…

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