The Defender’s Design Editor, Angela McParland, talks about her visit to Hiroshima while she was studying abroad. Her parents taught her the importance of learning from history, McParland uses her experience to discuss how remembering the history of nuclear bombs in Japan is important today with rising nuclear threats.
Senior Wedding During the early evening of Sunday, April 23, Brendan “Dunny” Donovan, ’17, and Michaela “Mik” Horne, ’17, were (fake) joined in a beautiful celebration of (un)Holy Matrimony. Connor Murray, ’17 acted as the officiant. The ceremony included vows, speeches by various members of the wedding party, and of […]
Eli Olson, ’17 chose to take Interactions with Color this spring because it gave him a chance to let his creative juices flow. “I haven’t been able to make an art project like this since middle school,” he said. The course, taught by Will Mentor, focuses on the different ways […]
Tension has been high this spring in the admissions office at St. Michael’s College. Rising costs of higher education, along with a declining pool of students in New England, has hit the smaller colleges of this region particularly hard, and St. Michael’s is no exception. The postmark deadline for enrolling […]
By Jordan Mathieson Staff Writer There are 833 student parking spaces on main campus. Deciding who gets to park where and how to enforce parking is a well known struggle at Saint Mike’s and often leaves drivers grumbling. “Paying $100 for a pass then being unable to find a spot […]
By Katie Ferrell Staff Writer As the 2017 Commencement approaches, it comes time for the senior class to conclude their careers as Saint Michael’s students by recognizing those who have influenced them and helped them along the way of their journey. This year’s graduating class will be waving goodbye to […]
By Justin Ranicar Staff Writer Last month, The Defender published a front page story focusing on incidents of bias affecting the campus. These cases were detailed in a “Bias Incident Report” timeline, giving a detailed overview of the proceedings. The BRT is working to address issues in a more timely […]