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Ikebana

Ikebana

With flowers and branches grown and picked in her front yard, Michiko Oishi gives new life to flowers in an art discipline known as Ikebana, or Japanese flower arrangement. Oishi, also a Japanese teacher as Champlain college and a Koto player, started arranging flowers for Ikebana when she came to […]

Fallout from the buyout: campus grapples  with imminent departures

Fallout from the buyout: campus grapples with imminent departures

Significant changes are on the campus horizon as long-time faculty and staff members will be leaving the college with voluntary separation packages (VSPs), beginning June 1. Ninety staff members and 74 faculty members were offered packages in December, and they had to decide mid-January whether they were going to leave […]

The Arsonists light up the McCarthy Arts Center main stage

The Arsonists light up the McCarthy Arts Center main stage

By Shannon Wilson The dangers of being a bystander is told through Max Frisch’s explosive comedy “The Arsonists.” The St. Michael’s College theatre took us back in time to the early 1950’s, post World War II through the story of Biedermann, a man who treats his workers poorly at his […]

Curriculum changes implemented, more to follow

Curriculum changes implemented, more to follow

By Allie Brown Planning for a new curriculum has been underway for months. On March 7, St. Michael’s students received an email from Dean Jeffrey Ayres stating that the Liberal Studies Curriculum had been revised under the recommendation of the Curriculum and Educational Planning Committee (CEPC). “These new changes are […]

Reporting critical in the wake of sexual assault

Reporting critical in the wake of sexual assault

On Tuesday, March 28, an email was sent to students warning of a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend.In any case on campus, the Public Safety Department weighs the severity of the situation and the risk to the public’s safety. The college decides whether to alert the community based […]

Peter Linn, '17, reads his peice on Jerry Collins

Onion peels open the heart of the community

By Matthew Fournaris It’s that time of year again! St. Michael’s College unveiled its 2017 issue of the Onion River Review. This was followed by a release party on April 5th with nearly 100 guests. Every year, the Onion River Review showcases its best works of poetry, prose and visual […]

Courtesy of the I.T. Department
The graph illustrates the college’s daily email intake and how the I.T. department handles it.

Allowed: regular mail that gets delivered
Allowed; Tagged: mail that looks a little sketchy, so we add
“possible scam—don’t give out your credentials” to the subject line
Rate Controlled: lots of mail coming from/to the same person, so our system automatically slows down the delivery of these messages just in case they are spam
Blocked; : messages that are blocked, either because they are spam, have viruses attached to them or are sent to invalid addresses.

Campus vulnerable to online phishing scams

By Madeline Clark Mac Robson, ’18, logged onto his school email just like any other day. He skimmed through the headers as per routine, and opened those of the most immediate importance. What was not usual was the enticing job offer to work for an art collector and earn $250 […]