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Posts from ‘December, 2009’

Class Attendance

Ashley Grover Adams State could be famous for its strict policies on attendance and punctuality. But what does a strict enforcement of an attendance policy actually accomplish? Not much of anything. It seems ridiculous that many professors would rather you not come to their class at all than be a couple minutes late. I figure, […]

Aids Awareness Week

By: Nicole Plowright Adams State College hosted Aids Awareness Week Tuesday, December 1st through Thursday December 3rd. During the week panels of the Aids Quilt were put on display between the Grizzly Den and Jasmine’s. Along with the quilt on display students sat at tables passing out information regarding safe sex, HIV, Aids, and STDs. […]

Car Vandals

By Cody Schuman Two suspects have been taken into custody for vandalizing cars around campus. The suspects, Matthew Jojola and John Lujan, are being held at the county jail here in Alamosa. The two are suspected of damaging at least seven vehicles costing several thousands in damage. Included in the damages were two Adams State […]

AS&F Executive Board Elections

By: Nicole Plowright At the November 16, 2009 AS&F Senate meeting it was announced that no one turned in an election packet to run for an executive board position. With no way to suspend the constitution, elections were held on November 22 and 23 in the Student Union Building. These elections were write-in candidate elections. […]

Top Holiday Gifts of 2009

By Jesse Medina Once again the Holiday season is upon us.  It seems to come earlier every year and this year was no exception.  So for some of us who have yet to ponder or purchase gifts for loved ones this year the following is a list of what are considered to be the top […]

Movie Review:A Christmas Carol in Review

By Jesse Medina With the Holiday season comes the slew of Christmas movies that wait ever so eagerly to debut.  This year Disney has given us A Christmas Carol. Almost everyone is familiar with the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol but leave it up to Disney to put a somewhat different spin to it.  […]

Some thoughts on Thanksgiving

By Toni Steffens The Thanksgiving holiday most people celebrate is possibly a much different kind of celebration than the first Thanksgiving. The holiday we are familiar with focuses on family coming together and spending time enjoying each others’ company. The food is supposed to take second place after this joy of spending time together as […]

Lady Grizzlies Dominate in Game against Hawaii Pacific

Samantha Hall On November 23rd, the Adams State College Lady Grizzlies took on the Hawaii Pacific University Sea Warriors in a thrilling game full of action and surprises. The Grizzlies ended up breaking a 17- year old RMAC record by beating the Sea Warriors 90- 68.  Starting off the game was ASC’s Vera Jo Bustos […]

Is Discrimination Bad?

Jessi Swopes South Coloradan Discrimination, with its negative connotations, seems like a loaded topic.  The first ideas that come to mind are prejudices against different races, or genders.  But what does discriminate really mean?  Webster’s Dictionary defines it simply as, “to differentiate or to make a distinction”.  Not only is it not limited to the […]

Drugs on College Campuses

Ashley Grover Alcohol and drug abuse on college campuses is not a new occurrence. College can, and should be an exciting atmosphere but safety must be considered. Alcohol and other drug use is a factor in many accidents, injuries and crime. Surveys at colleges and universities across the country indicate the percentage of students who […] is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet