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Posts from ‘November, 2011’

ASC Pay Scales Will Soon Reach ‘Average’ Goal

Toni Steffens-Steward The Paw Print Nearly five years ago the Adams State College board of trustees started working toward a goal to bring faculty and administrative staff salaries up to 90 percent of the average pay for their specific jobs at peer institutions. Now, after all of that time, they have nearly reached their goal, […]

Assange and Wiki Leaks: True Freedom of the Press

Nathan Crites-Herren The Paw Print When we examine freedom of press, and the role of media to not only safeguard this principal, but to enhance its practices we find a clear disconnect between this cornerstone principal and the very institutions who are supposed to defend it.  By the late seventies and into the mid-eighties American […]

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month

Stephany Nellessen Volunteer As the San Luis Valley begins to look like a delicate Christmas snow globe, as you plan your family’s Thanksgiving feast, as you reminisce over 2011, do not forget about the 3 million people who will go without shelter in the year to come. The National Coalition for the Homeless has officially […]

Letter to the Editor: Some Clarification on Shahadah and Paradise

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the article published November 10, 2011: ‘Her Name is Rachel Cory’ Coming Soon by Dr. David Mazel. I enjoyed reading about Dr. Mazel’s viewpoint and applaud his sympathetic tone to the Palestinian problem. However, I would like to clarify couple of points as mentioned in the article.

National Novel Writing Month Challenges Creative Writers

Becca Paez The Paw Print National Novel Writing Month an annual internet-based creative writing project which challenges participants to write 50,000 words of a new novel between Nov. 1 and Nov.30. Its sister event is a script-writing challenge that takes place in April, called Script Frenzy. Writers wishing to participate first register on the project’s […]

ASC’s Dirty Little Column with the Delicious Doctors Love

Dr. Chocolate Thunder and Professor Vanilla Lightning are not real doctors or mental health professionals. Their advice should not be taken seriously.** This week, as a little added bonus, the DLC has a guest writer.  Our esteemed colleague, Caramel Rain, Ph.D.  has decided to take a whack at solving all your post-pubescent colligate love and […]

Movie Reviews: Movies with Interesting Twists on Numbers

Raptor and Slackcer The Paw Print Raptor and Slacker love movies. They really love movies! And they have decided to share some of their movie thoughts with you. Sometimes They will watch new movies in theaters or on DVD, and sometimes they will watch some of their old favorites that they want to share with […]

ASC Theatre Explores the Revolutionary Life of Rachel Corrie

Nathan Crites-Herren The Paw Print From an early age a profound sense of justice personified the essential characteristics of Rachel Corrie’s life.  Her willingness to question the statuesque and capitalist elite lead her to a continual state of social action and awareness.  With a traveler’s soul, Corrie continually confronted the boundaries of what it meant […]

Scholar of the Week: November 17

Reggie Thompson The Paw Print Making the adjustment to college as an incoming freshman can be an incredibly difficult time, so when one comes out and transitions well, from an outsider’s perspective, said student deserves a little recognition. Freshman Mariah Pepe is a hard-working Mass Communication major whose writing talents caught hold of Professor of […]

Justin Beiber Scandal: Woman Demands Paternity Test

Rachel Decker The Paw Print The heat is on for 20-year-old Mariah Yeater, the young woman who is claiming that 17-year-old Justin Bieber is the father of her 3-month-old son. Yeater’s lawyers appeared on Dr. Drew’s talk show last Thursday urging Bieber to “step up and take” a paternity test. is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet