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“Break the Silence” »

On April 11, the National Day of Silence, students gathered in front of KOSC for the event “Break the Silence” to peacefully advocate for Gordon’s LGBTQ community and suggest ways…

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10th annual JAF debate

10th Annual JAF Debate »

On the 10th anniversary of the Jerusalem and Athens Forum, the group held their annual debate, April 25. The resolution asked, “Was the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century a…

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Ukraine: Eastern Separatists »

Following Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, pro-Russian protesters took over ad- ministrative buildings, including police stations in 10 cities in eastern Ukraine. Unlike Kiev’s EuroMaidan protesters, these separatists called for…

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3 Projects Split $10K in 1st Social Venture Challenge »

  Jessica Sylvia ’15 Contributor The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership’s first year on campus started off with a bang – that is, if you consider giving away $10,000 a bang.…

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Arts & Life

Hot Right Now, Not Right Now »

Hot Right Now: 1. Filtered water 2. Iced beverages 3. Indiana Jones 4. Getting caught in the rain 5. Shake-weights…

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Upcoming Concerts (that you should probably attend instead of studying for finals) »

Tuesday May 6 Bombay Bicycle Club Royal Canoe Royale, Boston   Friday May 9 Foster the People House of Blues…

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Netflix Pick: “Portlandia” »

Anna Obert ’16 Contributor “Portlandia” is the dangerously accurate critique of hipster-dom from its roots in the Pacific North West.…

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Willie Nelson’s Armadillo Returned After Being Kidnapped »

Eleanora Sparling ’14 and Hayley Pomeroy ’14 Arts & Life Co-Editors The thermostats are drifting upwards and the ice is…

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Opinion

Beyond the Gordon Bubble »

Here it is, at last: this year’s last issue of the Tartan and the end of the last full week of classes. To this year’s graduating seniors – congratulations! You made it. Soon you’ll be walking across a make-shift stage on the quad and shaking…

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Celebrating Syllables with T.S. Eliot »

Christy Urbano ’16 Contributor That was the name of the poem I had begun to write for the Idiom to fulfill this writing assignment. But I didn’t finish. It could be argued that the reason for this is that I’m a crappy poet, which admittedly…

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An Open Letter to Gordon Students and Faculty From Valparaíso, Chile »

Monday April 14, 2014 Dear friends, On April 12, a massive fire swept through the port city of Valparaíso, Chile, where I am currently living and studying abroad. In its wake it has caused 15 (official) deaths, destroyed at least 2,000 houses and evacuated over…

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Sports

Anna Blomberg: Gordon’s New All-Time Leading Scorer »

Emily Murtoff ’17 Contributor As leading scorer and captain, Anna Blomberg ’14 has been greatly influential in the success of the women’s lacrosse team this…

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Men’s Lacrosse Bounces Back »

Kevin Keohane ’15 Sports Editor The Gordon College men’s lacrosse recovered this season to finish 8-9 (4-5 in the Commonwealth Coast Conference), a vast improvement…

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Wesley Arning: The Man On The Mound »

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Cole Umemura ’14 Contributor Gordon College pitcher Wesley Arning ’15, is emphatically proving that perseverance through trials pays off. After two seasons dealing with the…

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