In response to some of the confusion surrounding the new absence policy change and its impact, as the unofficially official campus newspaper we wanted to do a full coverage of this change and how it will affect you.
Lexi: What do you teach at Simon’s Rock?
Monk: “Right now, I specifically teach graphic design, but I’m also going to be teaching a mod of sound design.”
Did you know: CAD stands for "Charles And David", the two original founders of the paper?
The question has been raised at schools across the nation alike: should content warnings be required in class? With more media attention to trauma and mental health, people are beginning to consider the implications their words can have on others.
Simon’s Rock break policy has historically been controversial. After the creation of RISE last year, one of the issues in the initial discussion was that petitioning to stay on campus over breaks needed to be made easier and more reliable, especially for students who weren't comfortable or safe returning to their home environments over break.
My first trip to the Dolliver lounge was a truly harrowing experience. One step into the space, and I had been shaken to my core. As I first walked into the somehow perpetually damp-looking room, I felt chills roll through my spine. I would have hated the feeling of such a bone-curdling sensation, however, I found it was all too fitting with the year-round Halloween aesthetic that the designers of the Dolliver lounge were undeniably going for...
The song starts slowly, ringing brightly with supernal, gentle strumming. When the vocals start up alongside the beat, one feels immersed in the music. Erin’s voice draws the listener in, ranging from powerful and loud to soft and dreamy throughout the piece. The lyrics seem carefully chosen and are powerfully emotional...