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The growth of Fast Break Broadcasting

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eugene “Gino” Vallante’s involvement with Keene State College grew in the years after KSC Men’s Basketball Head Coach Robert Colbert’s 2011 email exchange with former New England College players.  Fast Break Broadcasting, Vallante’s privately owned broadcasting company, covered a plethora of KSC sports since it’s 2004 conception.  The only KSC employee listed on Fast Break’s […]

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Journalist sheds light on food waste

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 22, journalist and food waste expert Jonathan Bloom threw an empty Coca-Cola can onto the floor of Centennial Hall in the Keene State College Alumni Center in front of over 50 KSC students, faculty and Keene residents. He did not throw it to be rude or to trash the campus; Bloom threw […]

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Yogi teaches KSC students about Buddhism

Yogi teaches KSC students about Buddhism

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new face visited Keene State College to assist students in putting theory to practice during a meditation seminar. This is the first course ever offered at KSC that teaches Buddhist philosophy. Samuel Hawkes, a communication professor who is teaching the course Buddhist Philosophy 290, explained the class will have guest Lama Gursam visit. Gursam […]

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Senator Kelly strives for women’s rights

Senator Kelly strives for women’s rights

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Women’s and Gender Studies grows as a major at Keene State College, doors open for women to speak and aim to inspire developing students. On Monday, April 21, the Women’s and Gender Studies Honor Society welcomed Senator Molly Kelly to speak at Rhodes Hall. The event covered issues such as legislation on abortion, capital […]

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Admin urged to provide students prompt, sustained response

Admin urged to provide students prompt, sustained response

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly ten years ago, on Sunday, January 23, 2005, a  former New England College basketball player emailed NEC Athletic Director Lori Runksmeier, former NEC Interim President John Stevens — and Keene State College Director of Athletics John Ratliff. In the email obtained by The Equinox, the subject line read, “Gino Vallante.”  As written, the nine-year-old […]

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Vallante repercussions continue to spread

Vallante repercussions continue to spread

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lack of action enabled stalking   Men’s Basketball Head Coach Robert Colbert was informed of former Keene State College employee Eugene “Gino” Vallante’s reported behaviors nearly three years before Vallante’s firing on March 5, according to documents obtained by a right-to-know request by The Equinox. Vallante, who was fired amid allegations he engaged in inappropriate […]

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Ex-NEC players’ stories parallel KSC student accounts on Vallante

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Eugene “Gino” Vallante’s behaviors at Keene State College were part of a larger pattern, according to former players’ detailed accounts of his time as head coach at New England College.  After nine years at KSC, school officials fired Vallante on March 5 amid allegations that he engaged in inappropriate actions toward students. KSC’s internal investigation, […]

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Journalist teaches KSC how to improve ‘the commons’

Journalist teaches KSC how to improve ‘the commons’

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Keene State College Sidore Lecture Series brought Jay Walljasper to campus to embrace the use of commons. Walljasper headlined a lecture in the Mabel Brown Room and spoke with community members, faculty and students on how to build and grow public and common spaces. Walljasper, who is the editor of onthecommons.org, spoke on April […]

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New course focuses on job search and skills

New course focuses on job search and skills

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students interested in learning how to land an internship or how to master other resume-building techniques now have options with a new Keene State College course. In the 2014 fall semester a seminar class will be offered through the Continuing Education Department, aimed to help students in these areas. Flyers have been handed out and […]

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Huot announces Class of 2014 graduation commencement speaker

Huot announces Class of 2014 graduation commencement speaker

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keene State College President, Anne Huot, has appointed Vice President of Student Affairs, Andrew Robinson as the 2014 Commencement speaker. The KSC president said she made this choice based on the significantly positive impact he has made on students and their personal development. Robinson is set to retire from his position at KSC this summer. […]

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