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Residential halls update

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Architects plan to begin construction on a new resident hall in the spring. Tues. Oct. 28 architects from Perkins and Will presented and outline and model of the new residence hall they are building, tentatively called Pondside IV. The building will house first year students and will have 320 beds. The new residence hall will […]

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Nintendo celebrates 25 years of creating home entertainment magic

Nintendo celebrates 25 years of creating home entertainment magic

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In September Nintendo celebrated its 125th anniversary. If this seems like a remarkably long time for a game developer to be around, that is because the core focus of Nintendo has changed over the years. Long before Shigeru Miyamato made such classic games as Mario and Zelda, Nintendo was making its name as a playing […]

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Senator Sanders hosts town hall meeting

Senator Sanders hosts town hall meeting

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

After meeting with students on Oct. 21, Senator Bernie Sanders held a town meeting in the Alumni Center’s Centennial Hall. Sanders spoke to a crowd of roughly 60 members of Keene and other surrounding communities about getting money out of politics, getting more people to vote and saving the working class from poverty. Sanders said […]

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Figures prove votes are necessary

Figures prove votes are necessary

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the afternoon of Oct. 21 in the Flag Room at Keene State College, a Vermont Senator discussed the important issues of the country and the importance of getting involved in the wake of the upcoming election. Student Body President Bobby Graham introduced Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on behalf of the American Democracy Project […]

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Senator Shaheen holds campaign event at Redfern

Senator Shaheen holds campaign event at Redfern

| October 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

“Jeanne Shaheen is New Hampshire!” Senator Molly Kelly (D-N.H.) shouted to a crowd of roughly 100 people gathered in the Alumni Recital Hall at the Redfern Arts Center Saturday afternoon. While the majority in attendance were Shaheen supporters, many individuals were also excited to hear Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speak, given her reputation as a […]

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Riot investigation is ongoing; more arrests

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The KSC Campus Safety log stated that ten additional KSC students have been arrested in connection with the Oct. 17 and 18 riots, bringing the total to 14 KSC students.  Charges include failure to disperse, disorderly conduct and breach of peace. Six of these arrests were carried out by New Hampshire State Police. At this […]

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Businesses contrast negative pumpkin publicity

Businesses contrast negative pumpkin publicity

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comments

With the flux of customers from Pumpkin Fest gone, local Main St. business owners remain excited for next year’s 25th annual Pumpkin Fest. Even though this year’s Pumpkin Fest attracted national negative publicity, local business owners feel that the media missed the real Pumpkin Fest. Safely removed from the riots that occurred on Oct. 18, […]

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Student organization encourages conversation about Palestine

Student organization encourages conversation about Palestine

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keene State College senior Hersch Rothmel is spearheading the effort to begin a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace on campus. Jewish Voice for Peace is a national grassroots organization that seeks to raise awareness about the Israeli occupation of Palestine. It advocates for human rights and amended U.S. policy in the region. The new […]

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Students carve 1,800 jack-o’-lanterns at Pumpkin Lobotomy to contribute to festival

Students carve 1,800 jack-o’-lanterns at Pumpkin Lobotomy to contribute to festival

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

KSC Pumpkin Lobotomy kicked off the Pumpkin Fest weekend with carving, live music and student organizations on Fiske Quad Friday, Oct. 17.  The event was organized by KSC Student Government, who brought in 2,500 pumpkins for eager participants to carve up and contribute to the world record attempt. Student Body President Bobby Graham said the […]

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Administration members gather with students and community to voice frustrations

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Monday, Oct. 20 an all-campus forum was held for students, faculty and staff to understand the events of Pumpkin Fest, share experiences and feelings and to regain the sense of community for Keene State College.  President Anne Huot opened with a statement thanking everyone who attended the forum and explained why the forum was […]

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