Communications Department Activates Online Professional Profiles for Students

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Audrey Werth and Megan Patoskie

While websites like Facebook make it increasingly difficult for employers to learn reliable student information, readabout.me offers students the opportunity to build professional profiles with college-verified accomplishments.

Last year, Karen Anderson, Associate Director of Communications, began to introduce Simon’s Rock to the project in order to enable students to create their own profiles. More…

Model UN Competes in Oxford International Model United Nations Conference

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Published on: December 18, 2012

Hillary Saviello

The Oxford International Model United Nations conference opened its 10th session in picturesque Oxford Town Hall with the loud bang of a gavel. Students from as far as India and Venezuela, as well as – you guessed it – Great Barrington, USA, made the journey to the United Kingdom for Europe’s top Model UN conference, to simulate the United Nations apparatus hosted at the prestigious University. More…

The Bearded Bard: Lincoln Review

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Published on: December 18, 2012

Ronald Gerber

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I must begin with a simple fact of life: Daniel Day-Lewis is the greatest screen actor of all time, bar none. He may not make films with the frequency of some other stars, but when he chooses a role, he throws himself into it with such zeal that he disappears into his character’s body, never to be seen again until press interviews. More…

The Purple Rose of Colchis: Floral Arrangements Thesis Review

Published on: December 18, 2012

Ronald Gerber

Creating a work of art from scratch is never an easy thing to do. In my time at Simon’s Rock, I’ve seen it done by many seniors whose hearts and souls went into it. The blood, sweat, and tears do not always pay off, but in the case of Amanda Rowe-Van Allen ‘09’s Floral Arrangements, based on the Greek Medea legend, they definitely did. Rowe-Van Allen’s adaptation, which played from Thursday, Nov. 29 to Saturday, Dec. 1 in the Daniel Arts Center, was initially rehearsed without a script. More…