Saint Mary's Orientation Leaders and Resident Advisors begin their welcoming of the Saint Mary's class of 2021 on Wednesday, August 16. (Courtesy of Gerry Serrano)

“WoWies” welcome new class of Saint Mary’s students

August 22, 2017

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By Gabby Vanacore | Editor-in-Chief There is nothing like the annual Weekend of Welcome festivities to kick off the 2017-2018 school year at Saint Mary’s.… Read More ›

The incident raises the question of how efficient and effective BIRT reports are. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Campus culture compromised by hate speech

May 21, 2017

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Editor’s note: This article was first published on May 2, 2017. On May 21, 2017, edits were made to the headline and to factual information… Read More ›

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WoW yard sale offers bargains

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Gabby Vanacore | Editor-in-Chief When Fall semester rolls around, it is time to make sure you have everything you need for dorm living. As… Read More ›

Saint Mary’s Writing Center conducts writing circle. (Courtesy of Saint Mary’s College)

CWAC a helpful campus resource for all writers

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Jacob Turnrose | News Editor CWAC, the Center for Writing Across the Curriculum, is an on-campus resource dedicated to empowering students in becoming better… Read More ›

Saint Mary's Orientation Leaders and Resident Advisors begin their welcoming of the Saint Mary's class of 2021 on Wednesday, August 16. (Courtesy of Gerry Serrano)

“WoWies” welcome new class of Saint Mary’s students

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Gabby Vanacore | Editor-in-Chief There is nothing like the annual Weekend of Welcome festivities to kick off the 2017-2018 school year at Saint Mary’s.… Read More ›

The Women’s Resource Center welcoming students to their table at the Involvement Fair. (Courtesy of Saint Mary’s College)

Women’s Resource Center provides valued services

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Maureen Thaete | Assistant News Editor Several spaces on the Saint Mary’s campus seek to promote social justice and acceptance for all, but one… Read More ›

The Intercultural Center’s lounge, where various events take place. (Courtesy of Saint Mary’s College)

Intercultural center an important resource for new students

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Terrilyn Ho | Copy Editor One of the many resources that Saint Mary’s has to offer is the Intercultural Center, more commonly referred to… Read More ›

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Welcome from President Donahue

August 22, 2017 0 comments

It is my genuine pleasure to welcome all new first-year and incoming transfer, graduate, and professional students to Saint Mary’s College this fall. We are… Read More ›

SAINT MARY’S COLLEGE providing an inviting entrance for new students getting ready to call Saint Mary’s home.  (Courtesy of OneDublin)

How to prepare for your next four years at Saint Mary’s College

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Marshall Lymburn | Opinion Editor Congratulations, you’ve made it to college. The plights of high school are over, there are no parents looking over… Read More ›

Students and Faculty of Saint Mary's College attended "End the Silence" rally on May 3, 2017 (Courtesy of Calvin Monroe)

Letter to the Editor: May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 1 comment

My undergraduate experience was full of faces that looked like mine. Morehouse College, the country’s only all male African American higher educational institution, provided me… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor: May 21, 2017

May 21, 2017 1 comment

On May 4, I wrote the following letter to one of the reporters, Sarah Knebel, who wrote about what happened to me on campus in… Read More ›

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Why Bebe stores failed and the latest trends in retail

May 18, 2017 0 comments

By Farhat Desai | Contributing Writer Since its founding in the 1970’s, Bebe was a trendsetter in clothing and accessories for women in their 20s… Read More ›

Culture

The Orinda Movie Theater shows a different free movie on the first Thursday of every month. (Courtesy of Anthony Riggins)

Local bars, weekend activities, movies and more

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Camilla Marais | Culture Editor As August turns to September, hundreds of Gaels return to campus. Whether returning from overseas adventures, music festival mishaps,… Read More ›

Campus food can get old: advice on local restaurants

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Elizabeth Magno | Chief Copy Editor Any new student will find out soon enough that Sodexo simply doesn’t suffice on a daily basis. As… Read More ›

The Ferry Building in San Francisco is a great spot to have a bite to eat and to wander around their Farmer’s Market. (Courtesy of Travel Spirit)

Guide to Weekend of Welcome trips in the bay

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Elizabeth Magno | Chief Copy Editor Weekend of Welcome (WoW) is a time when students get the chance to settle into their new home:… Read More ›

Saint Mary’s students hike back down to campus from the cross.  (Courtesy of Mercury News)

A hiker’s guide to hidden gems of Lamorinda area

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Kali Kushner | Culture Editor As a new student, there will be plenty of excitement to keep you occupied these next few weeks,  but… Read More ›

Spring Ball will be a 24K Magic wonderland

May 2, 2017 0 comments

By Ramya Ramamoorthy | Staff Writer The annual Spring Ball, which will be hosted by Gael Sisterhood, Gael Brotherhood, and the Residence Hall Association, will… Read More ›

Sports

Fall sports preview: five teams ready to begin their seasons

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Tyler Bindi | Sports Editor For Saint Mary’s athletics, the fall season once again promises months of excitement and competition. Some teams, like women’s… Read More ›

Women’s soccer had 10 freshman in training camp this year, five of which saw playing time in the season opener. (Courtesy of smcgaels.com)

Class of 2021 offers abundance of fall-season athletes

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Dean Boerner | Editor-in-Chief A number of freshman student-athletes on Saint Mary’s fall-season rosters look poised to have immediate impacts on their respective teams—a… Read More ›

Gael Force in full effect for last year’s game against Gonzaga. (Courtesty of smcgaels.com)

Gael Force an integral part of Saint Mary’s

August 22, 2017 0 comments

By Kimberly Paschal | Sports Editor What exactly is Gael Force? Many incoming students wonder what that term means. Some think Saint Mary’s spelled “gale”… Read More ›

Women’s tennis ousted in first-round heartbreaker

May 2, 2017 0 comments

By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor In a tightly-contested battle in the first round of the West Coast Conference Championships, sixth-seeded BYU outlasted the third-seeded… Read More ›

Hailey Sparacino homered in the Gaels’ second game of a doubleheader on Saturday against LMU. (Courtesy of smcgaels.com)

Softball drops three straight in road series at LMU

May 2, 2017 0 comments

By Dean Boerner | Sports Editor In a three-game series with Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles, Saint Mary’s fell behind in each contest, eventually getting… Read More ›