Anti-Trump Protest in Progress

Published by The Critograph on May 3, 2017
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Protesters marched through downtown Lynchburg during the “No Ban, No Wall” protest, which the Seven Hills Progressive Society organized. Photo by Bryan Pfeifer. Feb. 5, 2017.

The “Trump’s Non-Welcoming Committee” anti-Trump protest will be held along Wards Road in Lynchburg in response to President Donald Trump giving the keynote address at Liberty University’s graduation on Saturday, May 13.

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Finals Blowout Meets Crabfest

Published by The Critograph on May 3, 2017
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Illustration by Genevieve Griffin. May 2, 2017.

Finals Blowout will occur in partnership with Crabfest this semester, and both events will take place from 1 – 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.

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Lack of Leave

Published by The Critograph on Jan. 25, 2017
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The United States does not have universal laws regarding menstrual leave, and only one company in the U.S. has a policy referencing it.

Coexist, a small British company in Bristol, announced in March 2016 that they would introduce a ‘period policy,’ which sparked debate about whether or not menstrual leave is a necessary concern that should be addressed by other companies.

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The Solar System’s Black Sheep

Published by The Critograph on April 26, 2017
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Illustration by Genevieve Griffin on April 25, 2017.

Astronomers may have identified our solar system’s seventh dwarf planet, 2014 UZ224, informally called “DeeDee” meaning “Distant Dwarf.” Most people are aware of the classification-debated dwarf planet Pluto, but our solar system contains five other confirmed dwarf planets that are arguably rarely discussed.

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Earth Day Clean-up

Published by The Critograph on April 19, 2017
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Students pick up litter at a previous Big Litter Day. Photo provided by Chris Gibbons.

Students can join the “Love Where You Live” citywide clean-up event by picking up litter on and around campus on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 from noon to 2 p.m.

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Uniting in Writing

Published by The Critograph on April 12, 2017
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Senior Eva Pappas reads her published work at the 2016 “Prism” Reading. Photo by Professor Laura Marello. April 2016.

Three Lynchburg College students will join students from Sweet Briar College and Randolph College to read their writing at the Collective Poetry and Prose Reading by College Student Writers on Friday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at Riverviews Artspace.

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