Archive for November, 2011

Blinn College Homecoming Block Party

Blinn College Homecoming Block Party

In celebration of the upcoming Homecoming football, Student Leadership & Activities hosted a block party for Blinn College students. The event, which was held on Prairie Lea St. included a pep rally, music, and games for the 300+ students who attended the event. SLA plans to sponsor this event on an annual basis, and promises for it to be an […]

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Blinn College Homecoming Game 2011

Blinn College Homecoming Game 2011

Rachel Laverenz of Effingham County and Seth Maxie of Hattiesburg, Miss., were named the 2011 Blinn College homecoming queen and king during halftime of the Buccaneers’ game against Trinity Valley Community College on Saturday. Laverenz, a freshman animal science major, and Maxie, a sophomore animal science major, both represented the Blinn Agriculture Club. The nominees raised $1,689 for the Bastrop […]

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World Series Wrap Up

World Series Wrap Up

Put yourself back to 2010 for a minute, the fans in Arlington are on their feet; tension is mounting through out the ball park. Nelson Cruz, who had homered against the Giants ace, Tim Lincecum is at the plate he is the last hope to remain in the World Series. The Giants closer Brian Wilson makes a pitch, and with […]

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Blinn Volleyball: A Tribute to Excellence

Blinn Volleyball: A Tribute to Excellence

As far as college coaches go, David Rehr, head coach of the Blinn Volleyball team, defines under the category of cool.  How many college coaches do you know have a twitter with a network of followers ranging from ex-players, sports inspirational quote generators, and famous journalists including MSNBC political commentator, Keith Olberman? In lieu of this, Rehr’s determined demeanor solely […]

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Buccaneer Football Regular Season Recap

Buccaneer Football Regular Season Recap

The wise Vince Lombardi once said “If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?”  Winning has indisputably been the key component for Buccaneer sports in fall 2011, accumulating undefeated records in both football and volleyball. Offensive coordinator turned head coach Ronny Feldman’s Buccaneers may have been the chief highlight of the south, dominating the competition with sheer willpower and […]

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Two Year Itch: The Rangers Fall Again

Two Year Itch: The Rangers Fall Again

Well folks that magical time of the year is finally upon us, the leaves are about to fall, the weather has become bearable, the autumn thunder of football is full steam ahead, but people are forgetting about the boys of summer and the drama that is playing out on the diamond. It seems as though baseball caps don’t represent fandom […]

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Wheeler Hall: A Gift Taken for Granted

Wheeler Hall: A Gift Taken for Granted

It is said that with every good deed done there is a reward for it. Throughout the years of Blinn’s establishment there has been a movement of young adults who find themselves interested in what Blinn has to offer. More recently, Blinn was faced with the challenge of providing additional housing for students desiring to dwell on campus. As a […]

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The Hindering of Creativity

The Hindering of Creativity

The other day I was walking towards the academic building for an early morning class and I spied a fellow student with a tattoo, the tattoo depicted some Asian slogan on it I stopped and asked that person, “Hey what does that mean?” The person shrugged their shoulders and sighed “beats me, it looks cool though!” This individual represents what […]

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Tattoos: Meaningful Art or Harmful Taboo

Tattoos: Meaningful Art or Harmful Taboo

On the side in favor of tattoos, they come into each person in various ways. They can be symbolic, a tribal tradition, or serve as a particular memory for anything or anyone. Proscribed by society as improper or unacceptable, they are typically looked towards as being taboo towards certain people, often with the mindset that any person with this artwork […]

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Wall Street Protest

Wall Street Protest

The “Occupy Wall Street” protest have garnered a massive portion of attention as numerous people around the world have either taken to the streets and joined or formed their own protest or have stated their support with post on the internet. The protest was spawned by a growing anger that a small number of people control the majority of the […]

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