Family Day branches out

Emily Jolly emjolly@ursinus.edu This year, Ursinus has expanded Family Day into a whole weekend to better showcase everything the college has to offer. Family Weekend will run from Friday, Sept. 30, to Sunday, Oct. 2, with various activities scheduled each day to be enjoyed by parents and students alike. As Todd McKinney, associate dean of […]


New Club Aims to Get Money Out of Politics

Valerie Osborne vaosborne@ursinus.edu Democracy matters at Ursinus, or at least that’s what junior Jon Gerhartz is hoping. This semester Gerhartz is starting a new chapter of the national organization Democracy Matters (DM) at Ursinus. According to the Democracy Matters’ website, DM is “a non-partisan campus-based national student organization, work[ing] to get big private money out […]


Frank Ocean’s “Blonde” was worth waiting for

Leighnah Perkins leperkins@ursinus.edu I do not think it’s exaggerating to call Aug. 20, 2016 a blessed day. “Why?” you might ask, “What makes a random August day special?” In short, Frank Ocean released a visual album titled “Endless” and a studio album, “Blonde.” Despite his debut album “Channel Orange” receiving rave reviews from critics—well-respected music […]


Ursinus Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Team Off to a Hot Start

Jonny Cope jocope@ursinus.edu The Ursinus College cross country program has made great strides under the guidance of third-year head coach Carl Blickle and its future is looking bright. While both the men’s and women’s teams lost senior leadership to graduation last spring, the mix of veteran guidance and freshman talent has both teams heading in […]