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Chapel without a chaplain: Implications of the recent changes

In wake of the faculty and staff layoffs, many rumors have circulated around campus from concerned students regarding Geneva College’s financial stability. Alongside other staff and faculty cuts, the recent suspension of the chaplain position, held by Reverend Rutledge Etheridge since 2013, has created some of the most tension from students. 

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Geneva lowers credit limit

Geneva College has lowered the maximum credits students can take without being charged extra. Previously, students could take a maximum of 20 credits, with anything over 20 being charged per-credit. Now, students wishing to take more than 18 credits must pay $930 for each credit over, or alternatively go through an appeal process in order to be exempt from the extra fee. 

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Loving the Body 

Body image is still a resilient problem. Despite the widespread rhetoric that “it’s what’s on the inside that counts” (who ever explicitly states the opposite?), despite all the self-help books and the public resistance against contemporary beauty standards, the anxiety and self-hate that results from one’s own body image remains rampant. It is often argued that this is an indication that we ought to love ourselves more, but the problem is more likely caused by an individualistic understanding of the body. 

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“Don’t be afraid to educate yourself”: Diversity and Inclusion team brings patriotism to the table

Are you a Christian American or an American Christian? This challenging question, alongside others pertaining to patriotism within today’s culture, were discussed by Geneva students, faculty and staff at Bring It to the Table on October 24. The event, held in the President’s Dining Room, was hosted by the Diversity and Inclusion team of the Center for Student Engagement.  

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