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Faculty of the Fortnight: Rick Winfield

Kyle Barnedt, Contributor

March 24

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The chatter of students and teachers fill the open space of Rick Winfield’s office. More than just a cubicle, it’s an accepting space, open for the purpose of working together and sharing ideas, something Winfield finds important in edu...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Max Leabman

September 30

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By: Aidan Lee As students gather to find seats in a small room tucked above the cafeteria in the Patterson building, two people don’t sit, instead they stand at the front of the room quietly waiting for the student-athlete...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Samantha Bankston

April 23

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Whether you come across her casually informing students on every detail of genius philosophers, or nestled in her desk space translating an entire book from French to English, Samantha Bankston has a wide array of knowledge and...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Gigi Giles

March 25

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Gigi Giles beckons her students’ waning attention to the projector screen, although their three hour evening lab is nearly over. She plays a video of the Falcon 9 booster crash landing on a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The 14-story...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Coach Bruce Meierdiercks

November 6

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By Calhoun Boone Bruce Meierdiercks, head coach of the SNC men’s lacrosse team, has dedicated a solid portion of his life to coaching and promoting the sport of lacrosse.  However, lacrosse has not always been his favorite...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Mary Kenny

September 25

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The upstairs art studio has a unique, pungent smell today. The aroma of peppers and onions being pulverized overpowers the nostrils. In the back of the printmaking studio, Mary Kenny is whipping up a batch of chili. A few students...

Faculty of the Fortnight: Betts Markle

September 10

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You enter and hear nothing but silence.In this dimly lit space, students gather and study. It’s a calming atmosphere of tranquility.Here and there among the library’s stacks, students grab books. Often they’re greete...

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