Houghton College in Houghton NY

Alcohol Policy Reform Resolution to be Discussed Next Year

Apr 28th, 2012

Last Tuesday, the Senate voted to move the discussion on a controversial alcohol policy reform resolution to next September.

Public Service and Institutional Failings

Apr 28th, 2012

Consider this. This year’s presidential election between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama possesses many similarities to the 2004 election between incumbent George Bush and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. Looking at the electoral math, if Pre…

Environmental Club Goes to DC

Apr 28th, 2012

This past weekend was nothing short of an adventure as I trekked with fellow Environmental Clubbers Olivia Nijssen, junior;

Tomorrow: Senior Art Opening

Apr 27th, 2012

The annual Senior Art Exhibition will have its opening reception in the Ortlip Gallery tomorrow. The exhibit, a culmination of four years’ worth of work for the graduating art majors, will be a var…

Listening and the Things that Make Us Laugh

Apr 27th, 2012

Listening and the things that make us laugh (or) . . . things we laugh at.

Dialogue, Transparency, Integrity

Apr 27th, 2012

Last spring, we invited Jo Kadelcek (senior communication writer and journalism professor at Gordon College, author of 14 books, and founder/editor of the Gordon College News Service) to Houghton to critique and evaluate the Star. We as a staff spent a…

The Penultimate Word: Relinquishing Grandiose Plans

Apr 27th, 2012

When I was in the first grade I wanted to be an archaeologist.

Fourth Annual Houghtonpalooza

Apr 27th, 2012

Tomorrow, Leadership Council will bring the fourth annual Houghtonpalooza to campus. Although considerably smaller and shorter than the famous event from which it takes its name, this outd…

Pegula: The Man Behind the Millions

Apr 20th, 2012

Terrence Pegula — businessman, founder of an oil and gas exploration company, shareholder of Black River Music Group, avid hockey fan, and recently 1…

Remembering the Tragedy at Columbine

Apr 20th, 2012

On Monday April 2, 2012, One Goh walked onto the campus of Oikos University, a small Christian university in Oakland, California, carrying a .45 caliber hand gun. At around 10:30 a.m., Goh, a Korean National, opened fire; five people died on site and t…

SGA: New SGA Transitions in this Week

Apr 16th, 2012

As of this past Tuesday, this year’s Senate and Cabinet have turned over their responsibilities to the new SGA members. Former President Garrett Fi…

Tocqueville’s Moment: Wilfred McClay Speaks at Houghton

Apr 16th, 2012

The Houghton College Lecture Series continued Wednesday evening with a lecture given by Wilfred McClay, a history professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and noted voice among cont…

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