Paige Berschet ’18 elected student body president for 2017-18

April 20, 2017 | SGA
Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2017-18. Berschet, who is majoring in both Political Science and Organizational Communications & Public Relations, succeeds Emily Drabeck ’17 (Washington, Pennsylvania) following her year as student...
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Students ready for rest, time with family during Fall Break

October 7, 2008 | Fall Break
The air is colder and the leaves are more colorful, so every Marietta College student knows what that means - Fall Break or the four-day break is just around the corner. The unusual October vacation goes from Oct. 11-14, and many of Marietta's students are more than ready for it. Kent Reiber '10, of Avon Lake, Ohio, said he is "exhilarated"...
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Actress, writer shares challenges of being a woman of color in Hollywood

October 19, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
When actress and writer Bianca Sams sits in a writing room, she is often the only person under the age of 40, and the only woman of color. She said these differences present a challenge unforeseen in her job description, and she believes it becomes her duty to act as a whistleblower — speaking out for the groups who are often marginalized in...
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Kennedy Clyde ’16 elected student body president for 2015-16

April 3, 2015 | Student Government
  Kennedy Clyde ’16 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) was elected by Marietta College’s student body to be the Student Government Association’s President for 2015-16.
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College offering variety of programs for Black History Month

February 2, 2017 | Black History Month
Marietta College has special programs planned all throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. “Black History Month seeks to educate the Marietta College community about African-American heritage and promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures to enhance social and leadership development among its participants,”...
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Delta Tau Delta fraternity members participate in Quiz Bowl

December 8, 2006 | Greek Life
Members of Marietta College's Delta Tau Delta fraternity participated in a Quiz Bowl, battling one another for "know-it-all" glory. There were seven teams and more than 120 questions asked. The Passionate Liberals—a team made up of seniors Hunter Jonsson (Burke, Va.) and Andy Byers (Parkersburg, W.Va.), and juniors Dave Borrelli (Oxford,...
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Marietta’s Alpha Tau Omega earns fraternity’s highest honor

September 26, 2018 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a 2018 True Merit Chapter recipient. Each year the Alpha Tau Omega national organization selects a local chapter for their highest honor based upon philanthropic efforts, academics, social life, and campus reputation.
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Brady, O'Hair named Homecoming king and queen

October 13, 2014 | Homecoming 2014
Marietta College seniors Nick Brady (Avon Lake, Ohio) and Alexis O’Hair (Maumee, Ohio) were crowned Homecoming 2014 royalty during halftime of the Pioneers’ football game against Baldwin Wallace on Saturday (Oct. 11).
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Lambda Chi Alpha collects and donates 2,000 pounds of food

December 1, 2016 | Greek Life
Marietta College’s Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, with the assistance of the Marietta community and College community, recently collected 2,000 pounds of food items that will be donated to local food pantries. “I could not be happier with all of the work done by so many of the members in the community,” said Robert Felton ’18 (Wheeling, West...
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More than 400 freshmen move in to Marietta College residence halls

August 17, 2006 | Move-In Day
Nathan Eschbaugh was moved into his freshman residence hall by 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 17). Good planning? Luck? Not exactly. It's what happens when you are the second son to attend Marietta College, and your mother knows some tricks. "We got here early, got a good parking spot and got him moved in," said Robin Eschbaugh, whose oldest son,...
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Campus celebrates the arrival of new students during Move-In Day

August 22, 2018 | Move-In Day
Though it took minutes to drive to campus from her home, Alexis Roberts ’22 (Marietta, Ohio) was excited to reach a special milestone in her life: Move-in Day at Marietta College. “I’m excited but also nervous,” the Psychology major said, as she and her parents, Michelle and Kenneth Roberts, prepared to move into Russell Hall. “Marietta was...
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New program provides needed resource for LGBT community

August 4, 2014 | LGBT
Just as you enter Coach Stacia Shrider’s office in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, you’ll notice a “Safe Zone” decal on her window.
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College, local leaders host community conversation on Race & Religion

November 11, 2016 | Race
Join local civic leaders, Marietta College representatives, community advocates and clergy for a panel discussion addressing race and religion at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 21st. It will be held in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. This conversation is open to all members of our community, and is an opportunity to hear and share our...
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Class of 2018 remembered for the positive impact it made at Marietta College

May 6, 2018 | Commencement 2018
Following countless tests, papers and projects, Marietta College’s Class of 2018 received a new assignment from commencement speaker, Donald G. Ritter ’81, on Sunday afternoon.
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Marietta students take in-depth look at local poverty

March 21, 2014 | news2014
After bracing to spend just a few minutes outside to travel from building to building for classes during this winter’s bitterly cold days, Marietta College students received just a taste of what it’s like to suffer from the elements.
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Marietta College adding new, unique synthetic fields for football, soccer and lacrosse

April 26, 2018 | Football
Marietta College’s Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the installation of new synthetic surfaces at both Don Drumm Stadium and Marietta Field. “We are excited to have this opportunity to improve our facilities and provide a playing experience unlike any other in the Ohio Athletic Conference,” said Marietta...
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Caitlin Yager memorial service on Jan. 21

January 20, 2014 | Caitlin Yager
A memorial service celebrating the life of Caitlin Yager ’16 will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Marietta College’s Fenton Court. All are invited for the service and the reception to follow.
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Recovering addict RJ Vied to speak about addiction on October 27th

October 21, 2016 | Addiction
RJ Vied, recovering addict and Director of Public Relations of Reliance Treatment Center of North Palm Beach, Florida, is speaking at Marietta College on “The Impact & Culture of Addiction” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27th. Vied, who is well known in the online recovery community, will make his presentation in the Alma McDonough...
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Women's basketball player selected for WBCA 'So You Want To Be A Coach' program

January 22, 2018 | Women's Basketball
Marietta College senior women's basketball player Ashley Barker ’18 (Mogadore, Ohio/Mogadore) has been chosen to participate in the 16th annual "So You Want To Be A Coach" program offered by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association in a partnership with the Alliance of Women Coaches. The three-day workshop with speakers provided by the...
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Student organization changes name to Pioneer Activities Council

September 3, 2013 | PAC
Say what? Pioneer Activities Council? Never heard of it. Well, you better get used to it because the Pioneer Activities Council — or PAC — is what is replacing the College Union Board (CUB) as Marietta College’s student-run organization that plans and runs countless event on campus.
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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College’s student-run programming unit honored by NACA

November 20, 2017 | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council (PAC), the student-run programming unit for Marietta College, was yet again recognized for its programming and promotional efforts at the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid-America Conference. At this year’s NACA conference, which was held in Covington, Kentucky, from October 26-29, PAC was...
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Students learn about Lakota people during Alternative Spring Break

April 29, 2013 | Alternative Spring Break
Ari Ross ’13 (Cleveland, Ohio) has heard about some of the wild stories associated with spring break in college.
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13 students make up Marietta College’s 2019 homecoming court

October 8, 2019 | Homecoming 2019
Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2019 Homecoming queen and king on Thursday, October 10th during lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall — and this year the voting should be competitive with 13 candidates. The 2019 Homecoming Court is made up of seven queen candidates and six king candidates. Voting will be held...
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OSU’s Frederick Aldama headlines College’s Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2016 | Modern Languages
Dr. Frederick Aldama, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will be at Marietta College making presentations and interacting with students on Monday, Sept. 19, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month on campus.
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