Visions of Japan: Marist Study Abroad

Until the 1850s, Japan was a land shrouded in mystery. When it opened its ports to Western trade, it soon became an inspiration for European artists and writers who were looking for a breath of fresh air in Western art and literature. A wave of Japonisme, or the love of all things Japanese, swept up…

Politics and Spring Break?

On the first Monday of Spring Break an abundance of college student found themselves in the likes of Punta Cana, Florida, Puerto Rico, a cruise to somewhere exotic, or generally someplace warm. Spring Break is a chance to relax and take your mind of the rigors and stresses of a taxing school year. So where…

Fun In The Sun With My Best Friend, My Mother

Like any college student the anticipation of ending the midterm week was making me itch. Marist campus for the past week had seemed more like a beach and a vacation than school, with students lying out on “Marist Beach” playing Can Jam and blasting music. Yet like my peers I was longing to get away…

The Frisbee Team Went Down to Georgia

By Stephanie Bushman The Marist College Ultimate Frisbee team has grown by leaps and bounds these past few years. When I began playing in 2005, my freshman year, Marist Frisbee was just a random collection of people who had some free time and wanted to play. As time progressed, the group began to have order,…