Enviromental Clubs Celebrate Spring; Kick Off Campaigns

Samuel Kessler
Staff Writer

Goucher College’s Earth Day and Earth Night celebrations were held Saturday, April 20. Students organized the celebrations. They were intended to raise awareness and fundraise for environmental clubs and their current campaigns.

Leila Hanna-Kohen ‘15 runs GEAR’s interactive paint balloon popping piece. (Photo: Romy Ackerberg)

Leila Hanna-Kohen ‘15 runs GEAR’s interactive paint balloon popping piece. (Photo: Romy Ackerberg)

Earth Day took place on the residential quad. Six clubs—Imagine More, the Agriculture Co-Op, GEAR, Goucher Outdoor Society, Yearbook Club, and Bollywood Club; two special interest houses—Peace House and Green House; and one outside vendor—a scarf-maker, attended and tabled the sparsely attended, but lively event. While the celebration was scheduled from one to five p.m., the festivities only began in earnest around two p.m.

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The Search For a New Slogan

Addie Maxwell
Opinion Editor

On October 19th, Goucher held a big fancy party to end the capitol campaign for “Transcending Boundaries.”  For those at the party, those words were a way to make lots of money for our school, but to us, the students, it has been a way to define every aspect of our experience at the Gooch.

Introduce your self to a new group of people?  You just transcended some boundaries.  Study abroad? Transcended literal boundaries there.  Have sex for the first time?  That’s a special kind of boundary transcendence.

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TED Talks Club: An Idea Worth Spreading

Hallie Yarmus
Staff Writer

“The aim is to get discussions going and to get people thinking about things differently, to expand perspectives,” says Billy Daley ’16, who recently began the process of chartering Goucher’s TED Talks Club. “TED Talks aren’t just about discussing the problems our world is dealing with. They are about looking at potential solutions.”
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