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Between the Uprights

Ham Porter, the loud-mouthed catcher from the sports classic “The Sandlot,” famously told one of his opponents that he “played ball like a girl.” The rest of…

Meet the 2014 Scots

This Thursday, Nov. 6, the annual “Meet the Scots” will take place in Glennie Gymnasium in the Huff Athletic Center at 8 p.m. On the heels of…

Pioneers sneak past Scots defense: Women’s soccer loses close game due to disconnect in game play

In a close race against Grinnell College, women’s soccer lost 1-0 on Saturday at home. It was even keel going into halftime, but misfires and disconnected halves…

Volleyball looking to finish strong: Fighting Scots hoping to end their season with a win against Grinnell College

Volleyball looking to finish strong: Fighting Scots hoping to end their season with a win against Grinnell College

Scots fall to two MWC teams after tough weekend. Monmouth Volleyball competed against two strong teams this past weekend and came out 0-2 at home. Friday night,…

Scots triumph over Cornell Rams

Scots triumph over Cornell Rams

The Scots need to win their last three games of the season to have a shot at their 18th Midwest Conference crown. Not only that, they will…

Soccer loses in close game: Monmouth men’s team loses in double overtime after penalty kick

The Monmouth College Men’s Soccer team was handed a tough pill to swallow last weekend after being defeated in a penalty kick by Grinnell College in double…

National Review

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Oscar Taveras, 22, died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Taveras’ girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, 18, who was in the…

Features

Haunted houses, mazes abound

Fake paranormal activity, masked villains and scary clowns chasing you: What more could you want for the Halloween season? This year there are many haunted houses and…

Costume options for the unprepared

Tourist: Being a tourist simply means being prepared for anything. This can be easily portrayed with a camera and a fanny pack plus any shirt with a…

Drag kings, queens take over Dahl

Drag kings, queens take over Dahl

The Chorale lit up the stage on Thursday night with their annual Drag Show. Each year the Chorale hosts the Drag Show to support their music tours.…

Coffee house event gets spooky

Coffee house event gets spooky

Cry Baby Bridge, the mysterious marble noises in Fulton and many other ghostly tales that are unique to Monmouth College can be heard around campus. Students had…

SOfIA group books it

Curious faces looked on as poetry was read and a centuries old art form was explained. Thread Ensemble consisted of SOfIA students from this past summer sharing…

Reviews

Advice with Some Spice

Dear Paprika & Cayenne, I have received a couple of midterms for this semester and I am very nervous about my grades. Any tips? -Dazed and Confused…

Haunted in the Highlands

Random snippets of conversation overheard completely out of context. “You never know when you’re gonna need a whoopie cushion costume.” “She suck d*** fo’ money?” “So are…

Under the Kilt

I love Halloween. I love the holiday spirit, the poorly directed films and of course the social acceptance of eating large amounts of candy. Above all else,…

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