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Students and faculty share opinions about Pi Day

Saturday marked Pi Day, and a very unique one at that—the date was 3/14/15, also the first five numbers of pi. To join the festivities, The Spoke reached out to students and faculty to ask for their opinion on the holiday.

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New Biology Club offers student-led seminars, competition opportunities

In the newly formed Biology Club, also known as Stoga Biology, students with an interest in biology meet and have the opportunity to study, host seminars and participate in standardized tests.

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Greenpeace club promotes awareness of arctic drilling

The new club Greenpeace started by juniors Addy Nagle and Connie Zhang focuses on promoting environmentally-beneficial actions. This year, the club is focusing on arctic ice drilling.

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A hidden gem: the Readers’ Forum

From the outside, the Readers’ Forum looks like a modest shop that could easily go unnoticed. But it doesn’t take long to realize that the Readers’ Forum is not a typical bookstore, with every surface covered in stacks and stacks of books—shelves, walls, tables, chairs, and hidden behind one stack of books sits the store’s co-owner, Ed Luoma, coloring a hand-made flyer.

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TEDxStoga holds second event of the year

The second TEDxStoga event was held on Feb. 20. Students presented a variety of topics, from computer hacking to breakdancing to the definition of authority.

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Building “Beauty and the Beast”

What goes into the building of the spring musical set? This year, the stage crew has built a complex castle set that doubles as the village in preparation for “Beauty and the Beast”.

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Five last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Yes, that’s right, Valentine’s Day is finally here. However, don’t panic if you completely forgot. Co-features editor Courtney Kennedy gives five simple things to get that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

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Auto show comes back to Philly

The annual classic Philadelphia Auto Show came to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for its 114th year, and Stoganews went down for an early look at the convention center’s floor before thousands of others come daily for the following nine days.

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Local libraries face budget shortfall

As the new year dawns, the future of a service accessed by more than 17,000 people a month lies in the balance as a result of increasing operation costs paired with insufficient funding.

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New in the library

The library has some new additions after winter, including new books, apps and subscriptions offered to students.

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