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Volume 83, Issue 1
Web EditionEditionSERVING BREVARD COLLEGE SINCE 1935
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August 25, 2017
Important Deadlines to Remember
Tuesday, Aug. 29: Last Day to add courses
By Jeni Welch Copy Editor
Welcome to Brevard College! The 2017-2018 school year is in motion after a slight delay from the total solar eclipse. Campus offers numerous activities that can be found on the My Brevard calendar online. Check your email for other upcoming events. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the Illusionists Reed and Ashton Masterson will be performing in Ingram Auditorium at 9 p.m. BC has many different clubs that offer a variety of activities and opportunities. The Student Government Association (SGA), Literary Society and Paddling Club are just a few. Transylvania County is the land of the waterfalls and the number of outdoor adventures are endless. Dupont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest are both within 15 minutes of the college. They offer camping, swimming, hiking and biking at no cost. There are Eno hammocks available for students to rent from the college and relax in the Eno pods placed around campus. If the weather isn’t ideal, downtown Brevard offers other activities. The Rockin’ Bowl Bowling Alley has numerous lanes, an arcade corner and billiards at $10 an hour. The Rock Gym offers a 25 percent discount to all BC students, faculty and alumni and the Co-Ed Cinema on Main Street also give students entry to any movie at the price of the matinee with student ID.
(Note: The day has been corrected from an error in the print edition.)
Pescado’s Burritos delivers Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and offers BC students a discount. Other nearby restaurant offering a discount with a BC ID include Pad Thai, Sora’s Japanese Restaurant, Sun Rise Café, Creekside Subs and Jet’s Pizza. Zaxby’s has a 25-percent-off special on Tuesdays. Along with the basic needs of entertainment and food, the community also has discounts for the necessities. Both Hair Mechanix and Mane Attractions offer special prices to BC students. A full list of discounts for BC students with a college ID can be found on the My Brevard page under the “Community” tab (my.brevard. edu/ICS/Community).
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One of the many places to eat for BC Students, Pad Thai, located on Caldwell St.
Monday, Sept. 4: Last day to drop course without a record Monday, Sept. 18: Last day to remove a grade of incomplete from preceding semester; Please work with your Academic Advisor to make any changes Monday, Sept. 25: Graduation Applications for May and summer 2018 are due in the Office of the Registrar (located in Beam Administration on first floor).
New student center brings excitement Page 2
| August 25, 2017
By Jessica Wiegandt Arts & Life Editor
Jones Library was renovated over the summer and now features new furniture, new office and meeting space and a new Academic Enrichment Center—all part of what is now called the Experiential Learning Commons. With the AEC moving into the library, its old location in Coltrane is being transformed a Student Center. “Those who operated in the AEC space now work in the ELC, which has encompassed all of the previously-known AEC and has expanded into a library resource,” associate dean of students Michael Cohen said. “So normally when someone says ‘ELC’ it is associated with that subset of services [tutoring and student mentors] that were in the AEC but it also includes the entire library and academic services inside.” Campus Life has many ideas for what to place in the Student Center, including a miniature theater wall, equipped with a speaker system and a projector for movies, a video game room and Ping-Pong tables. While