Archive | September, 2012

Test for New Photos and Media Category

September 8, 2012

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For those who subscribe to The Independent through RSS, I apologize for spamming you with these tests of some new features, like a regular category for photographs and other media. I have to publish them to see how they work live on the site, and anything published winds up in the RSS field, even if it […]

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Previewing this Fall’s Volume of The Independent

September 3, 2012

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After the summer hiatus, The Independent will be starting up again tomorrow afternoon with the first meeting of the journalism courses. We plan to publish our first issue before family weekend, and at least four more issues this fall after that. One goal for the year is to use our website more, especially its capacity […]

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Good Teaching: What the Research Says

September 3, 2012

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  By Jesse Whitehouse     We’re all used to going beneath the government eye, being judged and sized up, marked up or down, as if we were grades of lumber. The way we are judged, of course, is by standardized tests and letter grades. How we fare on these tests and our letter grades […]

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Great Minds Think Alike: The Key to Landmark’s Success Lies in Chemistry between Faculty and Students

September 3, 2012

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  By Matt Bloomberg   What good is an effective teacher without a driven student willing to learn? What good is a driven student without an effective teacher willing to teach? In the world of education, it seems that this combination is indispensable to the college student’s success, and here at Landmark College, it is […]

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Learning to See Past the Stigma

September 3, 2012

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  By Coco Millard “Welcome to Landmark,” a seemingly innocuous phrase tossed around on campus. But its actual connotation is far from welcoming. It’s a joke; a widespread one at that. It’s said when something a little out of the ordinary happens, when someone does something quirky, stupid, socially awkward, or different. The words are […]

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Landmark: What Works and What Doesn’t

September 3, 2012

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By Jarrett Bade and Brendan Parks Additional Reporting by Rankin Dam     Many students won’t hesitate to tell you what they think could be done better at Landmark College. With a 30% graduation rate, it would certainly appear that there is indeed room for improvement. To gain a better understanding of how the college’s […]

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