Part IV: An Oglethorpe Journey

This summer’s short term, for-credit trip to Greece made an enormous impact on the students who participated. Following up on the original post by Dr. Jeffrey Collins, we now hear from three of those students, in their own words. [Read Part II: An Odyssey of Learning, Part III: Study Abroad Creates ‘Momentum’.] When I began my …

Hermance Stadium Gets the Thumbs Up as Colosseum Double

You never know what you’re going to see at Oglethorpe. Yesterday I watched the incarnations of Roman gladiators—yes, gladiators—roam around our campus. Oglethorpe’s Hermance Stadium took the form of Rome’s Colosseum for the filming of a contemporary jazz music video shot by Twelve Media Group, which has Oglethorpe connections.  Dina Marto ’05 is the co-founder and President …

Oglethorpe’s Unofficial [Ogle] Mascots

I’ll never forget the first time I spotted the “Ogle-turkey” on campus through my bewildered freshman eyes. “A turkey!?” I thought to myself. “He’s strutting around like he owns the place.” I’m now about to enter my junior year and not much has changed. The other day I drove onto campus through the side gate, but …

Sigma Alpha Epsilon & Chi Omega Take Greek Week

Once a year, tradition beckons the Greek community to commence for a series of competitions that ends in glory (for the winners). Last week, the heated endeavor known as Greek Week brought out every sorority and fraternity chapter, each with pride in their organizations and one collective desire: to win. Last year’s winners, Alpha Sigma …