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The Chronicle March 25th, 2014 The weekly student newspaper of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York - @strosechronicle volume lXXXii issue 26 Shedding Hair at Saint Baldrick’s By ChriSToPher SUrPreNANT Managing Editor Members of the Saint Rose community came out last Wednesday to shave their heads in support of the fight against childhood cancer. Those who cut their curls amassed donations over the course of several months to put toward cancer research, giving their new haircuts a very special meaning. Reaching and surpassing the fundraising goal, this year’s Saint Baldrick’s Day event was a success in every way. The shaving of heads began at 11 a.m. and continued on throughout the day until 6 p.m. with performances by The Other Guys, The Girls Next Door, and The Golden Notes. As the day continued, participants and onlookers were able to buy baked goods, T-shirts, and wristbands to support the cause. Even the day’s entertainment participated beyond keeping spirits high and energetic. The Golden Notes, Saint Rose’s co-ed a cappella group, and The Girls Next Door, Saint Rose’s all-girl group, had members who volunteered to shave their heads. From The Golden Notes, Carly Dunne shed her hair for the cause. The Girls Next Door had two members, Meghan Mallon and Carly Weller. Mallon and Weller had very personal reasons for participatContinued on page A4 News & Features KELLY PFEISTER Meghan Mallon and Carly Weller shaved their heads and raised funds for Saint Bladrick’s Day. Headliner Announced for Rose Rock By JACKSoN WANg Executive Editor You say hello, I say goodbyeHellogoodbye. The indie pop band from Huntington Beach, Calif. will be headlining this year’s Rose Rock, according to Patrick Burke, student association director of social activities. “Everything is set in stone for them to come and perform at the College,” said Burke, who’s in charge of organizing the annual spring concert, which takes place on the campus quad on April 26. Saint Rose and the agent of Hellogoodbye both agreed to terms on the contract last week. Burke said a bid was put in for the Arts & Opinion band about a month ago. “It’s been going back and forth between our booking agent and talking with them in terms of agreement of the College and Continued on page A5 Sports A blind bowling league. See pages A8 and A9 Review: The Lego Movie. See pages B13 New NBA commissioner causing controversy. See page D22 Photos from around campus. See pages A10 and A11 Study Abroad: squandering an opportunity for change. See page C17 Profiles: Becky Wisniewski and Zach Bye See page D23 and A24

Saint Rose Chronicle - March 25, 2014

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