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McNall named conference’s best swimmer

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Lindsay McNall ended her St. Michael’s College swimming career in style. A month after becoming the first Purple Knight swimmer to ever qualify for the NCAA championships, McNall earned another program first: the Colchester native was named the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Year. It’s the finishing touch to a historic senior season, during…

Talcott earns academic honors

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A Colchester native was one of 17 St. Michael’s College women’s hockey players named All-Academic selections. Nicole Talcott, a Rice graduate, grabbed her initial All-Academic reward in the New England Hockey Conference. The 17 selections is a St. Michael’s school record for number of qualifiers, breaking last year’s mark of 16. Thirteen of the selections…

St. Mike’s professor celebrates celestial discovery

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Standing alone in the control room of a telescope in Hawaii, St. Michael’s professor John O’Meara knew excitement was afoot. You see, astrophysics is a small community, and while on a teleconference with contemporaries from across the science world, it’s hard to keep good news hidden for long. It’s also not every day the head…

Students advocate for mental health

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When it comes to mental health, an often-difficult topic to talk about, groups at St. Michael’s College are breaking barriers. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, various campus groups convened in Alliot Hall for the second annual Fresh Check Day, which invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to rally around mental health in an active and engaging…

St. Mike’s hockey players up for national award

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It was the summer before their junior year, and St. Michael’s College seniors Danny Divis and Justin McKenzie were stuck in heavy traffic after visiting friends in Boston. With time to spare, McKenzie said he started to process, out loud, the recent suicide of a former high school classmate, a three-season athlete at the academically…