Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 10

Wickerfest: the underappreciated folk festival

Saturday, May 7, Hurley’s held the second annual Wickerfest featuring seven folksy acts from our own Potsdam and abroad. Otherwise known as “Folkapalooza,” the event was a six-hour homage to an unadorned appreciation of music, where only plucking strings and pleasant company are required to enjoy. The first act of the evening was Austin Petrashune, …

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Sep 08

Constructing a Bucket List: a student’s suggestions for experience-making goals

Last week, my roommate Matt Meany asked me if I would be interested in writing a Bucket List for Potsdam students. I thought about it for a minute and told him that it would be impossible, because what interests me won’t interest everyone. What I will do instead is tell you how I would make …

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Sep 08

Life After Graduation: Kyle “Bard” Landon

When did you graduate, and what was your degree? I graduated in May of 2010, I have a bachelors degree in liberal arts. I majored in Theatre and had a minor in Communications. Where are you living these days? I currently live in Philadelphia, New York. What can you tell me about your job? How …

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Sep 08

Senior Editor-in-Chief says farewell

Hello, readers! I am Jason Koumourdas, the Racquette’s Editor-in-Chief since the Fall 2010 semester. Now that my senior year is coming to an end, it is time for me to say goodbye. The paper has grown a lot since I’ve joined, and while I’d love to take all of the credit for it, I know …

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Sep 08

Retro-Fuzzy-Ill-Makers grace la Casbah

Saturday, May 7, the residents of Potsdam were positively spoiled by the four-act show at la Casbah. Semester veterans Retro Pilot and Fuzzintimes held down the downstairs bar while Battle of the Bands winner Ill Will and the Epidemic opened upstairs for the grand return of the Moist Makers. I don’t believe any amount of …

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