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Thai Night

Posted by Kaitlyn Thomas on Mon, Nov 6, 2017 @ 08:11 AM

There’s something infinitely enriching about discovering that there is a wealth of culture right in your backyard. Dr. McMahon decided to take our Honors Systematic Theology Class out for Thai food as a cultural enrichment.

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Topics: honors program, Kaitlyn Thomas, thai culture, Pittsburgh's cultural center

Symphony 2017: A Night with the Honors Program

Posted by Kaitlyn Thomas on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 14:03 PM

When I first heard that the Honors Program was returning to the symphony this year, I remembered what an amazing experience the symphony had been last March. I thought to myself, “There’s no way they can top Sebelius.” But, I noticed that the concert this year was focused on Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. While I will be the first to admit that I am no classical music expert nor do I purport to be more than a casual listener while I study, I vividly remembered Gershwin from my elementary school days. I had a music teacher who was passionate about Gershwin, and from my perspective, passion tends to be memorable.  So, I had high hopes as I awaited this year’s concert.

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Topics: honors program, Kaitlyn Thomas, Pittsburgh Symphony, Rhapsody in Blue

A Night at the Symphony

Posted by Kaitlyn Thomas on Wed, Mar 30, 2016 @ 16:03 PM

I sometimes listen to classical music when I study. My sister is a musician, and I attend her concerts here and there. But, I can’t recall a time where I’ve chosen to go to a professional concert outside of some class or other obligation. It’s not like I don’t enjoy music or its benefits; I’ve just never had a chance to go. That changed for me after the Honors Program took a trip to the Pittsburgh Symphony. 

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Topics: music, honors program, Kaitlyn Thomas, symphony, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh Symphony

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On this blog, current students write about everyday life on the campus of Saint Vincent College, a private, liberal arts college located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

 

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Amanda MacMurtrie transferred to Saint Vincent as a sophomore studying English with a minor in Theology. Transferring to a new school is not the easiest thing in the world, but she is steadily finding a home on this beautiful Benedictine campus. Between enjoying life in community, balancing books for fun and books for class, and finding little corners of beauty, Amanda is discovering a few joys of life at Saint Vincent College.

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