As humans we have an obligation to keep our world clean. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there have been scientific studies indicating that “extreme weather events are likely to become more frequent or more intense with human-induced climate change.” In the past 10 years alone, there have been a countless number of these events, including heat waves, cyclones, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Could all of these natural disasters have been prevented? I believe that many of them could.
Senior libero Brooke Zywick broke the Marist record for career digs with the Red Foxes’s win over Rider University last Saturday, October 18. She now has 1,601 digs, beating Emily Brosky’s record set in 2011.
The Marist volleyball team sealed their positions in first place with an exciting victory over rival Siena College on October 11. The Red Foxes won in four sets but it did not come easily against one of the top teams in the conference. In regards to Marist’s approach, sophomore Lexi Millington said “We have the same mentality for every team, no matter what their record is. We always have the initiative to beat our opponent.”
As the United Nations Women launched their HeforShe campaign on September 20, actress Emma Watson took the stage. Newly appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, Watson delivered a powerful speech in front of members of the United Nations. Her speech was aimed to raise awareness about the campaign and what it is about—ending gender inequality.
The Marist Red Foxes (14-3, 6-1 MAAC) won their tenth straight game on Saturday, October 4, as they defeated the Quinnipiac University Bobcats (2-15, 0-5 MAAC) in three consecutive sets. This continued Marist’s winning streak in MAAC play, as they won their sixth straight with scores of 25-15, 25-20, and 25-21.
When you think of Derek Jeter, what comes to mind? Yankees fans might say the captain. Fans of other teams will probably think classy. Keith Olbermann, on the other hand, would probably say “overrated,” but let’s not get into that. Most people have an idea of who Jeter is and the impact that he has had on the game of baseball. Since his debut in 1995, he has been a model of consistency, excellence, and ability. He was named to the All-Star team 14 different times and won five World Series Rings, five Silver Slugger Awards, five Gold Glove Awards, two Hank Aaron Awards and a Roberto Clemente Award. On top of all of that, Jeter was the captain of baseball’s most infamous team: the New York Yankees.