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07 Mar

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IT Majors Explore World Outside of Classroom

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Hi, I’m Sean Jennings, president of Byte Knights on campus. The IT program used to be one of the only majors without the associated club. We were able to change that when we formed the Byte Knights IT Club in the fall of 2015. Since becoming a recognized club, we’ve been able to utilize our new resources to expand on the theory we learn in the classroom and see the IT world in a different perspective through trips, tours, guest speakers, and volunteer efforts.

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23 Feb

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Reflections of a Student Athlete

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Last week, Knight Life interviewed Women’s Basketball captain Jessica Rini. This week, we will hear from the team’s other captain, Janae Graham, about what what it’s like to be a student athlete here at the Mount.

Hi! My name is Janae Graham, and I play women’s basketball, one of the 21 NCAA Division III sports offered at Mount Saint Mary College. It is a game of commitment, communication, and precision. Basketball helps me clear my mind and let out any built-up stress that comes from being a college student. To me, there is nothing more soothing than the sounds of a basketball bouncing in an empty gym and a perfect shot swishing through the net. Whenever I step on the court, I am instantly able to clear my mind and put anything that I am personally struggling with behind me.

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16 Feb

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Q&A with Mount Athlete Jessica Rini

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Mount Saint Mary College takes Old Westbury in Skyline League action on  Jan. 11, 2017.

Knight Life caught up with Jessica Rini, MSMC Women’s Basketball captain, to discuss what it’s like being a student athlete here at the Mount.

KL: What is your favorite aspect of basketball?

JR: My favorite part of playing basketball is when you are in the lead, and it starts to look like it’s impossible for the other team to come back. When someone makes a shot, the whole team shares the excitement. Another great feeling is when you’re down by 10 or so points and you begin to come back. The climb back up is filled with so much intensity and determination. Honestly, during moments like that, you just feel unstoppable. Continue Reading