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The Psychology of Service

For many students, community service is an uncomfortable but necessary task like cleaning the garage or visiting the dentist; it’s something that should be done, but it’s not necessarily something people look forward to. Even for the students who want …


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The Hidden Homeless

While walking past the 60-Hour Homeless Solidarity experience, it’s tempting to look at the healthy college student bundled in a hoodie and flipping through pages of a text book and think, “Yeah right, homelessness doesn’t look like that.” Say the …


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So, What Exactly Are SERVE Trips?

Each year, the King’s College Shoval Center for Community Engagement offers four SERVE trips for students to attend. Students must fill out an application for each trip and be accepted in order to go. This fall, students who participated traveled to Camden, …



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King’s Mission: Then and Now

King’s College, a Catholic college in the Holy Cross tradition, provides students with a broad-based liberal arts education which offers the intellectual, moral, and spiritual preparation that enables them to lead meaningful and satisfying lives. –King’s College mission statement From …



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Students and Service: An Interview with Erin Carr

Senior Mass Communications major Erin Carr is no stranger to SERVE trips–her photographs featured in the Hungering for Justice Exhibition are the result of her third volunteer experience. Erin’s participation in SERVE trips to Clintwood, Virginia and South Bend, Indiana …


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Lawler Strives to Help Others

Nicole Lawler, a junior at King’s majoring in Psychology, Political Science, Theology, and Economics, has been avidly attending SERVE trips since her freshmen year. She has gone to Pittsburgh twice, as well as to Camden and San Antonio. Three of …


Interview With Brother George

Several photos featured in the Hungering for Justice exhibit, held here at King’s College, were taken by Brother George Schmitz. Brother George has been avidly serving the community for many years now and, as a member of the Holy Cross, …


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Kirby Park 2013

This picture is from Active Minds’ Suicide Awareness Walk at Kirby Park, and shows a group of King’s students who helped make the walk possible. The Suicide Awareness Walk had stations along a path at Kirby Park that gave details and statistics on mental illness and suicide. It also offered ways to help people that may be in need. Active Minds is a group of students, faculty, and staff at King’s College that promotes understanding of the issues and symptoms of mental illness. Active Minds strives to remove the stigma often associated with mental illness, so people can be more comfortable discussing problems they may be facing.

Hungering for Justice Interview: Gianna Cordasco

. Gianna Cordasco, a senior Physician Assistant major, was completely new to the King’s College SERVE trips the first time she went, but had participated in numerous other activities through King’s. She participated in the Winter SERVE trip to San …


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What is Hunger for Justice Week?

Hunger for Justice Week is upon the King’s College community again.  A week dedicated to raising awareness for hunger and homelessness in our area kicked off on November 17th.  The week is filled with activities that not only raise hunger …


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Hunger in America

Hunger in America hides behind abundance. There are grocery stores full of food, restaurants on every corner, and a variety of forms of transportation to deliver this food. There is more than enough food for everyone, but a large portion …