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Scholarships should raise with tuition Pane 11 Student opinion JENNA KESLER Ahh... the holidays. Snuggling up with a hot cup of cocoa and looking out into a winter wonderland. Finals are done, and you feel like you are on top of the world. Life is good. Until... the dreaded semester bill is thrown on your lap. Your cocoa turns sour and you feel like the anxiety once again has consumed your body - and your checkbook. And maybe it’s just me. I take pride in going to a school with a top-notch-education and the most incredible, loving people I’d ever find. But I have to remind myself of that many times when two sum mers of work wages goes into one semester at our beloved Carroll. Now, I understand that in the end, it is all worth it. But the thing that really gets under my skin is that tuition is in credibly on the rise, but the schol arship you receive as a freshman remains stagnant throughout the rest of your college career. Good deal for every freshman because they receive a heightened scholar ship. But what of the rest of us? No wonder the all of the sudden people wonder why students are mysteriously disappearing as sophomores, juniors, and even seniors. We maybe have enough to get us going when we first come to Carroll, but where are the opportu nities to keep us here to graduate? Wouldn’t it make sense to reward upper-classmen for their efforts, especially if they work hard and keep the GPA that got More TUITION Page 15 Things to do: December 7th: Rockband Free Play 6 to 11 in upper cube - sponsored by the Gaming Club 8th: Senior chirstmans party at Bert and Ernie's; 9 pm 8th Snow Shoeing Hike sponsored by CAMP 10th - 14th: Dead Week (STUDY!) 12th: Classic Games Break - Upper Cube 2 pm to 6 pm - sponsored by the Gaming Club 17th -21st: FINALS WEEK! 10th 11th 12th 14th 19th 21st 25th 26th January Men's and Women's Basketball vs Tech 6 and 8 pm New Student Orientation Men's and Women's Basketball vs UM Western 6 and 8 pm Class Begins Brad Paisley Concert No Class Gaming Night - Rock Band Contest 6 to 11 in the upper Cube Tele Marking Ski Day - sponsored by CAMP • 4 1 L o o k i n g f o r s o m e t h i n g t o d o ? Watch Carroll Theater B y M a le n a Cater Intern Writer The theatre department at Carroll College will not fail to entertain us this fall. “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Two Nights of One Acts” will feed our souls with creativity, good laughs, and fine artistic drama in November and December. NOW SERVING BREAKFAST BURRITOS MON-SUN OPEN DAILY TIL 8 PM Located on the walking mall in historic downtown Helena. 101 North Last Chance Gulch. \Little Red Riding Hood,\ a childhood favorite for many, is being directed by Carroll senior David Gerke. The play about a manipulative wolf will be showing Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 and Dec. 7- 8 at 7 p.m. Carroll stu dents can watch for free on Fri days, otherwise general admis sion is $5. Carroll faculty and staff are always free and child and senior tickets are $3.50. This performance of \Little Red Riding Hood\ differs slightly from the version that we all remember from child hood. However, the two stories have many similarities. Chuck Driscoll, chair o f the fine arts department, describes the wolf as “a rebellious teen ager, whose cleverness and ego are his own undoing.” \Two Nights of One Act\ is a project of the senior directing students. Seven directing stu dents cast other theatre students as well as other students from Carroll and people from the \Little Red Riding Hood\ will be showing through Dec. 8 at the Carroll Theater. community. The play will only be show ing Thursday Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Merton studio in the Cube. There will also be a choreography recital Saturday Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Carroll Theater. Admission is free so don’t miss it. To reserve tickets call 447- 4304 and leave a message. Friday, December 7,2007 Volume 91, No 3