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September 2017

All posts published in September 2017

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It seems that It is quite the Hit

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Germs, creepy paintings, death, fire and clowns. These are the fears that come to life in the new 2017 version of Stephan King’s It. Originally released in 1990 the It miniseries, which features a standout performance by Tim Curry as Pennywise the dancing cl... More »

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Taking the “art” out of “liberal arts”

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The Emmanuel d’Alzon Library first floor: students sit at the tables studying their math, physics, biology; empty walls surround them. They are unaware that those same walls were once home to the art of the talented students and faculty that came before them... More »

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Moviegoers reflect positively on The Glass Castle

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On August 11, 2017, moviegoers flocked to see what was predicted to be one of the most memorable movies this summer. Based off of Jeannette Walls memoir, ‘The Glass Castle,’ details the reflection of her unusual upbringing with her siblings and nonconformi... More »

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Football wins home opener over Pace

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What exactly is a greyhound? A quick Google search says that a greyhound is “a dog of a tall, slender breed having keen sight and capable of high speed.” The definition goes on, but remember two phrases from this: Keen sight and high speed. 2nd and 1 at th... More »

Baltzell named Head Track/XC Coach

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Over the summer, it was announced that the former head coach, Stacie Wentz, would be stepping down, leaving the team with a sense of uncertainty. However, once it was released that Coach Baltzell would be taking over as head coach, many of those concerns vanis... More »

Cross Cultural Center changing faces at Assumption

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Building the Tsotsis Family Academic Center was not the only development here at Assumption College during the long summer months. As students may now be aware, the College faced a budget gap due to lower than expected enrollment numbers. As a result, Assumpti... More »

CAROLINE SAYS: Attempting Change

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I’m usually a fan of new things. The Disney live action films make me want to jump into a grave and roll in it just like Walt Disney is doing right now. Sometimes the people at Charlie’s will change the recipe for one of the sauces at the stir-fry station.... More »

Merely Players steps into the spotlight

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Welcome back to school, Hounds. My name is Julia and I am the president of Merely Players Drama Club, the focus of this issue’s Club Spotlight. Merely Players is a student-run drama club dedicated to bringing laughs and idiocy to Assumption’s campus. In th... More »

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Learning to Walk, Altruistically

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I’ve never been much of a marcher. Sure, I like to WALK. I’ve even been known to HIKE. In extreme situations, such as when meeting with one student made me late to teach a whole classroom of them, I might even RUN. But this business of massing with other h... More »

Everyone has a green thumb at CAB event

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Every dorm room needs a bit of green. Plant Night, a weekend Campus Activities Board (CAB) event that took place on September 9, had lines of students winding through Charlie’s in search of just that. Some students were in line to claim a small bamboo plant,... More »

SGA to Focus on Student Outreach

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For those that do not know me, my name is Ian Burns, and I am the President of the Student Government Association (SGA) for this academic year. I hope you have all enjoyed the first few weeks of classes and are ready for an exciting year on campus. This year i... More »