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October 2017

All posts published in October 2017

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Latino Festival reflects passion of ALANA

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On Thursday, October 5, Assumption’s ALANA Network hosted their eleventh annual Latino Festival. This year, the event took place in the brand new Tsotsis Ballroom and was the first campus event to take place in the hall. The event featured great music by the... More »

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Kneeling sends the wrong message

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The definition of betrayal according to Google is “the action of betraying one’s country, a group, or a person; treachery.” Betrayal is the word I would use to best describe the act of kneeling during our National Anthem. The thought of kneeling duri... More »

Students gather to take back the night

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On Thursday October 12, PAWS held their third annual Take Back the Night walk to advocate for survivors of sexual violence. About 100 students joined Peers Advocating for the Wellness of Students (PAWS) in their walk around campus at nightfall to signify that ... More »

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A Hound’s experience in Washington D.C.

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There’s no way I’m going to properly portray my time in D.C. in this tiny article. In my first draft, I wrote about all the fancy things I did and all the prestigious people I met. But, that’s not what I cared about most. Yes, I learned so much and had a... More »

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MisterWives is a Band to watch

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 Looking for a new, upcoming band to follow? Looking for one with an energetic singer, talented instrumentalists and an indie pop style? Well look no further that the band, MisterWives. It all started when lead singer, Mandy Lee, was looking for an ‘80s cov... More »

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Letter to the Editor: the controversy of Charles Murray

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To the Editor: The front page article in the Provoc on October 4, “Cancelled speaker invokes controversy,” reported on the administration’s decision to cancel a scheduled talk by the political scientist Dr. Charles Murray. In the piece, it was noted th... More »

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Catalonia cries for Secession

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On October 1, 2017, the Spanish province of Catalonia held a referendum. This vote had only two options on its ballot, yes or no. The vote was for the secession of Catalonia from the Spanish state and to form a new Catalonian Republic. To gain some background ... More »

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All is full of love: Bjork’s Homogenic at 20

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“I thought I could organize freedom/ How Scandinavian of me” For Iceland; for the proud hunter; for Isobel, the Bachelorette; for the lovers on snowcapped mountains; for the unraveled; and for the reborn: Björk calls them home on Homogenic. Across fro... More »

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What’s he “putin” up there?

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The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced new measures to combat Russian interference in the US political landscape following reports that Russians used Facebook to target key voting blocs in America during the 2016 election. Under increasing pressur... More »

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Top three movies for Halloween

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Around this time of year, most people are probably sitting in front of their TV watching Freeform’s “13 days of Halloween,” which basically consists of Hocus Pocus and maybe Addams Family Values thrown in there once or twice. Now, I love both of thos... More »