Month

October 2017

All posts published in October 2017

75 posts

Go your own way

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So here we are. We’ve officially hit the halfway point of the semester. Welcome to midterms, people. The fact that I’m a senior this year took a while to sink in. At the beginning of the semester, I was pretty much ready to jump into the real world. Four y... More »

Breeding Mills in the “dog house”

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 On Friday, October 13, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485, banning pet stores from selling all cats, dogs and rabbits, unless they come from a shelter, rescue or non-profit organization. The law’s purpose is to reduce the outpouring o... More »

Obtaining resources outside Assumption

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Did you know that in addition to the library collection here at d’Alzon Library, you also have access to thousands of resources through the interlibrary loan service (ILL) and the Academic & Research Collaborative (ARC) borrowing system? The Assumption C... More »

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Portugal. The Man brings the house down on Woodstock

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 Although released back in June, Portugal. The Man’s album Woodstock has an unmistakable fall vibe. It is the type of album perfect for popping in your Walkman, putting on your headphones and walking the streets of Assumption College with your black Doctor ... More »

Stars on the Move

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 This past summer, we witnessed one of, if not, the greatest NBA offseason of all time. With the 2017 NBA season on its way, let’s recap all the moves that happened this year. First off, the Golden State Warriors won their second NBA championship in thr... More »

Every last one

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For a writer, I’m actually pretty bad at reading. Over the summer, when I really didn’t have much to do, I could finish a book in about a week. Once school begins, it can take me months to even get halfway through something. I also may not even finish it d... More »

Diversity in film

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It’s been a trend that has beset many movies produced in Hollywood, and only now is being recognized: whitewashing. It has presented itself in many classic films such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s, West Side Story, Scarfaceand much more. Why has whitewashin... More »

Come hear stories from students of color

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The African Latino/Hispanic Asian and Native American Network (ALANA) works towards creating change on Assumption’s campus to better the experience for our students of color. We also make an effort to educate our peers, faculty and staff on the difficult... More »

No job, no problem?

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I reluctantly open my computer and glance at the date – June 3, 2017.Damn. I had come home from college for the summer in mid-May. So that’s almost a month without a job. I try to be optimistic, but it’s not easy. My friends go out to eat and get dri... More »

Finding the foundation

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 When I first began applying for colleges, I knew that I wanted to major in History. I always had a certain passion for the subject, and I wanted to spend the next four years of my life studying it in detail. Of course, as soon as I told any friends and famil... More »

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Senior Day Triumph

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 It was a triumph of a win for Assumption College’s Women’s Tennis team when they faced New Haven on a dark cloudy afternoon, and became an even more exciting win for the team as they also happened to be celebrating their senior day, honoring Senior Cassi... More »