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November 2017

All posts published in November 2017

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All hail Queen Rupi Kuar

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Grief, self-abandonment, honoring one’s roots, love and empowering oneself are the themes that Rupi Kaur’s collection of poetry is centered around. The Sun and Her Flowers uses poems as a metaphor for comparing the life cycle of a flower to the human con... More »

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The Last of Us 2 to be released in 2019

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Back in June of 2013, Naughty Dog developed and produced one of the most popular PlayStation games to be released. The Last of Us is an action-adventure, survival horror videogame, in which players fight to survive in a post-apocalyptic America. In the game,... More »

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Kevin Spacey & the Hollywood disease

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“That grotesque power dynamic—and the ‘you’ll never work in this town again’ culture of fear it creates… It is the shadowy undercurrent beneath Hollywood’s glitzy veneer, and if this town is going to champion itself as some liberal bastion for eq... More »

CAB takes on NACA in Hartford, Connecticut

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From November 2-4, six members of the Campus Activities Board traveled to Hartford, Conn. to attend NACA Northeast 2017. NACA stands for National Conference for Campus Activities. The students were able to learn more about different campus activities board fro... More »

InterVarsity presence on campus

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My name is Rachel Dean, and I am a new Campus Minister serving with Athletes Ministry and as the Minister in Residence for the Alumni and Des Residence Halls.  Because college is a pivotal time, I love working with students as they make decisions and as they ... More »

“Be a Greenhound week” a success

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In early November, the Greenhounds Club welcomed students and faculty to a variety of events and activities. Through its appropriately named “Be a Greenhound Week,” the club hoped to promote sustainable efforts on and off campus. The week officially began ... More »

Lights in Salamanca

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Gathered around a bench in front of the clock in the Plaza, we waited with bated breath. It was our last night, and we’d never seen it. I had been out on one last citywide adventure with one of my roommates. Peyton and I walked all the way out to the Roman b... More »

Christmas at Assumption

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As Assumption College welcomes the month of November and the crisp fall weather that comes with it, students are reminded that Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you are curled up to a movie with a mug of hot chocolate or outside making snowmen in t... More »

When a song hits you

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Something that I have never understood, and probably never will understand, is how music can just hit me. Sometimes I hear a song and something just clicks inside of me. It is quite like the feeling of sampling a decadent chocolate gelato in Roma because you c... More »

The START experience

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 The reason why we are all here is because someone wanted us to be here. Someone who loves us so dearly, it pains Him every time we hurt one another. And for all the non-believers out there, or the ones who are doubting His existence, let me start with the fo... More »

ALANA on speaking out against injustice

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Have you ever been afraid to walk alone across campus late at night? Have you ever been afraid to walk down the street in your town in the middle of the day? I have, and there are many times I still feel that way. I fear every day that I just might become a vi... More »

Should political ads be on social media?

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“DONALD TRUMP: TOO RECKLESS AND TOO DANGEROUS.” I read on the side of Facebook. “Ugh, can I ever get away from all of this?” I thought. I’ll bet that I’m not alone in my frustration with political advertisements. Whether it’s a commercial critic... More »