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November 2017

All posts published in November 2017

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Love letters for all

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 “Make love famous” is the giant heading on the main page of the organization The World Needs More Love Letters (TWNMLL). A graduate of Assumption College in 2010, Hannah Brencher, founder of TWNMLL boldly shares this mission with the world. When Brencher... More »

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Good art made by bad people: where we draw the line

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From Pablo Picasso to John Lennon, some of the best artists throughout history haven’t always been the most outstanding citizens. Pablo Picasso has been called a womanizer—married, yet sleeping around with different women as he pleased. “Les Demoiselles ... More »

Two decades have gone by

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Two decades have gone by for me: 20 winters, 20 springs, 20 summers and 20 autumns. I cannot seem to grasp the significance of such a number. I have long felt twenty, since I have been in college for almost two and a half years, but now it is my true age. I of... More »

Expectations are funny

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March 8, 2017. The NFL offseason underway, the New York Giants signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall to a two-year contract. About a month later, they drafted tight end Evan Engram out of Ole Miss, he of the 4.42 40-yard dash. Then the hype started. Pl... More »

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Mindhunter a must-watch for fans of true crime dramas

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The changing leaves and cooler temperatures of the fall season elicit a certain response from many of us. Along with indulging in pumpkin-spice flavored everything and wearing sweaters, most people seem to enjoy a good scare. Some people watch horror movies, r... More »

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ADA reform controversial

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 was a step forward in improving the lives of people with disabilities. The ADA reform of 2017 would not necessarily set the country back in this progress, but it wouldn’t move it forward either. The ADA prohi... More »

Student voices

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I don’t think most people realize it, but student representatives actually sit on many committees across the college in order to assist with decision making when changes are taking place. This is not to say we can have input in all decisions, but we do in ma... More »

Warriors-Rockets recap

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Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: The defending NBA Finals champions looked to open the season with a bang. Players from the 2016-2017 championship team was awarded their rings before their highly-anticipated matchup with the Houston Rockets. The Rock... More »

No single favorite memory; a whole lot

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Q: What is your favorite Assumption Memory? A: I can’t say that I have one. Being in my final year here, I’ve come to think about what I will take away from this campus. What story, which moment will I set aside as my go-to “favorite memory;” the one t... More »

Paint night lets students get creative

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 Students gathered excitedly on the second floor of Hagan on Saturday, October 24. Many of them on the waiting list and hoping someone wouldn’t show up so they could take their spot. The Campus Activities Board (CAB)-run Paint Night looked to be a huge succ... More »

ALANA on taking the knee

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If there is one thing America is known for around the world, it is for being the land of the free. Free in a number of different ways such as, self-expression and freedom of speech. Recently the National Football League (NFL), has been dealing with a form of f... More »