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February 2018

All posts published in February 2018

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Want good grades? Ditch that highlighter

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The architects of our beautiful new building on campus, the Tsotsis Family Academic Center, created many informal study spaces for Assumption students. As I walk through the building each day, I see some students poring over their work in comfy chairs or empty... More »

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Assumption starting new partnership with Uber

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This semester, Assumption will be trialing a partnership with Uber to offer students discounted rides to and from campus around the city of Worcester. The idea started with the thought of running a safe ride program through Uber similar to what the college cur... More »

Pittsburg Steelers no longer the “Men of Steel.”

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For the past 17 years, the New England Patriots have ruled the NFL. They have won five Super Bowls and in a few days, we’ll find out if it’s going to be six when they play against the Philadelphia Eagles. It will be their eighth appearance in the Super Bow... More »

NFC Championship game recap

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NFL analysts thought that this was going to be a low-scoring game and the Vikings were favored by three points. With a win, they’d become the first team ever to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. The Vikings were coming off a 13-3 regular season and ju... More »

AFC Championship recap

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This NFL postseason has been one of the most interesting in a long time. Prior to the NFL postseason, the NFL regular season was just as interesting. It looked like the NFC was the most competitive all year and the AFC was…not great. Did you know that be... More »

Around Hound Nation: Winter Break Update

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A whole lot can happen in a month, especially in the sports world. Here are six things that happened over winter break in Hound Nation. Head Football Coach Robert Chesney to Holy Cross On December 19, 2017, the Crusaders of Holy Cross publicly introduced Rober... More »

Tim’s Take: For The Love of The Game

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Many people know it. I love sports. But what a lot of people probably don’t know, is why I love sports. I’m often asked, “which sport is your favorite?” and I bet my answer changes every time, as I juggle between the three major sports of baseball, bas... More »

Impact of Walmart’s wage raise

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The United States’ largest employer, Walmart, announced recently that they will be laying off 7,500 of their 2,300,000 employees with the closing of 63 Sam’s Club stores. At the same time, they will also be raising their employee’s minimum wage from 10 t... More »

Catching up on Trump

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Donald Trump has been serving as president of the United States of America for over a year now. He presides over a deeply divided country, one that can’t seem to agree on anything. One thing it can agree on mostly, however, is that Trump is not doing as good... More »

Senior Column: A wakeup call

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In high school I always felt like the supporting actor in the major motion picture of my life. It seemed I was hired to merely show up each day and let everyone else write my story. I was cast as the shy, lonely kid, and my part consisted of a few fake laughs,... More »

Generation Instant-gratification?

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Veruca Salt has been on my mind lately. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps a reminder of her unsweetened attitude would. In the fictional world of Willy Wonka, this girl was the one who just would not wait for chocolate, or anything else for tha... More »

Caroline Says: Surviving 2017

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For the past three years, I’ve always started off the New Year by processing the year before. I begin with going back. I do so by sharing my top three most embarrassing moments of the year prior. There has been a lot of tripping, yelling and a whole bunch of... More »