Month

November 2018

All posts published in November 2018

61 posts

To Tinder or not To Tinder?

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Ruth Richardson – Staff Writer Tinder has become more than fire fodder in recent years; it is a dating app set on a whole new level through use of its personalized format and often entertaining bios. More impersonal than sites such as eHarmony, Tinder h... More »

It Takes Time

Published 22h ago -

Celia Smith – Assistant Editor-In-Chief If you’ve read my column in the past, you may have noticed a slight change this issue. Before I dive into my topic for this week, I want to share my reasoning behind the switch from “Celia’s Satire” to “C... More »

Crippling Debt

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Kristina Wyman – Campus Life Editor The time has come. In just a few short months, I will be graduating college. Time sure does fly by, considering it feels like I just got to Assumption not that long ago. In reality, it has been four years here at Assum... More »

Time to Talk about Gun Control

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Daniel Cooney – Staff writer On October 27th, 2018, a lone gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Eleven were killed and six wounded. This is very clearly a hate crime motivated by anti-Semitism. The shooter, Robert ... More »

Editing: How much is too much?

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Daniel Cooney – Staff writer Assumption College’s Academic Honesty Policy defines plagiarism as “Intentionally or knowingly presenting the work of another as one’s own (i.e., without proper acknowledgment of the source). The sole exception to the r... More »

Reactions to the 2018 Midterm Elections

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Richard Hudson – Staff writer Going into the midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6th, I was unsure about what the outcome would be. I heard that a “blue wave” was coming that would change control of the House and the Senate from Republican to Dem... More »

My Own Little World

Published 22h ago -

Celia Smith – Assistant Editor-In-Chief For a long time, I struggled with figuring out how to define myself. In my mind, I felt like it had to be black and white. Over the past few years, I’ve come to realize that social labels are so misleading.  I h... More »

Surviving this year’s Halloween Costume Crisis

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Eric Guditz – Copy editor Ah, Halloween—some people’s dream and others people’s worst nightmare. Welcome to the world of fantasy as heroes and villains, princes and princesses and angels and demons come out to play for a night of fun, horror and, ... More »

Should Trick-or-Treating be on Campus?

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Iva Juka – Staff Writer Halloween originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain about 2,000 years ago. This was when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to scare off ghosts, according to A&E Television Networks. In 2018, we view H... More »

Accepting Reality

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Sarina Nassar – Staff Writer Accepting that this is my last year at Assumption College has been hard because it is nothing like I imagined it would be when I was an incoming freshman. I always thought I would be living with the friends I made my freshman... More »

Why is it Called That?

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Alyssa Jalbert – Staff Writer A popular phrase says, “A college is not a college without its students.” While this statement is true, I believe there is more to the phrase when referring to Assumption College. Assumption is shaped by the whole commu... More »