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April with CAB

Published 1w ago -

To end March, Campus Activities Board (CAB) had a successful Mario Kart Night event. Over 100 people came, rode go karts, enjoyed hot dogs from the Dogfather, and had a few laughs. This event was great and the turnout was awesome as well. CAB would like to tha... More »

Agape Latte provides coffee and conversation

Published 1w ago -

One of the drawing factors for prospective students at a small school like Assumption is the personal relationships students can form with professors. Between the small class sizes, all classes being taught by professors and the amount of office hours professo... More »

“Ain’t I a Woman” provokes thoughtful dialogue

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On Thursday March 22, the Assumption College community hosted actress Shayla Simmons and The Core Ensemble, for their performance of “Ain’t I A Woman.” In this play, Ms. Simmons portrayed Zora Neale Hurston, Sojourner Truth, Clementine Hunter and Fannie ... More »

Don’t forget where you belong

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I have been experiencing trouble writing this column, trying to pay a proper tribute to the two people that I owe the most to in this world, before I fly off into the great unknown. These two are, of course, my mum and dad, both two exemplary individuals in th... More »

Library says farewell to seniors

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When you walk through the front door of the library, student workers are the people who greet you at the Front Desk. Student workers are our ambassadors, our trouble-shooters, and the ones who will help you find a book and check it out. They will refer you t... More »

The world is your oyster

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What do you get when you take a homebody who hadn’t even left the East Coast until age 20 and put her on a plane traveling across the ocean towards one of the oldest cities in the world? A recipe for disaster is what most would say. Sure, I hadn’t known ex... More »

Political science and the art of prudence

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“If American troops ever entered Pakistan, I would be the first to volunteer for a suicide mission.” This sudden verbal bomb from Saddiq exploded in mid-discussion during the first week of my teaching career. In hindsight, perhaps I should have expected it... More »

Plants can be grown on Mars

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Humans’ growing curiosity in what lies beyond the stars has led to some major advancements in space exploration. Mankind has taken its first steps on the moon. Satellites are orbiting Earth as we speak. Now the latest intergalactic development is turning a l... More »

Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian

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Are self-driving cars a viable, safer option for transportation in the United States? This question, and many others, have been raised after one of Uber’s driverless cars struck and eventually killed a woman in Temple, Arizona. Elain Herzberg, 49 years-old, ... More »

Last male white rhino passes away

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Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, passed away last month. After a decline in health, the 45-year-old (considered elderly in rhino years) was euthanized by a veterinary team. He suffered from age-related issues as well as multiple infections. He leaves... More »

Shooting at YouTube headquarters

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A woman opened fire at the YouTube Headquarters this Tuesday, April 3, wounding three before fatally shooting herself. The suspect, later identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 39 of San Diego, entered YouTube’s campus courtyard located in San Bruno CA, near San... More »