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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

Published 1w ago -

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

Published 1w ago -

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

Published 1w ago -

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 »

Cameron’s Shenanigans

Published 3w ago -

My perfect Saturday after a long week often entails sitting on my parent’s bed, sipping a piping hot cup of chai tea, sinking my fork into a stack of gluten free pancakes and watching a movie. My mom has a re- corded list of all the movies that we both love.... More »

Worcester is a city of dreams

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When I was a senior in high school, there was not an institution in Worcester on my college search list. My plan was to stay in Connecti- cut closer to my family and much more in my comfort zone. It was not until a friend offered to bring me on her college tou... More »

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Reducing our footprints

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a Catholic aid organization that “engages students, faculty and staff in tangible acts of solidarity to build a more just and peaceful world.” Last week, the CRS Social Justice Ambassadors ran a fund- raiser at the Hounds4... More »

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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 »

Check out the African Dance Club

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President of the African Dance Club, Amara Ugwumba, is making a routine to her clubs next dance as I sit at her kitchen table. The two of us, along with Secretary Tiffany Chin, have just come back from Plourde and are making dinner. During this time I took the... More »