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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 »

Duck day to return to Assumption on April 24

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Assumption College will host the 14th Annual Duck Day celebration, a beloved tradition in which local elementary school children are welcomed onto campus to greet the ducks as they return to the campus pond on Tues. April 24 at 11:30 a.m. Flagg Street School ... More »

Students race to Mario Kart event

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It’s a childhood dream come true. On Friday March 22, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) brought every- one’s favorite Nintendo video game racing adventure to real life with their Mario Kart Night in Plourde. In addition to the real-life racing, CAB offered... More »

The White Card: the card that is always in play

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On Saturday, March 17, a diverse group of students and faculty attended a provocative theatrical performance in Boston by Claudia Rankine titled The White Card. Readers may recall, Rankine is the author of the 2021 First-Year Common Book, Citizen: An American ... More »


Students serve over spring break

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This past spring break at Assumption College, dozens of students spent their time serving others through Cam- pus Ministry’s SEND Service Immersion Program. In the spring there are six trips which go off to Baltimore, Washington D.C., Trenton, Pennsylvania, ... More »