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Assumption partnering with law school

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Assumption College has entered into a new articulation agreement with the University of St. Thomas School of Law that enables Assumption students to obtain an undergraduate and law degree in only six years with the guarantee of scholarship assistance. Assumpti... More »

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Faculty vote “no confidence”

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Students are not the only ones voicing their concern about the changes coming to Assumption College. On October 18, an email was sent out to the Assumption community stating the results of a faculty vote. The email informed students, alumni, faculty and family... More »

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Women speak out against Harvey Weinstein

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The Weinstein Company fired its co-founder Harvey Weinstein on October 8, following reports of sexual harassment. An investigation by the New York Times revealed on October 5 that the sexual harassment allegations began in the 1990s. A story by The New York... More »

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Love letters for all

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 “Make love famous” is the giant heading on the main page of the organization The World Needs More Love Letters (TWNMLL). A graduate of Assumption College in 2010, Hannah Brencher, founder of TWNMLL boldly shares this mission with the world. When Brencher... More »

Paint night lets students get creative

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 Students gathered excitedly on the second floor of Hagan on Saturday, October 24. Many of them on the waiting list and hoping someone wouldn’t show up so they could take their spot. The Campus Activities Board (CAB)-run Paint Night looked to be a huge succ... More »

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Latino Festival reflects passion of ALANA

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On Thursday, October 5, Assumption’s ALANA Network hosted their eleventh annual Latino Festival. This year, the event took place in the brand new Tsotsis Ballroom and was the first campus event to take place in the hall. The event featured great music by the... More »

Students gather to take back the night

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On Thursday October 12, PAWS held their third annual Take Back the Night walk to advocate for survivors of sexual violence. About 100 students joined Peers Advocating for the Wellness of Students (PAWS) in their walk around campus at nightfall to signify that ... More »

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Catalonia cries for Secession

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On October 1, 2017, the Spanish province of Catalonia held a referendum. This vote had only two options on its ballot, yes or no. The vote was for the secession of Catalonia from the Spanish state and to form a new Catalonian Republic. To gain some background ... More »

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What’s he “putin” up there?

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The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced new measures to combat Russian interference in the US political landscape following reports that Russians used Facebook to target key voting blocs in America during the 2016 election. Under increasing pressur... More »

Breeding Mills in the “dog house”

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 On Friday, October 13, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 485, banning pet stores from selling all cats, dogs and rabbits, unless they come from a shelter, rescue or non-profit organization. The law’s purpose is to reduce the outpouring o... More »

Social Justice Club hosts fair trade bingo night

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A nervous chatter filled the hall in upstairs Hagan on Friday October 13. Students sat with bated breath as they hoped their luck would hold out for a chance to win prizes like a Patagonia gift card, a Fitbit, and other Fair-trade products. Fair-trade bingo, ... More »

Gene Therapy: visions of a brighter future

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After living their childhood in a world which grew only darker each day, Caroline and Cole Carper of Little Rock, Arkansas have experienced a great glimmer of light. Once reliant on canes and their school for the blind, these siblings now 13 and 11 years old, ... More »