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Nobel Prize winners for 2017

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The Nobel Prizes were established by the will of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895. The first round of prizes were awarded six years after that, in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics and Physiology or Medicine, categories that remain to this day. This y... More »

Global studies not to receive cuts

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In the issue of Le Provocateur that was released on September 20, it was reported that the Global Studies department could possibly receive some budget cuts. It was included due to the fact that students within the department expressed concern over the effect ... More »

Assumption mourns the loss of past graduate student

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The sun was hanging low in the sky and the chatter and movement of the excited crowd created a buzz all around. Sitting in lawn chairs at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas with grins on their faces, Christopher Willemse and Sandy Casey leaned in close... More »

Attempts to appeal Obamacare fail

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In a final attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a bill was considered that would distance the federal government in involving itself in the health care system and in turn provide block grants to states. However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell adm... More »

States working to ban conversion therapy

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Naked group exercises, re-enactments of past sexual abuse, group cuddling and shock therapy. These barbaric types of therapy sound like something straight out of the past. But that would be a false statement. One in three LGBTQ youth across the United States h... More »

Hilary Clinton’s new book highlights 2016 election

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On September 12, 2017, two months prior to the anniversary of the historic 2016 election, Hillary Clinton released a memoir on her experience as a presidential candidate entitled What Happened. The book seeks to give an intimate perspective on what it was like... More »

Georgia Tech student killed by campus police

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On September 16, Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz was fatally shot during a late-night incident with campus police. Schultz, who made the initial 911 call, reported seeing a “white male with long blonde hair,” who seemed to be intoxicated while wielding ... More »

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AC band presents first concert in new performance hall

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Nearly 100 people filed into the performance hall of Tsotsis late Saturday morning. Peers, friends and family came to support the Assumption College Band during their first performance of the year in the brand-new academic building. As Band Director Bruce Hopk... More »

Creative minds come together in poetry and art event

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The hum of chatter and the tune of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by the Beatles ring in the air as students, faculty and Worcester artists known collectively as the Motley Crew congregated in the second floor hallway of the Information Technology Center. ... More »

AC Idol showcases talented greyhounds

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On Saturday, September 23, Assumption College’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted their ninth annual AC Idol competition as a part of Family Weekend. This year, the competition featured ten students representing a variety of class years, clubs and areas o... More »

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Colorful Fall Festival

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From the football game to AC Idol, campus was full of activity on family weekend held from Friday to Sunday on the weekend of September 22. One event that seemed to be a big hit was the fall festival, which took place on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. Shakira’s “H... More »