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Happiness is where you are

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Kate Sehring, Staff Writer With a heart that yearns to be free and adventurous, school can sometimes feel like a burden. I have always been interested in a travel lifestyle where I could be exposed to the many cultures of the world and meet an array of unique... More »

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Same Air: Severity of the Coronavirus

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Seth Bogoslofski, Staff Writer The eighth case in the United States of the infamous Coronavirus was confirmed in Boston, as a student of the University of Massachusetts reported a runny nose a day after his return from Logan International Airport. The 20-year... More »

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Greta Thunberg and Climate Change: Is It Real?

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Olivia Burke, Staff Writer Is climate change real? Yes. Do we need to do something about it? Yes. Are we doing enough for it? No. Greta Thunberg is a young climate activist from Sweden. Starting in the summer of 2018 and subsequently every Friday, Greta starte... More »

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Should Iowa continue to vote first

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Oliver Bugbee, Staff Writer It’s that time again, the election season is here. We investigate: the democratic primary is a tight race. As of January 31st, a NBC/Wall Street Journal nationwide poll shows Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders taking the lead by a 1 ... More »

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Emergency Mental Health

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Alicia Burrows, Assistant Editor-In-Chief This week marks the fifth week that I have been interning in the Emergency Mental Health (EMH) unit at UMASS Memorial Medical Center. As a Health Sciences major, I am required to do a 200-hour internship, and I could... More »

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The truth about dating apps

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Loneliness (n.): sadness because one has no friends or company. Tess Rembetsy-Brown, Staff Writer One of the greatest difficulties that human beings endure is loneliness. It is something that everyone at some point will experience. We have this innate desire t... More »

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Don’t be so hard on yourself

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Kate French, Staff Writer As a senior, I know I am not alone as I experience the looming threat of the uncertainty of post-graduation life. I began my freshman year at Assumption as a Biology major with only a vague idea of what I hoped to accomplish in life. ... More »

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The pen is more violent than the sword

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Maggie Buckley, Staff Writer Meghan Markle was born in the United States of America in a less than perfect neighborhood. She has a complicated relationship with many of her family members. She proudly speaks of her heritage, having both African-American and Eu... More »

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New Year’s resolutions: are they worth the hype?

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Grace Corbett, Staff Writer Being just about a month into the New Year and a few short weeks into the semester, people across campus have started getting into their groove. Traditionally, it is around this time that people join the gym, cut out the sugar and ... More »

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In hindsight: an opinion on Iran

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Tyler Cullen, Copy Editor On January 3, 2020 just a few days after the start of the new year, the United States carried out a drone strike ordered by President Trump. This military operation was successfully able to kill the infamous Iranian military leader Q... More »

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Overwhelmed

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Alicia Burrows, Opinion Editor I always thought that second semester senior year would be my most chill semester at Assumption. However, I am only two weeks in and I can already tell that will not be the case. With a 200 hour internship, 3 other classes (one o... More »