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Ben and Jerry’s over Breyers

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Meg Brennan Staff Writer If you know anything about me, I’m a bit of an ice cream enthusiast – it’s my dessert of choice, and if an opportunity arises to get a scoop, I’m taking it. Since I love ice cream so much, I’ve tried a multitude of brands to ... More »

Best Super Bowl commercial

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Leilah Bruno Staff Writer Many people watch the Super Bowl for the obvious reasons; to watch football and see two of the best teams go head to head to win the Vince Lombardi trophy. Many focus on the halftime show, which features a concert of the top few headl... More »

Beauty highlight: Skincare

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Celia Rose Smith Assistant Editor-In-Chief Though it may seem uncharacteristic of my usual interests, I’ve been pretty obsessed with skincare and beauty products lately. I must admit this is not the first time I have experienced this infatuation. It was quit... More »

Interdimensional Cable

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This past Sunday, I sat down in my living room to watch the Grammy’s live. While a standard viewing for the typical millennial, my experience was undeniably quite a culture shock. As I watched, I came to the realization that I have been living like a troll u... More »

iPod Sentiments

Published 1y ago -

Celia Rose Smith Assistant Editor-In-Chief Hello readers, welcome to my column. For those of you who are strangers to my existence, my name is Celia Smith and I am the Assistant Editor-in-Chief and Opinion editor of Le Provocateur. I am a Virgo, a crucial fact... More »

Soundtrack of my semester

Published 1y ago -

Celia Rose Smith – As­sis­tant Ed­i­tor-In-Chief My semester can be summed up as a messy collage of personal struggles—snippets of puffy eyes, mental breakdowns, an inability to properly function, poems so emo they leave my class silent and a Spotify... More »

To Tinder or not To Tinder?

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Ruth Richardson – Staff Writer Tinder has become more than fire fodder in recent years; it is a dating app set on a whole new level through use of its personalized format and often entertaining bios. More impersonal than sites such as eHarmony, Tinder h... More »

It Takes Time

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Celia Smith – Assistant Editor-In-Chief If you’ve read my column in the past, you may have noticed a slight change this issue. Before I dive into my topic for this week, I want to share my reasoning behind the switch from “Celia’s Satire” to “C... More »

Crippling Debt

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Kristina Wyman – Campus Life Editor The time has come. In just a few short months, I will be graduating college. Time sure does fly by, considering it feels like I just got to Assumption not that long ago. In reality, it has been four years here at Assum... More »

Time to Talk about Gun Control

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Daniel Cooney – Staff writer On October 27th, 2018, a lone gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Eleven were killed and six wounded. This is very clearly a hate crime motivated by anti-Semitism. The shooter, Robert ... More »

Editing: How much is too much?

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Daniel Cooney – Staff writer Assumption College’s Academic Honesty Policy defines plagiarism as “Intentionally or knowingly presenting the work of another as one’s own (i.e., without proper acknowledgment of the source). The sole exception to the r... More »