September 2020

All posts published in September 2020

13 posts

Life as a Remote Student

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Grace Corbett, Staff Writer Assumption University in the fall is beautiful. The turning foliage, the painted skies, and the fallen leaves that line the campus provide us with our wonderful corner of the world. The air gets crisp and the geese begin to flee, y... More »

The Pandemic’s Pressures on Mental Health

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Maureen Lynch, Staff Writer When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the United States back in January, no one knew what to expect. Since then, this pandemic has wreaked chaos in most Americans’ lives. This upheaval puts strain on the psyche, which has more people... More »


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Sydney Tappan, Assistant Editor-in-Chief / Campus Life Editor More often than not the last six months we have only been filled with negatives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While there is plenty to be saddened about, the fact of the matter is nothing l... More »

“Six Feet of Sunshine” vs. Six Feet Apart

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Timothy Forde, Staff Writer On September 6th, 2020, Kerri Walsh Jennings posted on Instagram.   Her lengthy post began with her apologizing ahead of time for how her “intention is NEVER to hurt or disrespect.”  However, it seemed that she was well a... More »

Music Memoirs: SIR MATTY V

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Joe Letizio, Arts and Entertainment Editor During a recent interview I had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Varao (Sir Matty V). For those who do not know Sir Matty V as well as I do, he started his journey when he was only 13 years old. During this time, he... More »


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Seth Bogolofski, Staff Writer When upcoming rap group Flatbush Zombies made the decision to collaborate with standout artist Joey Badass, the potential for this album rose through the ceiling. Produced by Beast Coast Media and Columbia Record, Beast Coast was... More »

The Yemen Crisis

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Tabatha Criollo, Staff Writer   According to the Mercy Corps, there are 12.2 million children in need of humanitarian assistance, and around 2 million kids under the age of 5 are malnourished. Yemen children are dying every 10 minutes from famine. The Ye... More »

Folklore: Ranking the Songs on the Album

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Maggie Buckley, Copy Editor Taylor Swift’s Folklore is ‘the 1’ on the charts, remaining on the top spot for the sixth week in a row after its release on July 24th, 2020. Swift reinvents herself yet again, divulging from pop to craft an indie album that ... More »

College and COVID-19

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Joe Letizio, Arts & Entertainment Editor As college students continue to do their best to deal with COVID-19, life has been altered in many ways. From hybrid classes to social distancing (though these are old news at this point), we must remain strong dur... More »

To My Seniors

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Sydney Tappan, Assistant Editor-in-Chief / Campus Life Editor Every year for the last three years to date, we have spent our Sunday’s in August moving on to Assumption’s campus. This time around, our fourth time, does not quite meet the expectations we al... More »