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November 2021

All posts published in November 2021

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25th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

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By Maggie Buckley, Editor-in-Chief Though the air was cold, morale was high on the Hagan lawn at 7 pm on Tuesday, November 30th. “I’m so excited! It’s the 25th annual tree lighting. What could be better than that?” said Madi Doyle, a senior at Assu... More »

Dealing with Recent Deaths at WPI

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Written by Maureen Lynch *Warning: This article contains discussion of suicide. If you or anyone you know is experiencing thoughts of suicide call 1-800-273-8255* The pressures of college life can take a toll on a student’s mental health. However, since the ... More »

An Environmentally-Friendly Outlook

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By Maggie Buckley, Editor-in-Chief On Monday, November 8, 2021, Assumption University students received an email regarding a nationwide paper shortage. “Our vendor, W.B. Mason, is doing their best to fulfill our paper requests but cannot make any guarantees,... More »

PAWS hosts Sleep Week 2021

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Caleb White, Online Editor Last week, Peers Advocating Wellness For Students (PAWS) hosted Sleep Week 2021 on-campus from Monday, Nov. 8 to Friday, Nov. 12.  Sleep Week was intended to bring attention to the mental health issues regarding sleep, especially in... More »

Assumption Women’s Ice Hockey

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By Katie Flood, Staff Writer Women’s Ice Hockey is a Blue and White sport here at Assumption University and the team is making big waves this year. The team’s current record is 9 -1-1 after a large winning weekend. Both Rivier University and the University... More »

Assumption Senior Day Football vs Saint Anselm

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By Kyle Sorgi, Staff Writer On Saturday, November 6, Assumption football finished off their home schedule against the Saint Anselm Hawks at Brian Kelly Stadium. Not only did the Hounds walk away with a 44-35 victory, but the family-friendly festivities of Seni... More »

Worcester Railers Win Saturday Night

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By Michael Shea Copy Editor The Worcester Railers defeated the Newfoundland Growlers 5-2 Saturday night. This was their first home win since the Railers won against Maine 4-3 on October 23rd. This makes their record this season 2-5.  The Growlers scored first... More »

Municipal Elections Make a Difference

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Written by Maureen Lynch Passing brightly colored lawn signs, banners, and cheesy smiling faces are familiar fixtures from September to early November. Even though it isn’t a presidential election year, people will still be heading to the polls on November 3... More »

A Beautiful Cross, A Hurtful Message?

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By Maggie Buckley, Editor-in-Chief “I don’t want this,” said Catholic Emmanuel Gonzalez in the 5th grade upon discovering he had same-sex attractions.  This sense of dismay was a result of the Church’s teaching regarding the LGBTQ community, with ... More »

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Club Spotlight: AU Allies

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By Jada Fong, Staff Writer While the club may have been hard to find before, AU Allies is easy to find and easy to join now! The club emphasizes acceptance, safety and confidentiality for students in the LGBTQ+ community and allies to said community. You may h... More »

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Club Spotlight: Ultimate Frisbee

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By Kyle Sorgi, Staff Writer As we’re witnessing the gradual ease of restrictions at Assumption, campus life is taking on a much more vibrant and active presence now than during a Zoom- and COVID-filled era not too long ago. With that, it’s great to see sev... More »