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Alicia’s Anecdotes: The Final Chapter

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Alicia Burrows, Assistant Editor-In-Chief Well, I guess this is it. Not exactly the way I wanted to end things here, but I guess I don’t really have a choice. I just submitted my last final, quite literally five minutes ago, and I don’t feel any different... More »

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Leap Day Everyday

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Maggie Buckley, Staff Writer We have all heard of movies, books and TV shows that deal with the “inspiring” day that is February 29. Characters seize the day, try to accomplish the impossible, admit to the love of their life their feelings. But, I think a... More »

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Five Dollars For A Box of Cookies: Is It Worth It?

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Justin Rankin, Business Editor February is coming to an end, March is on deck, bringing along with-it March Madness, Spring Break, and hopefully warmer weather. Oh, and who can forget: Girl Scout cookies. Every year, the Girl Scouts of America holds their ann... More »

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Decisions

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Olivia Burke, Staff Writer We make decisions every day: do I have time to go to the gym? Should I start that assignment now? What type of cheese do I want on my sandwich? However, not every decision we make throughout our day is that simple. Sometimes we are ... More »

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Spring Break on a Budget

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Joe Letizio, Staff Writer Picture this: Its finally spring break. The temperature is 90° and the beach is covered with people. As it begins to get hotter, so does the party scene as more people begin to walk in. While at the party, you begin to think back to ... More »

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Reflections on The Strokes: Bernie Sanders Rally

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Tom Angell, Staff Writer Have you ever been to a local basement show, where the vibe is just positive and happy? Where there is indie music blaring from a local band where you know half the members? In those moments you may think to yourself, “if only popul... More »

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Patience

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Alicia Burrows, Assistant Editor-In-Chief If you were to ask me something I’m bad at, I could tell you many things. I’m a procrastinator, I watch too much Netflix and I’m a *bit* dramatic (I know, probably more than a bit, but at least I admit it). Howe... More »

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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 »