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My Own Little World

Published 3y ago -

Celia Smith – Assistant Editor-In-Chief For a long time, I struggled with figuring out how to define myself. In my mind, I felt like it had to be black and white. Over the past few years, I’ve come to realize that social labels are so misleading.  I h... More »

Surviving this year’s Halloween Costume Crisis

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Eric Guditz – Copy editor Ah, Halloween—some people’s dream and others people’s worst nightmare. Welcome to the world of fantasy as heroes and villains, princes and princesses and angels and demons come out to play for a night of fun, horror and, ... More »

Should Trick-or-Treating be on Campus?

Published 3y ago -

Iva Juka – Staff Writer Halloween originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain about 2,000 years ago. This was when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to scare off ghosts, according to A&E Television Networks. In 2018, we view H... More »

Accepting Reality

Published 3y ago -

Sarina Nassar – Staff Writer Accepting that this is my last year at Assumption College has been hard because it is nothing like I imagined it would be when I was an incoming freshman. I always thought I would be living with the friends I made my freshman... More »

Why is it Called That?

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Alyssa Jalbert – Staff Writer A popular phrase says, “A college is not a college without its students.” While this statement is true, I believe there is more to the phrase when referring to Assumption College. Assumption is shaped by the whole commu... More »

Dunkin Donuts rebranding unsettles New Englanders

Published 3y ago -

Bridget Coakley staff writer With the decline of doughnut eaters comes the end of an iconic name known to many New Englanders. Soon enough, dads across New England won’t be saying “let’s go to Dunkin’ Donuts” before their kid’s games, they’ll be ... More »

The voter’s dilemma: Question One

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Amber LaBonte Staff Writer We’ve all heard it before. It is our right, privilege and duty to vote as citizens of our country and members of our community. While some may think it doesn’t matter, how we choose to vote can shape our country’s policies. How... More »

Passion over planning

Published 3y ago -

All summer people asked me, “Are you excited for senior year?” or “What are you going to do after college?” They spoke as though I have my whole life planned out. The truth is, I don’t know exactly what I want to do. I have an idea; in fact I have se... More »

True Life: I think I’m Emo

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Celia Rose Smith Assistant Editor-In-Chief This past weekend, I was just sitting on my couch, pondering life and enjoying an episode of “Daria” when it hit me: emo is short for emotional. I freaked out, thinking I came to another one of my huge revelations... More »

I’m not Goth, mom, I’m Emo

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Celia Rose Smith Assistant Editor-in-chief Imagine this: it’s 2008 and you’re walking down the halls of your middle school. You spot three of your classmates who identify within an alternative culture. Theresa is Goth, Danny is emo and Leila is scene. Yet,... More »

The “D” Word

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Sarina Nassar staff writer As a 21-year-old senior in college, I have decided to make some changes in my life and try something called “dating.” Did I just use the “D” word? Yes, dating. I don’t mean going on Tinder and matching with strangers that y... More »