Assumption College Clothing Drive

By Mildred Collins: From February 15 to April 15, Assumption College is having a clothing drive to support the Aids Project Worcester. The drive is currently being sponsored by Professor Aisling Dugas, a biology professor at Assumption, who assigned this project to her BIO410 Immunology class.  It's the first time something like this was added …

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Do Assumption Student Feel Safe from Gun Violence?

By Jillian Fellows: The Parkland, Florida high school shooting last month has left the nation shocked and disturbed, as we look for answers in the wake of yet another mass shooting to strike the country. When the gunman, former Parkland student Nikolas Cruz, entered the school on February 14th, the Broward County Sheriff says he …

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Amid his Sexual Assault Allegations, Wynn Steps Down as RNC Finance Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts

By John McCormack: According to The New York Times, on Friday Jan. 26, casino mogul Stephen Wynn was accused of sexual misconduct by current and former female employees.  This comes while Wynn Resorts is building a new $2.4 billion casino in Everett, MA.  Many news outlets broke the story, because of Wynn's fame, success, and …

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Will You Still Root for Shaun White?

By Leah Gauquier: Shaun White, an American snowboarder representing USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, causes major controversy after his gold medal win. White was the top qualifier for the men’s half pipe, posting an unbelievable score of 97.75. The world watched with awe as he brought home the gold, earning …

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#BlackLivesMatter creates conversation in Worcester

  By Kathryn Severance The #BlackLivesMatter (http://blacklivesmatter.com/about/) movement started in 2012 in response to the Trayvon Martin case. The movement made more news in Worcester in November on college campuses in the area. This occurred when the WPI Society of Black Engineers came together to give support to the students at the University of Missouri. …

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NTSB Confirms Sunken Cargo Ship El Faro Found

By Roslyn Flaherty On October 1st during Hurricane Joaquin, a 40-year-old U.S.-flagged cargo ship named El Faro was headed to Puerto Rico from Jacksonville, Florida when it went missing near the Bahamas with 33 people aboard the ship. There were 28 Americans aboard and five Polish nationals. The Coast Guard spotted one body floating in …

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Revenge Tour Rolls On

NEWS ANALYSIS By Caitlyn Thompson The New England Patriots remained undefeated this weekend following their Thursday night 36-7 win over the Miami Dolphins. Moving onto week nine, they are 7-0, along with the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, and Carolina Panthers. While these other undefeated teams may have the talent to keep their winning streaks alive, …

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