Midterm Election Results

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The midterm election on Tuesday went as predicted by nationwide statisticians. Republicans retained control of the senate with a 51 person majority. The Democrats gained control of the house with a 222 person majority. Democrats failed to gain governorship in key states like Georgia and Florida In preparation for the 2020 election. Elizabeth Warren maintained her senate seat; a … Continue reading Midterm Election Results

Corsairs Hockey Team Loses Back-To-Back Games in Season Opener

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. The Corsairs men’s hockey team quickly skated through its first week of play, racking up two losses so far along the way. Their first game of the season – Tuesday, October 30th against the Fitchburg State Falcons – held immediate playoff implications from within MASCAC. The Falcons somewhat limped into this matchup after losing the own season opener. Despite the loss being out-of-conference, … Continue reading Corsairs Hockey Team Loses Back-To-Back Games in Season Opener

Chiropractor Could Help Red Dead Redemption 2’s Stiff Gameplay Loops

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Rockstar Games’ heavily hyped wild-western adventure title, Red Dead Redemption 2, finally reached store shelves on the 26th of last month. Rockstar’s last successful venture, being the widely recognized and adored Grand Theft Auto 5, recently made headlines about becoming the most monetarily successful entertainment product of all time in any format, genre, or medium. Back again from the previous installments is the gunslinging action … Continue reading Chiropractor Could Help Red Dead Redemption 2’s Stiff Gameplay Loops

Halloween fictional fun at the Claire T. Carney Library

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. The Claire T. Carney Library staff celebrated Halloween on campus this year by holding a Library Halloween Costume Contest. “We wanted to promote our social media accounts,” said Kari Mofford, Division Head of Access Services and main coordinator of the event. The contest consisted of eight staff members dressing up as a variety of book, television, and movie characters. Students had until midnight on … Continue reading Halloween fictional fun at the Claire T. Carney Library

The Hate U Give: a powerful film

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. Think back on the last few years of news reporting. Remember the names that have flooded your ears, the lives lost that we refuse to forget. Look back to the people who have died at the hands of police officers when they weren’t armed, weren’t fighting back, and weren’t doing an illegal activity. Say their names. George Tillman Jr’s The Hate U Give speaks … Continue reading The Hate U Give: a powerful film

We celebrated, Boston. Now let’s go win another

By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Boston. The City of Champions. Titletown. Call us what you will, but Boston is hands-down the greatest sports city in the country. In the waning days of October, the Red Sox beat the Dodgers in five games to capture their 4th World Series title in the past 15 years. The Sox won a club record 108 games during the regular season, and were clearly the best team in … Continue reading We celebrated, Boston. Now let’s go win another

Unfair advantage or rightful inclusion?

By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Earlier this month, Rachel McKinnon, a transgender woman from Canada, won the UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. While the silver medalist, Carolien Van Herrikhuyzen of the Netherlands congratulated McKinnon on her win, the bronze medalist, Jennifer Wagner of the U.S. was less enthusiastic for her. Wagner promptly took to Twitter following the race and aired her … Continue reading Unfair advantage or rightful inclusion?