Recovering from tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer 26 attendees of Sunday Mass at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, were tragically killed on November 5. It’s a small rural town, with a population of 360 and only a handful of small businesses, which makes the tragedy that occurred there even more shocking. But a week later, on November 12, Sunday Service was held again, in … Continue reading Recovering from tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas

New trend among conservatives: smashing your expensive coffee makers

By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer Fans of Sean Hannity apparently no longer need their Keurig coffee machines. People are smashing their Keurig coffee maker machines after the company announced that its advertisements would no longer appear on Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show. Boo-hoo. The move, an albeit smart one, from Keurig, comes after Hannity suggested people not rush to judgement on Alabama Senate candidate … Continue reading New trend among conservatives: smashing your expensive coffee makers

Are campus tours really helpful?

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer When looking to the day I first transferred from Bristol Community College to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, I think back to orientation day, and how helpful campus tours really are in transitioning students. …Whether you’re from high school or other colleges and universities, it makes you feel welcomed and a part of the school and community. All incoming students … Continue reading Are campus tours really helpful?

The wonder of community college

By Michael Rocha, Contributing Writer Community college. It really isn’t a sexy name like “Ivy-league school” or “state university”. They aren’t known for those wild parties, or those large sports gatherings on the weekends. However, what I can tell you is that starting off at a community college may in fact be the best decision in regards to education you’ll ever make. Jennifer Ma, of … Continue reading The wonder of community college

If the government won’t fix Chipotle, we will

By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer As of Monday, November 13, Supergirl star Jeremy Jordan was hospitalized and “almost died” due to the food at Chipotle disagreeing with him. Chipotle representatives said they were able to identify the location of this crisis, but were unable to spot any similar problems to what Jordan faced. This incident could be written off as a fluke, were it any … Continue reading If the government won’t fix Chipotle, we will

Poland’s Independence Day and authoritarianism

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer On November 11, Poland celebrated its 99th Independence Day. Poland achieved sovereignty in the aftermath of World War I in which its neighbors shrunk. But this was not the main story of the day. Instead, far-right, nationalist rallies dominated the capital of Warsaw. Among those carrying the Polish flag, there were groups carrying Catholic symbols but also many white supremacist … Continue reading Poland’s Independence Day and authoritarianism