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Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Bad Times at the El Royale: A Movie Review

By Ben Solomon Bad Times at the El Royale is a mystery thriller directed and written Drew Goddard. It has an all star cast. Jeff Bridges as Donald O’Kelly, Cynthia Erivo as Darlene Sweet, Jon Hamm as Laramie Seymour...

The 2018 Midterm Elections: A Conversation with Carlos Tobon

On October 24, 2018, with elections right around the corner, I talked midterms with State Representative Carlos Tobon. The first election we discussed was the Pawtucket at-large city council race. In the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island,...

Why is There a Stigma Associated with Mental Health in Today’s Society?

By Catherine Ward Mental health is being discussed more than ever before. In fact, many of the top political debates in our country stem back to it, such as gun control and health care. In addition, resources for mental health are readily available. Hotlines are heavily...

Why Taylor Swift Still Resigns Supreme

By Kayla Leary On Tuesday, October 9th, for the first time in years, Taylor Swift took the stage on live television at the American Music Awards. At the ceremony, Swift performed the trending track “I Did Something Bad” off her latest album, Reputation. She was nominated for four...

Collins Showed the World that Her Moderate Views Only Stretch So Far

As a Mainer, I’ve always adored Senator Susan Collins. Growing up a young, liberal politico in a purple state with very little in the way of cultural diversity, Collins was the closest thing anybody...

The Kavanaugh Hearings: What They Revealed

By Brandon Carroll Brett Kavanaugh is a name that has been in constant circulation throughout all media outlets. Kavanaugh is a Supreme Court nominee who was personally selected by President Donald Trump back in early July. Recently, two women...

Is Social Media Affecting Our Communication Skills?

By Emilie Despres Have you ever been at a restaurant and noticed everyone sitting at the table engrossed in their phones? The table is silent with everyone’s faces glowing from the apps and social media outlets they cannot seem to escape. Using...

Kavanaugh is the Harbinger of Morality that America Needed in Order to Find Itself

Over the past three months, America has discovered a monstrous amount about itself. It learned that, at its best, it could honor the memory of a man of extreme integrity and courage in the most venerable way a single...

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