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Friday, September 20, 2019

“I’m so busy,” and other phrases we should retire.

By Jake Berg “I’m so busy.” We hear it all the time, and most of us have said it. Sometimes, it’s an excuse. You show up late to a group meeting, or forget to call your...

Living on Jupiter

Shane Campbell Jupiter to Smithfield Rhode Island feels like two different worlds between the weather, people, and the beaches that run top to bottom. Throughout my entire life, I have only known the life that I...

Freedom vs. safety: the perennial gun control conflict

Since the Parkland shooting, America has gone through a sort of genesis – a new wave of gun control advocacy – that has simultaneously emboldened young people and made the National Rifle Association shake...

Controversial Advertisements in Media: Rinse, Racism, Repeat

By Meaghan Angers On October 6th, Dove released a 3-second video clip on their Facebook page of an African American woman taking off her skin tone t-shirt to reveal a white woman. This advertisement sparked...

An Inside Look of Puerto Rico

By Jose R. Vazquez-Villate Puerto Rico or the so called  “island of enchantment,” is a place of rich history and culture, where the beaches are as blue as the sky and the summer weather is...

Did You Forget Us, Amica?

“There’s nothing offered for me. Amica does nothing for Communication majors.” These kinds of complaints are heard fairly often among Arts and Science students, especially when the Career Fair rolls around. I must admit,...

Old Enough to Die But Not to Drink

By: Sydney Holloway Adulthood comes with many responsibilities.  For most individuals under 21 it includes voting, paying bills, opening a bank account, and, for a large faction, it means living on their own for the first time. So, it’s not...

A letter from the news editor

I am sure the events of Wednesday, February 14th, are still rattling around many of our minds as we continue to hear news and developments surrounding the unconscionable incident that took place at a...

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