Botelho Striking the Right Chords

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BY JESSICA ASCIOLLA // OCT. 29, 2014 // Most college students spend their free time with friends, taking a nap, or getting involved on campus. Curry College junior Macayla Botelho spends her time singing, writing, and recording music. On campus, you may have seen Botelho on stage with Curry Theatre and Pure Vocals. As a […]

State GOP Chair Visits Campus

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BY CRAIG RICHARDSON // OCT. 28, 2014 // Politics in this country has been in disfavor over the last decade. Government gets labeled as corrupt, inept and even useless. This surely results in considerably low voter turnout. On Thursday, Oct. 23, Massachusetts Republican Party chairperson Kirsten Hughes came to Curry College and encouraged students not […]

The Seven Sins of Spending

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BY KENNETH SCOTT // OCT. 27, 2014 // Almost every college student struggles with money management during his or her pursuit of an education. Most of us have learned the hard way how to budget our finances. The expansive universe that is the Internet possesses countless money management tips and budgeting suggestions for students. While […]

Live and Learn Abroad

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BY COLBY CALISI // OCT. 24, 2014 // Studying abroad at the Richmond, the American International University in London, was among the greatest four months of my life. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I’m so glad I took it. What I tell students is this: We have no full-time job. We have no mortgages. […]

The Coffee Fix

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BY MICHAEL NOLAN // OCT. 22, 2014 // What is life like without coffee? Ask most college students and they couldn’t tell you. We take advantage of how easy it is to get coffee, but we don’t realize the amount of money we spend. According to the National Coffee Association, people in the United States […]

Student Government Needs You

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BY EMMA SULLIVAN // OCT. 17, 2014 // With a docket full of upcoming events and plenty of room for student participation, Student Government members are about to get busy—so long as there are student voices to be heard. The Student Government Association sticks to tradition by sponsoring annual Powder-Puff football games, Senior Week, the […]

Getting Off Campus

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BY EDDY SEGAL // OCT. 16, 2014 // Have you ever wanted to get off campus without having to hitchhike or beg your friends for a ride? We have all been there—stuck in our dorm room, wishing we had a way to get out of this red brick jungle. Luckily, leaving campus is much easier […]

Enjoy What Boston Has to Offer

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BY BRANDON METEVIER // OCT. 15, 2014 // With downtown Boston just seven short miles from campus, it’s easy to take advantage of city life, which includes everything from art and theater, to sports and quality dining. As a freshman, I always figured it would be hard to get off campus and take advantage of […]

Why Care about What You Wear?

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BY ROHMEE MATHE // OCT. 14, 2014 // College students can attend classes dressed comfortably and casually. But does that mean we should actually wear old sweat pants and T-shirts, and throw on Adidas sandals with tube socks? When we care about how we dress, we feel better and more energized the rest of the […]

Ruggers Fall to Salem State

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PHOTOS BY EMILY ARONICA // OCT. 8, 2014 // The Curry men’s rugby club hosted Salem State University this past weekend. The Colonel “ruggers” fell short, however, losing 37-24.

Soccer Shines at Curry this Fall

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BY ANDREW PENACHO // OCT. 8, 2014 // We’re only about one month into the fall semester, yet there has been little joy in Colonial-ville. The sports program here at Curry College has a rich history of success. However, there has been little to cheer for this semester. The Colonels fall varsity teams have a […]

My Market Basket Education

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BY TANYA WILLIAMS // OCT. 07, 2014 // I have been an employee of the Market Basket location in Middleton, Mass., for the last six years. As a college student, I typically pick up shifts when I return home during the winter and summer breaks. I’m always grateful to have such a flexible and accommodating […]

New Chief Academic Officer at Curry

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BY RYAN HATHAWAY // OCT. 7, 2014 // Dr. David Szczerbacki is among the newest employees at Curry College. But with 35 years of experience in higher education, Curry’s chief academic officer is hardly new to academia. Szczerbacki joined Curry in June of this year, replacing Dr. David Potash, who is now president of Wilbur […]

Girl Code Revealed on Campus

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PHOTOS BY EMILY ARONICA // OCT. 6, 2014 // Comedian Nicole Byer, of MTV’s show “Girl Code,” brought her humor to campus on Saturday, Oct. 4. Hosted by Curry’s Student Entertainment and Events club, the event featured the opening act of senior Kevin Coleman, a singer and guitarist.

Finding Adventure in Beantown

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BY JAMES MCMANUS // OCT. 2, 2014 // For 19 of my 20 years, I have lived in various neighborhoods of Boston. Experience teaches what guidebooks cannot, so I hope to educate those new to the area a thing or two—or maybe even three—about the wonders of Beantown. Getting Around Boston is a confusing place. […]

Eating Well, Even at College

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BY KATE HALLER // SEPT. 30, 2014 // We are all guilty of entering the dining hall with good intentions of eating healthy. But then we see the cheesy, greasy, mouthwatering pizza. At the beginning of my freshman year I literally ate only salad for dinner, fearful of gaining the much discussed “Freshman Fifteen.” That […]

Going the Distance…in a Relationship

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BY COLE MCNANNA // SEPT. 29, 2014 // Relationships can be tough. They need time and effort to work. Long-distance relationships are even tougher, because the time required isn’t always easy to come by. Last year, my girlfriend and I had the luxury of living two minutes away from each other in Milford, Mass. We […]

Two Assaults on Campus

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BY BRANDAN BLOM // SEPT. 26, 2014 // Less than a week after a female Curry student reported being assaulted on campus, another female student has reported a similar but separate incident. According to the college, the most recent assault occurred on South Campus at 2 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. Four males, described as “college […]

Peace in ‘The Middle East’

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BY JESSICA ASCIOLLA // SEPT. 25, 2014 // “I’m heading to the Middle East tonight” is a phrase I say often. No, I’m not talking about the actual Middle East, but one of the many concert venues in the Boston area. Located on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, the area surrounding The Middle East is always […]

Former Student Sentenced in Death of Evan Bard

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BY ALYSSA MCCANN // SEPT. 13, 2014 // About 50 friends and family members of Evan Bard, a Curry nursing student who died in an automobile accident in May 2013, gathered in Norfolk Superior Court in Dedham Friday afternoon in search of closure. Sean Jackman, who formerly attended Curry and played on the baseball team, […]

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