Freedom of Relationship Choice

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BY COLE MCNANNA // NOV. 21, 2014 // There are two types of college students: those who are in a relationship, and those who prefer not to be in one because they enjoy the freedom. College is often looked upon as a four-year party. You’re having the time of your life with your future groomsmen […]

Study Abroad, But Travel Far

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BY COLBY CALISI // NOV. 19, 2014 // Most college students tend to do a study-abroad semester somewhere in Europe. But wherever you study, you will have time to travel outside of your host city. With limited funds and time, you must choose wisely. Here are a few top destinations from my time abroad. Berlin, […]

Too Cool for School

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BY BRANDON METEVIER // NOV. 18, 2014 // As temperatures here have settled into the 30’s and 40’s, it seems like a good idea to just sit around in the residence halls and watch Netflix. But you’ll be missing out on all that Curry has to offer, as well as the sights, sounds and smells […]

Battle the Drunchies, Save Your Waistline

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BY KATE HALLER // NOV. 17, 2014 // It is that time again. The cold weather is back, the holidays are upon us, and everything is seemingly pumpkin spiced. Fall is officially here, and so we think we have every excuse to eat processed sugar and stay bundled up in bed. But like everything, comforts […]

Library Invests in Tech, Partly in Search of Space

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BY KENNETH SCOTT // NOV. 17, 2014 // Curry College’s library has undergone some relatively big changes within its relatively small confines. From iPad rentals to color printing, technology is playing a larger role in the campus’s educational support services. The Levin Library has added additional printers to the first and second floor, including a […]

Curry hosts Paralyzed Veterans Hoopsters

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PHOTOS BY EMILY ARONICA // NOV. 10, 2014 // The wheelchair basketball team of the New England Paralyzed Veterans of America hit the hardwood at Curry on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The NEPVA Celtics played against Curry students, who were given wheelchairs to compete. The Celtics defeated the students, 51-41. NEPVA organizes various sport programs. Wheelchair […]

Sports Journalist Bob Ryan Tells Stories

Curry Professor Bill Littlefield (left), host of NPR's "Only a Game, and longtime Boston Globe sports writer Bob Ryan.

BY COLE MCNANNA // NOV. 6, 2014 // Longtime Boston Globe sports columnist Bob Ryan was on Curry’s campus Wednesday night, Nov. 5, to talk about his new book, Scribe: My Life in Sports, which tells the story of a lifetime of storytelling. The event was part of an ongoing speaker series led by Curry […]

SGA Walks and Stumbles

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BY EMMA SULLIVAN // NOV. 6, 2014 // The Student Government Association, with the help of several other clubs on campus, came together for the Blue Light Walk on Thursday, Oct. 29. The walking tour of campus spotlighted the emergency systems available on campus and included information on sexual violence. The “blue lights” are speaker […]

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 […]

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