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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Lens on Capital Punishment

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BY ALEX MILNE // MAY 7, 2014 // The number of Americans supporting capital punishment is on the decline. According to the Pew Research Center, 37 percent of U.S. adults oppose it—up 6 percentage points from 2011. A majority of people (55 percent) still supports the death penalty for people convicted of murder. But given […]

Students Shine in Main Stage Production

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BY RYAN HATHAWAY // MAY 5, 2014 // The final curtain came down last week on the spring semester’s main stage production, “The Trojan Women.” Director Sarah Rozene-Wolski’s modern interpretation of Euripides’ Trojan War tragedy featured industrialized sets and faceless Greek soldiers wearing gas masks. Rozene-Wolski’s “director’s note” clarified that the modern sets, wardrobes and […]

Get Into Boston While the Weather is Good

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BY HAYLEY LORGE // APRIL 28, 2014 // After a long, brutally cold winter, the New England weather is finally starting to warm up. This is good news for those under-21 college students. The warmer nights open up a lot of possibilities for evenings out. Boston is a beautiful city to walk around, and there’s […]

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