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 […]

Women Rule the World

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BY MOLLY SIMON // APRIL 22, 2014 // It’s opening weekend for Curry Theatre, and the women of Troy will be taking over the Keith Auditorium. The first showing of “The Trojan Women” is Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Additional performances are scheduled for Sunday, April 27; Monday, April 28; and Tuesday, April 29, […]

Budgeting for the Broke Student

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BY TAYLOR EVANS // MARCH 19, 2014 // The majority of college students are broke; it’s just the way it is. I know I am. After working all summer we often think we’ll have enough money to last us through the next academic year, but it never works out that way. If you are the […]

Will Weed Ever Be Fully Legal?

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BY BRYAN LUIS // MARCH 17, 2014 // Social acceptance of marijuana usage is on the rise. A Gallup survey last fall showed that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—think the drug should be legalized. In Washington and Colorado, marijuana is legal for recreational use. Both states made the move in 2012, following voter […]

Club Hopping

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BY RYAN HATHAWAY // MARCH 6, 2014 // As we approach midterms, the stress of academics can be a lot to handle. For those looking to blow off steam between weekends, clubs are a great way to refocus your energy and attention. Curry offers an assortment of options for outdoor activities and indoor interests. Students […]

Costco: A Cheap Dining Experience

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BY PETER BOUGIOUKOS // MARCH 1, 2014 // Most people know Costco as a wholesale superstore. You must buy a membership to shop, but can then purchase a huge array of bulk products. What most people don’t know about Costco is that it’s a pretty great place for cheap in-house dining. For the college crowd, […]

Fun for the Under 21

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BY HAYLEY LORGE // FEB. 24, 2014 // Boston is known as the perfect college town, which should be ideal for Curry students considering we’re just seven miles from it. However, what makes Boston so great? When most people think about a college town, they think of the fun nightlife, the clubs and the bars. […]

That’s the Ticket

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BY MOLLY SIMON // FEB. 24, 2014 // Looking to get discounted tickets for sporting events, concerts, or plays? Go online, of course. SeatGeek is a great app that can be downloaded to both Android-powered phones and iPhones. All you have to do is add the desired dates and times of your desired entertainment, and […]

Setting the Record Straight

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BY JACKSON CARMUSSIN // FEB. 20, 2014 // It was 50 years ago that The Beatles appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” the group’s U.S. broadcast debut. Most college students are familiar with The Beatles, but few know anything about the band’s many musical inspirations. If you watched the recent Grammy’s tribute to The Beatles […]

Curry Athletes Expand Their Teams

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BY MARISSA BRUNO // FEB. 20, 2014 // The Curry softball team added an 18th player to its roster last semester. Lauren Dunn, of Hull, Mass., officially signed on to join the Colonels Sept. 29. But she isn’t your typical college player. Lauren, 11, was diagnosed with fibrous histiocytoma, a rare type of bone cancer, […]

The Truth About Relationships

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BY TANYA WILLIAMS // FEB. 14, 2014 // At Curry, as well as many other colleges and universities, the term “relationship” is rarely used. There are the select few who subject themselves to the joy and/or hell of a boyfriend or girlfriend, and good for them. But why do so many college students refuse to […]

Own Your Own Health

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BY TAYLOR EVANS // FEB. 13, 2014 // Let’s be real. Eating healthy on a college campus is hard. There are so many temptations, from the ice cream to the snacks to the junk food to the burgers and fries. On top of that, college students are busy. In addition to our classes and studies, most […]

Get Yourself Organized

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BY TYLER COLLINS // DEC. 2, 2013 // When it comes to choosing an organizational app, two lead the pack. Both apps are among the best sellers around. Evernote and Clear can both help you organize and keep track of virtually everything in your life, in a quick and easy format. But they are different. […]

Rocky Start for Defending Champs

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BY BRANDAN BLOM // NOV. 27, 2013 // The Curry College men’s basketball team won The Commonwealth Coast Conference championship last season. It was the squad’s first title, and NCAA tournament berth, since 2008. But the dream season of a year ago has turned into a nightmare. The Colonels are currently 0-4 after losing to […]

Best and Easy Late-Night Snacks

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BY JOE LOPOPOLO // NOV. 25, 2013 // Tired of those boring old snacks that you receive in care packages from Mom and Dad? Try turning them into something better. With a little creativity, you can come up with some great, easy-to-make snacks with little more than what you already have in your dorm room […]

Step Out Like a Disney Princess

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BY COURTNEY LEE // NOV. 20, 2013 // What little girl didn’t want to be a princess when she was young? Now that we are in college, it might look a little weird walking around in a gown to your classes, but you can still look like royalty…or, at least, royally good. Below are some […]

Fun With Little Sun

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BY MATTHEW GLEASON // NOV. 19, 2013 // As the air gets colder and daylight gets shorter, it becomes a bit more challenging to find decent social activities. One option is right here on campus. The winter sports season is underway, and game attendance is free for Curry students. The men’s basketball team is coming […]

Chipotle, an Off-Campus Good Eat

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BY JOE LOPOPOLO // NOV. 4, 2013 // If you walk in the door of the Chipotle on 250 Granite St., in Braintree, chances are you’ll eventually walk out with a satisfying “full” feeling. For college students short on cash, it’s well worth the walk. Obviously, Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of the most popular […]

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