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 […]

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. […]

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