A Day in the Bean

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BY ERIN POWERS // MAY 8, 2012 //  Yes, the title of my blog may be “Night in the Bean,” but summer is upon us and for many college students that can only mean one thing: day drinking. Sure, Boston at night is always a good time, but who doesn’t like an ice cold Harpoon […]

Forever Young

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BY NICK IRONSIDE // MAY 4, 2012 //  One takes sandwich orders at the register. Another picks up the yellow Post-it note/order slip and starts putting turkey, provolone cheese and tomato on white bread. The third is wiping down tables. Although they’re usually on their feet, preparing and organizing food or cleaning the seating area, […]

Release Your Stress

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BY VANESSA KELLY // MAY 4, 2012 //  Finals are approaching and stress levels have shot up a ton. We are pulling all nighters and spending most of our time in our room or the library studying our butt off. Sleep is the last opinion, and it’s getting to be a problem. Girls, don’t worry […]

The 90s Again, One Meme at a Time

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BY SEBASTIAN HUMBERT // MAY 4, 2012 // While some college students are enjoying the start of finals, others have given up, relying on thick pillows, the fetal position and memories of better (elementary school) days. Which brings me to 90s nostalgia. Arguably, the best part of the Internet is the ability to go back […]

The Last Dance

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BY BRITTANY JENNINGS // MAY 2, 2012 // The Annual Dance Performances will be held this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Keith Auditorium at Curry College. Admission is free, but you need to arrive early to get a great seat. At the end of each spring semester the Department of Fine and Applied […]

Summer in the Bean

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BY KEVIN DIFFILY // MAY 1, 2012 //  For music fans living in the Boston area this summer, there are quite a few exciting events that will be taking place in the city. The Paradise Rock Club (located on Boston University’s campus) will be hosting Rhode Island-based folk/country/indie group Deer Tick on Friday, June 16, […]

Need A Break? Take A Day Trip

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BY DANIELLE HAUSNER // APRIL 27, 2012 //  As finals approach, time seems to be quickly dissipating for the opportunity to travel and have an adventure! Sure, as the workload builds up, longer travel period times do not seem to be an option. But day trips are the way to go to take a break […]

What the Spring has Brought

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BY KEVIN DIFFILY // APRIL 26, 2012 //  As the weather gradually improves, more and more people begin to venture outside in search of fun events to partake in. Fortunately for those who are music lovers, there are plenty of events in Boston to keep them occupied as summer swiftly approaches. Local ska-punk legends Big […]

Fun Until the End

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BY COURTNEY DIBIASIO // APRIL 25, 2012 //  As the end of the semester approaches, there are fewer and fewer opportunities to participate in activities on campus. Until next year, nothing these last couple of weeks really compares to last week’s Spring Weekend. Campus activities are calming as finals week approaches. Then, finally, we all […]

Fixing Up the Joint

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BY ERIN POWERS // APRIL 23, 2012 //  It’s hard to miss Curry’s alluring beauty when walking through campus on a spring day. However, it’s a different picture inside certain buildings. Last spring, President Ken Quigley announced a multimillion dollar academic facilities initiative to revamp the school’s teaching and learning spaces. One year later, the […]

Show and Smell

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BY BRITTANY JENNINGS // APRIL 20, 2012 //  If you’ve ever taken a class in the Science Building, particularly in the basement, you probably got the sense that something smelled a little fishy. Or was it musty? Either way, it’s definitely funky. To be sure, the building needs far more than an air freshener. Constructed […]

Hugs and Drugs

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BY ANDREW BLOM // APRIL 19, 2012 //  In 1934, Henry Miller’s sexually explicit novel “Tropic of Cancer,” a semi-autobiographical account of his own exploits as a struggling writer, was published in Paris, France. Due to Miller’s descriptions of his sexual encounters, it wasn’t until 1964, after the Supreme Court ruled the book was not obscene, that it […]

Bringing the Mountain to the Munchies

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BY VANESSA KELLY // APRIL 18, 2012 //  As the weekend evening gets close to midnight, Curry’s Student Center cafe often sees fewer and fewer people. But it’s not necessarily because of a lack of hunger. Rather, most students simply don’t want to trudge down to the Student Center. So, Curry’s Dining Services is considering […]

Simple Do’s and Don’ts of Curry College Fashion

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BY VANESSA KELLY // APRIL 18, 2012 //  The following are some simple do’s and don’ts to get you through the year, no matter what time of year it is. There are only a few rules you need to follow: DO — dress up once in awhile for class. Especially boys! I understand it’s more comfortable to […]

Like Moving a Stone

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BY ERIN POWERS AND ANDREW BLOM // APRIL 13, 2012 // With a number of things working against him, one Curry student will stop at nothing to finish what he has started. Chris Dolan, a senior communication major, is in the process of putting together his independent film Moving Stone, but the process has been […]

In Search of a Student Debt Plan

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BY NICK IRONSIDE // APRIL 12, 2012 // I have a gripe about America’s education system. The worst part of it is called “college debt,” and I’m pretty sure others feel the same way. When my dad left Cambridge University (England) in 1983, he was free. Free from any college debt. His parents didn’t have […]

Chris Herren, Former NBA Player, Speaks About Addiction

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BY BRITTANY JENNINGS // APRIL 11, 2012 //   Chris Herren, a boy from Fall River, Mass., had big dreams. He played guard at Durfee High School and was a star on the court. He later scored 2,073 career points, was Boston Globe’s Massachusetts Player of the year in 1992, and was inducted into the Durgee […]

Balls, Tramps and Fun Galore

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BY MICHAEL WEISS // April 9, 2012 //  Some students might be totally content just quietly bumming around campus all day. But sometimes it’s nice to get up, go out and be a little destructive. If you’re looking for something a little more exciting than a lazy day in Milton, check out some extreme possibilities […]

Going Big

Kassandra Spadaro had another great experience as an intern in the Boston Celtics' media relations department. // PHOTO BY BRIAN BABINEAU

BY NICK IRONSIDE // APRIL 9, 2012 //  His spring 2011 internship at the Massachusetts State Police department “spoiled” Mike Griffin, who was the first intern to ever work in its media relations department. That means he got to do a lot, and work beside a lot of powerful people. According to the senior communication […]

Weekend Getaway!

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 BY DANIELLE HAUSNER // APRIL 6, 2012 //  Are you beginning to get stressed out from school? Need a break and to get away with some friends? Well one solution could be a weekend getaway! What is better than packing a backpack and going on an adventure with friends? If budget is on your mind, […]

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