Homecoming Weekend for Colonels

Senior receiver Richard Johnson has 18 catches for 192 yards, as well as 10 kick returns for 320 yards. // PHOTO BY EMILY ARONICA

BY BRANDAN BLOM // OCT. 18, 2013 // It’s homecoming weekend at Curry College, which means there will be a plethora of games and excitement around campus. All of the action kicks off tonight at 7 when the Curry football team takes on Salve Regina at the Walter M. Katz Field. The football team is […]

Flooring it in Intramurals

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PHOTOS BY EMILY ARONICA // OCT. 15, 2013 //  The recent intramural hockey tournament at Curry College featured action, sweat and eight goofy team teams. In the end, the Twine Ticklers defeated the Danglo Saxons to win the title.

From Touchdowns to Toddlers

Though he sometimes gets the "Kindergarden Cop" comparison from others, Hason Margeson destroys the stereotype of what it means to be a macho man. // PHOTO BY

BY ANDREW BLOM // MAY 10, 2012 //  “Wait, we have a duck over here,” said Jason Margeson. The 24-year-old, with arms the size of an ordinary man’s thigh, rose from a small blue chair that was built for a toddler. He then reached under a table to turn off a toy that someone had […]

The Secret Weapon

As academic success coordinator, Lynn Zlotkowski works closely with students to get their education back on track. // PHOTOS BY  BRENDAN CRONIN

BY BRENDAN CRONIN // MAY 10, 2012 //  Lynn Zlotkowski has been rooting for the underdog as far back as she can remember. As academic success coordinator at Curry College, she continues to do so. As a sports fan from Buffalo, N.Y., Zlotkowski knows a little something about underdogs. She has witnessed her beloved Buffalo […]

Things Happen for a Reason

Many students are unsure of their futures, but Kendra Patick has sought a career in health services for the better part of the past eight years. // PHOTO BY DANIELLE HAUSNER

BY DANIELLE HAUSNER // MAY 9, 2012 //  What began as “just a job” ended up becoming Kendra Patick’s calling in life. As a freshman in high school, Patick landed a job at the Greenwood Nursing Home in Wakefield, Mass. Patick worked as an activities coordinator, planning BINGO contests, karaoke nights, crafts projects and spa […]

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 […]

Taking a Lax Approach

With graduation looming, Mike Hibbard will soon hang up his goalie stick. In its place will be a rucksack, as the lifelong Massachusetts resident plans to travel the country and explore. // PHOTO COURTESY OF CURRY ATHLETICS

BY KEVIN DIFFILY // MAY 8, 2012 //  Most college seniors hope to enter the workforce immediately after graduation. After putting four years of hard work toward their major, they cannot wait to actually land a job in their desired field. Michael Hibbard is not one of those seniors. The starting goalie on Curry’s men’s […]

Safety With a Smile

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BY SEBASTIAN HUMBERT // MAY 7, 2012 //  Officer Kaylyn Gooley typically works the tough 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift at Curry College. On occasion, she also gets saddled with the midnight shift, which gets her home long after the sun has risen. Gooley is one of only three female Public Safety officers at […]

Walking the Walk

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BY ERIN POWERS // MAY 7, 2012 //  In just a few short weeks, this year’s graduates will cross a stage and receive a piece of paper that they have worked for since freshman year. Vernelle Smalls-Cardona will be among this year’s graduating class, and the accomplishment is no small feat. “To me, life is […]

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

Dusk on Cape Cod // PHOTO BY DANIELLE HAUSNER

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 […]

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