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Family Sense

BY ABBY CARNEVALE // MAY 12, 2016 // Watching freshman Angela Johns play defense with her Curry lacrosse teammates is a sight to see. However, it’s something her mother, Shelley, has yet to experience. Shelley Johns was born blind, the result of her own mother acquiring a parasitic disease called toxoplasmosis while pregnant with her. The toxoplasma parasite is often […]

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Health Services Wants You To Avoid the Flu

BY COLIN MURPHY // NOV. 10, 2015 //  In October, a total of 147 flu shots were given to Curry students during Health Services’ flu shot clinics. Flu season starts in October and reaches its peak between December and February. Getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid contracting the flu. The number of shots provided by the Health […]

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Using Her Head

BY TAYLOR EVANS // MAY 8, 2015 // Abbey Sadlers was the kind of soccer player opposing teams hated going against. She played all out, nonstop, and was a physical presence well beyond her 5-foot-2 frame. But that style of play came at a cost. Sadlers, of Somerset, Mass., was unable to finish her sophomore season at Curry this past […]

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Army of One: Hockey Player to Join New Team

BY ALANA SANTOS // MAY 1, 2015 // Shane Tracy is not your typical college student. For starters, he’s a 20-year-old freshman. A native of Bow, N.H., Tracy is studying management at Curry, plays on the hockey team, and holds down an on-campus job through the intramurals program. And unlike many other college students, he has a detailed plan for […]

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From Jordan, with Love and Purpose

BY COLBY CALISI // DEC. 17, 2014 // Dr. Susan LaRocco is working from off campus this academic year. Way, way off campus. The longtime Curry Nursing Department professor is living, learning and working in Amman, Jordan on a Fulbright Scholarship. The Fulbright Scholarship is awarded to 8,000 U.S. students and scholars each year to work, study and research at foreign […]