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The Factory

BY ANDREW BLOM // MARCH 5, 2012 // In remembering the 1960s, people tend to visualize the protests of the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights movement, and the Beatles playing in black and white on the Ed Sullivan Show. Due in part to the overwhelming effect these events had on millions of people, the small happenings inside a New York […]

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General Tensions

BY NICK IRONSIDE // MARCH 5, 2012 // Reforming Curry’s CLAC requirement has been more complicated than Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian’s marriage. Then again, the process to rewrite the general education curriculum has lasted far longer. The administration created the first General Education Taskforce three years ago. Its mission was to set the criteria for reforming the current liberal arts requirements for undergraduates. The second Gen Ed Taskforce, which began its work one year ago, recently completed its proposed revisions and has brought the plan to the full faculty for a vote. Since that time, however, a number of professors have voiced strong opposition to the proposal, arguing that it allows students to forego too many traditional liberal arts […]

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From Shadows to Spotlight

BY BRANDAN BLOM // MARCH 2, 2012 // (UPDATE: After defeating Nichols College in the ECAC Northeast semifinal earlier this week, 7-2, the Colonels now take on Wentworth this Saturday, March 3, for the ECAC Northeast championship and a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The game starts at 2 p.m. at Matthews Arena in Boston. Curry is providing free […]

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Health Center to Offer Free HIV Testing

BY MIKE WEISS // MARCH 1, 2012 // Have you ever stopped and thought about all the people you’ve had sex with? How about all the people they’ve had sex with? It’s a dirty world out there, and knowledge is power. The Curry Health Center is offering free HIV testing for students, faculty and staff. Tests are available this Friday, […]

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A Failing Grade

BY NICK IRONSIDE// MARCH 1, 2012 Is it possible that Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was absent the day Penn State University taught its students about the importance of learning? When President Barack Obama said that everyone in America should receive some form of higher education, Santorum was far from amused. “President Obama once said he wants everyone in America […]