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Nelson Headlines Curry Athletic Hall Inductees

  BY COURTNEY DIBIASIO // DEC. 5, 2011 // Three alumni were inducted into Curry’s Athletic Hall of Fame last month. But it was the fourth member of this year’s class, former New England Patriots linebacker Steve Nelson, who stood above all others—quite literally. The 6-foot-2 Patriots Hall of Famer joined Curry in 1998 as the college’s head football coach, […]

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Building an Alliance

BY ERIN POWERS // DEC. 5, 2011 // The quote on the top of the flyer read, “Life is more than the sum of its parts.” Those interested to learn more made their way to the Student Center, where a new student group hosted a showing last month of the 2005 movie “Transamerica.” The Gay, Straight Alliance, or GSA, has […]

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Shakes Stir Excitement in Hafer

BY ZACHARY WEISS AND NICK IRONSIDE // DEC. 5, 2011 // Some milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard, but a new machine by the company f’real has students and faculty alike flocking to the Hafer Café. The “magical milkshake machine,” as the company calls it, blends prepackaged shakes and smoothies. The milkshake flavors include chocolate, cookies ‘n cream, […]

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Curry Gets Evaluated; Welcomes Public Commentary

A NOTICE FROM CURRY COLLEGE // DEC. 5, 2011 // Curry College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit March 4 through March 7, 2012, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The commission, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in the six-state New England region. Curry has been accredited by the commission since 1970 and was last reviewed in March 2002. Its accreditation by the […]

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Fuss About the Bus

BY BRENDAN CRONIN // DEC. 5, 2011 // Those big gray buses make getting around campus a lot easier, but many students are questioning whether they’re worth the wait. Some students have been complaining about the shuttle buses’ overall service, as well as not knowing who to complain to. In interviews with numerous students, a recurring theme was that the shuttles are often full. As a result, those who had been waiting for a ride are left waiting, or must then walk to their destination. Either way, those students often arrive late. “It takes a pretty long time,” said freshman criminal justice major Derek Degon. “And you’re almost better off walking or you will waste too much time waiting for it.” […]