The World’s Response to the Notre-Dame Cathedral Donations

By: Danielle Racicot: On Monday April 15th, 2019 the Notre-Dame cathedral caught on fire and began burning to what seemed like there would be nothing left. Thankfully there were no visitors left inside the church and the firefighters in Pairs salvaged the foundation of the cathedral and multiple artifacts inside of it. As of right …

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Sri Lanka Bombings and Christianity on Assumption Campus

By Gina Ledonne: On Easter Sunday, April 21 of 2019, a total of six buildings were targeted in a series of suicide bombings: three Christian churches and luxury hotels. The bombings took place in Sri Lanka's capital city of Colombo. A total of 253 people were killed, with at least 500 injured in these attacks. …

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Honoring the Excellence of Assumption English Majors

By Anna Schroeder: On Tuesday April 2, The English Department at Assumption College held its annual Sigma Tau Delta induction ceremony. Sigma Tau Delta is the "English honor society for students at accredited colleges and universities that grant baccalaureate or higher degrees." This society is "dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the discipline …

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New Legislation Seeks to Implement No-First-Use Policy

By Kyle Durant: Late last month, identical bills were introduced in both the House and Senate aimed at preventing the United States from using nuclear weapons for any reason other than retaliation to a nuclear attack. The bill seeks to establish the policy of the United States regarding the no-first-use of nuclear weapons. It was …

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Ocean Pollution Affects You Too: Here is How You Can Help Prevent It

By: Anna Schroeder: Rich Carey, Shutterstock According to an article by Ocean Crusaders, there is now around 5.25 trillion pices of plastic waste alone in the ocean. This same article claims that around 100,000 marine animals are found dead each year due to plastic entanglement (many more are never found). As time goes by, more …

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Body of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala found after plane crash

By: David Pepin: Following the disappearance of newly acquired forward Emiliano Sala, Cardiff City fans payed tribute to the missing 28-year old outside their stadium PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS The body of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala was recovered late last week after his plane went missing over the English Channel on January 21st. A …

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