Fish gate: students dump invasive species into duck pond

Assumption College Duck Pond, Photo via Lily Sheahan During the weekend of Aug. 23, two Assumption College undergraduate students and one Graduate Assistant dumped about 100 pet goldfish into the duck pond on campus while recording the incident for a social media post. The song “In The Arms Of An Angel” by Sarah McLachlan was …

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What The College Admissions Scandal Means Today — Breaking The Rule$ Isn’t Okay

  By Reece Andavolgyi: The $25 million college admissions scandal shows just how far money and power can get you; prison. Thirty parents were accused of paying over $25MM in total to buy their children’s way into elite universities and college like Yale, USC, UCLA and Harvard. The parents charged are a who’s who so successful people …

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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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Real World Benefits of Student Involvement

By Erin Keating: As soon to be college graduates, seniors across the nation are preparing to enter the workforce. While some are in the midst of reviewing their resumes for interviews, others, more specifically, those who were involved in activities on campus are preparing to start their very first jobs. Senior Jackie Hart has been …

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Tweeting responsibly: How social media can help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health

By Kylie Chisholm: Emily Field, a junior at Assumption College, has been balancing her life with anxiety since the seventh grade. Joined by the thousands of other young adults living with anxiety, Field has had to navigate the rising world of social media while treating her mental health condition. Field's anxiety does not stem from …

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What Can Earth Day Really Do for Our Planet?

By Patricia Sliney: If you found yourself anywhere on social media on April 22nd 2019, odds are you were swarmed by photos with the hashtag #EarthDay. Most likely, your friends, followers, and favorite brands or influencers posted their most beautiful and exotic photos of nature. Earth Day comes around once a year, but you may have asked …

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