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Coronavirus spreads near Connecticut

Coronavirus spreads near Connecticut

Giselle Oldani ’22, Web Arts Editor

February 7, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Health confirmed a case of the coronavirus in Boston on Feb.1.  A man contracted the virus through a visit to Wuhan, China and returned to the University of Massachusetts to immediately contact health officials.  Concerns are low, as the man is recovering at h...

Students discuss the impact of the vaping presentation

Students discuss the impact of the vaping presentation

Abby Fleming '20 and Mia Daignault '20

December 20, 2019

Facing Addiction hopes to knock down this public health crisis

Facing Addiction hopes to knock down this public health crisis

Mia Daignault ’20

October 18, 2018

According to Facing Addiction, one in three households are impacted by addiction. No matter how hard the topic of addiction is to talk about, the Facing Addiction Organization works to raise awareness for the issue, educate others and continue the conversation On Oct. 8, Jim Hood, co-founder and CEO ...

Record Flu Outbreak Deemed an Epidemic

Record Flu Outbreak Deemed an Epidemic

January 21, 2018

By Nicole Dienst '18 and Zach Horowitz '19

Surviving severe second semester senioritis

Graphic by Amina Abdulkareem '15

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

From self-portraits in red crayola markers to writing a synthesis essay on Macbeth, you’ve hit the home stretch of your 12 year education. At this point, you most likely: Roll into first period about twenty minutes late, with a nonchalant attitude and one of Patty’s pink slips checked off as “unexcused.”...

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

The ugly truth is when Africa is mentioned people think of a disease-infested continent filled with poverty and uncivilized people. The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa hasn’t helped Africans from being stigmatized in the slightest. My family is from Somalia, a country in East Africa. A...

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