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            In a few short weeks, Boston city residents will head to the polls to cast their votes for Boston city mayor. Following the primary election, two candidates made it to the general election. City Councilor Michelle Wu is up against her colleague, City Councilor Annissa Essaibi Geo…

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Whether you are a freshman or senior, finding a job is constantly on your mind. Whether it’s a part-time job as you complete your education, or a full-time job once you graduate, employment is a mainstay in your constant thoughts. When you are considering your job search, income, hours and j…

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While time management is a commonly discussed topic, many of us struggle with the basic principle of managing our time responsibly. As such, we often find ourselves rushing, procrastinating and decreasing the overall quality of things that might even be enjoyable. As college students, we are…

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UMass Boston continues to be one of the most diverse universities in the United States. It constantly ranks as one of the most diverse, year after year. Although UMass Boston is located in one of the most segregated cities in the United States, UMass Boston stands as a shining light for thos…

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 In universities and high schools across the United States, student governments exist to advocate and represent the needs of the student body. At UMass Boston, the Undergraduate Student Government exists to support the student body through a variety of means, including meeting administration…

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The core of education involves many key aspects. Textbooks, a classroom of some kind, and an educator are key aspects of completing an education. Whether it’s second grade or graduate studies, these aspects are critical in the comprehension of new material in a school setting. In the modern …

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Is college worth it? After all, you may be thinking, "Some of the most successful people in the world have either dropped out or never attended college, so why can’t I?" However, although it’s possible to succeed without a degree, the truth is that college will only increase your chances of …

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We're back on campus again at UMass Boston, masked up and meeting in person. The hallways are busy, the line at Dunkin Donuts’ is long, and the community at UMass Boston is thriving. I took myself to the Campus Center to sit down with some fellow students and discuss their thoughts on the da…

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You’re getting close to graduating, and you want to get some experience through an internship. You may be asking, "how do I find an internship?" UMass Boston has many great opportunities for students, ranging from part-time positions and work-study jobs to co-ops and internship programs. 

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Kindness is shown through the everyday acts we do in our daily lives. From small acts of kindness, like holding the door for the next person entering the building as you step inside, to larger expressions of kindness, like donating a kidney to save someone’s life, kindness is something that …

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 If you aren’t a Political Science or International Relations major, chances are you won’t be extremely familiar with the complex matters surrounding the rules that govern the international arena. From the news to social media, issues surrounding international relations substantially change …

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On Sunday, Aug. 15, news organizations across the globe broke the news that the Taliban had overtaken Afghanistan. An article from AP News describes the situation, titled “Taliban sweep into Afghan capital after government collapses.” (1) This was seemingly the final frontier as the Taliban …

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University students across many different majors all have basic requirements that must be completed in order to be awarded a college diploma. These requirements could be English, math, diversity, humanities, science, or several other basic requirements. One interesting subject that is not a …

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Education. A word that describes the intake of knowledge through learning. With education comes an important part of a healthy learning environment: feedback. Without the feedback of students and parents, the school system is incomplete. How will they know if the rules and methods they have …

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According to a survey published by the University of Chicago, 13 percent of Americans bought or traded cryptocurrency in the past 12 months. This is compared to 24 percent of Americans who invested in stocks during the same time period (1). Cryptocurrency is emerging as a huge investment typ…

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 As a Political Science minor, politics is one of my biggest passions, primarily as a result of my overwhelming obsession with economic policy that I was overcome by when I learned about capitalism and supply chains in a high school history class. However, following my own interactions with …

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The effects of class size and whether it has any significance on students’ performance has consistently been a very commonly researched and controversial topic within the education system. Do class sizes really affect student success? Smaller class sizes allow students to build stronger rela…

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The following article represents my own opinion and does not represent the opinions of any organization I may be a member of.