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Everyone graduates at their own pace. This can be affected by the variety of different obstacles that life throws at us, from children to work to health concerns. I think it is very important to recognize that not every student has the same story, that everyone has different capabilities, an…

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At this time, I think most students know that a UMass Boston student has come down with the coronavirus. This is not news to anyone. But amid all the shock and hysteria, our campus has to remember some important truths. 

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With the semester off to a great start, students expect things to work well on campus in order to get to their classes as quickly as they can without too much trouble. However, in my recent observation, I have seen that there are certain issues on campus; the elevators in the Healey Library …

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On Jan. 26, 2020, former Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant tragically died alongside eight other passengers, including his thirteen year old daughter, Gianna, aboard a helicopter in California. Understandably, the internet went crazy after the news broke, with everyone expressing their s…

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So it’s like this: many people don’t know of the silent epidemic affecting most of the U.S. population. Seen in ages as early as 10, and commonly seen in teens and young adults, the long-term effects may include depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. The widespread occurrence of this infec…

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UMass Boston plans to tear down the swimming pool and build a parking lot instead. I’m against the idea of removing the pool and never bringing it back to our campus. Although the aquatics director left a long time ago and we have never had a swim team at UMass Boston, I feel that it’s impor…

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I've got be honest. I love the guys with the “Evolution is a Lie” signs. The collective disgust that spreads through campus every time they park themselves on our quad fills me with hope. We all feel the discomfort that comes with their blatant homophobia, racism, sexism and all the other -i…

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On Oct. 24, Representative Daniel Hunt filed a bill for a constituent that would ban the use of the B* word. Social media outlets went off on Hunt for the bill. “A person who uses the word “bitch” directed at another person to accost, annoy, degrade or demean the other person shall be consid…

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We’ve all done it. We’ve all refused to read the textbook for a class we are taking—some of us go so far as to not even bother to purchase the text itself. And I have no intention on condemning this practice, as I completely understand it. UMass Boston students often commute, and those who a…

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The National Basketball Association is rapidly becoming the foremost popular professional sports league across America, and just as quickly in the rest of the world. As its global expansion steadily continues, and its domestic ratings rise, the demographics of fans the NBA caters to, expands…

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