The Bucket List

By Brooke Buckaway, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

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His heart races and he can feel the sweat clinging to his shirt as he runs for his life. The sound of fury charges behind him, drowning out his thoughts as bystanders watch from their windows and balconies. He can hear the sound... Read more »

Celebrating Hispanic Culture through traditions

By Viridiana Vaca-Rios, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2012

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  Mixing a combination of water and flour, she kneeds it until it becomes a “masa” (dough) and smoothly spreads it on maxan husks to make the traditional Guatemalan “tamales.” In another part of the world, the... Read more »

Respect the sea: Tips For staying safe while at the beach

By Danielia Messarina, Staff Writer

May 21, 2012

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Friendly dolphins, swimming seals and beautiful seashells are the attractive things people see on the surface of the beach. Yet under the water, there is sea life that might leave their mark on people’s bodies and water conditions... Read more »

Hamburger Time!!!

By Carina Gomez, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

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Many people claim to have invented the hamburger. Louis Lassen who started Louis’ Lunch in downtown New Haven, Conn. is often cited as the inventor of the good old American burger, while others insist it’s the Menches brothers... Read more »

The Beach Boys- After two decades the band reunites for their global ‘Celebration’ tour.

By Roy Moore, Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

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Imagine being a teenager during the 1960s in a time and place of endless summer days, warm, sunny beaches, beautiful girls and large ocean swells while feeling nothing but those “good vibrations” all... Read more »

Metro Adventures

By Diane Vay, Staff Writer

April 4, 2012

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Spring break is approaching and with a week off, many students will close their text books and have some fun. The Metro is a great way for students to explore different areas and attractions using public transportation. Whether... Read more »

The Healthy Choice

By Thomas Schmit, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

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More people wish they could eat healthier, but often times many tell themselves that they can’t. Whether it’s because we’re in a rush, on a tight budget, or aren’t the greatest of cooks, we relegate ourselves to eating... Read more »

National Women’s History Month recognizes the achievements women have made throughout history.

By Carina Gomez , Staff Writer

March 21, 2012

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They were denied the right to vote, their prescence in politics didn’t exist and they were rejected from participating in higher education. The oppression women experienced during the 17th, 18th, 19th and early-20th centuries... Read more »

Safety Issues on campus

March 13, 2012

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Maintaining Personal Safety on Campus The self-defense class begins its routine with a set of jumping jacks as a way to warm up and get the muscles stretched for the techniques students will be taught in class today. The... Read more »

Where are they now?

By Eva Ziss-Patton , Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

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Therese Murray, state legislator, first attended EC in the ‘80s before getting her management certification at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and was then elected senator of the Plymouth and Barnstable District located... Read more »

50 years of creativity

By Ashley Curtin, JJ Maldonado, Features Editor, Staff Writer

March 1, 2012

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It was 1961. President John F. Kennedy succeeded Dwight Eisenhower to become the 35th President of the United States, the country was at war in Vietnam and a group of EC English majors founded the literary journal, “Myriad.” Now,... Read more »

Now playing: The hottest tunes and how students find them

By Diane Vay, Staff Writer

November 2, 2011

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With a click of a button or a tap of a finger onto the newest touchscreen computer, almost anyone is able to gain access to music electronically. From iPods to Zunes students can access any genre of music and can listen to... Read more »