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Graduating senior to embark on 11-month World Race

April 30, 2015 9:00 am
Graduating senior to embark on 11-month World Race

  With graduation on the horizon, panic is slowly settling in for most of the seniors who don’t know their plans after May 10. For one senior, Ashley Cook, graduation brings about an exciting opportunity. After graduation, Cook will be participating in the World Race. She will journey with a […]

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JENNY FERRON: Women need to ditch the MRS degree mentality

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I transferred to ENC for my sophomore year and attended VIP weekend; this was a time of excitement and desire to get to the classroom. My most vivid memory from that weekend was when another VIP attendee looked me directly in the eyes and said, “I’m just hoping to find […]

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Album review: “Strange Trails” by Lord Huron

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Album review: “Strange Trails” by Lord Huron

Though they’ve remained relatively under the radar, indie folk band Lord Huron has gained a wide following from music lovers who religiously follow the underground music world. Front man Ben Schneider began Lord Huron as a solo project in 2010, releasing three EPs, which landed him with his current label, […]

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7 things to do during spring in Boston/Quincy

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7 things to do during spring in Boston/Quincy

The sun is bright and beaming through your dorm room windows. It’s just too bright during the day to nap, so get out of your room and enjoy some overdue outdoor freedom by doing one of these seven springtime activities.  1. Head to the city The first thing to do in […]

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Senior Spotlight: Men’s tennis player Sam Son

April 27, 2015 9:00 am
Senior Spotlight: Men’s tennis player Sam Son

As senior Biochemistry student Sam Son reaches the end of his final season on the men’s tennis team, he looks back on his experience with profound happiness. Son ventured into tennis long before attending ENC. He would often watch members of his church play on the courts, and they encouraged […]

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Study abroad – why don’t more ENC students do it?

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Study abroad is a college experience that allows students to study their field of interest in depth at a different college or in a different cultural setting. The possibilities are endless where students can study abroad, especially if the institution has an agreement with an organization that assists the process, […]

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New ENC club to focus on mental health awareness

April 21, 2015 9:00 am

A group of ENC students are creating a new chapter of National Alliance for Mental Illness on campus to encourage awareness and education of ENC students, faculty, and staff about mental illness and mental health. NAMI, a nationwide campaign, was founded in the late 1970s and has since been a […]

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Harvard Natural History Museum displays beautiful glass models, taxidermy

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Harvard Natural History Museum displays beautiful glass models, taxidermy

Tucked away inside the Harvard University campus is a museum filled with evolutionary wonders. The Harvard Museum of Natural History is home to exotic scientific exhibits, including an interesting hall of extinct taxidermy animals and an exquisite collection of glass artwork. Arguably, the most fascinating exhibit is the Hall of […]

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4 quirky but effective ways to survive the end of the semester

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It is that time of the semester where your professors are cramming what seems like a full curriculum into two weeks, all of your final projects are conveniently due, and finals are creeping around the corner. Panicking is the most natural reaction, but here are some creative, albeit slightly bizarre, […]

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CHRIS ESTEP: Women should be on all U.S. banknotes, not just $20 bill

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What do Syria, the Philippines, Turkey, Mexico, Argentina, New Zealand, Israel, Sweden, Australia, and England have in common? According to Susie Poppick of Time Magazine, those countries all feature women on banknotes. The United States, on the other hand, does not feature a single woman on our banknotes. The lack […]

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