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Crusader of the Week

Name: Kaitlyn Bickerton Hometown: Norwood, MA Major: Psychology Campus Activities: SPUD, CBL, Women in Business, and Fellowship of St. Francis Favorite Movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Favorite song: “Only One” by Kanye West Favorite singer/group: Post Malone  Favorite color: Blue Favorite sports team: Boston Bruins  Favorite class taken […]

Did You Know…Worcester Edition

Did you know… Worcester was home to a celebrated pioneer of American rocket science?  Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) was born and worked right in Worcester, Massachusetts. Goddard is known for developing and launching the first liquid fuel rocket, changing the future of space travel. NASA published an […]

Toi Derricotte Poetry Reading

By Allison Carvalho ‘22Staff Writer Toi Derricotte, an American poet known for her intimate pieces on African-American women, visited Rehm Library on Tuesday, October 24th to read multiple pieces of her original work and speak to students about her life’s events and challenges. Derricotte is the successful author […]

What’s on for Halloween

By Clarabel Smith ’20Features Editor For students, Halloween is probably less of a campus activity than an off-campus one, but nonetheless there have been Halloween events around campus that draw small but spooked crowds. Some of these include classics like the Healy Haunted House, which this year had […]