Even though colleges throughout the country, Massasoit included, have seen their enrollment numbers drop in recent years, participation in the theater program has been level or steadily growing. It is the second year of student-run projects as the Massasoit theater program continues to expand, from their rendition of MacBeth to a Raisin in the Sun, to the newest, brutal and beautiful endeavor in Madeline Gee.
The technological age has brought with it a drastic transformation of daily life. With access to a computer, tablet or even a phone, one has the ability to stream movies, listen to as much music as they please, and even order merchandise that will arrive the next day. It has also provided us with the ability to go on more dates than ever before. But what’s the cost?
The AHCA is pushed through the House, the French Elections are here, Isaiah Thomas scores 53 and more from the Week.
Massasoit was one of the many state community colleges to see a spike in enrollment from 2006-2013. However, no different than others in the Commonwealth, the College sees those numbers being replaced by a slow and steady decline ever since.
After an offseason loaded with moves that have left the team even more formidable than its 2016 championship-winning incarnation, the Patriots are facing a schedule that hardly seems daunting to Brady and his receiving corps.
100 Days in, here’s where we’re at.
These images, by Massasoit student and Photographer Austin Schofield, capture suburban, rural, and urban Massachusetts in black and white.
One Massive Week in Review, covering the attacks on Syria and Afghanistan, Sean Spicer’s most recent press conferences, Boston Sports and more.
There’s a financial reason behind the volume of sequels hitting theaters these days. Turns out, studios don’t like taking risks, and a second Snow White or fifteenth Star Wars is safer than original ideas.
A new study finds that two out of every three community college students in the United States is food insecure, and nearly half are housing insecure.
Massasoit is hosting its 2017 Spring Job fair for students looking to get a headstart on the post-college job search.
The NCAA itself keeps only four percent of the profits each year, with the remaining 96% being channeled into the schools, particularly those in Division 1. This is generally in the form of various distributions, or expenses such as travel. A large portion of this money also goes into scholarships and internship programs, as well as injury insurance for the athletes. But despite the schools receiving such large amounts of money from their participation in the NCAA and March Madness, student athletes see no direct form of compensation, even though they are the ones who are creating the revenue.
For the moment, Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation appears safe. After seven years of rhetoric, and futile votes to repeal the ACA, Republicans failed at their first actual attempt to undo what has become known as Obamacare.
A roundup of all the relevant information you’ll need if you’re transferring, graduating, or both.
It was another success for the Massasoit Theatre department, which seems to be gaining momentum with every production.
Spring Break isn’t that cool.
The Patriots will enter free agency with $62 million in cap space, the sixth most in the NFL. In addition to allowing them to extend several of their current key players such as Malcolm Butler, this allows the team to explore other opportunities in addressing weak points and preparing for the future.
The Public Accommodation Law protects trans people to a degree, but one group, using hate speech, memes, and genuinely fake news, has received enough signatures to make revoking trans protections a ballot question in 2018.
In a stunning upset Sunday night, “Moonlight” won the award for Best Picture at the Academy Awards over the odds-on favorite, “La La Land.” The win itself… Read more “The Week in Review: February 28th-March 5th”
Jordan Peele, known for his biting, socially powerful comedy, uses the horror genre to allegorize racism as a monster that still terrorizes us.
I binge-watched too many movies this weekend, and as the fog cleared, I came to some very important conclusions about what’s likely to occur tonight. Here you… Read more “I binge-watched Oscar nominated films, and made this Preview.”
In acts of solidarity across the country on Friday, immigrant workers took part in a “general strike” of sorts, shutting down businesses and making a visible display of what could be the long-term results of the current administration’s policies.
Politics are hard, but the quality of comedy is lifting our spirits, at least a little.
Resignations in the Administration, a particularly strange press conference, Massachusetts OUI tests thrown out, 1,500 opioid deaths in the Commonwealth, and more from the Week in the News.
Mitch McConnell silences Senator Warren using old Senate Rule; Blizzards shut down school; Trump loses in court, again; the Senate confirms Devos, and more from the week in the news.
Jean Bradley Derenoncourt, a graduate of Massasoit, spoke to a crowd of hundreds this weekend as he launched his campaign for City Councilor At-Large for Brockton.
Devices help us multitask, connect, and be productive. They don’t help us drive.
Examining the early Trump era, and all its promises, can be quite a treasure-trove of dangerous goodies, especially for Dystopian fiction fans.
Of all the narratives surrounding tonight’s Super Bowl Matchup, we cannot neglect that the Patriots have quietly formed the league’s best defense, and the Falcons have loudly formed the league’s best offense.
But sure: let’s go with Tom Brady vs. Matt Ryan.
Trump’s SCOTUS pick came this week, but what’s more interesting is how Senate Democrats will respond.
A full national news recap from the past month.
We went up against this grim year, and lost. And yet small victories dotted the calendar. We take a look at everything major here.
Finals are here, but perhaps they shouldn’t be.
Stellar performances from the Theater Company’s rendition of an old Christmas classic will warm even the most Grinch-green hearts and put a joyful stamp on an otherwise challenging year.
For the first time since 1999, the US Drought Monitor has declared Massachusetts in the “extreme” category, and all signs point to this persisting for a while.
The President-elect’s business entanglements are under scrutiny now more than they ever were during the campaign. What happens to the Trump hotel name, and all its planned expansions, once he takes office?
Black Monday is coming, and we think some NFL Head Coaches are en route to unemployment.
Immigration into the United States is a misunderstood process. In order to provide better context to forward the conversation, we will be publishing, regularly, stories of immigrants and refugees and providing information and resources about a range of issues surrounding a topic that has become a primary discussion-point in American life and politics.
Suboxone and other common drugs are often used to treat opioid addiction. But one particular South Shore clinic is offering an alternative approach, with ancient roots, and the results are a rare source of optimism in the middle of a national epidemic.