Professional development retreat for upperclassmen a success

By Anthony Salce ‘19 Staff Writer   Merrimack’s commitment to bettering the education of its students doesn’t just stop in the classroom. From the writing center to the math center, Merrimack is always finding ways to assist its students. The Professional Development retreat is just one of the many programs that Merrimack offers. Joseph Jenkins,...
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Mack Gives Back

By Dean Swanson Class of 2020 Staff Writer   This year on Nov. 4th marked a celebratory period of multiple events on the Merrimack College campus. The first important event that happened was the celebration of Veteran’s day and the commemoration of the men and women who defend and defended our country, whose population today...
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Boston Celtics Stay Hot

By Jaleel Lord ‘20 Staff Writer Six minutes into opening night some thought the Boston Celtics season was over. Six minutes into the season, star small forward Gordon Hayward suffered a potentially season ending injury on an attempted alley-oop pass from Kyrie Irving. The Celtics went on to slightly lose that game in heartbreaking fashion...
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Merrimack College Women’s Basketball Preview

By Sam Nardone ‘20 Staff Writer     It’s finally that time of the school year where we see the return of college hoops. One thing that students at Merrimack College can look forward to is the Women’s Basketball team. The women’s basketball team played their first regular season game of the season  against Georgian...
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The Death of Roy Halladay

By Idris Joyner ‘20 Staff Writer Former Cy Young winning pitcher, Roy Halladay died last Tuesday in a plane crash off the Florida Coast, authorities said. The 40-year-old was flying a two-seater plane that crashed off the New Port Richey on the Gulf coast north of the Tampa Bay area. The single engine plane, an...
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Will the Jedi End?

By Daniel Proulx ‘19 Staff Writer   It is less than one month away until the premiere of the new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Episode VIII-The Last Jedi. The Last Jedi will be the ninth installment in the Star Wars franchise and the 8th movie in the three part trilogy. The new movie comes...
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Thanksgiving Food Power Rankings

By Connor Powell ‘20 Staff Writer   Thanksgiving; a holiday that people all across the United States look forward to every year. Why do people get excited you might ask? Well Thanksgiving is one of the simplest holidays on the yearly calendar, but people get excited absolutely delicious food that gets put on the table....
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The history behind Daylight Savings time

By Daniel Donnelly ‘19 Staff Writer   It’s that time of year again when the days are shorter and it’s dark in the morning during the work commute. Although Daylight Savings began with the goal of conserving fuel during war times, it was influenced by the ideas of William Willet whose goal was to increase...
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Woman flips off Trump’s motorcade and gets fired

By Kathleen Donato ‘19 Staff Writer   Juli Briskman, 50 year old mother of two from Virginia, was fired from her job at government contractor Akima LLC in Virginia for a photo of her flipping off President Trump’s motorcade went viral. Have you ever regretted a photo in which you were tagged from the weekend?...
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