The Other End of the Line

The Other End of the Line

By David Oliver I was in Logan International waiting with my parents before boarding the plane. All I could feel was nervousness, fear, and optimism while I waited for an experience like I’d never had before. I was heading to Manila, Philippines to work at a Ubiquity Global Services Call Center for a month. I was nervous about the experience […]

DIY at Worcide

DIY at Worcide

By Benjamin George The abandoned area beneath a railroad bridge near downtown Worcester has recently been repurposed by the Central Massachusetts skating community into the kind of skate park that most skateboarders can only dream of. Located at the dead end of Washington Street behind Green Street, Worcide is a “Do It Yourself” skate park begun in 2007 by a […]

Temple of Poseidon, Greece

International Perspectives, Post-Election

By Moises R. Cotto The aftermath of the presidential election has been a topic of daily discussion, almost as controversial as the year preceding the announcement of president-elect Donald Trump’s historic win. As all of America saw this past year, Trump’s controversial statements and ideals left many Americans, as well as international societies, alarmed by the repercussions that would arise […]

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British Beer Community

By David Oliver British Beer Company is a pub where people come with friends and family to relax and enjoy time together. This pub opened up in May, and is located on Shrewsbury St in Worcester. The menu includes American favorites and British classics. But what I have realized through working there is that what comes first at this restaurant […]

Working Around the Parking Problem

Working Around the Parking Problem

By Noah Goldfarb With only 2,265 spots on campus and around 7,000 faculty, staff, and students coming to the school per day, parking is without question a significant problem at Worcester State. In a recent study, the school found that the commuter population turns over two-and-a-half times per day, meaning that over twice per day a completely new set of […]

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Post Election Cries

By Fay Bcharah Some may argue this election has been one of the most bizarre and confusing ever. There have been immediate responses to Trump’s triumph, and also to the results of the Massachusetts ballot questions. The first question, regarding the expansion of slot machines, was turned down, with 60.7 percent of people voting no. Brandon Caouette, criminal justice major […]

Liberty Farm

Liberty Farm

By Tim Jarvis Worcester’s Liberty Farm is a National Historic Landmark, located at 116 Mower Street. The house, built in 1810, was home to Abby Kelley Foster (1810-1867) and Stephen Symonds Foster (1809-1881). By assisting slaves fleeing southern plantations and speaking up for civil rights, these two outspoken abolitionists and women’s right activists proved they were ahead of their time. […]