Worcester in The American Revolution, Part III: Isaiah Thomas & the Worcester Spy

Worcester in The American Revolution, Part III: Isaiah Thomas & the Worcester Spy

By Timothy Jarvis The Worcester Spy, originally called the Massachusetts Spy, was a newspaper officially founded in 1770 in Boston by Isaiah Thomas. The purpose of this paper was for the revolutionary cause against the British, and later in the 19th century, it became a publication dedicated to the Abolitionist Movement. Upon the start of the American Revolution, The Massachusetts […]

Ganesh Gurung walks onto the WSU campus.

A Bhutanese Refugee’s Resettlement Diary: Part 1

By Ganesh Gurung With confused smiles on our faces, determined heart and trembling footsteps, we chose the door of unknown fate once again. The resettlement process for Bhutanese Refugees was a widely accepted idea but it was also a very confusing process for many of the Bhutanese families in the sense that they wondered whether they would be able to […]

Ballance and Gray in MUD.

A Night at the One Acts

By Erin Bassler Worcester State University, in association with the Visual and Performing Arts Department, provides a unique night at the theatre — three one act plays filled with dark humor and philosophy. All the plays are are performed and directed by WSU students. The Zoo Story is directed by Jon Bethel, The Dumb Waiter by Nathan Wheeler, and MUD […]

Popcorn & Spoilers: Galaxy Quest

Popcorn & Spoilers: Galaxy Quest

One of the final episodes with both Noah and Brock, they discuss Galaxy Quest, and coming down the pipeline for next week is Full Metal Jacket!   Related Articles: “Mint” by Noah Goldfarb      

“It Reminds Me of Home”

“It Reminds Me of Home”

An Interview with Membership Coordinator Madeline Grim What do you think of when you hear the words ‘art’ and ‘Worcester’ in the same sentence? The Worcester Art Museum (WAM) has been an iconic part of the growing Worcester art scene since its opening in 1898. Its dedicated staff wants the community to recognize and share in all that the Worcester […]

Worcester in the American Revolution, Part II: First Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Worcester in the American Revolution, Part II: First Reading of the Declaration of Independence

By Timothy Jarvis After Worcester cut all ties to the throne in 1774, the rest of the nation followed in the footsteps of the independent Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Declaration of Independence was signed by fifty-six delegates on July 4, 1776 officially announcing the United States of America to be a sovereign nation. The Declaration of Independence was printed late […]

“This Sculpture Depicts Art History”

“This Sculpture Depicts Art History”

By Nicholas Clark Mark Mancevice is a docent for the Worcester Art Museum (WAM). As Mancevice explained, a docent’s job entails being a guide and to provide information, usually on a volunteer basis, in a museum or art gallery. “Being a docent is something I should have done all along,” Mancevice said. “I only wish I knew about this position […]