Look Up

Look Up

By Jesenia Sanchez In the midst of my daily social network check this week I came across a profound video. This four-minute YouTube clip was written and performed by a gentleman named Gary Turk. It was directed towards the current, and future “online generation.” The moment I pressed play, a poetic and rhythmic voice captivated me—little did I know how […]

Lancer’s Sports Update

Lancer’s Sports Update

By David Rixham Men’s Basketball Men’s basketball has started their season 1-1; with a 69-51 victory over Becker and a 61-60 loss to Wesleyan. Sophomore guard Jeremy Bacon and Sophomore center Paul Brooks have both recorded one double-double in the early moments of the season. Senior guard Brendan Rios leads the team in scoring, averaging 16.0 points per game.   […]

Moscow on the Elly: Pussy Riot Director Comes to Worcester State

Moscow on the Elly: Pussy Riot Director Comes to Worcester State

By Josh Rizkalla Pussy Riot. What Are they?  Political Opposition Party? Feminist Activists? Punk Rock Musicians? Or Performance Artists? This question was presented at the beginning of Maxim Pozdorovkin’s lecture: “Documentary Film and Journalism: Bedfellows or Foes? at Worcester State University on October 28th, 2014. The question, rather than the members of Pussy Riot, would be the focus of the […]

Looking Back and Ahead: A Senior’s Glance at Worcester State

Looking Back and Ahead: A Senior’s Glance at Worcester State

By Dave Rixham It may never affect me personally, but I can’t say that Worcester State is giving its future a good name. In my three years at this school I have seen what seem like hundreds of changes around campus. We have built a new residence building, Sheehan Hall, the shiny, new toy of Worcester State complete with a […]

Looking Fore Respect?

Looking Fore Respect?

By David Rixham The sport shouldn’t be so hard for a ball that never moves when it comes time to hit it. All you need in this game is to swing as hard as you can and the ball will do the rest in flight to its target. How tough can it be to just roll a ball into a […]

Two Friends Find Homes For Worcester’s Stray Cats

Two Friends Find Homes For Worcester’s Stray Cats

By Josh Rizkalla Worcester – Every stray cat has a different story. But every story has the same beginning. A cat roams the streets of Worcester because it has either been abandoned, or it is feral. Betsey Brenneman and Mary Flibbert know this story all too well. They have made it, not only their responsibility, but their passion, to find […]