My Mother’s Journals

By Thomas Garreffi Journaling (or keeping letters or diaries) is an ancient tradition, one that dates back to at least the 10th century Japan. Successful people throughout history kept journals. Presidents maintained them for posterity […]

Arts & Entertainment


By Julie O’Melia “Whenever I’m unsure of something, I do one of two things. I dance or I make art. For this, I decided to make art,” explains Suzanne Gainer. Sitting at her desk on […]

508 Politics

First Hundred Days: 42-49

It’s been a whirlwind of a week, but luckily, the New Worcester Spy Editorial Staff is here to help you through it. Noah Goldfarb, Fay Bcharah, and Madison Friend break down the Russia-Wiretapping mess and […]


WSU Offers Writing Minor

By Fay Bcharah “Nobody’s ever lost a job because they can write well,” said Dr. Matthew Ortoleva, Assistant Professor of English and Writing Center Director at Worcester State University. WSU has always emphasized the importance […]