By Taylor Butler, Morgan Nelson, Olivia Morin, and Madison Marceau History and Background For almost one hundred years Planned Parenthood has been providing affordable services for contraceptives, abortions, STD testing and treatment, and other […]
By Sarah Farnham, Michael Albro, Alexander Haynes, and Dylan Taylor Budget in Context The Infographic below compares the United States to the rest of the world’s superpowers (the other countries that spend upwards of one trillion […]
By Corrina McKelvey, Melchizedek Moise, Nikole Jones, Alexandria Macaruso Past and Present of College Costs An issue that affects the entire nation, specifically college cities like Worcester, is the rising and overwhelming cost of higher […]
By Jenna Benoit, Anthony Fichtner, and Elizabeth Costello The United States’ Immigration Policy provides ground rules for anyone who wants to enter our country. Immigration is allowed based on certain criteria, such as unifying families, […]
On this edition of the 508 Elections Podcast, our panelists break down Massachusetts ballot questions 2 and 4. Host Fay Bcharah is joined by panelists Noah Goldfarb, Madison Friend, Nicholas Clark, Timothy Jarvis, and Cleve Wiese.
The latest installment of the New Worcester Spy’s VIG tackles the hot-button issue of the minimum wage. Want to know how an increase – or not – could affect YOU? Read on!
Early Voting For the first time, Massachusetts Election Law will allow voters to cast their ballots early from October 24, 2016 through November 4, 2016. Unlike Absentee Voting, an excuse or reason is no longer […]
By Erin Doherty, Clotilde Donarumo, Kelsey Snodgrass, Michaela White The Issue in Worcester Worcester City officials, area politicians, and citizens are fed up and exhausted by school shootings, danger on the streets, and […]
By Alison Mello, Lindsey Hoggins Mental health is an overlooked issue in this Presidential election at a time when college campuses are overwhelmed by the student demand for treatment. The President of the Active Minds […]
By Alyssa Welch, Devon Hassan, Emma Dyer, Julia Caristi There are currently 4.8 million registered Syrian refugees worldwide. Conflict between anti-government protesters and President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011 and erupted into a devastating civil […]