Learning Commons group room reservations up and running

Robert Dickey This year at Springfield College, planning a study group has never been easier. Thanks to new changes in the Learning Center, students can now plan to get work done in the LC’s with their friends much more efficiently. For the first time, students of Springfield College are able to reserve rooms on the third floor of the Learning Center from their dorm. A … Continue reading Learning Commons group room reservations up and running

Tahirah Amatul-Wadud speaks to Springfield students about voting

Angelica Core Tahirah Amatul-Wadud attracted an engaged group of both students and staff on Monday afternoon in Marsh Memorial Chapel. Both groups were attentive and responsive to what she had to say. Her visit to Springfield College was part of a voter awareness campaign that is focused on helping to empower the younger generation to vote. Amatul-Wadud is an African-American Muslim attorney specializing in domestic … Continue reading Tahirah Amatul-Wadud speaks to Springfield students about voting

Dunkin is moving and expanding in Springfield campus union

Irene Rotondo irotondo@springfieldcollege.edu For many Springfield College students, the day doesn’t officially start until they’re sipping a medium iced coffee while heading to an 8 a.m. class. While grabbing that early morning shot of caffeine, some have noticed major construction happening on the bottom floor of the Union. Rumors have been swirling on what new shop could be opening, ranging from an extension on the … Continue reading Dunkin is moving and expanding in Springfield campus union

Jessie Close speaks on the challenges and complexities of living with a mental illness.

Joe Arruda She sat at her desk in her college dorm room alone and afraid. She knew something was behind her. Something dark. Something malevolent. She turned and saw herself, sitting on her bed. It was her. She pictured her long blonde hair hanging down, her face slightly obscured in shadows. Terrified, she knew something was wrong but didn’t know what to do. Jessie Close … Continue reading Jessie Close speaks on the challenges and complexities of living with a mental illness.

In light of #MeToo and Brett Kavanaugh Springfield students Take Back the Night

Tirzah McMillan Lifestyle editor Dear survivor, we believe you. For too long, victims have been silenced, shunned, ridiculed, judged. Perpetrators have been enabled, lightly scorned, justified, “only buzzed.” Media investigates, the audience pleas, while abusers enjoy their daily lives and victims ask why me? The clock is ticking, the time to act is now. The #MeToo movement is growing, but Kavanaugh is still on the … Continue reading In light of #MeToo and Brett Kavanaugh Springfield students Take Back the Night