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Secrets of the Oliver House

Secrets of the Oliver House

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor December 22, 2020

Still standing tall in Middleborough, Massachusetts is a beautiful Georgian style home on a 55-acre estate. Houses built in colonial New England were similar in style and structure, but the plethora of...

Three Little Birds: My Original Short Fiction Story

Three Little Birds: My Original Short Fiction Story

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor December 9, 2020

I wrote this fiction piece last semester and had the honor of it not only being published in Mercy College's 2019-20 literary journal, "Red Hyacinth," but for it, I won the Valerie Lewis Editors' Prize...

My 2020 in A Nutshell

My 2020 in A Nutshell

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor October 2, 2020

2020 has quite obviously been an eventful year for the world, but we all probably don’t even know the half of what’s gone on in one another’s personal lives to make things even more insane on a less...

My Last First Day of School

My Last First Day of School

Francesca Simone, Managing Editor September 16, 2020

It’s been eight years since I graduated from high school and started my college journey, and over 20 years since I started school altogether. School didn’t ever come easy to me as it did to some...

I Dug Up an Old Debate Essay for This One

I Dug Up an Old Debate Essay for This One

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor April 6, 2020
How old should one be to legally drink alcohol, join the military, and vote?
If the World Was Ending You'd Come Over, Right?

If the World Was Ending You’d Come Over, Right?

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor March 30, 2020

Humans are funny. We lose our marbles as soon as something happens that throws off the normalcy in our lives. This worldwide pandemic has made itself comfortable all around us and I've noticed how...

Jerry Lewis - A Stand-up Guy

Jerry Lewis – A Stand-up Guy

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor March 16, 2020

94-years-old he would’ve been today. The King of Comedy, Joseph Levitch - universally known by his stage name, Jerry Lewis - was a man of many faces, and silly ones at that. In the words of Johnny...

Show Me Your Kitties

Show Me Your Kitties

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor March 9, 2020
I mean, it was a pretty darn good trip if you ask me.
A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor March 2, 2020

My mind has a tendency of scrambling all of my crazy thoughts to incomprehensible heights, so I figured I would try to separate and organize my latest focus: friends. My mother always told me that good...

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Valentine's Day

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day

Francesca Simone, Copy Editor February 13, 2020
Who ever said that Valentine’s Day was solely a couple’s holiday?
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