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Speed dating your SCG reps

Louisa D’Ovidio News Editor   On this week’s edition of SCG Speed Dating, meet Maria Zapasnik, Vice President of Student Community Government, Inc., where she has been working on revising policies for SCG and working towards a safer campus climate. Zapasnik is from Cranston and works as a piano instructor. She grew up playing the


Neon Newswire : Providence News

Ryan Silva Assistant News Editor   Rhode Island ranks as “4th worst run state” in the country The words “mediocrity” and “Rhode Island” are now synonymous according to an extensive study by “24/7 Wall Street,” a business insider magazine. The standout figure in 24/7’s study was the per-capita debt of Rhode Islanders, which averages at


Neon Newswire: World News

Ryan Silva Assistant News Editor   Florentine Citizens protest redevelopment of historic buildings Florence, Italy – The Palazzo Vecchio is historic epicenter of Florence, a cathartic symbol of the city’s republican and artistic traditions. The Palazzo’s surrounding neighborhood, however, with buildings designed by great Renaissance artists like Filippo Brunelleschi and Giorgio Vasari, has recently been


Neon Newswire: US

Taylor Dame Anchor Staff   Terrorism possible cause for attack in California San Bernardino, California- The FBI is looking into the attack in southern California that killed 14 people at a social services center as a possible terrorist attack. The married couple that carried out the attack had been in contact with several extremists both


Encouraging someone else’s heart

Brianna Castro Anchor Staff   “Many corporations promote people to management positions for the wrong reasons. Seniority, generally doing good in their job, or because it’s a reward. But those three reasons don’t necessarily say that person is going to be a good manager or a good leader,” said Professor Lawrence Wilson Wilson is the


Anything but normal

Sophie Costa Anchor Staff   Jens Norman credits his interest in art to seeing his father taking bikes apart as a child, being constantly surrounded by a collection of tools. So, it seems only natural that Norman would “grab some wood or metal and make whatever came to mind,” he said. Now when looking for

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Top 5 TV Shows of 2015

Morgane Flynn Anchor Staff “Chicago Fire” Watch the heroes of Chicago each week as the battle with issues in their work life and personal life. From crimes surrounding the fires to putting them out this show keeps you watching and guessing each week. This was an unexpected hit.  Spinoffs connecting the heroes of Chicago make

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Top 5 Rock/Metal Albums of 2015

Jacob Bedard RIC Life Editor “Coma Ecliptic” by Between the Buried and Me The latest offering of Between the Buried and Me shows that even longtime veterans of progressive metal can try something new. “Coma Ecliptic,” while not as brutally heavy as the band’s older works, manages to showcase the band’s monstrous musical chops with

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Top 5 Films of 2015

Patrick Connolly Anchor Staff  “Paddington” This may be a first on a list like this: a film that was released in January, and manages to nab a spot by the end of the year. And why wouldn’t this lovable film make it on the list? “Paddington” is the definition of charming—the kind of film that

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The Good Dinosaur

Patrick Connolly Anchor Staff   “The Good Dinosaur” is, indeed, a good dinosaur. I kind of wish it was a great one, though. Which is not to say parts of it aren’t great.The film challenges you to think in a complex light, and there is one pivotal scene that had me on the verge of