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  • New at the Rec Center: Group Exercise Classes

    Due to popular demand, Recreation Services will now be offering group exercise classes beginning February 12 (and the 21 of February for Turbo Kick Live). Students, faculty and staff can take part in five different free classes offered every Monday and Wednesday.

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  • The Point’s February Student of the Month: Austin Silvestri

    In addition to maintaining five classes each semester, Austin has amassed an impressive collection of titles across several organizations at Fitchburg State. He is the Vice President of the Sigma Pi fraternity, the President and captain of the rugby team, and an Intramural Supervisor at The Rec Center.

  • 7 Ways to Be Your Own Valentine

    Here are seven ways to have a great Valentine’s Day that’s all about the most important person in your life – you.

  • Road to 100

    Freelance writing didn’t seem so hard. You find someone, write what they want, and get money…or so I thought.

  • To Close or Not to Close?

    Can one please everyone when it comes to this particular issue?  Not likely is my answer, but I do have my thoughts as a commuter, mother and teacher how to approach the situation.

  • Tackling the Big Game: A Super Bowl LII Preview

    In a battle of two prevailing teams capitalizing on their opponent’s very few weaknesses, the victor will surely have to have played a near flawless game.

  • Film Studies Minor Added to FSU Catalogue

    by Brennan Tremblay This semester is officially the first to introduce the Film Studies minor here at FSU. The addition of new minors coming about is not a rarity at Fitchburg State; in fact, they come rather frequently. Last year,… Read More ›

  • Choral Kaleidoscope Winter Concert

    by India Andrews If you have a love and passion for music or singing you should think about the big concert coming up this winter. Fitchburg State Choirs Winter Concert “Choral Kaleidoscope” is free and open to the public. Each… Read More ›

  • Shroom Walk: Bio/Chem Club Eats Mushrooms in the Woods

      by Tyler Bradway “The Shroom Walk,” in early October set the mood for what the Biology and Chemistry Club is all about. The event, publicized as “The Edible Mushroom Walk,” became a very strange and exciting couple hours. The… Read More ›

  • Recreation Services Seek Answers: Why is Participation in Intramural Sports Declining?

    by Savanah Hippert Intramural sports have traditionally been a fun and engaging outlet for the Fitchburg State campus community. In recent years, however, Recreation Services has noticed a decline in participants. The question is simply: Why? Data from 2008 up… Read More ›

  • McElvain’s Voyage Into the Woods

    by Laura Cosentino Into the Woods is a modern take on the Grimm fairytales as a medley of classic fairytales and bursting with creativity. Fairytales such as Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood – all… Read More ›

  • An Undeniable Chemistry: How Two Sports Fanatics Found Their Passion for Radio

    Ottie Mo (left) and Kevin Fitzmaurice (right) share a laugh in the studio during their live show on Aug. 30, 2017. by Conor McNabb It was December of 2016 when Kevin Fitzmaurice crossed paths with Ottie Mo at an event… Read More ›

  • Discover the Art of Zentangle

    by Shawna Peete On November 17, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Fitchburg Art Museum is opening its doors late to welcome students and citizens to a night of relaxation and creativity, served with wine and paintbrushes. Retired high school art… Read More ›

  • Have the Drive? Check out Golf Club!

      by Brittany Messuri “Any human being with a set of clubs can join” Steve McFadden, a senior, created the Golf Club this year. The idea came about in the summer of 2016 when McFadden realized he was no longer… Read More ›

  • Over in McKay, Into the Woods

    by Anna Arisco Laughter filled the McKay auditorium when the small redhead started wielding a knife. No worries, she is a professional wolf hunter – as of four scenes ago. Her name: Little Red Riding Hood. On Nov. 8, the… Read More ›