Stores amp up the competition

By Michael Duran Since the demise of Circuit City, the electronics chain’s biggest competitor – Best Buy – had been left mostly unchallenged by surrounding retailers. That changed on March 19, however, with the opening of Ultimate Electronics at the… Read More ›

Jazzy new book hits shelves

By Holly Smith-Young Sharing the gift of inspiration with the next generation, a Fitchburg State College music professor recently released a book of jazz arrangements designed to help conductors “revisit favorite arrangements, discover new ones, and inspire your jazz ensemble… Read More ›

Room and … bored?

Students play the waiting game as they get ready to register their residence-hall choices at the annual Room Extravaganza, which was held earlier this month in Parkinson Gymnasium.  (Photos by Aric Davis)