Opinion: Facebook fans don't learn

  By Kenny Johnson With Facebook already established as the craze of our generation, there seems little people can do to stop it – or its harmful side effects.  As a student here at Fitchburg State, I have spent my fair share of class time on Facebook, and I’ve seen others do the same.  What started out as a social […]

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Opinion: Facebook fans don’t learn

  By Kenny Johnson With Facebook already established as the craze of our generation, there seems little people can do to stop it – or its harmful side effects.  As a student here at Fitchburg State, I have spent my fair share of class time on Facebook, and I’ve seen others do the same.  What started out as a social […]

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Eat cheap! 7 local eateries near FSC

By Michael Bober Holmes Dining Hall is the standard dining experience for the typical undergrad. But when you wish to expand your palate beyond Campus Pizza and Commuter Café, there are alternatives. In fact, there are at least seven local, non-chain eateries with student-friendly menus and prices. Some might complain, “What about students who can’t drive?” But according to Commuter […]

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Opinion: MassPIRG makes a difference

By Samantha deManbey Students involved in the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group have been labeled a number of things: modern hippies, tree huggers, and meddling kids. The third one is probably the most accurate. Students in MassPIRG pressure legislators and promote policies that are focused on solving social problems. The student-run group has accomplished a number of things already this […]

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Opinion: Little learned from laptops

  By Emma McHugh When I was a freshman here, I took a philosophy class that seemed to move at a slow pace. To ease the boredom, students began bringing their laptops to class.  Toward the end, when the teacher would attempt to incite conversation about some philosophical matter, all he would receive in reply was the sound of typing on laptops. The look […]

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