The Ripple Effect of Antonelli v. Hammond

By John Plue Constitution day took place September 17, 2019, and the staff of the Cycle in 1969 came to speak with an audience about the Antonelli v. Hammond case. John Antonelli, Joan Sweeney, Jay Sampson, and Mark Rice all touched upon what led up to publishing “Black Moochie” by Eldridge Cleaver in the Cycle and how it changed their […]

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FSU Celebrates 22nd Rock the Block

by John Plue On September 10, 2019, Fitchburg State University held the 22nd annual Rock the Block. When Rock the Block was first held it was a non-profit volunteer fair. According to Shane Franzen, the Associate Director of Student Development, the first Rock the Block “didn’t go very well.” He further explained that the school “opened it up to clubs […]

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Study Abroad With Global Ambassadors Program

by Sylvia Agyeiwaa Fitchburg State University received a $1 million dollars grant to help students study abroad. The Global Ambassadors Scholarship Program is a program in which Fitchburg State University gives grants to students for studying abroad. Through the leadership of Anna M. Clementi and the Clementi Family Charitable Trust, the money was raised to support the new program. The […]

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FSU recognizes 50th year anniversary of Antonelli v. Hammond

by John Plue Take a step 50 years into the past and put yourself in the shoes of the Cycle’s editor-in-chief John Antonelli. It is the beginning of the 1969 fall semester at Fitchburg State and an article in the student newspaper has been censored. Then, you try to publish another issue and the entire paper is being turned away […]

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Hulu Series Castle Rock Filming Hits FSU Campus

by Sophia Laperie It is not everyday a Stephen King series is filmed at your school. This past summer, the Hulu series, Castle Rock found their way on campus while filming season two of the horror series. To simulate an underwater lake scene for one of the episodes the film crew used multiple techniques to transform the pool at the […]

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