The Point And It’s Ever Changing History

By Kristin Schneider Fitchburg State University’s student-run newspaper has been a part of the university for nearly as long as the school has been around. While not always called The Point it has survived in a variety of forms since it first started over 100 years ago. The first known iteration of the school’s paper was called The Normal News, […]

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Black History Month: Commemorating Black Men and Women

By Jaly Marquez Tyler Perry Tyler Perry is a comedian, actor, producer, filmmaker, playmaker, and community activist. Tyler Perry is one of the highest paid entertainers in history. Some of his most popular work comes from the OWN where he’s produced countless series all with a different level of success. Perry is from a small town in Louisiana and rose […]

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Black History Month: Commemorating Black Men and Women

By Jaly Marquez Michelle Obama Michelle Obama is a highly renowned black woman not because of her former president husband but because of the work she does for people from her hometown and people around the world. Obama was the first African-American First Lady. Mrs. Obama is highly educated as she went to both Harvard and Princeton where she graduated […]

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Black History Month: Commemorating Black Men and Women

By Jaly Marquez   Akon Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, more commonly known as Akon, is more than a popular RnB singer, he is an American-Senegalese producer and entrepreneur. He has dedicated and has spent most of his life, as well as career, advocating and helping people in Africa. Akon not only helped to bring solar power to millions of […]

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The Best Outdoor Spots Near Campus

Written and Photographed by: Anna Legere With spring around the corner and the warm weather already here, it’s about that time to step away from the stuffiness of campus and get out into the fresh air. Luckily there is an abundance of hiking trails, mountains, waterfalls, and picnic areas near by. Trap Falls, Ashby MA Just down the street from […]

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