Maddie Bataille

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Pre-k through 12, world language education programs aim to expand horizons The College of Education adds two new majors. PHOTO CREDIT: habitatbroward.org Educators must continue to learn so that they can teach others, according to Danielle Dennis, interim dean of the College of Education.  The College of Education is introducing two new...
How can we define the First Amendment in the age of social media? PHOTO CREDIT: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor Twitter has played a prominent role in how people digest media.  In the past, Twitter has banned people who “abused” the platform to spread hate or misinformation. In October of this...
Professor of photography Annu Palakunnathu Matthew’s book “The Answers Take Time” is set to hit shelves this month. PHOTO CREDIT: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor When she was young, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew lost her father. The experience of losing a loved one shaped her, and she found herself drawn to...

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“My family makes Pillsbury cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning.”   Courtney Cummings, human development and family science major, ‘24 “My parents host a Solstice party which happens on December 21. There's a bonfire which is supposed to spread more light when there's the most darkness.”  Rosa Mohrmann, psychology and Spanish major ‘23 “Making...
Elon Musk bought Twitter on Oct. 27. Since being the owner of the world's most ‘influential’ platform, here’s what he’s done.  Laid off 50% of the platform's employees.  Accepted the resignation of over 1,000 employees.  Reinstated the accounts of… Donald Trump  Andrew Tate Kanye West Marjorie Taylor Greene Babylon Bee Kathy Griffin “I feel as if he shouldn't...
Taylor Swift connects with fans in one of her most vulnerable albums “Midnights.” Graphic By: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor Becoming the first artist to hold all top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 list with her latest album “Midnights,” Taylor Swift has continued to prove she is a force in...
Indie-rock band puts on unforgettable show Pictured: Mt. Joy performing live at Fenway Park’s MGM Music Hall.  PHOTO CREDIT: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor 10 months ago, I saw Mt. Joy live at the Strand in Providence. It was my first concert since the pandemic. I remember I had reflected on the...
Taylor Swift connects with fans in one of her most vulnerable albums “Midnights.” Graphic By: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor Can I ask you a question? Have you been listening to this album nonstop too? On Oct. 22, Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” broke the record for the most streamed album in...
Taylor Swift connects with fans in one of her most vulnerable albums “Midnights.” Graphic By: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor At 11 p.m., I put the kettle on the stove to make a cup of tea. At 11:02 p.m., I lit my favorite candle. By 11:36 p.m., my roommate and...
Connecticut’s first mariachi band celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at URI Guitarist/singer, smiling while playing their traditional music for students. PHOTO CREDIT: Maddie Bataille | Photo Editor On Oct. 6, the MSSC hosted a celebration of Mexican culture “¡Fiesta Méxicana!”, as part of Hispanic Heritage month. The event educated attendees on Mexican-American...
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