The Making of a Better World

The Making of a Better World

BY HEATHER GURECKI

It’s the middle of the night here in Fitchburg and it has just stopped raining. I crawled into bed and cracked the window next to me for some fresh air. I can still hear the last of the water falling off roofs and trees until it soaks into the ground. It acts almost like a beat, the rhythm of a song, and the drunkards wandering back home are yelling and shouting the chorus.

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Review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Dear Ijeawele

Review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Dear Ijeawele

BY SAMANTHA FOSTER

Raising a daughter can be a challenging task, especially when it feels like the world is somehow against her just for being female. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions is a book that can help fellow parents or guardians give their daughters the tools they need to become strong independent women who love themselves despite what society may think about them.

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SuperFans in Fitchburg

SuperFans in Fitchburg

BY CHRIS GERARDI

Within Fitchburg, especially near the campus, there is one place that has been there for students when it comes to their late-night food needs. Superfans, which is located across the University, looks like just a hole in the wall, for about five years now. But looks can always be deceiving. The employees work until the early morning hours.

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Wakanda Forever: Why Black Panther Is More Than Just Another Superhero M

Wakanda Forever: Why Black Panther Is More Than Just Another Superhero M

BY SUZANNE KARIOKI

Marvel announced Black Panther back in 2014, and while many fans were overjoyed, more still were anxious: after Exodus: Gods and Kings or Dreamworks’ attempt at Ghost in the Shell, it was obvious that Hollywood had a problem with sticking to the source material. What if - to the surprise of no one - they added a white sidekick to make T’Challa more palatable? What if the cast of a movie set in Africa was more White than Black - because who, Hollywood insisted, would want to watch a movie without a white face?​​​​​​​

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