AIC Yellow Jacket

2020—From Bad to Worse

Isaiah Morales, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

The past twelve months have been a tough ride, from celebrity deaths to massive environmental destruction, and now COVID-19. 2020 started with wildfires across Australia burning down the habitats of wildlife. Then a massive...

Working during COVID-19

Jorge Diaz Delgado, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Many people risk their lives every day to save others. This was true before COVID-19, but now many people who work in the service industry are suddenly in this position. People who used to feel safe in their work now have to ...

Radiologic Technologist Describes “Surreal” Circumstances At Cooley Dickinson

Katelynn Leclerc

April 28, 2020

“Thank you, frontliners.” It's a quote we see almost everywhere, whether on TV, social media, street signs, or any number of other places. But what is it like to actually be a frontliner during the COVID- 19 global pandemic?...

New Student Orientation Hopes to Welcome Incoming Yellow Jackets as Usual

Esterina O'Donnell, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Every year, American International College hosts a three-day New Student Orientation to welcome the incoming first-year students. New Student Orientation is extremely important for a new student's transition to AIC. Students are...

The Cancellation of the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade Does Not Dampen the Green Season

Rose McCaffrey, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse announced that the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day Parade would be canceled because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. While the cancellation of the parade was necessary, many of...

Celebrities and coaches provide a legendary memorial for Kobe Bryant

Aaliyah Ellison, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

The NBA world, sports world, and the world in general was taken by shock on Sunday, January 26, when the news broke that basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others tragically died in a helicopter...

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