Category: Sun Chronicle

Social networking app Yik Yak drawing cheers from some, jeers from others

Sun Chronicle John Carroll, College of Communication A variety of social media networks can connect millions by tapping a couple of buttons on a smartphone or computer, and now another is gaining steam – but it’s also surrounded by controversy… Expert quote: “Anytime you’ve got an anonymous forum, you run the risk of people abusing […]

Some in the Attleboro area cutting the cord

Sun Chronicle John Carroll, College of Communication Streaming services are having a moment. More and more Americans are ditching their traditional cable TV subscriptions in favor of digital streaming services and devices, as cable and satellite bills keep creeping up… Expert quote: “One study found that 45 percent of U.S. adults think cable television is a […]

A deadly trend

The Sun Chronicle Alexander Walley, School of Medicine With Eastern Massachusetts leading the nation in the incidence of drug-related emergency room visits involving heroin and other opiates, medical experts are urging the use of alternative pain therapies and an overdose-reversing drug to slow the deadly trend… Expert quote: “Admissions to the hospital for overdose is […]