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Students React to Sexual Assault on Campus

19 Sep , 2016  

by Analisa Novak Students at Central Connecticut State University were outraged to find out that there was a sexual assault on campus last weekend, and they were not notified. “For the general well-being for the people here, I think that we should have been notified,” said freshman Ari Burger. The sexual assault, which took place […]

Miller Leaves Enduring Legacy at CCSU

18 Sep , 2016  

by Jackson Rioux Central Connecticut State University President Jack Miller retired on Sept. 19 after a memorable 11-year run with the university. Miller, who announced his retirement earlier this year, has received praise from administrators and students. “I think he leaves an exceptional legacy on a number of fronts,” said CCSU Director of Athletics Paul […]

Opinion

Bernie Or Bust

19 Sep , 2016  

  by Kristina Vakhman The Democratic National Convention (DNC) in July saw a split in the left like no other. From comedian Sarah Silverman calling those still standing behind Bernie Sanders “ridiculous,” to members of the audience booing and heckling Hillary Clinton’s nomination throughout the event, it was clear that “Stronger Together” was not standing […]

Church and State are Not Separate

19 Sep , 2016  

by Lorenzo Burgio With the presidential election nearing, it is important to recognize the Republican Party’s inability to separate church and state — an aspect to democracy deemed necessary by the Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution. In a description of the party’s platform, the GOP official website states, “That […]

Arts & Entertainment

Latino De Oro

19 Sep , 2016  

by Alonso Velasquez The 10th Latino De Oro Awards ceremony showcased the many positive contributions made by the Latino community in the state of Connecticut. The gala, hosted by the Hispanic-focused newspaper, “Identidad Latina,” was held on Sunday, Sept. 10 in the Theater of the Arts at The Learning Corridor in Hartford from 6 p.m. […]

Sports

Champions League Week One Recap

19 Sep , 2016  

  by Evan Sobol Match-day one of the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League is already behind us. Let’s see how Europe’s best, played in the first week of group stage action. Defending champions Real Madrid opened their season in Group F at home with a nail-biter against Portuguese side Sporting Clube De Portugal (CP). Sporting midfielder […]

Women’s Soccer Streak Ends at Two

19 Sep , 2016  

  by Kimberly Pena Central Connecticut State University’s Women’s Soccer team’s two-game winning streak came to an end on Thursday against Providence College with a 3-1 loss at the CCSU Soccer Field. The Blue Devils dropped to 2-7 for the season, while the Friars improved their record to 5-3-1. Game action mostly took place in […]

New Baseball Team May not Actually Help The New Britain Economy

19 Sep , 2016  

  by Kimberly Pena  NEW BRITAIN- Mayor Erin Stewart is hoping with the new baseball team in town, it will revitalize the city once again. However, economical experts seem to believe the New Britain Bees will not cause an economic boom as hoped for. Donn M. Johnson, a Interim Chair of Economics and a professor of […]

CCSU’s Own Competes in the US Olympic Trials Over the Summer

14 Sep , 2016  

  by Kimberly Pena Blue Devils Swim Team’s own Maddy Garber qualified for this year’s U.S. Olympic swim trials for the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke. The 20-year-old junior was CCSU’s lone representative at the summer trials that were held in Omaha, Nebraska. She recalls the experience as something hard to wrap her head around as […]

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