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Hoops for Homeless Supports Children in New Britain Community

2 May , 2016  

by Tyler Roaix The fourth annual Hoops for Homeless event took place April 30 in New Britain. The event is an all-ages annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament staged on Main Street in downtown New Britain next to Central Park. All proceeds from this event will be given to local projects that will directly address homelessness in New […]

Project Puffin Author Speaks At CCSU

28 Apr , 2016   Gallery

by Lisa Massicotte Award-winning Boston Globe Editor and columnist Derrick Jackson paid a visit to Central Connecticut last week. Students lounged in the couches of the Marcus White Living Room Wednesday, April 20th to hear Jackson share his journey covering the Project Puffin. Project Puffin is a 43-year-old initiative to restore puffin-bird populations to Eastern Egg Rock, which […]

Kasich Brings Optimistic Message to Connecticut

28 Apr , 2016   Gallery

by Tyler Roaix Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) came to Glastonbury High School Friday evening to make his pitch to Connecticut Republicans on why he should represent the party in the general election this November. The event came just days before the Connecticut primary vote, on April 26th. In front of a little more than 1,500 people that filled […]

Students And Administrators Attend CSU Day At Capital Building

28 Apr , 2016  

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by Nicholas Leahey A handful of students and administrative faculty attended Connecticut State University (CSU) Day at the state capital building in Hartford last Tuesday, March 19, along with other students and faculty from other schools in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system, amid a backdrop of the state’s ongoing budget crisis. Representatives […]

‘Feelin’ the Bern’ in Hartford

28 Apr , 2016   Gallery

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by Sheridan Cyr Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke for just over an hour in Riverfront Park in Hartford, Connecticut, Monday morning to hundreds of supporters. Sanders’ campaign in Hartford takes place after a successful rally in New Haven the day before. Each presidential candidate, except for Republican Ted Cruz, visited Connecticut this and last week to […]

Opinion

Cowboys Made the Wrong Decision Drafting Ezekiel Elliott

5 May , 2016  

by Dillon Meehan 2015 was a rough year for the Dallas Cowboys. Tony Romo’s shoulder injury sidelined him for 12 games and Dallas finished with a 4-12 record. With Romo set to return with a surgically repaired shoulder, the Cowboys had the number four pick in the draft and had a chance to find the […]

Farewell: My Turn to Say Goodbye

5 May , 2016  

by Jacqueline Stoughton I’ve always known that being a journalist is what I am meant to do in my life. I had been active on my high school paper, further assuring me that I was making the right choice of what I wanted to study in college. When I arrived at Central Connecticut as a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Matt Belliveau Ties Loose Ends at Central with his Music

28 Apr , 2016  

by Kaitlin Lyle If one were to pass by Welte Hall last Sunday evening, chances are that they would be caught up in the immense talent that took place during the jazz recital of senior Matt Belliveau, a jazz studies major at Central Connecticut. After receiving a playbill for the occasion, audience members were instructed […]

Sports

Cowboys Made the Wrong Decision Drafting Ezekiel Elliott

5 May , 2016  

by Dillon Meehan 2015 was a rough year for the Dallas Cowboys. Tony Romo’s shoulder injury sidelined him for 12 games and Dallas finished with a 4-12 record. With Romo set to return with a surgically repaired shoulder, the Cowboys had the number four pick in the draft and had a chance to find the […]

Hoops for Homeless Supports Children in New Britain Community

2 May , 2016  

by Tyler Roaix The fourth annual Hoops for Homeless event took place April 30 in New Britain. The event is an all-ages annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament staged on Main Street in downtown New Britain next to Central Park. All proceeds from this event will be given to local projects that will directly address homelessness in New […]

Blue Devils Drop Series Opener Against LIU Brooklyn

28 Apr , 2016   Gallery

by Daniel Bates The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped their series opener to Long Island University Brooklyn 2-0 on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils were held to only six hits on the day as LIU’s Baylor LaPointe threw a complete game shutout. “We weren’t able to capitalize and put pressure on them and on the […]

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