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Students Advocate for Socialism Support on Campus

18 May , 2016  

by Jacqueline Stoughton The Socialist Action and Youth for Socialist Action groups got together last month to advocate for socialism voters on the Central Connecticut campus, in hopes that students would vote for Bernie Sanders at the Connecticut primary elections later this month. Five speakers took the podium and preached to a room full of students and community […]

CCSU Spring Concert Sees Large Student Turnout

9 May , 2016   Gallery

Kid Ink. Photo by: Devin Leith-Yessian, The Recoder

by Nicholas Leahey Students at Central Connecticut showed up in droves to Kaiser Gymnasium Saturday night to see music artists Bryson Tiller and Kid Ink in the annual Spring Concert put on by the Central Activities Network (CAN) and Student Government Association (SGA). The sold-out Kaiser Gym saw stellar performances from both acts. “I have […]

Contract Negotiations Stalling Amid State Budget Woes

5 May , 2016  

by Nicholas Leahey The arbitration deadline for the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Connecticut State University American Association of University Professors (CSU-AAUP) and the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents (BOR) has been pushed back again – until June – as the state’s legislators continue to deal with the state’s ongoing fiscal crisis. As […]

Opinion

Trump’s Campaign Causes Friction

9 May , 2016  

by Lorenzo Burgio This past Friday, hundreds of demonstrators protested the California Republican Convention to oppose Donald Trump before he could conduct his speech. The protesters made it clear they opposed Trump and his views, cheering, “ Shut Down Trump!” It seems this may be the only way to prevent anymore friction in this country caused […]

Not So Fast, Tom Brady

9 May , 2016  

by Tyler Roaix The NFL has won the latest round in its Deflategate legal battle and Tom Brady is once again suspended for the first four games of the season. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the NFL does indeed have the authority to suspend Brady, overturning a lower court ruling […]

Opioids Continue to be a Growing Problem Throughout the Country

5 May , 2016  

Ongoing investigations of music icon Prince’s death have discovered prescription opioid medication on his person and in his Minnesota home. It is unclear at this point if Prince had a valid prescription. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) explained, opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin and the licit prescription pain […]

Arts & Entertainment

CAN Carnival Receives an Impressive Turnout

9 May , 2016   Gallery

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by Kaitlin Lyle With final exams just around the corner, Central Connecticut students were treated to a day in New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras as part of Central Activities Network (CAN) and Inter-Residence Council’s (IRC) Road Trip Spring Week. The Spring Week Carnival was held Wednesday afternoon at the Student Center Circle. Before the […]

“Carrie – The Musical” Takes on the Black Box Theatre

9 May , 2016  

by Kaitlin Lyle As local high schools prepare for celebrating prom, the Central Connecticut Theater Department captivated its audience last week by bringing Stephen King’s notorious prom story to the stage in “Carrie – The Musical.” Sponsored by the club Center Stage, the CCSU 2016 Spring Musical ran from April 27 to May 1 at […]

CCSU Spring Concert Sees Large Student Turnout

9 May , 2016   Gallery

Kid Ink. Photo by: Devin Leith-Yessian, The Recoder

by Nicholas Leahey Students at Central Connecticut showed up in droves to Kaiser Gymnasium Saturday night to see music artists Bryson Tiller and Kid Ink in the annual Spring Concert put on by the Central Activities Network (CAN) and Student Government Association (SGA). The sold-out Kaiser Gym saw stellar performances from both acts. “I have […]

Bookmark it! “Cash Your Investment” Teaches College Graduates How to Manage Life After College

9 May , 2016  

by Jacqueline Stoughton In a world where the college degree is decreasing in its value, recent graduates find themselves in a limbo unable to get a job in the field they spent the past four years studying and preparing to work in. “Cash Your Investment: How to Leverage Your College Degree into a Great First Job,” […]

“Wine and Paint Nite” Draws Out Creativity

5 May , 2016  

by Sheridan Cyr Dozens of students on Tuesday took part in the second event of Central Activity Network’s (CAN) annual Spring Week, “Wine and Paint Nite.” The event, sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and CAN, invited students to Alumni Hall for a free evening of paint lessons by professional artists and wine for […]

Sports

Not So Fast, Tom Brady

9 May , 2016  

by Tyler Roaix The NFL has won the latest round in its Deflategate legal battle and Tom Brady is once again suspended for the first four games of the season. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the NFL does indeed have the authority to suspend Brady, overturning a lower court ruling […]

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