News

Central Offers More Than Just Affordability For Transfers

2 Jul , 2015  

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N.A.S. by Nicholas Leahey Jacob Wilson is like every other college freshman at Central Connecticut. Every day, he goes to class, works out and plays the occasional video game with his suite mates. There is, however, something that sets Jacob apart from many other people on campus; he is a transfer student. Originally an accounting […]

Engineering Research Project Fuels Scientific Innovations

6 Apr , 2015  

by Acadia Otlowski  A student stands ankle-deep in snow outside of the engineering building, a propane torch in her hand. In her other gloved hand, she holds a metal cylinder, heating it to remove residue from the last set of tests. This cylinder is a just a piece of the mold that the team of […]

Yale Professor Speaks on Importance of Hispanic Heritage

4 Jan , 2015  

By Jesmarie Disdiel Dr. Rolena Adorno, Department Chair and Sterling Professor of Spanish at Yale University, visited Central Connecticut Wednesday to speak on Hispanic heritage and its importance today, posing the question of what does Columbus Day mean now? “Hispanic Heritage Month offers us a chance to reflect exactly on these matters,” said Adorno as […]

The Student Center: Providing Career Opportunities For 50 Years

4 Jan , 2015  

By Ruth Bruno After 50 years, the CCSU Student Center continues to provide a place for students to gather together to grab some lunch or do homework. But for others, the Student Center provides a job and many opportunities leading to future careers. Tiffany Moffo-Simpson, Assistant Director of the Student Center, has worked there for […]

Opinion

The Importance of Baltimore’s Anger Over Freddie Gray

2 Jul , 2015  

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The events surrounding the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the Baltimore Police Department are mired in mystery. When three officers arrested him (for reasons that still remain unclear), video footage shows him being hauled into a police van shouting in pain from an injured leg. When Gray arrived at the police station, […]

Why Bruce Jenner is so Important

2 Jul , 2015  

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N.A.S. by Jacqueline Stoughton Bruce Jenner, the world famous olympian who’s better known as that world famous dad from “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” shocked the world with a personal confession he made on ABC’s “20/20″ with Diane Sawyer: he’s a Republican. Not so shocking, was his revelation to Sawyer confirming what we’ve all been […]

Arts & Entertainment

Campus Lit Magazine Hosts Award Winning Poet

4 Jan , 2015  

by Sheridan Cyr Students gathered eagerly to hear the heartfelt poetry of William Schutt and Alfred Corn in Marcus White Living Room on Thursday evening. Michael Lacy, Editor-in-Chief of Helix Magazine who hosted the event, welcomed Schutt to the pedestal, saying that Schutt’s achievements were “quite the list, to be honest!” Schutt traveled to New Britain from Baltimore, Maryland […]

Album Review: Gary Clark Jr. Live

4 Jan , 2015  

by Dillon Meehan The future of rock-and-roll music, guitarist Gary Clark Jr., has released his first live album “Gary Clark Jr. Live.” The album was recorded from the best renditions at his shows all across the world over the past year. The young musician had recently gained fame by performing at Eric Clapton’s last two Crossroads Guitar Festival in […]

Gotham: A Crime-Drama Set in the DC Universe

4 Jan , 2015  

by Jesmarie Disdiel Fans of Batman and all the characters in his world will greatly appreciate the new TV show Gotham – a crime-drama with a DC universe twist. Set in Gotham City, the series portrays the origin stories of DC’S most popular hero, Batman, and some of his infamous villains: Catwoman, the Penguin, Poison Ivy, […]

Sports

Thank You, Blue Devils, and Good-Bye

2 Jul , 2015  

N.A.S. by Sean Begin One of the basic tenets of good journalism is, supposedly, a distant impartiality to the subject matter being reported. Journalists are supposed to enter a situation merely as observers, there to record and dispense what they see and hear to those who cannot be there. But sports journalism is different in […]

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