An Open Letter to Mayor Erin Stewart

October 21st, 2015
1 month ago

New Britain Mayor and Central Connecticut alumna Erin Stewart has somewhat insidiously played some immature moves such as blocking CCSU alumnus Bobby Berriault, CCSU student Wyatt Bosworth who is running for New Britain City council and The Recorder’s Assistant News Editor Christopher Marinelli. The 28-year-old has been able to enjoy a career as mayor young […]

From the Basement of ITBD Comes Compassion on Wheels

March 23rd, 2015
8 months ago

N.A.S. by Sean Begin The work that takes place in the basement of the Institute of Technology and Business Development building on Main Street in New Britain didn’t start there. It didn’t even technically start in its original space in Room 101 in Copernicus Hall. The dozens of wheelchairs in that basement, all in differing […]

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Recorder Backs Recent CCSU Alumna

October 30th, 2013
2 years ago

The mayoral election for the city of  New Britain is coming up on Nov. 5  and the students of CCSU need to pay attention. The two candidates for this upcoming mayoral race are current New Britain Mayor, Tim O’Brien, and Former CCSU Graduate, Erin Stewart. Our editorial staff feels that a fresh, new perspective on local […]

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Competition For A Cause

October 30th, 2013
2 years ago

By Rachael Bentley Students on campus may have noticed a new addition to the Student Center circle this past week: an empty storage pod covered in posters that promote a new campus initiative called Competition For A Cause. The project is only in its second year and was started by SGA Senator Simms Sonet last […]

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Mayor O’Brien Hopes To Integrate University With Downtown Area

October 30th, 2013
2 years ago

By Jacqueline Stoughton New Britain mayor Tim O’Brien presented a vision of an integrated university and city as part of his campaign to be re-elected. The mayor’s opponent, Erin Stewart, is campaigning to help CCSU students to be more involved with the New Britain community, in the form of creating more internships and co-ops.  O’Brien […]


Local Apartment Gets New Lease On Life

October 16th, 2013
2 years ago

By Rachael Bentley Residents and visitors of  local New Britain apartment complex Campus View will soon be noticing some major changes to the property in the upcoming year, if they haven’t started to notice them already. Property Manager Susan Rumill is determined to make sure that Campus View is seen in a new light. “We […]


Taxes, Education Focal Points At First Mayoral Debate

October 2nd, 2013
2 years ago

By Taylor Skirvin and Eric Stadalnik New Britain- Republican Mayoral candidate and CCSU graduate Erin Stewart continued to sell her youth as the right answer for the city during the first debate at Trinity on Main Saturday afternoon.   Stressing that the current administration’s tax hikes and wasteful spending was not sustainable for the future, […]

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Arrest/Citation Log

September 18th, 2013
2 years ago

Weekly Arrest and Citation Log from the CCSU Police Department Alyssa S. Marin, 24, of Bridgepot, Conn., was charged with failure to obey control signal on Sept. 12 shortly after 8am. Her court date is scheduled for Sept. 26. Carolyn A. Reid, 30, of Manchester, Conn., was charged with the unauthorized display/ misuse of a […]


Students Work With City To Help Homeless

April 10th, 2013
3 years ago

Amanda Webster CCSU students along with Community Central have been working towards finding solutions to the growing population of homeless people in the city of New Britain. According to a count conducted by a state-based homeless coalition in 2011, there are about 115 homeless people currently living in New Britain, however, experts in the field […]


New Britain Fights Back

November 26th, 2012
3 years ago

By Amanda Webster and Irene Yukash Two ordinances passed by Mayor Timothy O’Brien and the common council has New Britain residents and landowners in an uproar and taking a stand in the courts and on the streets. “We’re here to protest two ordinances, both ordinances being unconstitutional in our opinion,” said Sam Zherka, a landowner.  […]

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