Farewell: My Turn to Say Goodbye

May 5th, 2016
3 weeks ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton I’ve always known that being a journalist is what I’m 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 freshman, […]

The Curse of Leading

April 28th, 2016
1 month ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton Over the past year I’ve had experiences in my personal life that I never imagined I would find myself having to endure. Those experiences inspired me to try and become a more ‘positive thinker.’ Every genuinely happy person I know in my life always advises positive thinking; that one positive thought in […]

Mississippi Needs to Move Back into the 21st Century

April 13th, 2016
2 months ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton Despite the fact it’s now 2016, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) signed a bill last week allowing businesses to refuse their services to gay couples based on their religious beliefs and objections. Many have expressed opposition due to concerns that this could effect the success of their businesses and distort future potential economic […]

New Security Bill to Give Internet Abusers a Lesson in Online Etiquette

February 11th, 2016
4 months ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton Online privacy and security has been a political issue for some time now, but it seems Congress is finally beginning to make some move on a bill requiring a search warrant from a judge before law enforcements are allowed to freely search through a persons email, photos and other online documents. The […]

Chose Your Own Day To Start Your Resolutions

February 11th, 2016
4 months ago

by Analisa Novak I’ll never forget Super Bowl Sunday 2014, I single handily finished an entire pizza, a 2-liter Pepsi and some nachos. I was only a little over a ,month into my New Year’s resolution to loose weight and I gave up. It wasn’t the first time and like many New Year’s resolutions it happened around the […]

The Importance of Making Sure Children are Vaccinated

February 3rd, 2016
4 months ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton I’m at the awkward stage in life where half my friends are having babies, while the other half are at the peak of their party days. Although I’d say I’ve definitely grown up from my own days of weekend party binges freshman and sophomore year, I’m not quite at the point in […]

’90s Kids, Defined

January 27th, 2016
4 months ago

by Sheridan Cyr For my 21st birthday that took place over break, I took the train to spend the day in New York City. Though effortless, traveling the route there was tedious. I turned to my phone for some relief, maintaining this feeling hanging over me that I was officially an adult and that in a […]

A Senior’s Sage Advice for New Students

January 27th, 2016
4 months ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton For the past two semesters, I’ve utilized my weekly columns here to discuss current events in politics. I still intend to continue that theme throughout this next semester – but since these are my last 13 weeks writing for this paper, I wanted to branch out to some other topics of importance to […]

Republican Reputation Seriously at Risk During this Election

January 27th, 2016
4 months ago

by Jacqueline Stoughton This new set of Republican candidates have sent the reputation of the party to the lowest it’s probably ever been. With no hope of redemption for this election, hopefully the GOP can learn from their mistakes and get back to being the party they once were. It’s been figures such as Donald […]

Oscar Nominees Leave Out Color

January 23rd, 2016
4 months ago

by Analisa Novak There is something wrong with Hollywood when not a single black actor or actress are nominated for the most prestigious awards of the industry. On Jan. 14 the academy announced the nominees for the 88th Oscars ceremony. Of the top nominees, not a single black actor or actress was nominated. While this […]

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