Let the Dust Settle

November 19th, 2015
7 days ago

As French flag-filtered profile pictures and vaguely worded solutions to societal issues dominates social media, a main theme was noticed. Most people don’t let the entire story unfold, or “let the dust settle” before a crisis becomes artillery in heated debates pertaining to school shootings, gun control and much more. Directly after the atrocities in Paris, news […]

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 […]

Muslims can be Presidents too

September 24th, 2015
2 months ago

Once again politicians haven’t learned that church and state should always remain separate, as they once again drag religion into something that has nothing to do with religion. The issue now with the GOP, should someone of Muslim faith be able to run for presidency?  Ignorantly, many Republicans (and I’m sure a few Democrats) say […]

Editorial: Rolling Stone Schooled on Campus Rape Reporting

September 7th, 2015
3 months ago

An alleged rape victim, Jackie, told her story to Rolling Stone in a report that  made national attention- first for graphic details and lack of intervention by the University of Virginia, then for journalistic error. Allegations of assault should always be taken very seriously, and perhaps going to the press wasn’t the best first course […]

“Death with Dignity” a Right for All

January 4th, 2015
11 months ago

Instead of fearing death, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard has come closer than most to embracing it. The terminally ill woman has become a poster-child for the “death with dignity” movement. This initiative allows those who have been diagnosed as terminally ill to receive a medication that will let them choose when or where they wish to […]

A New Idea for CCSU’s Early Registration

January 4th, 2015
11 months ago

With midterms behind us and November around the corner, it’s time for CCSU students to start planning their courses for the spring semester. With that comes the knowledge that some students have already signed up for their classes, limiting the availability of some classes for the general student population, a hurdle the Recorder editorial board […]

Vargas Visit Sparks Immigration Conversation

January 4th, 2015
11 months ago

Immigration has been a major issue the past few years and a heavy aspect of campaign debates. Yet many college students know very little about the issue of immigration and the daily struggle undocumented Americans face. Over the years, the number of immigrants living undocumented in this country has only gone up, currently somewhere near […]

CSCU Plan Rightly Under Fire

January 4th, 2015
11 months ago

Faculty members at Central Connecticut as well as the other three state universities have raised their voices in protest against the Board of Regents for Higher Education and President Gregory Gray’s Transform CSCU 2020 initiative.  The plan lays out approximately 30 “roadmaps” or goals which all Connecticut State Universities and Charter schools are to adopt […]

C.H.A.N.G.E. Comes to Central

January 4th, 2015
11 months ago

In the early morning hours of the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break, fire alarms in four of the Central Connecticut resident halls were pulled, prompting hundreds of students to head into the chilly night air. There they found a group of protestors who had been marching since midnight in support of Ferguson, following the St. Louis County […]

Wesleyan Co-Educates On-Campus Fraternities

September 27th, 2014
1 year ago

The Greek life on campus at Wesleyan University is in for a major change from the traditional fraternity/sorority system, after university president Michael Roth announced to the campus that the three residential fraternities must begin the process of becoming co-educational organizations within the next three years. Although for the past century the chapters of Beta Theta […]

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