Opioids Continue to be a Growing Problem Throughout the Country

May 5th, 2016
4 weeks ago

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 […]

North Carolina and Mississippi Did This to Themselves

April 28th, 2016
1 month ago

North Carolina and Mississippi have been facing a tremendous amount of backlash from celebrities, politicians and businesses around the country, after the governors signed a bill discriminating against the LGBTQ community. The first to take action was Bruce Springsteen. He cancelled his show in Greensboro, North Carolina in order to protest these anti-LGBTQ laws. Other […]

Standing up to Sexual Assault, Continues to be on us

April 13th, 2016
2 months ago

This month we recognize sexual assault awareness month and the Central Connecticut campus is holding events to bring light to the difficult subject. Beginning in the 1970s, women began the Take Back the Night marches, where they protested against violence frequently encountered late at night while walking the streets. Forty-six years later that tradition continues throughout […]

Tuition Increases Potentially Effecting Quality of Higher Education

April 6th, 2016
2 months ago

Exiting high school and stepping into the college realm, many students chose Central Connecticut for two main reasons: It is affordable and you get a good education close to home. Good education at a good price. Short and simple. But is it still that way? Not as of March 29th. According to an article from CT Mirror, the […]

Malloy’s Budget Needs Revision

February 8th, 2016
4 months ago

Board of Regents (BOR) President Mark Ojakian, believes a reassessment of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s recent budget recommendation is necessary, before further action is taken.  “We’re going to have to assess the impact institution by institution and the system as a whole. Clearly, if the budget was enacted, as it was proposed today, it would […]

President Miller Leaves a Monumental Mark on CCSU

February 3rd, 2016
4 months ago

President Jack Miller has been a major influence and conductor in bringing the Central Connecticut campus up to the potential it always had to be. Between raising endowments, graduation rates and adding academic building, Miller made tremendous contributions to CCSU within his past 12 years as president. Last week, Miller announced via email that come […]

Fate of Caucuses to be Determined by O’Malley

January 27th, 2016
4 months ago

In the time left before the caucuses, Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are working to grab all the possible votes for the Iowa caucuses. According to ABC News, as of Jan. 12th Sanders was up five points against Clinton. This poll could mean nothing though – with Martin O’Malley still in the race, the results are unpredictable. O’Malley […]

The Need for Stricter Gun Control

December 10th, 2015
6 months ago

Gun control laws and regulations within the United States border are desperately in need of change, President Obama made this point clear when he address the nation regarding this issue last week. Recently, new information regarding the couple who drastically took the lives of 14 innocent people in San Bernardino, California came to light. “We […]

Syrian Refugees Welcome in Connecticut

December 3rd, 2015
6 months ago

We are firm believers of knowing all sides of every story before making a decision on anything, including religion. Education is fear’s biggest enemy and I commend Governor Malloy for granting solace to the Syrian people escaping their war torn countries. Social media became an interface of public discussion where peers, family and educators voiced their […]

Let the Dust Settle

November 19th, 2015
6 months 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 […]

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