“Death with Dignity” a Right for All

January 4th, 2015
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
9 months 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 […]


Urban Outfitters Seeks Attention, Offends Again

September 27th, 2014
9 months ago

Urban Outfitters has outdone themselves, yet again. The clothing company has proven to dramatically and improperly cross the fine line between edgy and tasteless. The company is once again under fire for its offensive clothing choices, this time for releasing a bloodstained Kent State hoodie, labelled as “vintage” by the company. For those unaware of Kent […]


A Plea for Net Neutrality

September 13th, 2014
10 months ago

Websites across the Internet banded together to make a huge statement to users on Wednesday, by displaying a spinning-wheel icon to demonstrate to Internet users what could potentially happen if the U.S. Federal Communications Commission passes strict net neutrality regulations. With these net neutrality rules load times of many sites may be slowed down; meaning […]


Journalists Experience Trauma Too

April 23rd, 2014
1 year ago

There were many people who went to the 2014 Boston Marathon to heal. For runners and spectators alike, the race was a moment for the population to stand up for itself. Along with the people who attend and participate in the event, there are those who are not commonly perceived as traumatized by incidents of […]


UCONN R.A. Tries to Calm a Crowd; Backfires

April 9th, 2014
1 year ago

In the days leading up to the final match between the two UConn basketball teams, a resident assistant sent a sharply worded to those who live on his floor. The email, simply signed Derek, informed residents on his floor that any celebration of the games would not be tolerated. “I’m on duty tonight and it’s […]


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