By: Joe Suszczynski Congress thankfully opened the government back up by voting to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, which did not let the country go into default. However this averted crisis should only get so much praise as funding for the government is only extended to January 15, 2014 along with the […]
To the Editor: My name is Matthew Hubbard, and I am a candidate for Senior Class President. I recognize that statements have been issued publicly against me in regards to a misappropriation of student fees to fund my own campaign. While I have nothing acrimonious to say against either of my opponents, I wish to […]
To the Editor, At 12:00 AM October 1st the Federal Government “shut down”. The federal Government’s fiscal year runs from October 1st to September 30th, and this year Congress could not agree on a budget, primarily due to the partisan divide on the issue of Obamacare. With no budget for the next fiscal year, federally […]
By Danny Contreras On August 26th, 2013 CCSU began its first year providing students with U-Pass, a CT Transit-valid boarding pass that can be used in every major metropolitan area in Connecticut, including Hartford, New Britain and New Haven. The U-Pass will not only provide commuters from nearby towns a chance to save money on […]
By Kassondra Granata On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Since this event, President Barack Obama as well as other leaders around the country have taken action implementing new gun laws in hopes to prevent this from happening again. […]
By Matt Aveni With every team in the major leagues reporting to spring training, the top stories are not about who will win the World Series this year or if the Angels’ huge offseason moves will bring the title back to LA. The biggest conversation around the MLB is performance enhancing drugs. We no longer […]
The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education was scheduled to vote yesterday on whether or not to approve a 5.1 percent tuition increase for in-state students and a decrease for out-of-state students by 2.6 percent. When this publication went out for print (Monday), our editorial staff was not aware if this proposal was approved […]
By Justin Muszynski The obesity rate in America has become a much debated topic that has caught some additional steam the last few years as the government continues to put forth efforts that would relieve the situation. While it is certainly the responsible thing to do to come up with some kind of a solution […]
The question isn’t whether or not he should have run, but why did he think he could hide any information from the trained journalists who would be methodically probing into his past?
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was put in charge to reach an agreement on how to reduce future deficits. Last Monday the 12 lawmakers, comprised of six Democrats and six Republicans – three members of each party divided between the House and Senate, admitted defeat. Let the blame game begin.