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Republicans to Blame For Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Crisis

October 22nd, 2013
2 years ago

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 […]


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Letter To The Editor: Government Shutdown Harms Americans

October 2nd, 2013
2 years ago

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 […]


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Taxes, Education Focal Points At First Mayoral Debate

October 2nd, 2013
2 years ago

By Taylor Skirvin and Eric Stadalnik New Britain- Republican Mayoral candidate and CCSU graduate Erin Stewart continued to sell her youth as the right answer for the city during the first debate at Trinity on Main Saturday afternoon.   Stressing that the current administration’s tax hikes and wasteful spending was not sustainable for the future, […]


Thankful For The Debates

November 3rd, 2011
4 years ago

We should be weeding out the people we don’t want running our country. Two weeks ago in Las Vegas, the country saw it’s most exciting debate yet.


Editor’s Column: AAA Politics

September 19th, 2011
4 years ago

Over an hour earlier, I was late for teaching my second class at HHNE. I decided to put my cell phone in the glove box, so I would not be one of those administrators whose phone rings after they expect you to not have one yourself.


Higher Ed Deal Aims to Preserve University Missions

May 2nd, 2011
4 years ago

A deal to reorganize the governance of Connecticut’s higher education institutions was reached yesterday after a week of discussions between the Office of Policy and Management and Higher Education Chairperson Roberta B. Willis.


Budget Agreement Will Affect Students’ Wallets

April 26th, 2011
4 years ago

After 17 town hall meetings with the public and weeks of negotiations in Hartford, Governor Dannel Malloy reached a $40.2 billion budget deal last Wednesday with Democratic leaders in the Connecticut General Assembly.


With Marijuana Legislation on Table, CCSU NORML Plans Second 4/20 Event

April 13th, 2011
4 years ago

With Governor Dannel Malloy backing bills for marijuana reform in Connecticut and April 20 (4/20) right around the corner, there is much to talk about.


Malloy Addresses Budget Concerns at New Britain Town Hall

April 12th, 2011
4 years ago

Governor Dannel Malloy made an appearance in New Britain last Tuesday for the fifteenth of 17 town hall-style meetings with the public.

Malloy hoped to gather views and opinions from the public that might improve his plan that calls for $1.5 billion in tax increases, but said that none were innovative enough to solve the projected deficit of more than $3 billion.


Bathroom Politics

April 8th, 2011
4 years ago

It’s difficult to put into words just how much I despise public bathrooms. It doesn’t take someone living with obsessive compulsive disorder like myself to tell you that these places are both literal and metaphorical repositories of human waste.


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