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Third stimulus checks weeks away, possible good news for college students

Mia Steadman, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

After a year of record-high unemployment numbers in 2020, with people of color experiencing even higher unemployment rates, lawmakers are under pressure to quickly come to a conclusion on when Americans...

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University responds to potential student involvement in D.C.

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2021

As government officials and staff members sheltered themselves from the violence on Jan. 6, smoke-filled air, broken glass, pro-Trump signs and rioters filled the streets and interior of Washington D.C.’s...

TikTok continues its reign as one of the top apps of 2020

TikTok continues its reign as one of the top apps of 2020

Selena Soto, Contributing Writer November 16, 2020

TikTok, the viral video-sharing app, is popular among Generation Z teens, with more than 2.3 billion all-time downloads and 100 million users throughout the U.S., says the Business Insider. Despite...

What’s likely to come after election day

What’s likely to come after election day

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

In anticipation of Tuesday’s election, many individuals have speculated as to how people will react given the preliminary results. Since the results of the election will not be finalized tonight, it...

Can science and the U.S. government coexist?

Can science and the U.S. government coexist?

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Last week, President Donald J. Trump, referred to his top epidemiologist, Anthony Fauci, and other leading scientists as “idiots.” As unbelievable as it may seem in 2020, the U.S. government and science...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor October 27, 2020

On Monday, the Senate voted to confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court following a frenzied month of Republican action to approve President Donald Trump’s third pick to the court...

Nursed to Death: The Story of Amy Archer-Gilligan

Nursed to Death: The Story of Amy Archer-Gilligan

Jenn Tucci and Selena Soto October 26, 2020

Nestled halfway between Hartford, Conn. and Springfield, Mass. is Windsor: a small, suburban town with an affinity for the outdoors. Upon first glance, the city shows cul-de-sacs and art museums, but beneath...

University celebrates 100th year with Broadway Sings for the Centennial Ball

University celebrates 100th year with Broadway Sings for the Centennial Ball

Kayla Mutchler, Editor in Chief October 12, 2020

The night of Oct. 3 was filled with music, heartwarming stories, and fun as students, staff and alumni celebrated the virtual Centennial Ball. The event included a cocktail hour to socialize with university...

Pres. Trump threatens to stop funding schools over 1619 project

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer October 12, 2020

On Sept. 6, the president responded to a twitter user's tweet claiming that “The 1619 Project” has been implemented in California public schools and that soon “you won’t recognize America.” "Department...

Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Katie Klemme, Contributing Writer October 8, 2020

​While the vice presidential debate on Wednesday night was calmer than the presidential debate on Sept. 29, it still eventually devolved into a debate over facts, each side disagreeing on things said...

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor September 21, 2020

The Supreme Court announced Friday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, lifelong advocate for gender equality, had died. Ginsburg died of complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, surrounded by family...

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Apple Event Coverage – Sept. 16, 2020

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor September 16, 2020

On Sept. 16, Apple CEO Tim Cook virtually hosted a highly-anticipated annual Apple event titled “Time Flies.” The event was held to unveil upcoming releases of new mobile hardware and software updates...

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer April 22, 2020

Americans began receiving stimulus check payments this week after Pres. Donald J. Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law on March 27. The economic impact...

Connecticut Prisons' Response to Coronavirus

Connecticut Prisons’ Response to Coronavirus

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

Following protests outside Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s residence over his decision to not release prisoners amid the global coronavirus pandemic, 700 prisoners were released from state correctional...

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer February 12, 2020

An app failure delayed the results of the Iowa Democratic Caucus for four days. Results were expected Monday evening, but it wasn’t until early Tuesday that partial results were released, and finally...

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