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

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

Pres. Trump threatens to stop funding schools over 1619 project

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
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...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

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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...

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

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

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses
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...

University Investigates Misconduct of Former Women’s Soccer Coach

Courtesy of Yale Athletics
November 23, 2019

On Thursday, Stephen Kaplan, university president, sent a school email that said the university had hired an independent firm to investigate allegations against a former employee. Kaplan also asked...

Looking Into Midterm Results

Looking Into Midterm Results
November 14, 2018

Ballots are still being counted from the Nov. 6 midterm elections, but, so far official results show a shift in party control, as the Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives. Currently,...

University Reflects on California Shooting

University Reflects on California Shooting
November 14, 2018

A mass shooting  Wednesday night in Thousand Oaks, Calif., left 13 dead, including the shooter, U.S. Marines veteran Ian Long. The shooting took place at the Borderline Bar & Grill during their weekly...

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy
April 16, 2018

Senate President Marty Looney has introduced a bill in the Connecticut legislature that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The bill, No. 487, was passed by the General Assembly’s Judiciary...

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives
March 25, 2018

On March 24, Senator Chris Murphy, along with many other speakers and performers, gathered to support “March for Our Lives” in Guilford, Conn. “March for Our Lives” started as a student-led...

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