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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

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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 in her home in Washington, D.C., according to the court’s statement. She was 87. On July 17,...

Trump’s Four Years in Office: Effective or Not?

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Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

In a short, 16-minute inaugural speech, President Donald Trump delivered some of his key campaign talking points, keeping America first, and that there was no time for empty talk. But did Trump hold to his promises about ensuring action from politicians and himself? In what was, to many, an underd...

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 package of $2 trillion – the biggest relief package in American history – will deposit a one-tim...

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 Thursday, the complete results were made public. The Iowa caucus results could affect the outcome...

University Investigates Misconduct of Former Women’s Soccer Coach

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Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

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 that people come forward with information, if they had information. The employee was not named in the...

Looking Into Midterm Results

Looking Into Midterm Results

Karina Krul, Ediotr-In-Chief

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, Democrats have a 29-seat lead in the house, after gaining 32 in the midterms, with 10 seats still undecided. In the Senate, the Republicans furthered their lead by two seats for a total of five more than the Democrats...

University Reflects on California Shooting

University Reflects on California Shooting

Karina Krul, Ediotr-In-Chief

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 line dancing and college night. “I actually went to Thousand Oaks this past summer with my f...

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

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 Committee on Thursday, April 5, and would allow anyone in Connecticut over the age of 21 to purchase ...

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer

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 march in Washington, D.C. as a response to the mass shooting committed at Marjory Stoneman Dougl...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2018

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before Parkland, the Guilford community was dealing with its own heartache, when a 15-year-old boy died from a...

Valuable Picasso Print Worth $50,000 Stolen

Valuable Picasso Print Worth $50,000 Stolen

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

A rare and valuable original Pablo Picasso print worth an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a Milwaukee art appraisal shop a few weeks ago. Bill DeLind, the owner of the art appraisal shop says his business partner noticed the original 1949 print was missing on Feb. 16, according to Fox News reports. The...

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Haitian Students React to Trump's Comments & Policies

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Recently, President Donald Trump has made actions and statements about immigrants, particularly those who hail from countries made up of black and brown people. The most recent remark that has made headlines was his comment on Haiti. The Washington Post reported Jan. 12 that Donald Trump had a meeting with colleagues where they discussed future protection of immigrants from various underdeveloped countries, like Haiti. In the meeting Trump said, “W...

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

The government shut down on the one-year anniversary of the Trump presidency, and a lot of questions are being asked about what this means for the American people. Political science professor Chris Haynes explains that there are two certainties about this shutdown. “Playing politics is central...

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

A story that has been steadily reaching more and more headlines is the Republicans’ tax reform plan. By the end of the year, GOP members in Congress plan to pass a new tax system that they claim will create jobs, increase investment, and put more money into the hands of middle-class American families...

Students From Hurricane-Effected Areas Talk About Relief

Students From Hurricane-Effected Areas Talk About Relief

Sarah Dematteis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

University of New Haven students spoke about their dissatisfaction with response and recovery efforts thus far in regards to the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in a panel discussion held early last week. The panel’s goal was to shed light on the harrowing situation still unfolding and to...

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