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Banning guns does not and will not work

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor December 7, 2021

The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America says: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms,...

A mask.

University takes action as COVID-19 cases surge and Omicron variant spreads

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor December 7, 2021

On Nov. 26, the newly discovered Omicron variant of COVID-19 was labeled a variant of concern by the World Health Organization (WHO). Omicron is a new variant first reported in South Africa, though...

Inside of West Haven City Hall during the town hall meeting, West Haven, Nov. 30, 2021.

West Haven hosts first in-person town hall since start of pandemic

Lillian Newton, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

On Nov. 30, the West Haven community gathered together at West Haven City Hall with the newly re-elected mayor, Nancy R. Rossi, for the most recent town hall meeting. This meeting, the 6th meeting of 2021,...

3 men convicted of Ahmaud Arbery murder, slated to face federal charges in February

3 men convicted of Ahmaud Arbery murder, slated to face federal charges in February

Isabelle Hajek, Opinion Editor November 24, 2021

The three white men who shot and killed Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man on Feb. 23, 2020, were convicted of murder on Wednesday. Gregory McMichael, 65, and his son Travis McMichael, 35, pursued...

Inside of the U.N. Climate Change Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 3, 2021.

Overview of the 2021 U.N. Climate Change Conference

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer November 23, 2021

Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 12, the UN Climate Change Conference took place in Glasgow, Scotland. This was the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) that brought together world leaders and...

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 19, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse, the now 18-year-old who killed two people and injured another in a shooting at an antiracism protest last year in Kenosha, Wis., was acquitted on all charges Friday afternoon. Under...

Welcome to Facebooks Metaverse, the worlds next virtual reality platform

Welcome to Facebook’s Metaverse, the world’s next virtual reality platform

Lillian Newton, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

On Oct. 28, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held an online keynote presentation titled “Connection is Evolving and so are we.” In an hour and ten-minute presentation, he laid out the framework...

The outside of the Supreme Court, Washington D.C.

Supreme Court heard oral arguments on abortion law and gun legislation: what you need to know

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 16, 2021

On Nov. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for major cases pertaining to both abortion and gun control. The Court heard arguments on Texas' bill S.B.8, a law restricting women's abortion...

Travis Scott performs during a show.

Astroworld Festival kills 10 in attendance; Sends more to hospital

Mia Adduci, Contributing Writer November 16, 2021

Performer Travis Scott’s 2021 Astroworld Festival ran from Nov. 5 through Nov. 7 in Houston, TX. On Friday night, 50,000 people were caught in a crowd surge where 10 people died and countless more were...

The outsde of the church of the Holy Spirit, were members of District One vote, Nov. 1, West Haven.

West Haven residents go vote under cloudy skies and cold weather

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 9, 2021

Perspective Despite dark clouds looming over the city and the cold weather, citizens of West Haven still showed up to vote during election day on Nov. 2. At the District One polling location, the...

The salad bar at The Marketplace in Bartels Hall, West Haven.

The supply chain disruption’s effect on university students

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor November 9, 2021

A recent notice in the University of New Haven dining halls saying that pans were now being sprayed by soybean oil was the only noticeable impact on campus of our current supply chain disruption. However,...

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Mayor Rossi narrowly wins West Haven mayoral election, spurring recount

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 3, 2021

West Haven, Conn.—On Tuesday, West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi was re-elected for a third term as mayor, narrowly beating Republican opponent Barry Lee Cohen by 24 votes. Rossi's win was declared shortly...

A person walks across a rocky terrain.

Lost and fined: New fines given to hikers needing rescue

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer November 2, 2021

In recent years, hiking has become a favorite hobby of many, bringing over 49.7 million out to the trails in 2019 alone. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the woods were packed with people looking to escape...

A stack of newspapers lies on a table.

Can political news articles make their language more inclusive?

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 2, 2021

There is a common misconception about the meaning of inclusivity—that it only goes so far as to limit exclusion and ensure the involvement of every party within a particular activity. Inclusivity...

New updates on COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

New updates on COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer October 28, 2021

This week, new COVID-19 vaccine recommendations have come in from an expert committee advising the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for five...

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