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Connecticut’s major 2022 elections: updates and voter involvement

Connecticut’s major 2022 elections: updates and voter involvement

Lillian Newton, Politics Editor September 13, 2022

Along with many other states across the United States., Connecticut is holding a general election this fall to elect new representatives for multiple positions. For Connecticut, these include electing...

Outside of Green Fuel, West Haven, May 1, 2022.

Lamont proposes new budget, accounting for mental health and gas tax relief

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor May 3, 2022

This month, multiple pieces of legislation have been brought forth regarding tax cuts in Connecticut, primarily related to rising gas prices. The U.S. has recently imposed sanctions on Russia, as well...

Connecticut 2022 Gubernatorial Election: Who’s running?

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor April 26, 2022

In Connecticut, a gubernatorial election will be held on Nov. 8, in which a governor and a lieutenant governor will be elected. The primary election will take place on Aug. 9. Although current Gov. Ned...

College students should get vaccine sooner rather than later

Tyler Wells, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

As of March 22, over 10 percent of the U.S. population has received all doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Many states have faced difficulties in fulfilling distribution plans and having a completely efficient...

Spooky, Scary, Spots Sending Shivers Down the State

Spooky, Scary, Spots Sending Shivers Down the State

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer October 26, 2020

Connecticut, as one of the oldest states in the U.S., is a hotbed of paranormal activity. With haunted psychiatric hospitals, an abandoned ghost town, and numerous locations that have warranted visits...

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...

States Honor Meek Mill With His Own Day

States Honor Meek Mill With His Own Day

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

Following suit with other states, Connecticut declared a “Meek Mill Day” following his performance in Hartford, CT on Mar. 19. Before stepping on stage, Meek Mill met backstage with State Representative,...

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Serena Piervincenzi, Contributing Writer February 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb.1, chief justice of the Conn. state supreme court, Richard A. Robinson, came to speak at Bucknall Theater to kick off Black History Month on the University of New Haven’s campus.  Robinson’s...

Poverty Does not Discriminate

Poverty Does not Discriminate

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor October 2, 2018

When you hear the word poverty, many things may go through your mind: rundown neighborhoods, poor people, homelessness, high crime rates and more. Poverty is more than just that. In the state of Connecticut,...

Connecticut Voted 5th Worst State for Road Rage

Connecticut Voted 5th Worst State for Road Rage

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer October 2, 2018

Connecticut has ranked fifth out of a list of 32 states with the worst road rage, according to Auto Insurance Center. In a recent data analysis on fatal injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes, Auto Insurance...

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

Quiana Criales, Contributing Writer October 26, 2017

Let’s face it, the whole month of October is used to celebrate Halloween. Are you on a low budget and feel like you cannot fully enjoy the holiday? With overpriced haunted houses and hayrides, how are...

School Segregation is Alive and Well in Hartford, Conn.

Kaitlin Mahar March 23, 2016

From the United States Supreme Court case of Brown v. the Board of Education in 1954 to the Connecticut State Supreme Court case of Sheff v. O’Neill in 1989, segregation in public schools has been a...

Making the Most of MakeHaven

Alyssa MacKinnon November 18, 2015

MakeHaven is an amazing space on State Steet in downtown New Haven. They proudly declare that, “It’s a gathering place and workshop for makers, creators, tinkerers and dreamers.” The varied but close-knit...

Professional Women’s Ice Hockey is Coming to Connecticut

Angela Tricarico October 14, 2015

It seems women’s ice hockey gets lost in the hype of men’s ice hockey, as do most women’s sports, but the USA’s Women’s National Ice Hockey Team is actually an extremely successful team. They’ve...

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