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Samantha Higgins

April 20, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

On April 12, 2014 the University of New Haven campus was filled with events to educate the campus on the importance of taking the stigma off mental illness. The Accessibility Resource Center and Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society along with numerous cosponsors planned the full day of events. There were discussions...

There is always a positive

Samantha Higgins

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Let me start with saying that I am usually a very positive person. I aim to find the positive things in every situation. When I first got sick in high school and had to miss an entire semester, I focused on how lucky I was that I got to spend so much time with my family and that I grew stronger and more...

Discriminated by Victoria’s Secret

Caitlin Duncan

February 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Feb. 13, I went into a local Victoria’s Secret. I was having a bad day, and since it’s the day before Valentines Day, I decided to treat myself to something nice. I shopped my sorrows away, and I felt better as I approached the register, waiting to check out. I noticed that a friend of mine was working at the register next to the one I was checking...

What I learned from growing up with a disability

Caitlin Duncan

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

When I was seven years old, I failed my hearing test. I was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss and began wearing two hearing aids shortly after. Over the past twelve years of living with this disability, here’s what I’ve learned. 1.There are genuinely mean people in the world. I’ve heard it all. I’ve been called e...

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