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Students Team Up with Girl Scouts for Video Project

Students Team Up with Girl Scouts for Video Project

Nelson Vendenburgh, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The Girl Scouts of Connecticut are teaming up with University of New Haven’s advanced television class to find an advertisement that will increase Girl Scout enrollment. The students in Professor Wayne Edwards’ class are getting a chance to have their advertisements run in the Girl Scouts of Connecticut’s...

The Possession

Kaela Mason

September 12, 2012


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Possession begins as your typical horror/thriller movie: it opens with a horrific scene where the audience is introduced to the supernatural aspect of the movie. Cut to a new, unsuspecting family going through personal problems–in this case, a nasty a divorce–soon to become victims of a nasty...

Afghan Woman Killed for Giving Birth to Girl

Liz De La Torre

February 8, 2012


Filed under Global News

The fight for women’s rights has been a long struggle in the Middle East, and it continues. A twenty-two year old woman in Afghanistan identified as Estorai was allegedly strangled to death by her husband, Sher Mohammad, for giving birth to yet another girl at least two months ago. In a culture wh...

Mother of missing 5-year-old NC girl charged

Liz De La Torre

November 15, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The location and fate of a 5-year-old girl reported missing by her mother was unknown even after authorities charged the mother with human trafficking and other offenses. Antoinette Nicole Davis, the mother of Shaniya (Shuh-nigh-uh) Davis, faces...

Maine girl with ‘mermaid syndrome’ dies at 10

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine – Shiloh Pepin, a girl who was born with fused legs, a rare condition often called "mermaid syndrome," and gained a wide following on the Internet and national television, has died. She was 10. Doctors had predicted she would only survive only for days...

15-year-old charged with murder of Mo. girl

Liz De La Torre

October 24, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press ST. MARTINS, Mo. – Juvenile authorities said Saturday that a 15-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 9-year-old central Missouri girl found in the woods two days after she went missing. Police did not release the teen's gender or name...

Sheriff: Clothes, birthmark ID Fla. girl’s body

Liz De La Torre

October 22, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press ORANGE PARK, Fla. – Authorities believe a body found under trash in a landfill is that of 7-year-old Somer Thompson, a north Florida girl who vanished on her walk home from school, the sheriff in charge of the case said Thursday. Clay County Sheriff Rick Beseler said the ten...

Police: Va. college student vanished after concert

Liz De La Torre

October 20, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Police searched Tuesday for a Virginia Tech student who hasn't been seen since she was separated from her friends at a Metallica concert Saturday. Morgan Dana Harrington, 20, was last seen near the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville. Her p...

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