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Letter to the Editor: To The Campus Community From An Autistic Student: Stop Supporting Autism Speaks

Letter to the Editor: To The Campus Community From An Autistic Student: Stop Supporting Autism Speaks

Jim Defrancesco, Guest Writer

May 1, 2019

As many of you know, April is Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month. Unfortunately, it's also a frustrating time of the year for me as someone with autism because it’s the month I see many people and groups, including RSOs on this campus, make the mistake of promoting and donating to Autism Speaks. I wa...

Con: UCONN Hosts Controversial Speakers

Con: UCONN Hosts Controversial Speakers

Serena Piervincinzi, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The past few years have been terrifying. Punctuated with tearful calls from friends and family informing me of more hate-fueled acts, and tweets from our President filled with the same ignorant, hate filled rhetoric. So, when on March 15, 2019, I learned about the Christchurch shooting, I was not surprised. ...

Pro: UCONN Hosts Controversial Speakers

Pro: UCONN Hosts Controversial Speakers

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

The First Amendment guarantees every person the freedom to express him or herself, his or her values, and to gather peacefully. Protests, assemblies and speech are facets of American life that many of us cannot imagine living without. But, the second someone with opposing views from us tries to use that...

Group Interviews are the Wave of the Future

Group Interviews are the Wave of the Future

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2019

Instead of spending my spring break relaxing on a beach with a drink in my hand, I spent it going on multiple job interviews. Graduation is only a month away, and seniors, like myself, are fearing that they will be unemployed after graduation. I thought I should stay ahead of the game and apply for jobs ...

We Took Care of it In 1791, Next, Please.

We Took Care of it In 1791, Next, Please.

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Trump’s executive order to protect free speech on college campuses is simply restating the First Amendment of the Constitution. The only difference is that this order will not make a difference. The First Amendment already requires that colleges protect students’ freedom of speech, so issuing an exe...

A Game of Life

A Game of Life

Jeremy Bellman, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2019

Lately, I’ve realized that 2019 is a year of great endings and new beginnings. As a last semester senior, I am one month away from walking the stage and finishing my undergrad chapter at the University of New Haven. However, if you are a nerd enthusiast like myself, you are probably more excited a...

Orientation Leaders Build Foundation of Community

Orientation Leaders Build Foundation of Community

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

April 17, 2019

Who are the first people you remember meeting when you first came to the University of New Haven? It was probably the SOAR  orientation staff. Almost every student goes to SOAR before attending the university and participates in Charge-In and Welcome Week at the beginning of the school year. After be...

The Secret to Combating the Opioid Crisis

The Secret to Combating the Opioid Crisis

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

There is a way to combat the opioid epidemic. Researchers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, have begun to solve their own opioid crisis simply by treating the epidemic as a disease, not an addiction, and have seen a significant decline between 2017 and 2018, according to Buzzfeed News. Connecticut is on the verge of trying to reduce or detain the opioid crisis in the...

Stressing About School During Spring Break

Stressing About School During Spring Break

Nadine Bourne, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

I was all ready for a long week of doing nothing and catching up on sleep during spring break, but my plans were shattered when my teacher gave us a choice, either have the midterm before spring break, or after spring break. Some students, including myself, wanted the midterm before spring break. Th...

Bisexuality Isn’t All About the Sex

Bisexuality Isn’t All About the Sex

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

April 9, 2019

From the moment I came out in middle school, it seems as though my entire being has been boiled down to one simple fact: I am bisexual.   “Wow, you have so many choices!” “You could have sex with anyone you want.” “You must be into some crazy stuff [insert sexual wink].” &...

Fortnite: One Year Later – Does it Still Hold Up?

Fortnite: One Year Later - Does it Still Hold Up?

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Last year, I noticed that many people began uploading pictures with the words “Victory Royale” on their Snapchat stories, a phrase synonymous with the video game “Fortnite.” “Fortnite” was released in the fall of 2017 as a free to play, battle royale style game. It was around this time t...

Why I Believe and Support the Electoral College

Why I Believe and Support the Electoral College

Teresa Hoeckh, Guest Writer

April 2, 2019

You hear it often: politicians, young and old, are looking to undo our Founding Fathers design to protect minority interests, direct power to the states, and stabilize our two-party system. Just a few years ago, talk of the Electoral College’s fairness was of interest to virtually no one, and a move...

“How Are You? Good. I’m Fine”

“How Are You? Good. I’m Fine”

Jeremy Bellman, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2019

As I walk to class every day, I often run into a friend and exchange a few words. Our short conversations usually start and end the same way every time. It goes: “How are you doing today?” “I’m good. How about you?” “Good.” “I’ll see you later!” Simple. Nothing special. Just a casual encou...

Registration: Are They Setting Us Up for Failure?

Registration: Are They Setting Us Up for Failure?

Erin Stevenin, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2019

Registration is arguably the most stressful part of being a college student. It is a race to type a bunch of numbers as fast as you can to get an ideal schedule. Students are asked to wake up at 7 am, and often, they do not get the classes they need, let alone, the classes that they want. These stressful...

Should College Be Free?

Should College Be Free?

Nadine Bourne, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2019

From the moment high school students apply for colleges, they know that they are going to be in debt for a long time. If you are one of the few lucky students who get a full ride or have everything paid for, then you don’t have to worry about loans and figuring out how you’re going to pay back the ...

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