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Cultural Divide and Misperception

Cultural Divide and Misperception
April 6, 2018

Being a person of color in a predominantly white institution (PWI), it is easier to notice when there is a cultural divide. A predominantly white institution is when at least 50% or more white individuals...

Response to “Walk Up, NOT Out”

Response to
April 6, 2018

Walk up to somebody at school who appears to be alone and say something nice or offer a kind gesture. By doing so, we can eliminate the chances of another school shooting happening. That is the message...

I Want My College to Teach Me to Grow

Silhouettes of Diverse International Students Celebrating Graduation
April 6, 2018

It’s no surprise that soon-to-be-college-graduates have added graduation countdowns to their calendars, pouted about their senioritis, and dreamed of commencement. But before abandoning your textbooks...

The Love of Your Life is You

The Love of Your Life is You
February 22, 2018

Everyone has been there - you’re the only single person in the room. You see couples walking around on campus holding hands and sharing a kiss. You’re bound to see a romantic dinner at one of the dining...

Can We Find Representation in Our BITMOJIs?

Can We Find Representation in Our BITMOJIs?
February 22, 2018

BITMOJI Deluxe was introduced this month. An update to the app that came with easier avatar creation, and a plethora of options more tailored to a diverse crowd. But was it enough? For some students, it...

Should You Uber to the Hospital?

Should You Uber to the Hospital?
February 22, 2018

Insurance companies decide if ambulance rides are covered based on what they deem medical necessities. With strict rules and an expensive ride, people are avoiding ambulances and choosing to ride in...

Thoughts On Freeform’s grown-ish

Thoughts On Freeform's grown-ish
February 5, 2018

Freeform’s new series grown-ish, the highly anticipated spin off to hit show black-ish, premiered on Jan. 3. The show was a success with an audience of 1.56 million on its first episode, making it the...

Joystick, Controller, or Machine? You Decide.

Joystick, Controller, or Machine? You Decide.
February 5, 2018

I'm a gamer. I love games of all kinds, board games, card games, smartphone games, or even an intense game of manhunt. But the kinds of games most people are familiar with are video games. They weren't...

Alessia Cara Is NOT Our Best New Artist

Alessia Cara Is NOT Our Best New Artist
February 5, 2018

To the surprise of none, the Grammys this year was glad to look over some of the greatest artists of the year for something subpar. Best New Artist is one of the most highly anticipated awards every year,...

The Issue with Safety on Campus

The Issue with Safety on Campus
February 1, 2018

Should students be able to drive to classes after 6 p.m. without worrying about getting a ticket? -- It’s 5:45 p.m. The sun began setting well over an hour ago. But it’s time to head out to...

How a Bowl of Rice Changed My Life

March 26, 2014

Or a bag, it was actually a plastic bag for the majority of the time that changed my life. Yep, those Ziploc baggies gave me a new perspective on priorities, time management, reality, and how dependent...

Prison is a Cold Place: My Experience at Sing Sing

March 26, 2014

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, my Voices of Confinement class went on a tour of Sing Sing, a maximum-security prison in Ossining, NY. Having studied prison in class, and speaking to a few former inmates, we...

Lower the Drinking Age but Up the Driving Age

March 26, 2014

Now-a-days, there are so many car accidents caused by drinking and driving. Younger people, who are under the drinking age, cause a lot of these accidents. When young adults discover that they can get...

What Happens in the Ukraine Should not Stay in the Ukraine

March 12, 2014

The amount of University of New Haven students who are unaware of what is going on in the Ukraine is too damn high. While sipping on $1 beers and munching on $0.25 wings Thursday night, I explained to...

Giving Winter the Cold Shoulder

February 19, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of winter. I legitimately want to take a hit out on that groundhog because I cannot do one more week of winter, much less six. I’ve always been more of a fan...

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