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Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Regardless of your religious affiliation or lack thereof, the debate of Happy Holidays vs. Merry Christmas is an age-old argument that comes with the weather changing and stores putting up decorations early. In an age of political correctness, this question leads to the heated debate that has landed t...

When Is It Too Early to Celebrate the Holidays?

When Is It Too Early to Celebrate the Holidays?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Every year, stores start putting up holiday decorations earlier and earlier. Whether it is Halloween or Valentine’s Day, it seems like the moment that a holiday is approaching, stores let everyone know that it’s time to celebrate. One holiday that I think they go overboard with is Christmas. Why do we sk...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Sports

Over the past few years, college athletics have been receiving more attention by sports media. The intensity and competitiveness between teams outweigh any rivalry that teams in professional sports have to offer. Between the teams and fan base, it is constantly growing. This has brought more aware...

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s nearly impossible to be apolitical today, and that goes for celebrities in particular. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, celebrities have become more outspoken about their political beliefs, and more often they are anti-Trump. Whether it’s through tweets, public demonstrations (like app...

The Benefits of Online Classes

The Benefits of Online Classes

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Online classes, love them or hate them, can sometimes be your only option. When having a stressful day, it is nice to know that I do not have to make the drive to campus, but instead can complete my class from the comfort of my home. Besides being able to stay home, one of the biggest perks is the...

Black Friday Shouldn’t Start on Thanksgiving

Black Friday Shouldn’t Start on Thanksgiving

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s the holiday season and with that, there is one thing on everyone’s mind; shopping. As buyers rush to save big and win, it is the employees who suffer. With the rise of online sales, retail stores  find it harder and harder to get customers through their doors and so they have resorted to op...

Dating Apps: The New Thing

Dating Apps: The New Thing

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

At the click of a button, we can do anything -- from ordering our favorite meals to having groceries delivered to our home. But this rapid increase in technology has limited human interaction and communication with each other. Looking for friends to hang with? There’s an app for that. Inter...

Home? For the Holidays?

Home? For the Holidays?

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

There is nothing like an undergrad college experience.  You can prepare mentally, financially, and maybe even emotionally. However, there is one thing that you cannot prepare for, and that is the freedom that comes with this experience.  There is no one around to tell you to wake up and go to class,...

Walking Campus at Night

Walking Campus at Night

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

When I came to the University of New Haven four years ago, I was scared but excited. I had never been this far away from my family before, and for the first time, I was by myself. There were so many events on campus that I often walked alone to, meeting friends there. I never had a problem walki...

When Will It Stop?

When Will It Stop?

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

‘History repeats itself,’ is a phrase used to describe recurring events. One recurring event that we just can’t seem to get away from is that of mass shootings in America.From the Columbine massacre in 1999, to the Sandy Hook shooting in  2012, to the most recent shooting of parishioners in a P...

Campus Crime Rates

Campus Crime Rates

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

As college students, sometimes we are not afraid of something happening to us on campus, but still, we must be aware of our surroundings. We also need to stay informed about what crimes are happening on and around campus. College is supposed to be a safe space, but the University of New Haven’s po...

Studying Abroad Widens Your World View

Studying Abroad Widens Your World View

Rebecca Tatera, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Exploring new cultures is a wonderful way to learn more about your values, yourself, and it teaches you to respect differences and appreciate new ways of life.Those lessons are more important than they ever have been. I have explored 16 countries, gained a unique education that not all students have acc...

Poverty Does not Discriminate

Poverty Does not Discriminate

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

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, poverty is a significant issue. As of 2017 there were 3,387 people experiencing homelessness and over 700 were children. 95 people with m...

Assault Victim Stories Need to be Told

Assault Victim Stories Need to be Told

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Christine Blasey Ford testified on Capitol Hill in front of the Senate judiciary committee, and many in the public eye believe that her testimony against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was credible. Both Ford and Kavanaugh had the opportunity to tell their side of the story. But, Ford showed...

SCOTUS Hearings Bring Deja Vu

SCOTUS Hearings Bring Deja Vu

Penelope Lane, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh are becoming reminiscent of those made 27 years ago for current Supreme Justice Clarence Thomas. Anita Hill is a retired attorney, and currently works as a professor teaching social policy, law, and women’s studies  at Brandeis University in Massach...

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