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TW// Smash or pass? The culture of violence in sex

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

Smash or pass? Those are seemingly the only two options in the current culture of hook-ups and little-to-no commitment relationships. The way in which people refer to sexual acts is commonly violent in...

Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor November 13, 2019

Former U.S. presidential candidate Beto O' Rourke visited Newton on Oct. 30, and talked about gun violence. (O'Rourke dropped out of the presidential race two days after the event. The New York Times...

School Shootings are a Tragedy, not a Fashion Statement

School Shootings are a Tragedy, not a Fashion Statement

Madeleine Orcales, Contributing Writer October 9, 2019

Last month, American fashion label, Bstroy, unveiled a line of sweatshirts during New York Fashion Week that sparked national outrage.  The show included four models wearing layered ensembles with...

Video Games: Scapegoat for Violence

Video Games: Scapegoat for Violence

Ariana Ferrante, Contributing Writer September 30, 2019

Every time there’s a mass shooting, some members of the  public are quick to search for an explanation. Some scour the shooter’s social media pages for clues, while others wonder if the gunman was...

When Will It Stop?

When Will It Stop?

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor November 7, 2018

‘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...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief March 22, 2018

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before...

Congress Does Something Right: House Finally Passes VAWA!

Elizabeth Field March 6, 2013

Victims of domestic and sexual violence recently went over 500 days without critically important protections sanctioned by the Violence Against Women Act, first established in 1994 by then-senator Joe...

New Haven Fed Up With Violence in the City

Lesha Daley October 24, 2012

New Haven residents are outraged with the escalating violent activity that is happening in their neighborhoods every day. The recent shooting of a toddler in the middle of the afternoon has infuriated...

Violence and Carnage in Syria Intensify

Liz De La Torre February 15, 2012

Following in the spirit and footsteps of its brother countries, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Tunisia―which have all successfully ousted their respective dictators―Syria takes part in the fight against...

Supreme Court to Have Final Say on Video Games

Liz De La Torre May 5, 2010

If it wasn’t enough that Arnold Schwarzenegger settled for three films kicking machine ass, the Terminator is back fighting the latest threat to human existence: Video games? California’s appeal...

Anti-govt protests sweep Kyrgyzstan, 100 said dead

Liz De La Torre April 7, 2010

From The Associated Press BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Thousands of protesters furious over corruption and spiraling utility bills seized government buildings and clashed with police Wednesday in Kyrgyzstan,...

Stopping the Violence: The Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial

Carole McFaddan February 23, 2010

Sam and Wanda Rieger visited UNH on Feb. 15 and held an informational lecture and discussion on domestic violence and the Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial Conference Against Violence. Sam and Wanda are the...

Some fear Kan. ruling may spur abortion violence

Liz De La Torre January 11, 2010

From The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. – Before the first juror is selected or witness called, a decision allowing a confessed killer to argue he believes the slaying of one of the nation's few late-term...

Charges dropped against Ill. teen in beating death

Liz De La Torre October 19, 2009

From The Associated Press CHICAGO – First-degree murder charges were dropped Monday against one of four teens accused in the brutal beating of a Chicago honor student that was recorded in a cell phone...

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