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The importance of educating yourself before voting

Editorial Board November 22, 2022

With the midterm elections passing by, the focus is now shifting to the 2024 election cycle, which centers around another presidential election. While it may seem far off, the process is already beginning...

Connecticut’s major 2022 elections: updates and voter involvement

Connecticut’s major 2022 elections: updates and voter involvement

Lillian Newton, Politics Editor September 13, 2022

Along with many other states across the United States., Connecticut is holding a general election this fall to elect new representatives for multiple positions. For Connecticut, these include electing...

The outsde of the church of the Holy Spirit, were members of District One vote, Nov. 1, West Haven.

West Haven residents go vote under cloudy skies and cold weather

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 9, 2021

Perspective Despite dark clouds looming over the city and the cold weather, citizens of West Haven still showed up to vote during election day on Nov. 2. At the District One polling location, the...

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Amanda M. Castro , Contributing Writer October 26, 2019

Political participation and voter turnout among young people are at an all-time low. According to, the national voter turnout in the United States 2016 presidential election was 46%. Similarly,...

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief October 17, 2018

Recently the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report, “Global Warming of 1.5°C,” that warned we have 12 years to get climate change under control before the world...

President’s Corner

James Kielar March 9, 2016

Hello Chargers! I’m sure you’re all very excited for Spring Break! You’ve worked hard and deserve it. While on break, rest, sleep, play with your pets (because we all know you miss them the most),...

To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

Nadine Northway January 30, 2013

Open Forum Discusses Whether The Pledge of Allegiance Should be Recited at USGA Meetings. A motion was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) last semester, giving students...

The Race for the Latino Vote is On

Jessica Pena September 5, 2012

Move over Telemundo, because Univision got this in its back pocket. The number one Hispanic broadcast network, Univision, has earned the rights to host a presidential forum between Republican Mitt...

Fed judges: Wash. felony inmates should get vote

Liz De La Torre January 5, 2010

From The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. – Incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote in Washington to ensure that racial minorities are protected under the Voting Rights Act, a federal appeals...

Stakes are high in Maine’s vote on gay marriage

Liz De La Torre November 2, 2009

From The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine – Bolstered by out-of-state money and volunteers, both sides jockeyed Monday to boost turnout for a Maine referendum that could give gay-rights activists...

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