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Karate Tournament Comes To CCSU

Sara Coombs, Contributor

April 24, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, On-Campus

On March 31st, Central Connecticut held its annual Intercollegiate Karate Tournament in Kaiser. Every year, the CCSU Karate Club brings together schools from throughout New England for this event. All different types of universities...

Not Your Body, Not Your Business

Air Perez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyles, Opinion

Warmer weather is approaching soon, and I just wanted to give a reminder that we need to be respectful as it gets hotter. Some people are going to choose to show more skin, while others are going to choose to remain covered. Either...

Top Must-Watch Shows To Binge On Netflix

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Netflix It

Whether it's due to hours of studying or working overtime at that job you just can't stand, sometimes we all need a break. And every once in a while, there's no better way to unwind than throwing on some sweatpants, grabbing a...

What’s With The Eternal Wait For ‘Eternal Atake?’

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Filed under Album, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Earlier in the year of January 2019, rapper Lil Uzi Vert announced he was not going to drop any more music and fans went ballistic. According to xxlmag.com, his exact quote on the matter was: “I wanna take the time out to say...

Step into ‘The Shade Room’ Where Everyone’s A Critic

Tyra McClung, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Opinion

The convergence of popular blogs and social media allows everyday readers, now more than ever, an opportunity to express their opinions in the comment sections of popularized news stories. Instagram blog “The Shade Room,”...

True Mother, Daughter Crime Story Inspires New Hulu Series ‘The Act’

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Hulu It, TV Shows

[Spoilers ahead!] The disturbing, yet tragic saga of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard has come back to life in a fictionalized version of Hulu's brand new series "The Act." For those who are familiar with the pair before...

FDC’s ‘Vibes 2.0’ Fashion Show Was One To Remember

Tyra McClung, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, On-Campus

Lap dances, race-cars and feathered wings all took center stage as Central Connecticut's Fashion Design Club (FDC) hosted their "Vibes 2.0" themed fashion show.  Events Management student employee Clinton Jackson stood guard by the doors of Welte Auditorium, keeping spectators confined to the lobby. Jackson...

Get-To-Know C.A.N.’s Spring Concert

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Concert, Music, On-Campus, Upcoming Events

Get ready Blue Devils, because spring concert season has finally arrived. Friday, April 26 kicks off Central Connecticut's annual spring concert hosted by Central Activites Network, with this year's guests A Boogie wit da Hoodie...

Here’s What Record Store Day Is Spinning

Carolyn Martin

April 18, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

It is 4 a.m. on a Saturday and I am awake. Why? Because it is Record Store Day. Sports fans have the Super Bowl, record collectors have Record Store Day. It is basically Christmas Day for us. Saturday, April 13 is a day...

Beecher Hall Hosts Annual ‘Condom Carnival’

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, On-Campus

Condoms and candy; that is the theme of Beecher Residence Hall's annual 'Condom Carnival.' Held on Thursday, April 12 at 1 p.m. on Vance Lawn, students participated in several activities that spread awareness on safe-sex, the...

The United Caribbean Club Provide Island Vibes During Their Annual Pool Party

Tyra McClung, Assistant Arts and Entertainment

April 17, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, On-Campus

The United Caribbean Club and CCSU student’s alike "bruk off di back stroke" during the clubs annual pool party. The UCC pool party is an end of the year staple at Central Connecticut. Members of the club, as well as non-members,...

Barrow’s ‘Bring Your Own Brush’ Gathers Large Turnout

Aridyan Perez

April 17, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, On-Campus

I recently had the opportunity to collaborate with a Resident Assistant in my residence hall on a program that focused on beauty and skincare. The event proved to be a success having a massive attendance of 64 residents. The event...

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