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Latin Identity And Empowerment Through Art

Julia Conant, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2019

Everyone knows that a picture can tell a thousand words. With that being said, an art gallery full of student-produced artwork has the ability to empower a large group of people. Last Thursday, the Central Connecticut Art G...

Poem: #TallPeopleProblems

Mauriah Johnson, Contributor

April 30, 2019

“How’s the weather up there?” A question I’m pretty sure just about every tall person has been asked sarcastically by the vertically challenged. Being the “height of the party” has always been problematic. Trees...

Inside Blackbear And A Boogie wit da Hoodie’s Spring Concert

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

April 30, 2019

As the seats of a sold-out Welte Auditorium began to fill, eager fans patiently waited for the arrival of singer/songwriter Blackbear. He, along with A Boogie wit da Hoodie, made up Central Connecticut's 2019 Spring Concert. When...

Rap Meets Motown On Anderson .Paak’s ‘Ventura’

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

In an era of music dominated by incoherent raps with little actual meaning, Anderson .Paak brings back the feeling of real music with his fourth studio album "Ventura." Originally intended to be released alongside his 2018...

Karate Tournament Comes To CCSU

Sara Coombs, Contributor

April 24, 2019

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

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

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

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, 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

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

[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

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

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...

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