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Here’s What Record Store Day Is Spinning

Carolyn Martin

April 18, 2019

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

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

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

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...

‘Shazam!’ Gives New Face To DC Movies

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Ever since the release of “Man of Steel” all the way back in 2013, Warner Brothers had decided to try their hand in franchise filmmaking, following behind the massive footsteps of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With a very...

A Look Into Balance and Composure’s Final Boston Performances

Carolyn Martin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

With the start of Spring comes the start of the spring concert season. This year, Balance and Composure are first up. Balance and Composure are an alternative band who originally announced their break up in January 2017. They...

In Her Own Words Shows Promising Future With ‘Steady Glow’

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2019

Los Angeles natives, In Her Own Words, are building a name for themselves in the genre of pop-punk; emerging from the scene with ambition and a knack for creativity. Currently touring alongside familiar punk-rockers Stand Atlantic,...

‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ Kicks Off Studio Ghibli Fest 2019

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2019

Japan's most acclaimed animation studio, Studio Ghibli, is returning more than once to the big screen this year. Beginning in 2017 with an even more successful year in 2018, Studio Ghibli Fest has returned for another year after...

SUPERHOT: The Time-Bending FPS

Samuel Pappas, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

SUPERHOT is a game about GUNS and EXISTENTIALISM and CAPITAL LETTERS. The gimmick is that time only moves when YOU move. Looking around moves time slowly, and walking around moves time at full speed. All enemies die in one shot, an...

CCSU Students Embrace The Natural Hair Movement

Tyra McClung, Assistant Arts and Entertainment

April 9, 2019

The natural hair movement is a trend everyone can get behind. Its purpose is to encourage individuals to embrace their natural curls, twists and coils. Resident Assistant Jamiya Williams’ program “Curlfest,” gave residents...

Netflix It: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

Julia Conant, Social Media Editor

April 9, 2019

Warning: Spoilers ahead! What if you woke up one morning, and instead of craving a breakfast burrito, you craved human flesh? This is exactly what happens to Drew Barrymore’s character, Sheila Hammond, in the Netflix original s...

Central Holds ‘Self-Defense Using Martial Art’ Class

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

America today is wildly entranced with the concept of martial arts, being abundant in popular media through mediums such as action spectacle films like “The Karate Kid,” “Bloodsport” and “Enter the Dragon.” This invigoration...

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