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Inexpensive Travel How To. Destination: Boston

March 24, 2014

Inexpensive Travel How To. Destination: Boston By: Arianna Cecchini Boston, most often associated as home to the Celtics, Red Sox, and Bruins, is not a far drive or train ride from CCSU. Not only does Boston have worthwhile...

Alfonso Cuaron’s Begins Receiving Long-Deserved Recognition

March 24, 2014

By Chris Pace "Children of Men" Off the heels of his Oscar win for Best Director, Alfonso Cuaron can finally be taken seriously as a filmmaker.  He has directed only five full-length films in the past sixteen years, but his...

“The Illusion” Dazzles Spectators & Actors Alike

March 24, 2014

By Kiley Krzyzek It was all an illusion, thanks to last week's theater performances at the black-box theater in Maloney Hall. The Illusion, by playwright Tony Kushner, tells the story of a father, Pridamant, who learns what...

Alum Biographer William Mann Comes Back to Campus

March 24, 2014

Writing Hollywood, a talk hosted by author and CCSU Alum William Mann, took place on March 4 in the Elihu Burritt library. Mann, a 1984 CCSU history graduate, spoke of his discoveries through writing biographies of famed Hollywood...

“Brooklyn Salon” Showcases Select Artwork of Recent Brooklyn Exhibits

March 10, 2014

Kevin Jachimowicz “Brooklyn Salon”, an exhibit of artwork, is on display at CCSU starting March 6, running until April 6, and features the artwork of a host of famed American artists. Every semester, Central Connecticu...

KiD Cudi Pulls a Beyoncé, Unexpectedly Releases Album

March 5, 2014

Navindra Persuad Kid Cudi pulled a Beyoncé when he released his fifth major album “Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon,” at midnight on iTunes last Tuesday to millions of unprepared fans. The album came with just...

Travel Survival for Students: Budget a Disney Trip Without Going Broke

March 5, 2014

Inexpensive Travel How To. Destination: Disney World By: Arianna Cecchini Growing up, every child dreams of going to Disney World; why wouldn’t you want to go? Mickey Mouse, Cinderella’s Castle, food, specialty shops, music,...

Hemp: Problematic or Problem Solver?

March 5, 2014

By Caity Ross When most people hear the word “hemp”, an immediate association takes place - with its fun, care-free, stoner cousin, marijuana.  Hemp and marijuana have two different purposes. If marijuana is the stoner of...

Schoolboy Q Comes Clean on Dark Major Label Debut

March 5, 2014

Navindra Persuad Top Dawg Entertainment’s artist Schoolboy Q debuted his first major label album Oxymoron, which is sure to leave fans as satisfied as they were with label mate and Black Hippy companion Kendrick Lamar’s debut ...

Lego Movie Builds Way to Third #1 Week Straight

February 26, 2014

By Jaimie Leasure To many, the Lego Movie just looks like another animated kid’s movie that wouldn’t seem interesting to anyone 12-years-old and up. But surprisingly, the Lego Movie has a vice grip on the box office current...

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