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Student Opportunity ‘Jumpstart’ Makes Volunteering Worthwhile

Shwar Zaidi, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

For a while, students have always wondered how they could help children from low-income families and under-resourced communities develop their academic and social skills. Hence, “Jumpstart” was an idea to help young kids from...

Central Authors: Aimee Pozorski’s ‘Poor Little Rich Girl’

Tyra McClung, Assisant Arts and Entertianment

March 27, 2019

Gender and class in modern American literature course inspired Central Connecticut's professor Aimee Pozorski's latest book, "Poor Little Rich Girl," a collection of essays dissecting the neglected female characters of great American...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Shines Light On Freddie Mercury

Aridyan Perez, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

I recently watched “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and I think it deserved to win all of the Oscars it was nominated for. It completely changed my perspective of how I view rock music, and it should be on everyone’s watch-list for...

A Will Away: Something Special

Carolyn Martin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Most people do one of two things on spring break: go on vacation or sleep in. I did not really do either. However, I did get to go to see the Naugatuck, Connecticut based band A Will Away track songs for their new album. How...

Local Band Releases New Single ‘Eighteen’

Ryan Guthrie, Contributor

March 26, 2019

“Remember we were eighteen?” I think most people can attest to saying or hearing this at some point in their everyday lives. Earlier last week, Hartford natives and band Half Hearted (Sean Dalke on vocals, Jason Grandell...

SNL Meets Monty Python In CCSU-Run Comedy Show

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

March 26, 2019

Picture this: The lovechild of Saturday Night Live and "Monty Python" is born and performing its first-ever variety sketch comedy show. Five of Central Connecticut's very own students teamed up and put their wits, pens and comedic...

Punk-Scene Announces Brand New ‘Sad Summer Festival’

Natalie Dest, Art and Entertainments Editor

March 26, 2019

Your summer is going to be anything but sad with this lineup ahead — several of our punk-scene favorites began teasing a new cross-country music tour called "Sad Summer Festival." Two weeks ago, all that fans were given was...

Exploring Music History in the Age of #MeToo

Joshua Rosario, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Dr. Monica Hershberger, Professor of Musicology at the State University of New York, explored how in the modern day and age, the interpretations on plays and operas of the past have changed due to the movement Hershberger opened...

Brie Larson Flies Onto The Screen As The New “Captain Marvel”

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Ever since audiences saw Captain Marvel’s insignia appear on Nick Fury’s intergalactic pager in the last ditch attempt to call for aid after the universe’s devastating ordeal at the end of “Avengers: Infinity War,” anticipation...

How To Survive The Homestretch Of Spring Semester

Natalie Dest

March 19, 2019

Now that spring break has come to an end, college students of all ages are facing the same problem head-on: the second-semester slump; the seemingly neverending stretch of eight weeks that students endure every spring. With...

Spring Is Here, I’m So Excited I Wet My Plants

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019

This Wednesday marks the first day of spring, which means it’s finally time to trade in that puffy coat for a short sleeve t-shirt and perhaps some sandals. If you weren’t able to accomplish as many warm-weather activities as y...

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