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Editorial: Connecticut, Make Early Voting A Reality

April 30, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

The Connecticut House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted last week for a resolution that would authorize a referendum to overturn the state's "no-excuse" early voting policy, which prohibits residents from casting their ballots...

Editorial: US Political Leaders Need More Sex Education

April 22, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Current news stories in America are doing a great job of showing just how many people are lacking a basic understanding of the female body. Many of these people being those who are running our democracy and shaping our laws. According...

Editorial: Laura Ingraham Is What’s Wrong With America Today

April 17, 2019

Filed under Editorials, LGBT, Lifestyles, News, Opinion, Sports

Racism is alive and well in America today, and as it continues to cast a dark shadow and divide the country, people in positions of power should be doing their best to highlight and end it. Laura Ingraham, an anchor for FOX...

Editorial: Speak With The Other Side

April 10, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion, Politics

The left rarely goes on Fox News. That's a big mistake on their part. It is human nature to remain in an echo chamber, especially when it comes to politics. With the rise of technology, it is easier than ever before for an...

Editorial: CSCU, Stop Hiking Our Tuition

April 3, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Over the past 10 years, tuition has steadily increased by about 52 percent. The numbers, according to the Connecticut Post, have jumped from $7,178 in the 2008-09 year to $10,938 this year. If this continues, tuition could top...

Editorial: Libraries Matter In Today’s Digital Age

March 26, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Anyone living in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and utilize the vast amount of information that is stored online. Libraries play a crucial role in making this information available to us, yet are at risk. It's...

No Place For Racism In World Of Sports

March 19, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

"This should never happen. We are not a racist community. We believe in treating people with courtesy and respect as human beings," Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller sounded off after the repulsive racial slurs spewed at OKC Thunder...

Editorial: Lamont’s School Consolidation Pitch Is A Disaster

March 5, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

Striving for cost-efficiency, Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Democrats have introduced a handful of new bills in the legislature that push for the consolidation and redistricting of schools with a population of 2,000 students...

Editorial: Take A Knee, Ole Miss

February 25, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News

It has been over a year since athletes kneeling during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality was sweeping the sports world. But this changed on Saturday when eight college basketball players at the...

Editorial: Public Records Belong To The Public, Not The Government

February 20, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News

Public servants of the United States' government often seem to forget or sometimes disobey the American right regarding public records – that U.S. citizens have the right to obtain any public record anywhere they want, anyt...

Editorial: Connecticut Needs Free Tuition

February 1, 2019

Filed under Editorials, News, Opinion

The reality of taking out thousands of dollars in student loans is one that over two-thirds of college students are faced with by the time they even enter their twenties. Last year, it was reported that over 44 million Americans...

Editorial: MLK Day Isn’t Just A Day Off

January 24, 2019

Filed under Editorials

Annually, on the third Monday of January, the United States celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., one of the nation's most highly influential American civil rights leaders. Though being a federal holiday...

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