The Recorder

Editor’s Column: Giving The Voiceless A Voice

Isabella Chan, Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2020

It's interesting to look at different careers and think about what their purpose is. Some are clearer than others: doctors aid and cure, while engineers create and build. And then there's journalists, what is it that they do? As...

Editor’s Column: The Choice To Be Kind Isn’t Up For Debate

Isabella Chan, Editor-In-Chief

February 19, 2020

On my 17th birthday, I completed 17 acts of kindness. While some of them were grand gestures of buying my favorite teacher flowers and donating clothes to a shelter, others were smaller like holding the door open for a stranger...

Editor’s Column: The Census Is America’s Family Photo, So Get in

Isabella Chan, Editor-In-Chief

January 27, 2020

I never understood the purpose behind a Christmas card. Whenever we received one in the mail, my family would question why we received them. Was this someone's not-so-subtle way of showing off their family trip to Cape Cod, or...

Editor’s Column: Student Newspapers Are Real News

Daniel Fappiano, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2019

During my three years at The Recorder, I've often heard the newspaper's credibility called into question since it is student-run. Some say that we are not a real news source whereas others say that what we do doesn't matter. Both...

Editor’s Column: The Recorder Was Wrong

Daniel Fappiano, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

In our first issue of the semester, The Recorder declined to name the potential shooter on Central Connecticut's campus. Originally, we felt that it would be better for campus safety if we removed his name from the article. In...

Editor’s Column: To My Fellow Staff

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2019

Editor's Note: This column originally referenced another article that was removed from the final version of this weeks print issue. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.  It's hard to process how quickly 15 wee...

Editor’s Column: Hang In There

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019

You never realize how much you have to do until it's almost too late. Suddenly, it hits you – finals? What finals? And before you know it, you're knee-deep in a few double-digit papers, two oral presentations and three tests...

Editor’s Column: Study Abroad – You Won’t Regret It

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

By far one of the most liberating and educational things I've done throughout my three years here at Central Connecticut involved traveling to two places that possessed more history, more conflict and more culture than I could...

Editor’s Column: Keep Fighting, CCSU

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

It's difficult to see a place you love so much drown in such hate. To say the last two weeks have been rough for Central Connecticut is an understatement. Our campus has been stained with not one, but two acts of bigotry that...

Editors Column: The Good, The Bad, The Anonymous

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

Anonymous sources are often a big no-no in the journalism world. Critics would say they lack transparency, accountability and, often, credibility. They're often deemed as unethical as well. Anonymity is never ideal, but let's...

Editors Column: Stop Obstructing Our Job

Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

There may be a fox in the henhouse. Central Connecticut is in the process of "restructuring" the Media Center with the intended goals of "[improving] both classroom and academic technology support [and] aligning the Center’s functions with t...

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