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Bipolar Disorder Explained: Author Tells Her Story

March 11, 2009

By Matthew Kiernan / News Editor Estimated to affect five million Americans, bipolar disorder is impacting many lives in many ways. Lizzie Simon, author of “Detour- My Bipolar Trip in 4-D”, came to Torp Theatre last Wednesday...

Professor Called Police After Student Presentation

February 24, 2009

For CCSU student John Wahlberg, a class presentation on campus violence turned into a confrontation with the campus police due to a complaint by the professor. On October 3, 2008, Wahlberg and two other classmates prepared to...

Center for Student Success to Revamp Advising

February 24, 2009

Students’ potential for success is now the focus of a new center that will redesign advising in place and will be overseen by a committee of faculty and administrators to spearhead its creation. The Center for Student Success,...

CCSU Author Presents Book on Postsocialist Romania

February 24, 2009

The inspiration for Kideckel’s book stems from an active role in cultural anthropological research in Eastern Europe for 30 years, focusing specifically on communism and its impacts on society. Kideckel spent time in Roman...

College Demand Increases Despite Recession

February 24, 2009

While many businesses are losing customers thanks to the recession, Central Connecticut State University is seeing a spike in potential students. “We’ve seen a 14 percent increase in undergraduate applications compared to t...

Diversity A Constant Work in Progress

February 24, 2009

Diversity and issues of prejudice still remain prevalent at Central Connecticut State University, despite the July publication of a recommendation report by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Diversity. The commission, formed in direct...

Ned Lamont Discusses Financial Threats, War

February 24, 2009

In a discussion surrounding President Barack Obama’s first 30 days in office and ties between war and looming threats an economic depression, Ned Lamont examined these issue on a local scale. Last Wednesday, Lamont, a lect...

On Average, Residents Maintain Higher GPAs Than Commuters

February 24, 2009

The difference between a dorm full of friends and a comfortable home can alter CCSU students’ grade point averages drastically. Braden Hosch, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment at CCSU, determined which group...

Shepard’s Mother Encourages Awareness

February 20, 2009

Judy Shepard Advocates for Openness of Mind and Civil Rights Judy Shepard of the Matthew Shepard Foundation gave a speech to discuss gay rights while relating it to the death of her son and advised people who aren’t sure h...

Finkelstein Discusses Israel’s Motives

February 20, 2009

The tragedies in Gaza have been impossible not to notice in the past few years. Norman Finkelstein spoke in front of a full house in Founders Hall on the CCSU campus last Thursday about state terrorism in the Middle East, includin...

Tuition Hike Likely to Offset Budget Cuts

February 18, 2009

CCSU President Jack Miller confirmed Wednesday that there will in fact be a tuition increase for the 2009-2010 academic year. Read More »...

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