The Recorder

In Defense Of Russell Westbrook

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

How can the most under-appreciated NBA superstar be voted the most overrated player by his colleagues? Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, according to an anonymous poll conducted by The Athletic, earned 17 percent...

Baseball, Pay Your Players

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

Before reading this article's headline and shoving the contracts of Mike Trout or Manny Machado down my throat, take a step back and look further around Major League Baseball. No, not to the professional teams you see on television,...

Editorial: Connecticut, Make Early Voting A Reality

April 30, 2019

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...

NFL Mock Draft Part Two

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

April 24, 2019

Tomorrow, the first round of the NFL Draft begins. Here is part two of my mock draft of the first round, which includes picks 16 all the way to the number one selection. For part one of my mock draft, click here. (This mock draft does not include potential trades.) Carolina ...

Not Your Body, Not Your Business

Air Perez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Warmer weather is approaching soon, and I just wanted to give a reminder that we need to be respectful as it gets hotter. Some people are going to choose to show more skin, while others are going to choose to remain covered. Either...

Fixing The World Series Champs

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

*Statistics and standings reflective of Apr. 21* The magic of bringing home the World Series is quickly fading from the city of Boston, as the Red Sox have started out the 2019 season playing anything like the reigning champion...

Step into ‘The Shade Room’ Where Everyone’s A Critic

Tyra McClung, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2019

The convergence of popular blogs and social media allows everyday readers, now more than ever, an opportunity to express their opinions in the comment sections of popularized news stories. Instagram blog “The Shade Room,”...

After Numerous Battles, Dr. Toro Deserves Respect

Christian Reyes, Contributor

April 23, 2019

I hate to remind you all how wild the last few weeks have been, but it’s important to reflect on the issues we’ve recently faced as a student community. Last Thursday, several hateful flyers that portrayed Central Connecticut...

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...

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