The Recorder

EDITORIAL

April 14, 2009

The CSU system announced that there would be a $228 increase in tuition starting in the fall of 2009. As of Spring 2009, there were 7,233 full-time undergraduate students attending CCSU. This would mean that the university would...

Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2009

In their April 8 “letter”, the editors tried to vindicate themselves for the controversial firing of former opinion editor Marissa Blaszko. Four weeks ago, Marissa was locked out of the Recorder’s office for not renouncing...

EDITORIAL

April 7, 2009

The Recorder Editorial Board On April 3, 2009 the Hartford Courant reported that Democrats in the state legislature have put forth a new budget proposal that would extend the 6 percent sales tax to the purchase of textbooks. C...

Letter from The Recorder’s Editorial Board

April 7, 2009

While we are often reluctant to comment on ourselves as members of The Recorder, especially so for matters that we regard as internal issues, it is no longer acceptable for us to remain silent. We are under the impression that...

AIG Deserves Something, but Not Bonuses

March 31, 2009

By Charles Desrochers / Asst. Lifestyles Editor The House of Representatives passed a 90 percent tax on bonuses given to employees of companies receiving more than five billion dollars in government bailouts. The tax, which wa...

EDITORIAL: Targeting AIG Alone is Unconstitutional

March 31, 2009

Recently there has been an outrage by the public and by Congress because of the fact that insurance giant AIG was handing out huge bonuses after receiving money from the stimulus bill. A law was proposed and passed by the House...

EDITORIAL

March 17, 2009

 The Recorder would be remiss in its responsibilities if it did not defend itself against accusations concerning its integrity. Beyond that, the pressure has now been shifted to the paper to not only defend its practices, but...

Octo-rageous!

March 11, 2009

By Joe Zajac / Staff Writer Ponder for a moment, if you will, the level of responsibility and resources it takes to raise one child. Think back, perhaps you have experience in babysitting or have children of your own. Now, inc...

Editorial

March 11, 2009

As students of a public university, which is directly tied to the success or financial demise of the state, we expect that sometimes our needs will come second. We understand that during the current economic climate, departments...

EDITORIAL: The Fairness Doctrine

February 24, 2009

Talk radio has been significantly dominated by conservative voices in recent years, and with Democrats now in power of Congress and the Oval Office, talks of reinstituting the Fairness Doctrine have been floating around Capitol...

University Should Implement a New System to Reach Students

February 24, 2009

My part-time job at the computer lab provides several things that average students may not be privy to: free printing, for example, or dominion over a vast array of computers, for another. But one of the things I am most cognizant...

One Shot Too Many

February 24, 2009

Political cartoons have been a unique part of American history. Last week, a cartoonist for the New York Post walked a tight rope that has drawn national attention. Sean Delonas illustrated two current events together, one being...

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