January 30, 2019

Vince Staples performing at a show in October, 2015. (Tobias Nielsen/via Creative Common)

Imagine a story with two protagonists: a young, white, Christian mother and a young, talented, black, male rapper. The rapper has had national notoriety since he hit 21; the mother...

October 31, 2017

Mary Gallucci is an adjunct professor of English at the University of Connecticut, and she needs 10 consecutive semesters teaching in order to be promoted. How close is Gallucci to those 10 semesters?

“I probably had almost 10 and then I had a baby,” Gallucci said. “The...

October 31, 2017

Undocumented students at the University of Connecticut are fighting for equal access to institutional aid and facing what they say is national ignorance, statewide unfairness and a local lack of information.

Arrests

Eric Cruz López went to Washington D.C. to get arrested...

University of Connecticut students and faculty are concerned administrators are not prioritizing persistent systemic racism on campus.

“There is systemic racism,” UConn sociology professor Noel Cazenave said. “I think that it is every bit as deep and broad as it is at t...

October 31, 2017

Nearly 300 UConn students gathered in the wind and rain Thursday afternoon to show solidarity with movements against racism happening on other campuses across the country.

Standing on UConn’s official seal at the center of Fairfield Way, students demonstrated support fo...

October 31, 2017

Stephanie Koldras did not expect her car to catch fire when she left campus this weekend. 

Koldras, a seventh-semester speech pathology major, is the owner of one of three cars that was burned early Sunday Morning at Carriage apartment five. She wasn’t even home for the...

October 31, 2017

Last year, the number of reported rapes at the University of Connecticut increased by more than double the number recorded for the previous year. 

The Annual 2014 Security and Crime Report stated that 43 rapes were reported during the 2014-2015 school year, in compariso...

October 31, 2017

Reported rapes at the UConn went from 18 in the 2013-14 academic year to 43 in 2014-15, according to the previous crime and safety Clery Act report.

A new, more detailed report has last year’s number of 43 reported rapes at 85 instead. This is because the modified state...

October 30, 2017

A group of University of Connecticut students are trying to change the vernacular surrounding the Celeron Path.

UConn students have colloquially referred to the path, a shortcut between campus and Celeron Apartments, as “The Rape Trail” for decades. According to Stephan...

October 30, 2017

After almost two years of campaigning, a picture of the general presidential election is finally coming into focus.

Donald Trump swept the five Republican primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Out of those same five states, Clinton...

October 30, 2017

The Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) is having its permanence and effectiveness questioned and tested by state legislative Republicans and Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy.

According to the PCSW’s website, the group “was formed in 1973…to study and improv...

October 30, 2017

Over 14,000 people congregated in New Haven Sunday night for the speech of Democratic presidential hopeful and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

Approximately 7,000 people were allowed inside the New Haven Green, while about 7,000 more observed from beyond the Green’s con...

October 30, 2017

Dear black people,

We don’t deserve the beautiful things you have gifted to the world, not while we ignore and trivialize your anger, not while we call Colin Kaepernick a criminal and Ryan Lochte a kid who doesn’t know any better, while all of us chillin’ at home to cat...

October 30, 2017

When abroad, the art of your country is supposed to come into focus. That’s why I was glad when one of our greatest contemporary creators – Chance the Rapper – released his new project while I was further away from home than I’d ever been before. I walked through the c...

October 30, 2017

This is the first installment of a series of #content meant to illuminate the first study abroad trip for UConn student Sten Spinella.

MAY 12

I’m in Italy, my first time abroad, yet I’m sitting at a desk in my apartment. I can say it’s because I’m waiting for my roommate...

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