Sunday, June 16, 2019

Campus Life

Thriving on Campus

By Victoria Bresnahan and Tamonda Griffiths  Chris Fraser steadily drags his feet across campus to the Adanti Student Center without the support of crutches or ankle-foot orthotics. His feet frozen at an angle that looks like he is about to fall; he never does. Fraser, a sophomore and elementary education collaboration major, was born with a type of...

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The Truth Behind Concussions

The Truth Behind Concussions

By Kevin Crompton Matt Sanzaro suffered a concussion this season as starting quarterback when his helmet fell off during a game at Bentley University. “It was a rollout pass and the ball got tipped up and it actually came right back to me,” says Sanzaro, a junior. “I tucked and ran and ended up bumping into Dan...

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The Freshman Chapter

The Freshman Chapter

By Genevieve Jaser It is a warm morning in August, and alarm clocks across Connecticut blare the all-too familiar tone; it is the first day of school.  For freshmen, both those who reside on and off campus, transitioning from high school to college may be an exciting but overwhelming thought. It signifies moving onward, and invites one to...

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Language Barriers

By Jonathan Gonzalez With more than 55 million Latinos living in the United States, according to the 2016 U.S. Census estimate, Spanish is becoming a prominent language in the country. While Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States, according to census estimates, English is still spoken by the majority of the country. Although it...

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Top 5: Campus Eateries

https://youtu.be/5B-onSAEzac By Jason Edwards 1 DUNKIN’ PHOTOS | August Pelliccio Located in the Michael J. Adanti Student Center, Dunkin’ serves students their favorite Dunkin’ menu options, from bacon, egg and cheese to coffee and coolata. Dunkin’ is a go-to for early morning classes, and includes a quiet sitting area with views of Fitch Street....

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Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

#1: End of the Line End of the Line by Nancy Holt.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine) This circular sculpture, hidden near Brownell Residence Hall, enframes the cliffside of West Rock Ridge State Park in its two overlapping circles. The structure was installed in 1985 per completion by the now deceased artist Nancy Holt. The wheel-like structure...

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A Lot to JUGGLE

Renee Bennett, 30, says she recently watched on helplessly as doctors investigated her 2-year-old son, Taekyung. If it was a cold, Bennett knew how to handle it; a little Tylenol would combat the typical ills a child would get. But this time, doctors eventually figured out that her son had a virus called gastroenteritis, which is an infection...

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FEAR

The fear of failure, heights, loneliness, being out of control, and of growing up. Whether it is a concrete activity or an abstract concept, many may relate to sharing one, if not more, of the fears that seven students chose to share. Miranda Holland, a freshman biology major, says “growing up to be boring” is a fear of...

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