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Triay works to combat littering and pollution


Talya Eriksen – Contributor With COVID-19, comes the threat of pollution by Personal Protective Equipment, the rise of single-use plastics, and heavier human traffic in outdoor parks. Gabriela Triay has found ways to combat these issues in her everyday life. Triay, who currently lives in Middletown, Conn. and is a graduate student studying environmental studies, recognizes how COVID-19 has impacted

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Students mental health impacted by pandemic


Sofia Rositani – Arts & Entertainment Editor Since COVID-19 struck last spring semester, students have been slowly adapting to online courses, but according to the Director of Counseling Services Nick Pinkerton, there has been a significant increase in the amount of stress and anxiety this semester. “As things continue to move forward, particularly when things reach some semblance of normal

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Halloween ACTIVITIES build community


Donovan Wilson – Reporter Halloween season is one that usually excites college students, but this year things are much different. The campus is doing its part to help kids adapt. On Monday Oct. 19, there was a Halloween themed social event on campus titled “Nightmare On Farnham Street.”The event was hosted by Farnham RA Aleeki Shortridge in the Farnham residential

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Women’s hoops will be one to remember


Mike Neville – Sports Editor After winning just four conference games and finishing last season with a tough 10-18 overall record, the Owls women’s basketball team is reloaded and projects to exceed last year’s underwhelming results. This year, Head Coach Kate Lynch, entering her sixth season, has a roster of 13 players – eight of which are newcomers. However, the

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