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Parkland shooting survivor speaks at Lyman


Victoria Bresnahan – News Editor Tamonda Griffiths – News Writer Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg, one of the co-founders of March for Our Lives— which was a youth-led protest against gun violence—spoke at the Lyman Center last week. “We are the mass shooting generation,” said Hogg, during the event Hogg shared “lessons” with the audience concerning how to be activists. He

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Hogg calls for activism, gun-control


Victoria Bresnahan – News Editor Tamonda Griffiths – News Writer Last Valentine’s Day, David Hogg survived one of the deadliest mass shootings in the modern U.S. history. In the classrooms and hallways of his high school Marjory Stoneman Douglas, 17 people were killed and 17 others were injured by gunman Nikolas Cruz—a former student of the Parkland, Florida high school. “I

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Students weigh in on proper audience etiquette


Haljit Basuljevic – Reporter Audience etiquette in a world riddled with distractions may seem like a outdated and alien concept to some, but there are those who still feel that fully engaging with a performance lends respect to both the performer and the viewers. Imagine going to a concert featuring your favorite artist and then being totally obliterated from the

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Nasty Women highlight #MeToo testimonials


Alexandra Scicchitano – Contributor A Nasty Women CT founder, Lucy McLure, said the idea around the Testimonials Project is they want to make the Me Too movement local and there are stories everywhere— especially in communities like New Haven. “People should feel safe telling their stories,” said McLure, speaking at the Testimonials Project and #MeToo event Nasty Women CT on

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Issues in the art department


Jacob Waring – Reporter Students and faculty said the art department needs repairs, focus and funding to operate efficiently for students in the department. Terrence Lavin, art department chairperson, said that the art gallery in Buley Library is an example of an area that the university could do better in. According to the Actual University Expense report, the art department’s FY2018

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