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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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Women talk about politics


Sofia Rositani – Arts & Entertainment Editor Women who are a part of politics sat down for an hour on Thursday, Oct. 23 to talk about being a woman in a political position in Connecticut, and how they worked their way to be in that position. This virtual event was sponsored by the Office for Student Conduct & Civic Responsibility,

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New SGA representatives


Desteny Maragh – Reporter The Student Government Association held elections and the new representatives for the undergraduate student body have been elected. Undecided Kyle Thaxton, a freshman, is one of the new representatives at large. Thaxton is still exploring the realms of education history or business administration as possible major paths. “I serve as one of the many elected SGA

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Halloween looks different this year


Desteny Maragh – Reporter Halloween used to be beloved holiday among students, but because of COVID-19, many students are now anxiously anticipating its arrival. “There’s nothing to do, nowhere to go” said psychology major Ashley Raymond, a sophomore. Raymond says COVID-19 has hindered the excitement Halloween she once had. “Growing up, I have always loved the end of year, because

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