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Campus Climate Is Looking Less Warm Than Expected

Tamonda Griffiths – News Writer According to a recent campus climate survey, students and faculty and staff have witnessed or experienced bias/discrimination in terms of race and gender at significantly high rates. “I think encouraging the students as they enter into the university, you know offices like mine,” said Paula Rice, director of the office of diversity and equity programs,

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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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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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Turning Point hosts Coming Out of the Conservative Closet

Jacob Waring – Reporter The Turning Point USA chapter, which is currently in the process towards becoming a recognized club, invited John Paul, President of Grand Opportunity USA to speak to students. The organization is a non-profit whose mission revolves around opportunity, personal, economic, social, educational and national opportunities. Paul said at his lecture Come Out of the Conservative Closet

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