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Annual tuition and fees increases by 3.8 percent


Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, Jan. 29 the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities’ Board of Regents’ Finance and Infrastructure committee approved an average overall 3.8 percent increase in tuition and fees for the four state universities for the fiscal year of 2020. “What is important to understand,” said President of the CSCU System, Mark Ojakian, “is that every year,

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New major declaration policy to go into effect in fall 2020


Jacob Waring – News Editor The University recently instituted a policy where students much declare a major at 60 credits, and transfer students have a one semester grace period before needing to declare. Faculty Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising, Helen Marx said the creation of the policy started back in the fall of 2018. Marx also said when the University hired

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Black History Luncheon celebrates culture


J’Mari Hughes – Copy Editor Every February, Black History Month is celebrated to commemorate African Americans throughout U.S. history. To business major Simon McIntyre, a senior, Black History Month showcases black creativity and culture and what strong black men and women have done in the past. “Inventions and innovations [have] brought us to where we are today, providing the space

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Deteriorating buildings fill campus


Jessica Guerrucci – Managing Editor Haljit Basuljevic – Contributor Jackson LaMar – Contributor Benji Ruscoe – Contributor Faith Williams – Contributor Light pours into the building, illuminating old file cabinets and papers as dust dances in the sunlight. The doors are chained shut, the grass overgrown — what was known as the Student Center is empty. The main question —

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