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SAGE presents documentary that lends a voice to queer women


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter In The Same Difference, lesbians not only have to worry about feeling outcasted because of the heteronormative standards they break, but they also face scorn from fellow members within their own community. The film centers on the conflicts black lesbian women will have with one another based on a set of “rules” of normalcy they are expected to

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Student Artist, Frank Sollitto shows off his own style


Dylan Haviland – Arts & Entertainment Editor Frank Sollitto, senior and studio arts major, was at the start of preparing for his senior exhibition show.  Two of his photographs were of his fraternity brothers, who were calm and poised in the shots. One photograph was his friend collectively sitting on a worn maroon leather chair, looking in the distance with circular sunglasses

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Documentary screening about homeless students leads to discussion


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  The Multicultural Center, Student Life, and Judicial Affairs Office collaborated for the screening and discussion of the documentary The Homestretch.  Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare’s film focused on three homeless teenagers lives in Chicago and their struggles with trying to overcome adversity. The smaller crowd that was present for the screening of the

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Latino and Native American Film Festival sheds light on stereotypes and culture


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The short film, “Broken Roofs/ Techos Rotos”, directed by Yanillys Perez, opens with a young girl reading a prayer on a cement floor.  Her younger sisters play around her, laughing in delight.  The child reading, Ana, walks around their house which is a broken down living area with pink walls, washed down by to

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Documentary “Kids for Cash” shows how Judge Ciavarella scandal unfolded


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Charlie Balasavage stared back at the screen, the gentle and kind looking young man told the story of his incarceration. He recalled how his parents had bought him a moped, unfortunately neither of them knew that the vehicle itself was stolen. Two weeks in, someone noticed that the moped was missing property and police

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New Haven Museum hosts “An Artist at War” exhibit


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The exhibit in the rotunda of the New Haven Museum was decorated with images of the past.  In the circular room World War II propaganda and detailed portraits hung alongside each other.  A photograph in particular depicted US soldiers Deane Keller of New Haven standing alongside companion Charlie Bernholz with the statue of David

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