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Proposed revisions to Title IX addressed by university


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed changes to Obama-era regulations to the Title IX statute, which prohibits discrimination on college campuses against a person’s sex. According to the U.S. Department of Education, Title IX states “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied

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Alumni employed by Congresswoman Hayes


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The first African-American Democrat to represent Connecticut in Congress, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes, has hired alumni Jason Newton to work as her communication director in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Hayes’ team, Newton worked as a broadcast journalist in New Haven, Lafayette, La., and West Palm Beach, Fla. However, before he graduated in 2007, Newton started his collegiate

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