Editor’s Corner: The hardest story Reply

Zac VierraCo-Editor-in-Chief

Writing obituaries is a part of journalism. In a journalism class my professor even made us write a fictional obituary about ourselves. It was a fun project designed to get us to learn the art of writing about someone’s life.

Papers such as “The Boston Globe” and “The New York Times” are filled each day with obituaries, many of whom are people who died of old age.

When a college newspaper has to run an obituary, the situation is always much more sad. More…

Bidding adieu to childhood trophies Reply

Zachary GraySports Editor

“How was your break?” If I had a nickel for every time I heard that the first week back this semester, I could pay off tuition. For anyone who is actually interested, my winter break was decent. The big activity I did over the month off wasn’t New Year’s, nor was it Christmas. It wasn’t traveling or seeing friends. No, the big thing I did over break was throwing out my old Little League participation trophies. More…

Campus needs generators Reply

Illustration by Samantha Mackie

Illustration by Samantha Mackie

Brandon ChaseManaging Editor

From the newly-renovated dining hall, to the beautiful, new Arnow Courtyard and beyond, faculty, staff, and students can see how much time and money the administration has put into improving the appearance and facilities of this campus. But just how many upgrades are too much, and which ones aren’t really necessary? More…

I write from a land down under Reply

Maegan Hemstock poses in front of the Sydney Harbor Bridge.

Maegan Hemstock poses in front of the Sydney Harbor Bridge. Photo Courtesy of Maegan Hemstock

Maegan Hemstock – Global Correspondent

Being able to study abroad is an achievement I never thought I would ever get to experience. But everyday since I landed “down under,” I keep reminding myself my hard work has paid off and I am living the dream to study in the land I always wanted to visit, Australia.


Sean Bertanza: March 2, 1990-December 20, 2012 Reply

Photo Courtesy of Laser Pride

Photo Courtesy of Laser Pride

Zach GraySports Editor

Sean Bertanza, 22 of Seymour, CT, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, December 20, 2012. Sean was born in Bridgeport, CT on March 2,1990 the son of Mark and Karen Minardi Bertanza. The senior was captain of the men’s basketball team, where he excelled on the court. Sean led the NCAA in all divisions in single-game scoring for the 2009-2010 season with his 55-point performance against St. Joseph’s College of Maine on February 12, 2010. More…