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#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

#JusticeforJazzy: UHart Undergrad vs. Roommate from Hell

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

Everyone has had to deal with their roommate's  weird quirks. Maybe they snore or have weird tastes in music or doesn't speak much unless spoken. But what if they were racist? University of Hartford freshman, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe knew that there was tension between her and her roommate but no one...

More Than A Game: What Soccer Means To Me

More Than A Game: What Soccer Means To Me

Steven Keehner, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Tales Of An American Redhead

In honor of Sheffield Football Club, The First Soccer Club in the World, who is celebrating their 160th anniversary, I want to take time to talk about just one story that has emerged from the foundation of the first soccer club ever: mine.  Like many Americans, my first introduction to soccer came from playing. We often hear jokes about the “soccer mom”, but as many like myself will know, these stereotypes are close to fact. One memory I can recall was while I was playing in the net, I was watching one of my team...

My Father, The Hero

My Father, The Hero

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under The Joke's On Jess

This week, there is no joke on anyone. This week, I want to tell you about my hero, and the journey that changed my life. In June 2011, my life changed and so did my family’s. I remember the day like it was yesterday. I came downstairs all ready for the family swim. I grabbed the towels and rus...

Cryptic Callbacks, Fiery Face-Offs, Gullible Gabriel: The Walking Dead 100th Episode

Cryptic Callbacks, Fiery Face-Offs, Gullible Gabriel: The Walking Dead 100th Episode

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Managing Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Girl on the Train

Last Sunday, AMC aired the Season 8 premiere of The Walking Dead, and the series' 100th episode. Fans and critics alike had high hopes for the season opener, as last season's finale left viewers feeling generally pretty heartbroken.  The Walking Dead's Season 7 premiere was monumental for the...

An Ode to Sister Friends

An Ode to Sister Friends

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

Who needs family when you have friends like these?

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New Bridges and New Beginnings

New Bridges and New Beginnings

Liv Meier, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Blonde & Brains

I’ve never been fond of bridges, some may even say that I had a mild case of gephyrophobia (yes, I did have to look that up). I’ve always been afraid of heights but for some reason, while crossing a bridge, it wasn’t even about that. It was about the unsteadiness that they brought to my mind. It...

Halloween Tips

Halloween Tips

Tanisha Esprit, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under The Tea Whisperer

Halloween is coming up and I know a lot of people are ready to show off their creative and scary side. There will be many individuals going trick or treating, to parties, to haunted houses, and so on. This is a time for people to have fun and be scary at the same time. However, it is a very dangerous...

Dear Justice League: Don’t Drop The Ball

Dear Justice League: Don’t Drop The Ball

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under The Weekly Rage

I know its tough D.C., trying to make a cinematic universe to compete with Marvels. Believe me, I get that you want to jump into the ring as fast as possible. I get that you feel it might be unfair to be compared to your competitor since they have over seventeen movies in their cinematic universe while...

#MeToo

#MeToo

Weronika Raczek

October 23, 2017


Filed under A Fangirl's World

From a young age we’re taught to say no when we feel uncomfortable to tell someone. When we feel unsafe to get out as quickly as we can. When something bad happens we should tell someone. But, when we're put into the situation, a higher authority overpowers us. We are told to not say a word; we’re...

Demi Lovato’s “Simply Complicated” Is Simply A Must See

Demi Lovato’s “Simply Complicated” Is Simply A Must See

Nicole Acosta, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Nic's Notables

Demi Lovato reveals it all from drug addiction to recording her new album in new YouTube Original Documentary "Simply Complicated."

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