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Letter from Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2009 Grace Goode 0

So, this is the last issue of The Informer for the 2009-2010 academic year. It is a bittersweet time. You want classes to end and summer to start, but for the graduating seniors it means leaving the isolated campus and being thrust into the real working world.

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Financial Aid Debate

April 30, 2009 Grace Goode 0

News Editor Congress, the Obama administration and private lenders have been locked in a fierce debate over how to change the higher education financial aid […]

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HAT and Wellness

April 23, 2009 Grace Goode 0

News Editor The Hartford Alcohol Team is a group of faculty, staff and administration which focuses on student substance use, including drugs, as well as […]

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Youth Rock Vote

April 23, 2009 Grace Goode 0

News Editor University Professor Jilda Aliotta organized a discussion Wednesday night, April 23, to discuss the increasing impact of the youth vote in elections. Mary […]

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Times Brings a Distant War Home

April 23, 2009 Grace Goode 0

I picked up the New York Times Monday, and the first thing I saw was a four-column wide photo of a soldier running for cover during a firefight with Afghanistan Taliban militants. This was a war story- true blue war correspondence from the front lines. Somewhat different from the Times' usual coverage of the ongoing war in the southeast corner of the world, it is uncommon to see a frontline war story like that make front page.

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Letter from Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2009 Grace Goode 0

The Food and Drug Administration just changed the minimum age to get the "morning-after pill" without a prescription to 17 years old. It was previously 18, which is the age where adolescents legally become adults. I think lowering the age to 17 is not acceptable.

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