Articles by Grace Goode

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Letter from Editor-in-Chief

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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Time to Change Loan System

Aside from its astounding size ($3.,It seems the great beast of higher education loans has once again stirred its head. And it looks like this time it's going to stick around for a while. Congress…


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Non-Violence Speaker

News Editor The University hosted Dr. Bernard Lafayette to speak on Friday, April 24 on the methods of non-violence and to share his story as a leader of the 1960's Civil Rights movement with Dr….


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Financial Aid Debate

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 system. Congress agreed to advance the $3.4 trillion budget set…


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UHA to Offer New Degree

News Editor The University announced it is set to offer a new master of science program in prosthetics and orthotics. The new master's degree will be in the College of Physical Therapy and will incorporate…


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HAT and Wellness

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 alcohol. The main focus of HAT is to "modify and…


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Youth Rock Vote

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 McClelland, deputy political director of Rock the Vote, Matt Blocker,…


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CETA Senior Passes Weeks Before Graduation

News Editor In a semester already marked by three student deaths, the University community has once again suffered a profound and tragic loss. Senior Joseph T. Buonagurio passed away early Sunday morning on April 19…


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Times Brings a Distant War Home

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

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.