The Central American acacia plant Acacia hindsii enjoys a special relationship with its neighbors. These plants are myrmecophyte—plants that rely on the help of ants to clean them, guard them from predators and generally help it survive in the wild.
Levo International, a non-profit organization created by a University of Connecticut undergraduate to bring hydroponic systems to Haiti, is kicking off its partnership with UConn Child Labs today at 10:30 a.m.
For myself and many other UConn students, this is the final month of college. Four whole years of being an undergrad, living off of microwavable meals and getting approximately four hours of sleep every night, will finally come to an end.
The State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta has cancelled Sean Kingston’s scheduled performance at their OH-Fest, joining a growing list of universities calling for the removal of Kingston as a performer after the University of Connecticut’s decision to cancel his show.
The two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors have become arguably the most dominant dynasty the league has seen since the 1990s Chicago Bulls and are the model franchise of the modern NBA. The Dubs are the favorites to take home the trophy once again, but will have to best some of the stiffest competition they’ve ever seen on their way to a third straight title. Will the Warriors repeat, or will the NBA see a new champion this year?
The UConn women’s basketball program announced Tuesday that Sophomore Mikayla Coombs intends to transfer from the university.
In a move that is all-too-familiar, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is again campaigning for more student representatives on the Board of Trustees, this time hoping to double the current two students to four. USG wants to further their vision of giving a voice to University of Connecticut undergraduates, but it’s hard not to feel cynical about it.
On Monday night, the Phillies had a tall task ahead of them. After a long rain delay, they needed to come out and play strong on the road against a division rival with the greatest chance at competing with them for the division.
On Monday, it was announced that CBS Sports will be partnering with the WNBA to broadcast 40 regular season games on its channel this upcoming season.
With their recent three-game thrashing at the hands of conference rivals East Carolina still fresh in their minds, UConn baseball will try to get their season back on track Wednesday against Rhode Island.
Though it is still the first half of 2019, rallying cries are already being heard for the presidential election of 2020. It seems like every week there is a new candidate emerging to chase the Democratic Party nomination, from Beto O’Rourke to Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris to Tulsi Gabbard, Joe Biden to Andrew Yang, Elizabeth Warren to Bernie Sanders. One would hardly suspect election day was nearly two years away by looking at the press.
A power outage knocked out power for much of the University of Connecticut Tuesday afternoon, sending students out of lecture halls without electricity. It is currently unknown how many buildings were left without power.
Students are often struggling with the formation of their identity throughout their undergraduate career. Unmasking Your Identity, a new organization on campus that focuses on Asian American identity, hosted a workshop on Tuesday evening at the Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) with Angela Rola, the director of AsACC, and Kayla Wong, a graduate student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program and graduate assistant at AsACC.
The University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Governing Board, which starting next year will offer paid positions.
BY Alyssa Pagan • April 22, 2019 • 6:00 A.M.
As a way to commemorate Earth Day, UConn’s Environmental Conservation Alternative Break and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Student Association have organized campus clean-up events.