That’s not saying much, as the Huskies have taken down the likes of Morehead State and University of Kansas at Missouri. But they’ve beaten them handily, avoiding any colossal Wagner-like disasters that ruin a season before it’s really even began.
“There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!”
The UConn men’s hockey team pulled out a 3-1 win Tuesday night in a nonconference game Tuesday against Brown University
When it comes to football, the American Conference’s crown jewel is the University of Central Florida. The self-proclaimed National Champions have a 9-0 record this season and are ranked as the No.12 team in the country. Michael Logan and Neil Simmons debate whether or not they are worthy of the College Playoff discussion.
Whalen is loved by pretty much any Minnesotan because she is the hometown athlete who went to school in-state and then went on to play professionally. She came back home to Minnesota when she was acquired by the Lynx, and now she is going back to coach at her alma mater.
It was a huge week in fantasy football, with five players scoring over 30 points in standard leagues and 10 players doing it in PPR leagues. Of the top 10 players, half of them were running backs, proving running backs are the key to a good fantasy football team. Check out who were the best of the best this week.
Fajar Alam, the vice president of H4D, began by playing a video by the Huffpost titled “Why These Native Americans Observe A National Day Of Mourning Each Thanksgiving.” In this video, Moonanum James, an organizer for the National Day of Mourning, discussed the truth behind the first Thanksgiving. He said that it wasn’t a feast the Pilgrims shared with the Wampanoag during a time of peace in 1621, but rather a feast held by Governor Winthrop in 1637 to thank those that helped him massacre the Pequot people in Mystic, Connecticut. Thus, rather than considering Thanksgiving a day of peace between two people, the Native Americans consider it a day of mourning.
With a chorus of snaps, Latino America Unida, Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity (LAU) and Poetic Release presented “I Didn’t Finish…” to the Student Union Theatre last night. The event was an open mic and a poetry slam.
The Take Back the Tap initiative, in collaboration with the University of Connecticut’s procurement director and Office of Environmental Policy, is working to install more water bottle refill stations around campus.
Kombucha is one of those health drinks that everyone goes crazy for nowadays. It’s said to make people feel more energized and settle their stomachs and also comes in and unique flavors. Kombucha is carbonated and made from sugar, yeast and fermented black or green tea. It can be found in most grocery stores, although some only carry certain brands.
After new changes to employee contraception rules were announced by the Trump Administration last week, students and faculty at University of Connecticut have reflected on what their effects will be.
One day after the midterm elections last week, the Trump Administration finalized new rules which will allow most employers to refuse coverage of contraception regardless of religious beliefs.
Although Huskython is still 101 days away as of noon on Wednesday, Nov. 14, the long wait did not stop Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG) President Adam Sherif and Vice President of Finance for SUBOG Margot Astorino from speaking excitedly about SUBOG’s involvement in the 2019 dance marathon. This year, Sherif and Astorino plan to use SUBOG’s platform to support Huskython and to expose SUBOG’s large following to the event and the good that it does.
Over the University of Connecticut’s Thanksgiving break from Nov. 18 to 24, dining hall access will be limited University spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said.
The Fall 2018 Thanksgiving break meal plan runs from Saturday, Nov. 17–Saturday, November 24, Reitz said.
“Students who have a current Residential Meal Plan (Ultimate, Value or Custom) and plan on staying on campus during the break may sign up in advance for meals,” Reitz said. “These meals are one breakfast, one lunch and one dinner per day.”
Around 100 cases of the viral, contagious infection known as Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease have arisen in students at the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus since September, according to University spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz and Director of Nursing Tina McCarthy.
Serving as a sort of unofficial sequel to 1995’s “Braveheart,” “Outlaw King” tells the story of King Robert the Bruce’s efforts to win Scottish independence from the English crown. This film marks a major step for Netflix in the field of motion pictures, as this is their first foray into historical epics. One of the first things that stands out while watching this is the sheer spectacle of it. The production value of this film is just as high, if not higher, than any theatrically released feature.
Honestly, I was going to write something about Thanksgiving turkeys or whatever for this week’s column, but when I heard that Stan Lee passed away on Monday, I threw that out the window. This man was an icon, guys, to the point where writing about his entire life and accomplishments would take maybe a book or two.
BY Rachel Philipson • November 15, 2018 • 6:00 a.M.
Although the University of Connecticut hopes that the $45 million needed for the new ice rink will ultimately be profitable, the money does not help current student needs, Samuel Surowitz, Graduate Student Trustee, said.
Surowitz said he voted against the building of the rink because the money the university is spending on it could be spent in other ways, such as increasing student parking.