BY Anna zarra aldrich • Septmember 19, 2017 • 6:00 A.M.
Students gathered at the University of Connecticut last night in a rally to support the “Dreamers” who may be impacted by the end of the national Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program.
Dozens of students and faculty gathered outside the John W. Rowe Center for Undergraduate Education on the overcast evening to speak and listen to speakers talk about the importance of the DACA program, which President Trump recently announced he would be “winding down” the program.
Let’s look at the football results in the American Athletic Conference from the past weekend, led by a statement win from the Memphis Tigers.
The Huskies open their season Nov. 10 against Colgate at Gampel Pavilion. They follow Colgate with Stony Brook on Nov. 14 and Boston University, with both games to be played at the XL Center in Hartford.
The Republican-lead, Democrat-approved, budget plans to gut funding for the Connecticut State College and University system including community colleges and regional universities. The biggest cuts, however, come to the state’s flagship university, UConn, with an astounding $309 million over the next two years.