Census citizenship question is a short-sighted attack

Census citizenship question is a short-sighted attack

Many will be surprised to hear that there hasn’t been a citizenship question on the standard United States census since 1950. I certainly was; it seems like it would be a good idea to know how many citizens reside in the United States, right?

Editorial: UConn and other universities coalesce to combat climate change

Editorial: UConn and other universities coalesce to combat climate change

Although UC3 was formed merely seven months ago, the university-driven coalition can make significant headway locally and nationally and perhaps even reverse the negative precedent set last year by the United States’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Science Friday:A massive plastic structure could clean the ocean’s plastic, but it’s not that simple.

Science Friday:A massive plastic structure could clean the ocean’s plastic, but it’s not that simple.

A potential solution to cleaning up much of the floating plastic has been devised by Boyan Slat, who has come up with the idea of putting an immense plastic tube in the ocean that would effectively corral the plastic and collect it until it can be picked up by an “oceanic garbage truck” and disposed of.

Weekly Column: Vegetarianism is too feminine

Weekly Column: Vegetarianism is too feminine

For those who are vegetarian, it’s difficult to find good food in the dining halls sometimes, but UConn dining services are taking steps to rectify this. I am impressed by their increasing accommodations. Much more difficult, though, are the threats to my identity that come with being a vegetarian male.

Washington circus: The Kavanaugh hearings

Washington circus: The Kavanaugh hearings

Last week, democratic Senator Cory Booker released an email from Brett Kavanaugh, wherein he discusses racial profiling. Booker admitted that he didn’t have permission to release it, and that by doing so, he risked expulsion from the Senate, but he didn’t care because the American people needed to know the truth about Kavanaugh.