These buses will have outlived their absolute maximum life span by 2020 and UConn will presumably be purchasing replacement buses — which should be electric buses, paid for by the grant. The grant also covers electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Accepting the $1.4 million is seemingly a no-brainer.
The University of Connecticut is the best public college in the state of Connecticut. This is a remarkable achievement, albeit not one likely to surprise many UConn students or faculty, given the state's incredible investment in the university.
As college students are extremely busy, it can often be difficult to find the time or motivation required to get enough physical activity. And let’s not even talk about getting enough sleep. Additionally, finding the time to cook healthy foods or eat well in the dining hall can also be a challenge for many students.
After a mere 36 hours of fundraising, UConn Gives raised $324,140 for various school organizations, athletic teams and scholarships. It would appear that the education and opportunity afforded to graduates by this university has invoked a fair semblance of lucrative gratitude from beneficiaries and supporters nationwide.
Although the team’s closely-contested, heartbreaking Final Four losses across each of the last three seasons may leave some questioning the program’s current state, its inability to meet our ridiculously high expectations should not prevent us from recognizing its overwhelmingly positive impact universitywide and statewide.
While spring break is always a welcome reprieve from the stress of college, one issue constantly crops up for students. Professors often tend to stack exams and assignments either the week before or after spring break, leading to increased difficulties for students. Frustratingly for some, the piling up of assignments after spring break can necessitate work over break. It is important to remember that spring break serves as a time when students can decompress and relax, and that’s difficult to do when they have multiple assignments hanging over their head. Furthermore, students who schedule trips or other extended activities over break may have a difficult time completing this work.
It is the responsibility of any newspaper to perform their due diligence in confirming the accuracy and reliability of any story that is published. In an article reporting on the joint Undergraduate Student Government elections on Monday, March 5, the Daily Campus featured numerous errors regarding candidates running for various positions.