Editorial

Hey UConn! Where are our electric buses?

Hey UConn! Where are our electric buses?

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.

Editorial: UConn doing great work for the future

 Editorial: UConn doing great work for the future

As a society, we don’t always give adequate attention to long-term issues. That’s to be widely expected; we can’t always allocate resources now to problems that won’t affect us for many years to come. However, it is still important that we do as much as we can to prepare for these eventualities.

Editorial: UConn seizes top spot among state public colleges

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.  

Editorial: ‘Wellness Points’ program helps motivate students to be healthier

  Editorial: ‘Wellness Points’ program helps motivate students to be healthier

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.

Editorial: Fundraiser Gives UConn a massive boost

Editorial: Fundraiser Gives UConn a massive boost

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.  

Editorial: UConn women’s basketball jumps through hoops to inspire us all

Editorial: UConn women’s basketball jumps through hoops to inspire us all

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.

Editorial: Changes needed for exam scheduling

Editorial: Changes needed for exam scheduling

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.

Editorial: UConn faces lack of administrative oversight

Editorial: UConn faces lack of administrative oversight

While readers are likely to gawk at the incredible totals that these administrators who broke the rules might be getting — $73,287 not counting Herbst, who gave up her bonus pay for bonus days — the more problematic issue is the failures in the system that allowed this mistake to happen.

Editorial: UConn students must shelter themselves from impulsive pet purchases

Editorial: UConn students must shelter themselves from impulsive pet purchases

But upon closer inspection, perhaps these students should think more long-term and shelter their deepest impulses. This fact has become especially apparent in light of the Mansfield Animal Shelter’s reported spike in animal intakes as UConn students graduate and depart from the premises.

Editorial: Enough is enough, get UConn out of the AAC

Editorial: Enough is enough, get UConn out of the AAC

 Whether this means moving to the new Big East (and effectively dropping Division I football) or finding a way into a Power 5 conference such as the Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC) or the Big Ten, UConn Athletics must leave the AAC.

Editorial: UConn students represent bright future in testimonies in Hartford

Editorial: UConn students represent bright future in testimonies in Hartford

UConn students and faculty spent time testifying members of the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly to advocate for the budget of the University of Connecticut for the upcoming fiscal year.

Editorial: A sincere apology from the Daily Campus

Editorial: A sincere apology from the Daily Campus

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.