Editorial: Raising smoking ages will help protect teens

Editorial: Raising smoking ages will help protect teens

One of the social changes Lamont proposed is raising the age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products to 21. While many have come out in support of this move in regard to traditional cigarettes, whose dangerous health risks are extremely well-documented, opinions over raising the vaping age have been more mixed.

Editorial: New physics classroom design benefits students

Editorial: New physics classroom design benefits students

In addition to giving students a more practical understanding of the course material, the new classroom design comes with other benefits. The setup also allows students to gain more practice working in a team setting, which is beneficial preparation for joining the work force.

Was UConn’s firing of Kevin Ollie racially motivated?

Was UConn’s firing of Kevin Ollie racially motivated?

In March, the University of Connecticut fired men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie “for cause” in response to Ollie’s violation NCAA rules. Ollie’s legal team, however, believes the breakup was a result of something entirely more nefarious.  

“In addition to terminating his employment without just cause in violation of the collective bargaining agreement, (UConn) has discriminated against (Ollie) on the basis of his race and color in violation of the federal state law”