Youth for Socialist Action, campus groups protest Turning Point USA visit

Youth for Socialist Action, campus groups protest Turning Point USA visit

Multiple counter-protestors spoke against Turning Point USA’s rhetoric during Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens’ visit to the University of Connecticut last night.

UConn Youth for Socialist Action (YSA) organized an event that featured speeches from people representing the Campus Anti-Fascist Network, the Bangladeshi Students Association and the Quiet Corner Democratic Socialists of America, among others.

Lab results now available through Student Health Services

Lab results now available through Student Health Services

University of Connecticut students who get lab work done at Student Health Services (SHS) can now access the results of that work through their health portal, located at myhealth.uconn.edu.

Once students log into their account on the my health portal, they should click on “My Profile,” then click on “Lab History” from the dropdown menu.

‘Never once have we advocated for the silence of those we disagree with’ Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens, Dave Rubin speak on conservative values

‘Never once have we advocated for the silence of those we disagree with’  Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens, Dave Rubin speak on conservative values

University of Connecticut students, faculty and residents of the state packed into the Student Union Theater amidst chaos and counter protests on Tuesday night to listen and argue with conservative Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk and his guests Candace Owens and Dave Rubin.

The event, which required significant security around campus and prompted the university to close down parts of the Student Union for students and ticket-holders only, was intended to expose those in attendance to views they may not be accustomed to hearing, UConn TPUSA Chapter President Joseph Gatti, who invited the group to campus back in December, said.

How the recycling cycle works at UConn

How the recycling cycle works at UConn

In 2018 alone, UConn diverted 1,250 tons of waste, including food waste, from incineration plants. The first step of this process comes from the UConn population knowing what can be recycled, what cannot and where they can recycle, Patrick McKee, Sustainability Program Manager from the Office of Environmental Policy said.

Top three teams announced in Wellness Case Competition

Top three teams announced in Wellness Case Competition

The top three teams for the University of Connecticut’s first Wellness Case Competition were determined Friday, Tara Watrous, Student Engagement Specialist from Student Health, Counseling and Wellness, said. The winning order will be voted on Saturday at the Alcohol and Other Drugs Conference.

Storrs Center Bliss location officially closed

Storrs Center Bliss location officially closed

Bliss owner Kim Cash said at the end of January that she gave the owners of Storrs Center a two month notice that she would be closing the store, after having sent multiple emails to the Storrs Center management company asking for rent relief and a solution to her declining customer numbers.