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4 Nov 2014

4 Nov 2014

Many for Sidewalks, Sidewalks for Many

Many for Sidewalks, Sidewalks for Many
Students walked, chanted, and cheered for safety during the sidewalk rally held in October. The event called attention to the need for sidewalks along Chase Parkway to make a safer pathway for pedestrians crossing the street and reaching the bus stop and our campus.
Author: Clare Dignan
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4 Nov 2014

Under Pressure, Colleges Update Sexual Assault Policies

Nationwide, there has been a lot of talk, and action, on college campuses against sexual assault. Last month, the state of California passed a bill that requires its colleges to define “yes means yes” when investigating claims of sexual assault. With this bill, the definition of consent requires “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.” 
Author: Chelsea Clow
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4 Nov 2014

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4 Nov 2014

New Tamarack Website is Live!

he Tamarack launched our brand new website. Created with the collaboration of students and faculty, the new site contains the most recent issues, and is populated with digital archives dating back to a full year.
Author: Clare Dignan
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4 Nov 2014

Take Pride and Take Care

Naugatuck Valley Community College is a well-respected school that is ranked among the best community colleges in Connecticut. NVCC offers open enrollment to over 7,000 students, low in-state tuition, and a large amount of highly qualified professors and advisors. Founded in 1967, the campus has seen many generations of graduates, and in many cases it carries the wear and tear of its years on the surface.
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4 Nov 2014

Editor's Notebook: November

A coat. A flower. A ceramic snowman. These items signify the holidays for me. Movies and shopping malls may try to tell us what the holidays are and how they should look, which can distort our focus on what they mean to us.  

Much too often Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukkah are all stereotyped. According to Macy’s department store, everyone has a turkey for Thanksgiving or an ornately decorated coniferous tree standing in their living room during December.
Author: Clare Dignan
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4 Nov 2014

Many Young People Abstain from Voting

The results are in. Most young people ages 18-29 have chosen to forego their constitutional right to vote.  According to CIRCLE, the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, the Connecticut voter turnout during the 2012 election fell to an all-time low of 21.6% for young people 18-29. 

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4 Nov 2014

Happenings @ Other Colleges: November

Louisiana State University Offers LGBT Minor; University of Chicago Creates No-Debt Policy; University of Wisconsin Offers Flexible Option; First of the “Seven Sisters” to Allow Transgender Students
Author: Chelsea Clow
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4 Nov 2014

Students Want Fitness Center to Open

After about a year of inactivity, students are once again showing support for a reopening of the school’s fitness center. The fitness center opened with Technology Hall originally in 2009 and has since closed twice as a result of lack of funding.
Author: Ian Sherwood
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