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Jonathan The Husky learns self defense on ESPN

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One my friends shared this video with me. It’s about a month old, but quite entertaining… [Read More]
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Getting cash for textbooks

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With the semester coming to an end, many students wonder what they should do with their old textbooks. Here are some options: *Many companies, including the UConn Co-op, “buyback” textbooks. *Sell books on a marketplace such as Amazon.com or Half.com *See if any of your friends are taking the same class that you took this […] [Read More]
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Website holds contest to help send a student to the Fiesta Bowl

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A post on a website dedicated to UConn sports asks students and recent alums why they should win a trip to the Fiesta Bowl. With the help of donations solicited in the message, the message board poster hopes to at least defray some of the costs of one student’s trip to Arizona. Why? I remember […] [Read More]
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Sign in a UConn dining hall discourages food fighting

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Seen this week: Kemba; “Brooks Brothers”; holiday video

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Seen: The men’s game @ the XL where Kemba Walker reached 1,000 career points. However, the student section didn’t really go crazy. One of my friends posted on her Facebook status, “dear xl center you suck for not being more excited.” There was a lot of hub-hub around a young boy who took his shirt […] [Read More]
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“Let’s Go Band”: Thanksgiving football game @ GHS

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Seen: I enjoyed my Thanksgiving morning at my alma mater, Greenwich High School, sitting in the marching band section with other alums. The clarinet player featured in some of the pictures is an GHS marching band alumnus. Unfortunately, we lost to our archrival Staples, but as one fan said, “there’s still a lot to be […] [Read More]
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Is the new UConn football commercial “Connecticut” enough?

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Read: Last week, the Hartford Courant posted an editorial which pointed out some issues with the new UConn advertisements played during football television breaks: The ad consists almost entirely of inanimate objects being painted blue while music plays. Incomprehensibly, one of these objects is the Golden Gate Bridge. Perhaps you will be surprised to learn […] [Read More]
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Going Loco for Four Loko?

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Read: About a week ago, HuffPostCollege published a blog post summarizing college admin reactions to FourLoko, a drink which combines alcohol and caffeine. This past week,  a  Daily Campus reporter interviewed a UConn health official to ask about the issues surrounding the drink: “This makes it very seductive to someone who is drinking for intoxication […] [Read More]
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