The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

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A Facebook quiz worth taking

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I know they’re tempting. Those little facebook quizzes that tell you which Gossip Girl character you are most like, or what kind of person you attract. They’re harmless, and just for fun. Actually, they’re not. Facebook basically gives developers the right to access all your information, and use it however they want. From the American […] [Read More]
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Make the Brookfield village center friendly to young professionals

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The Brookfield zoning commission met Tuesday to talk about rezoning a section of town to create a “village center.” For more details, read my article here.   One change they are considering is zoning the buildings have a two-floor limit with commercial space on the first floor and residential space on the second floor. When I heard […] [Read More]
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Get green in Stamford

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Fairfield University should not file charges against student newspaper

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Trust me, as someone who minored in women’s and gender studies, I find the column Chris Surette wrote in Fairfield University’s student newspaper, “The Fairfield Mirror,” about the walk of shame degrading and disgusting. Especially the part where he suggests the male in a one-night stand situation bail as soon as possible because: you don’t want to […] [Read More]
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21-year-old Danbury Common Council candidate plans to keep campaign promises despite losing

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A lot of college kids don’t really know much about their college towns (besides where you can get the cheapest beer, of course). In many cases, the town is like an airport in a connecting city. It’s where you hang out for a few years of your life before moving on to the final destination. […] [Read More]
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24-year-old congressional candidate launches web-site

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Will Gregory is a Republican who will be challenging incumbent Jim Himes for the 4th Congressional District Seat in the next national election. If elected, he will be the youngest Congressman ever. I distinctly recall when I interviewed him for stories I wrote for the New Canaan News, he did not want to make a […] [Read More]
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Green Market Exposition tomorrow

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If you’re a recent college graduate looking for a job or a college student wanting to explore job opportunities out there, I suggest you go to this. A PR person for the event let me know there will be a resume workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. and also an exhibitor who will provide financial […] [Read More]
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Young people most at risk for H1N1

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Last night on the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes, there was a story about how the H1N1 flu virus is most dangerous for young people. Here is a quote from the online story: Palese compared the new virus to viruses that he keeps frozen from decades ago. And he has found 2009 H1N1 is a […] [Read More]
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New Bridgeport web-zine

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I suggest you check out this new cultural web-zine that just launched. Called The Port, it’s all about the arts scene in Bridgeport. Articles in this debut issue include a feature on actor and director Jason Coombs, a profile of the Accoustic Cafe and a some interesting photos of railway infrastructure taken by a Bridgeport commuter. […] [Read More]
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Why young adults need healthcare reform

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More than 13 million adults ages 19 to 29 lacked insurance coverage in 2007 because many young adults hold low-wage or temporary jobs that don’t include benefits. This is according to a supplement put out by the Columbia Journalism Review for journalists to understand issues surrounding healthcare reform (which is helpful because it can be […] [Read More]
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