Blog Posts

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Week at UConn
    Since the late 1980s, activists have been attempting to change Columbus Day — a federally recognized holiday — to Indigenous Peoples Day. Advocates argue that the historical account of Columbus obscures his record of colonization, which led to slavery, genocide, illnesses, and near extinction, of the Taino people by the mid-1500s. The Taino were the […]
  • The climate strike at UConn and beyond
    On Friday, September 20th, millions of students across the world left class and took to the streets to demand climate justice. Protesters gathered in every corner of the world, from Pakistan and India to the United States and Australia. Then, on Friday, September 27th, millions of students left class again to continue the fight for […]
  • Meet the Interns!
    Editor’s Note: Another year, another round of new interns. This year we have our largest intern team ever! Read on to learn about the amazing, passionate students we hired this semester. Hope is currently a sophomore studying Environmental Engineering with a minor in Human Rights. She came to UConn as valedictorian from Common Ground, an […]