Even though Connecticut Democrats ultimately swept the races for federal office as well as the governor's race, the state as a whole shifted right, the splits more closely resembling pre-Trump elections.
Connecticut and Hamden saw a lot of big wins for Democrats last night. After a tight gubernatorial race, Ned Lamont (D) narrowly beat Bob Stefanowski (R). Incumbent Representative Rosa DeLauro (D) bested challenger Angel Cadena (R).
In efforts to save money and improve schools, the Hamden Board of Education is planning on redistricting, moving sixth graders into middle schools, and buying the Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School building to improve public school programs.
Every year, the Student Programing Board (SPB) hosts Family Weekend. The weekend provides parents of Quinnipiac students an opportunity to visit their children and provides insight on all of the resources Quinnipiac has available.
On Oct. 7 Hamden residents participated in the Out of Darkness Community Walk to benefit suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Statistics show that a high number of callers to the help hotline, 2-1-1, for crisis intervention and suicide are 18 and under. Should Hamden schools implement mental health classes to provide help for those struggling with mental health issues?
The roads leading up to and surrounding Quinnipiac University’s main campus are lacking sidewalks. On Sept. 18 a Quinnipiac student was injured in a hit-and-run on Whitney Ave., which prompted HQ Press to investigate the safety of walking along these roads.
Quinnipiac University notified teachers and students of a bear sighting behind the human resources building around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, marking the second bear sighting at Quinnipiac in just the past year.