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From Fear To Optimism, Muslim Students React To Trump Win

Nov 16, 2016
Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

It’s been a week since the election, and it’s been a time of soul searching for many college students. Students protested at the University of Connecticut and at Yale, where many students chanted in response to Trump’s plans for mass deportations and a ban on Muslim refugees.

Hannah Dickison / WSHU

Connecticut State police are investigating the death of a UConn student on Sunday morning at the Storrs campus. Officials say Jeffny Pally, a sophomore from West Hartford, was struck and killed by a university fire vehicle.

State auditors say the University of Connecticut has been misusing state money that was earmarked for maintenance, diverting it instead to renovation and construction projects on campus.

Sean Flynn / University of Connecticut/Facebook

According to enrollment figures released on Tuesday, the University of Connecticut will welcome its largest first-year class ever, a record 5,100 students.  

Matt Rourke / AP

University of Connecticut trustees have revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby, saying he engaged in conduct "incongruent" with the values of the university.

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