Amanda Bloom

Photo Students Steal the WestConn Senior Thesis Show

  Ghostly, heavenly self-portraits, abandoned buildings captured at night, stop motion projection, an installation of transparencies: True talent and innovation is showcased in the photography room at the Department of Art’s Bachelor of Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition at Western Connecticut State University (WestConn), on display through… Read more »

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Mega Hardcore Show Fights Cancer

  Danbury, Connecticut resident Trista Vaughan, a 31-year-old mother of three, must be feeling the love.  Vaughan, a student at Paul Mitchell the School in Danbury, was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and has been fighting hard ever since.   Vaughan’s boyfriend, Lou… Read more »

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Blumenthal Says Control Towers Can Stay Open with Rearranged FAA Budget

  United States Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, appeared today at Hartford-Brainard Airport in defense of an amendment to prevent the furlough of hundreds of air traffic controllers at small airports nationwide.  Blumenthal touted the “totally bipartisan” amendment that would prevent six control towers in Connecticut… Read more »

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The Craft Beer Blow-up

  This past December, The Brewer’s Association issued a statement defining what it means to be an American craft brewery along with a call for transparency in beer brand ownership.  The statement has set off significant backlash in the beer world as traditional and multinational… Read more »

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