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Tonight's special: Arborio rice with mealworms and cricket chips topped with pico de gallo. That's right, UConn dining services hosted a "bug feast" pop-up dinner at the Rome Commons ballroom and showed students the nutritional value of insects as an alternative source of protein. Tama Moni was there, reporting for UCTV News.
Students and faculty were invited to an open forum at the Konover Auditorium to discuss the expected student fee increase in the coming year. Story by Isabel Wang.
All the details on this year's record-breaking HuskyTHON with UCTV News reporter Sarah Maddox.
A few years ago, David Hogg was a normal high school student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Then, on February 14, 2018, he survived a school shooting that claimed the lives of 17 students and staff members.
UConn's Vietnamese Student Association and Chinese Undergraduate Student Association celebrated the Year of the Pig with music, food, and a lion dance. The attendance number was originally pegged at 400, but event organizers later marked it at 600. Story by Daniela Doncel.
Mansfield's Town Council voted 8 - 1 to ban plastic bags. Mansfield residents will be expected to provide their own shopping bags starting in late August. Here's UCTV News reporter Luke Hajdasz with more on the ordinance.
Here's what's going on this week in Connecticut and beyond: There have been three reported suicides relating to school massacres; two students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and one parent of a Sandy Hook Elemenary School shooting victim in Newtown.
This week in UCTV News: Federal prosecutors busted 50 people for a massive college admissions scheme, a UConn student was arrested on possession of child porn charges, and students and alum are fighting to keep a fine arts instructor employed at the university. Details from Luke Hajdasz and Regan Schiappa.
This week in UCTV News: Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg visits UConn, raises in student fees, and crime in Connecticut, with news anchors Lindsey Kane and Luke Hajdasz.
This week in UCTV News: Mansfield's town-wide plastic bag ban, a new record for HuskyTHON, and a historic win at the 91st annual Academy Awards. All that and more from Regan Schiappa and Khaleel Rahman.
And that's a wrap! Here are Kristina Carretero and Mike Cocchiola to send you off for winter break with the latest in UConn news.
UCTV News anchors Briana Jackson-Slade and Mike Cocchiola bring you the latest on innovations in reproductive health, new findings in climate change research, and the changes in the tobacco industry.