Willimantic Stop & Shop Employees Go on Strike

Tens of thousands of unionized Stop & Shop employees across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island have gone on strike starting Thursday, April 11. The strike is the result of a standstill in negotiations between Stop & Shop and The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) over a proposed employee contract. The UFCW argue that Stop & Shop has “refused to back down from proposals attempting to cut workers’ health care, take home pay, and retirement benefits.”

BIS-AITP Hosts Women in STEM Panel

Rebekah Brancato   News Editor On March 19, the Business Information Systems – Association of Information Technology Professionals (BIS-AITP) student chapter hosted its annual panel on Women in STEM. Each year Eastern alumnae share their experiences in their academic and career Read More …

World AIDS Day 2018

Rebekah Brancato   News Editor Dec. 1 marked World AIDS Day, an annual day that presents “an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have Read More …

Pipe Bomber Charged with Five Federal Crimes

Rebekah Brancato   News Editor Starting Oct. 22, a string of fifteen packages containing pipe bombs were discovered en route to various politicians and public figures. No one was injured, and no devices exploded outside of a controlled setting.

Club Spotlight: BIS-AITP

Rebekah Brancato   News Editor Eastern’s Business Information Systems–Association of Information Technology Professionals (BIS-AITP) chapter is an academic club for students interested in computer science and business information systems. Originally founded as the BIS club in 2004, it officially became a Read More …