Author Archives: Julie Vitkovskaya

Two resign over election process, outage stalls votes

The Student Government Assembly’s election process caused two members of the organization to resign in addition to the election coming to a complete halt based on the “blackout” of MetroConnect e-mail.

The tenacious heart of Adam Scaturro

Adam Scaturro sits with his son Sebastian on his lap in their kitchen. Scaturro, who’s been a quadriplegic for 14 years, wheels Sebastian through the wheelchair-accessible house Scaturro built after receiving a $3 million insurance settlement. Photo by Jamie Cotten Adam Scaturro, a Colorado native, has a vigor for life many people don’t possess. He

A look at federal legislation: What’s the big deal?

On March 14, Congress passed one of the most influential pieces of legislation in decades in a sweeping overhaul of the health care system. In addition, under the radar of media coverage from Tea Party protests to public inflammatory arguments against the new health care bill, Congress passed the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act