By Victoria Bresnahan, SCSU journalism student Victoria Bresnahan, a journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. They were some of the first female U.S. soldiers, but after World War I was over the country chose […]

Hello Girls Recognized a Century Later


By Sidney Jones, SCSU Journalism student Sidney Jones, a journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. Howard P. Drew was a man who broke color barriers as a World War I soldier, Olympic athlete and […]

From Athlete, to WWI Soldier, to First Black Judge in ...


By Jailene Cuevas, SCSU Journalism student Jailene Cuevas, a journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. Theodate Pope Riddle of Farmington was one of 761 people who survived the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on May 7, […]

Farmington Woman Among Survivors of Lusitania, Legacy Lives On