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West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula
October 17
Filed under Local

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for an apartment located at 737 Third Ave. Arrested for the crime were two Bronx residents...

The Vice Presidential Face-Off

Ana Abraham
October 17
Filed under Local, U.S. News

With the 2012 presidential election literally just weeks away, the American public faces a very important choice between two very different men. The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger Mitt Romney, occurred on Oct. 3 in Denver. The second debate of the election...

Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti
October 10
Filed under Health, Local, Science & Technology

Thousands arrived at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven last Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. The New Haven walk, along with numerous other walks throughout Connecticut, marked the close of Alzheimer’s disease Awareness month. The mission of the Alzheim...

CT Gay Men’s Chorus Presents the Kinsey Sicks at the Annex Club

The Charger Bulletin
October 10
Filed under Local

PRESS RELEASE New Haven, CONN. - The Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus (CGMC) presents the Kinsey Sicks Electile Dysfunction, a benefit for the CGMC. In Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President, the Dragapella divas present their views on pressing political issues such as education, immigration, u...

Magnetic Mega-Star Attracts Scientists

Nadine Northway
September 26
Filed under Global News, Science & Technology, Space & Astronomy

A giant magnetic star has been spotted about 20,000 light-years away from Earth in a constellation called Perseus. This star is called NGC 1624-2, and it is about 35 times the Sun’s mass. This means it has a lot of fuel and it will be bright and hot, making it burn out after about 5 million years....

Mystifying Mosaics

Elissa Sanci
September 26
Filed under Global News

An enormous Roman mosaic has been unearthed by a team from the University of Louisiana-Nebraska in Southern Turkey. The first clues to this mosaic were found 10 years ago, when Purdue University professor Nick Rauh walked over the freshly-tilled land of the farm in Turkey. Bits of the mosaic had turned...

Greater New Haven Pride Network

The Charger Bulletin
September 26
Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

By Donovan Linder The greater New Haven area is full of life for the members of the LGBT community and its allies. For those who might not be familiar with the LGBT community, here is some background. The acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, but often times you might see the...

Activists Still Occupy Wall Street

Jenn Harrington
September 26
Filed under Global News, U.S. News

“People, Power.” Activists of the Occupy Wall Street movement have not given up. On Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, protesters celebrated the one-year anniversary of the movement that took over cities across the world. Occupy Wall Street started as a social movement to protest the multi-million dollar businesses and government entities, with protesters shouting, “We ...

Dangers on the Foreign Front

Amy Reidy
September 26
Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, U.S. News, University of New Haven

Since the 2001 attacks on American soil, the country has been recovering and rebuilding. The United States has come together as a nation to support the nation, and have come to show greater respect for not only the soldiers that fight elsewhere, but also for the men and women who serve in the country...

U.S. Officals Launch New Strategy to Prevent Suicide

Kerri Zbodula
September 26
Filed under Global News, U.S. News

In Washington D.C., a new nationwide strategy to prevent suicide has been launched. Facebook, mobile apps, and other technologies will be used as part of a community-driven push to report concerns about suicidal individuals before it’s too late. Today, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death...

Iran Official Says Will Boycott 2013 Oscars

The Associated Press
September 26
Filed under Entertainment, Global News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s culture minister said Monday that his country will boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam video made in the United States that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. An Iranian film won an Oscar in the foreign film category in February. But Mohammed Hosseini...

McMahon Meet and Greet at Branford HQ Highlights Jobs Plan

Liana Teixeira
September 19
Filed under Global News, Local, U.S. News

Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, spoke to supporters on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the grand opening of her newest campaign headquarters in Branford, Conn. Guests in attendance ranged from young children to elderly citizens, as well as campaign volunteers and interns. Prior to McMahon’s arrival...

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