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Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti
October 10, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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, 2012
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...

West Haven Hosts Annual Farmers’ Market

Lesha Daley
September 19, 2012
Filed under Food and Drink, Local

Connecticut farmers encourage locals to buy native-grown fruits and vegetables at the West Haven Green’s annual farmers market. “Send more people…the prices are unbeatable,” says Maryanne Barrelli, a farmers’ market vendor. The Farmers’ Market is a nationwide movement, created to e...

Magma Balloons Under the Island of Santorini

Patricia Oprea
September 19, 2012
Filed under Environment, Global News

Santorini is known as a prized gem of the Grecian islands, a tiny alcove surrounded by water and loved by residents and tourists alike. The multicolored limestone houses are built onto a cliff overlooking the sea with spectacular views of the sunset; Santorini retains the Cycladic architecture of its...

Amtrak High-Speed Rail Could Bypass CT Shoreline Under New Plan

Elizabeth Field
September 19, 2012
Filed under Global News, Local, U.S. News

Planning has recently begun regarding Amtrak’s new high-speed rail, proposed to extend from Washington D.C., through Philadelphia, Manhattan, Hartford, and Boston. The Connecticut section would include stops in Danbury, Waterbury and Hartford, bypassing major shoreline cities such as Stamford and New...

Apple’s iPhone 5: It’s Just the Beginning

Kerri Zbodula
September 19, 2012
Filed under Global News, Science & Technology, U.S. News

Apple’s new iPhone 5 was revealed Wednesday, Sept. 12. As one can imagine, this has been the talk around the world. Almost everyone has an iPhone these days, thus everyone is dying to get his or her hands on this newly launched product. The iPhone 5 will feature a larger 4-inch display, 4G LTE c...

Shake Shack: Elm City’s Newest Eatery

Lesha Daley
September 19, 2012
Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

Journalists, locals, chiefs, employees, family and friends filled Elm City’s newest restaurant, the Shake Shack, wall-to-wall on Wednesday evening in honor of the restaurant’s housewarming celebration. Connecticut’s newest Shake Shack sits on Chapel Street, between College and Temple Streets, and is directly across from the New Haven green. Th...

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