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Are We Really the University of “New Haven?”

Are We Really the University of “New Haven?”

Kayra Clouden, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

With the exception of weekend outings to the esteemed Gotham or Toad’s Place, I find that there is no UNH presence in the city of New Haven. Upon my own adventures to various shops such as Blue State Coffee, Atticus, Koffee, Junzi, Urban Outfitters, or even Shake Shack, there aren’t too many hoodies...

Should the Constitution Be Changed?

Should the Constitution Be Changed?

April Anderson, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In my American Government and Politics class, our professor assigned a topic where the students had to discuss the implications of a modern constitutional convention and the way they felt about it. When she first brought up the topic in class I was for it, until I did a little more research and our professor...

Graduate and Live

Graduate and Live

Ryan Astaphan, Founder, GraduateAndLive.com
February 23
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion & Editorials, Travel

The relative ease of life today’s youth enjoys was made possible due the hard work of earlier generations. The goal of those earlier generations was to find a career that would provide them with life-long stability. These career-driven individuals went on to build families. Their children did not...

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Why I (Finally) Stopped Drinking Soda

Mirinda Osmer, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Food and Drink, Opinion & Editorials

I do not believe in New Year’s resolutions. When you think about it, the start of a new year is just another day. As such, I used my return to campus for the spring semester as my “new year” resolution. I decided, after years of enjoying the fizzy, sugary, magicalness that is soda, that I would...

USGA President Sam Moul on Campus Climate

USGA President Sam Moul on Campus Climate

Samantha Moul, USGA President
February 23
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven, USGA

In my time here at the University of New Haven, I have learned many things. A lot of these things were taught to me inside a classroom or came from a textbook, but most of the lessons that will surely stick with me for the rest of my life came from you, my fellow Chargers. In my experiences in our community,...

Why Adele’s Respect to Beyonce Matters

Why Adele’s Respect to Beyonce Matters

Iyana Jones, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

At this year’s 59th Annual Grammy’s on Sunday, Feb. 12, the usual occurred. As expected it was filled with mediocre comedy, extravagant gowns, and celebrities congratulating other celebrities - nothing new here.   Every year, there is always an artist who goes unnoticed or unrecognized fo...

America’s Infrastructure: A National Report Card

America’s Infrastructure: A National Report Card

Roger Kemp, Professional in Residence
February 14
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The term “infrastructure” refers to the basic facilities and installations necessary for society to operate. These include public transportation and communication systems (highways, airports, bridges, telephone lines, cellular telephone towers, post offices); educational and health facilities; water,...

Sodexo is Bad, But it Could Be Worse

Sodexo is Bad, But it Could Be Worse

Kiana Quinonez, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

If you’re a student at the University of New Haven, then you are all too familiar with the often disagreeable dining services offered. Students frequently complain about the dining service Sodexo: the catering company that fills our dining halls every morning, noon, and night with food. If you want...

An Open Letter to the UNH Campus from a College Republican

An Open Letter to the UNH Campus from a College Republican

Brian Sharnick, President of UNH College Republicans
February 14
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Politics, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

One of the most beautiful things about the United States is the peaceful transition of power that happens every four years on Inauguration Day. Millions of Americans gather to watch this historical moment, some are excited, others hopeful, and in some cases, people are scared. These feelings are completely...

Snow Removal: No Removal

Snow Removal: No Removal

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
February 14
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven

Wednesday night into Thursday, we received a substantial amount of snow, which meant all Thursday facility workers were out working hard to shovel the snow on campus. The fact that while we all get to stay in the warmth and skip classes they need to be out shoveling snow all day, away from their children...

Lady GaGa Was Ridiculed Despite a Flawless Performance

Lady GaGa Was Ridiculed Despite a Flawless Performance

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor
February 8
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion & Editorials

On Sunday, we were undeniably blessed with the presence of Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl. Some might even ask why there was a football game at the Lady Gaga concert. After watching her performance, people across the country fell in love with Gaga all over again. Personally, I kind of forgot she existed...

Is Core Curriculum Necessary or a Waste of Time and Money?

Is Core Curriculum Necessary or a Waste of Time and Money?

Lindsey Allen, Contributing Writer
February 8
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven

College is supposed to be the final stepping stone into the “real world.” We choose majors that will help us hopefully enter careers that we love and take courses to educate ourselves in those fields. But not all of those courses will teach us skills within our majors. If you’ve taken a look...

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