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Closed Doors Serve No Purpose

Closed Doors Serve No Purpose

Estefano Palazuelos, Contributing Writer
February 8
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Politics

Allow me to provide you with a mental exercise for your imagination. You are standing in an airport – yes, those places many of us despise – and you are waiting to go through customs and immigration, into the amazing opportunity that is the country of the United States of America. Beyond the doors...

You’ve Been Using a Gender-Neutral Bathroom this Whole Time

You’ve Been Using a Gender-Neutral Bathroom this Whole Time

Kayra Clouden, Contributing Writer
February 8
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven

Even with the growing understanding and continued support of the LGBTQ+ community, there are still naysayers who continue to speak negatively on any efforts made to stand in solidarity with our LGBTQ+ friends. Recently, companies have been highlighting the implementation of their recently added “All...

Series of Unfortunate Events is a Must-Watch

Series of Unfortunate Events is a Must-Watch

Samantha Eldredge, Contributing Writer
February 8
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion & Editorials, Television

January 13 marked Netflix’s release date for their television adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s famed children’s series A Series of Unfortunate Events, in which three seriously unlucky orphans, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire, try to escape the clutches of the villainous Count Olaf. If you never...

Riots at UC Berkeley Show Rise of Antifa Movement

Riots at UC Berkeley Show Rise of Antifa Movement

Reginald Walden, Contributing Writer
February 8
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Politics

On February 1, Milo Yiannopoulos, a famous (or infamous) provocateur and senior editor of Breitbart News, planned on holding a speaking event at UC Berkeley where he was going to mock the concept of “cultural appropriation.” This event attracted typical protests from students upset the university...

Everything Education Lacks

Everything Education Lacks

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
February 3
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

How do you do your taxes? Or manage a checking account? Or set up direct deposits at a bank? What even is a mortgage? I couldn’t tell you, but I could tell you how to find the area of circle or recite to you the quadratic formula or the Pythagorean Theorem. Luckily, if ever a situation arises where I ...

The False RA Intimidation Narrative

The False RA Intimidation Narrative

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In August 2016, I received my housing assignment for the fall semester at the University of New Haven. I discovered that I would be living in Bergami Hall and sharing a suite with one of the Resident Assistants. When I first told people this I was often met with an “aw, that’s awful” or “I’m s...

An Open Letter to the American People from an Iranian Student

An Open Letter to the American People from an Iranian Student

Omid M. Arani
January 31
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

I am an Iranian graduate student, studying and working as research assistant at the University of New Haven. During my first year of study in the U.S., I have met great people who always are there for me. From my neighbors, to my professors; from my host family to my landlord; I have learned from them...

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

January 25
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

For as long as I could remember, I wanted to teach. All of my life, I knew that when I grew up, I wanted to be an English teacher. In high school, my dreams of becoming a teacher were imprinted in my mind, all due to an incredible English teacher that I had. As I grew older, my love for writing flourished...

What We Know Will Happen During Trump’s Presidency

What We Know Will Happen During Trump’s Presidency

January 25
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, U.S. News

On January 20, our 45th President was inaugurated. For some, this is an unprecedented victory; for others, Trump’s victory feels like a step backward in social progression. Our nation now eagerly anticipates the President’s next move: who will he choose to help him lead our country? What legislations...

This is #WhyWeMarch

This is #WhyWeMarch

January 25
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, U.S. News

At seven in the morning on Saturday two of my friends and I made our way through Arlington, Virginia to board the jammed subway in our nation’s capital surrounded by hundreds of women sporting pink knitted hats and witty cardboard signs. Some said that the march was an overreaction by the radical...

From Military to Public Service: Thanks to the G.I. Bill

From Military to Public Service: Thanks to the G.I. Bill

Roger Kemp
January 25
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

My active duty military time gave me an appreciation for public service, and the opportunity to get the education that I wanted after I was discharged. My membership in national processional associations let me network with fellow professionals, both from the municipal and academic communities, and provided...

Don’t Stress, It Will Be Okay

Don’t Stress, It Will Be Okay

The Charger Bulletin
December 8
Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Can we all agree that it’s at that point in the semester where you just want it all to be over? It’s that time when you just want your homework to magically complete itself, papers are done, finals are over, and life can be amazing again, but unfortunately, life doesn’t work that way. It is the...

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