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Empowered Women Empower Women: UNH Women’s Leadership Conference

Empowered Women Empower Women: UNH Women’s Leadership Conference

Samantha Reposa, Assistant Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Women of all ages and backgrounds gathered in the Bucknall Theater at the University of New Haven to celebrate their womanhood with a theme surrounding “Women, Media and the Gender Lens” at the Women’s Leadership Conference hosted by the University. Alicia Keys’ hit Girl on Fire welcomed Pat...

Commuters Have Mixed Feelings on Commuter Appreciation Week

Commuters Have Mixed Feelings on Commuter Appreciation Week

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

At the University of New Haven, the campus is almost 50% commuter students and many students know of their struggles with parking, but this past week the Center for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation (CSELO) put on Commuter Appreciation Week. This week aimed to help commuters feel more welcomed...

Amy Bleuel, Founder of Project Semicolon, Dies at 31

Amy Bleuel, Founder of Project Semicolon, Dies at 31

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
April 3, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Health and Fitness, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News

Amy Bleuel, founder of Project Semicolon, a non-profit organization dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness died on March 24. Bleuel, 31, started Project Semicolon in April of 2013 as a way to reduce stigma around mental illness and provide support for those struggling. In the...

A Panel on Free Speech for College Campuses

A Panel on Free Speech for College Campuses

Sarah Costello, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

On Wednesday (March 29) the student dining room was filled with students and faculty across campus, all gathered for the Charger Bulletin’s panel on free speech on college campuses. The panel was organized by the University of New Haven’s Charger Bulletin and Society of Professional Journalists,...

University, Sodexo Respond to Nutrition Report Allegations

University, Sodexo Respond to Nutrition Report Allegations

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The Charger Bulletin, in Tuesday’s edition, reported on a study about Sodexo’s nutritional value. This report was published on a website at https://www.isitbadforyou.com which gave Sodexo an ‘F’ rating for nutrition. Since publication, officials from the university and Sodexo have expressed their concerns over the legitimacy and credibility of...

Sodexo Receives an F Rating on its Quality of Food

Sodexo Receives an F Rating on its Quality of Food

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Sodexo’s nutrition was reviewed by ‘Is it bad for you.com’ and received an F rating. Sodexo provides food to over 500 school districts and 850 universities over 80 different countries, including the University of New Haven. They are considered a world leader in life services, with a headquarters...

A Chance to Meet Your next Best Buddy

A Chance to Meet Your next Best Buddy

Iyana Jones, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life

A chapter of Best Buddies will be coming to the University of New Haven next semester thanks to some incredibly dedicated students, including Kori Hames, sophomore and president of the new Best Buddies club. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that establishes friendships between people with and...

University & USGA Host Sexual Assault Roundtables

University & USGA Host Sexual Assault Roundtables

Riley Knebes, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

Why is it that when people hear the term “sexual violence” they instantly become uncomfortable and change the subject? Why do they say that they already know enough about prevention strategies when this continues to be an ongoing problem on college campuses? And most importantly, why is everyone...

UNH Board of Governors Member Tells Story of Escaping to Freedom

UNH Board of Governors Member Tells Story of Escaping to Freedom

Samantha Reposa, Assistant Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Students piled into the Alumni Lounge last Thursday (March 23) to witness the premiere of Dr. Marc Benhuri’s motion picture adaptation of his memoir, Price of Freedom. The film explored Benhuri’s life as a dentist in the United States, but also his fight to help his family escape Iran during the...

A Panel on Women’s Leadership

A Panel on Women’s Leadership

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

A panel discussion, Women in Leadership, was hosted in the Alumni Lounge on Thursday, March 9. The panelists included Kathy Townsend, director of resource development and communications for the Boys & Girls Club, Dr. Tracy Tamborra, associate professor, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice &...

New It’s On Us PSA Targets Texting Language

New It’s On Us PSA Targets Texting Language

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, U.S. News

It’s On Us, an organization dedicated to preventing and promoting awareness of sexual assault, released a new PSA about the issue that targets the language people use in conversation regarding sexual or potentially sexual interactions with others. The 30-second piece looks at a conversation betwe...

University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

Gordon Simerson, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

New undergraduate students enrolling at the University beginning Fall 2017 will be on a new Core Curriculum plan.  This is the first substantive change to the Core since 2006. The new Core still requires at least 40 credits for bachelor’s degree students and at least 20 for associate’s degree...

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