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ESUMS Opens its Doors to Students

ESUMS Opens its Doors to Students

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Six middle and high school teachers looked around at their new lounge on the fifth floor of their new school. “This refrigerator is NOT for science projects!” Heather Toothaker, a sixth grade science teacher said. The new Engineering and Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) sits on the northwest corner of the University of...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

The Meaning of Valentine’s Day to UNH Students

The Meaning of Valentine’s Day to UNH Students

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Lifestyle, U.S. News, University of New Haven

It is that time of year again, where all you see is heart shaped boxes of chocolate and stuffed animals in every store you set foot in. For some, it feels like those teddy bears holding an “I Love You” heart shaped pillow are just taunting you, as a reminder that you’re alone. For others, it is...

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, 2017
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...

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, 2017
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...

Administration Responds to Negative Free Speech Ratings

Administration Responds to Negative Free Speech Ratings

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education individually rated each of the University of New Haven’s policies and found a common issue among the majority of them. Many red light ratings were received from the policy regarding advertisements to the various standing harassment policies. Dean of...

New Haven Marches to Support Refugees and Immigrants

New Haven Marches to Support Refugees and Immigrants

Melina Joseph, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News

Protesters marched from Wilbur Cross High School to the New Haven Green, in an effort to show their solidarity with refugees and immigrants. Signs displayed messages such as “Build bridges, not walls,” and “No human being is illegal.” The protesting was mainly directed towards President Donald...

Vice President of Athletics Debbie Chin to Retire

Vice President of Athletics Debbie Chin to Retire

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

After four decades of service to the University of New Haven, Deborah Chin, athletic director, and associate vice president of athletics, announced her retirement effective February 15. "I am a firm believer in passing the torch when the shop is in order, and I am confident that the culture of excellence...

Separating from the Other U.N.H.

Separating from the Other U.N.H.

Samantha Reposa, Assistant Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Uproar and controversy have seem to spark within the University of New Haven and surprisingly it had nothing to do with President Trump’s recent executive orders, but the rumor that U.N.H. may not actually be U.N.H. anymore. Fear not, the university will remain U.N.H. in concern to leisurely convers...

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, 2017
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...

UNH Student Researches New Ways to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

UNH Student Researches New Ways to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

Samantha Reposa
January 31, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Annually, one in five women on college campuses experience some variation of sexual assault - 95-percent of those assaults are not taken to the police standing as one of the most underreported crimes on campuses. Senior forensic science major Valerie Luutran plans to explore sexual assault through the...

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