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BREAKING NEWS: Two Positive COVID-19 Cases

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September 16, 2020

Below is an email from the COVID-19 Task Force informing the university community of two positive COVID-19 cases on campus:   Dear Members of the University Community, We are writing to inform you that two University of New Haven students, one residential student and one commuter student,...

COVID-19 Dashboard Updates

COVID-19 Dashboard Updates

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

September 14, 2020

With the uncertainty of this fall semester, the university is keeping a public record of COVID-19 cases on campus. The COVID Dashboard shows how many residential students were tested and how many positive cases there were. It also shows cumulative data on the percentage of COVID positive students, off-campu...

The new COVID-19 policies: As effective as we allow them to be

The new COVID-19 policies: As effective as we allow them to be

Isabelle Hajek, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

On Aug. 14, the University of New Haven gave students their first taste of “Campus Life Reimagined” in an email from the COVID-19 task force. The email included an addendum to the student handbook of COVID-19 student directives. Students had been awaiting the rollout of these guidelines as other...

Humor During COVID: What’s So Funny About A Pandemic?

Humor During COVID: What’s So Funny About A Pandemic?

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2020

COVID-19 has upended people’s lives, especially Gen Z’s. We’re supposedly the generation that lives on the Internet, which means we should know a thing or two about how to navigate the web through means of social, political, and cultural discourse. News regarding social media users and the uptick...

Recap of the 2020 MTV VMAs: The Inventive Production Value of the Music Industry’s New Normal

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Tiara Starks and Sean McGuire

September 4, 2020

Using unique technology, pre-filmed footage, and green screens, the MTV Video Music Awards streamed on Aug. 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and live-event restrictions. This year, there was not a physical audience at the VMAs. However, this allowed the award show to film in multiple cities and countries a...

The Fall of the Movie Theater Industry: How large movie theater franchises are trying to bounce back

The Fall of the Movie Theater Industry: How large movie theater franchises are trying to bounce back

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

August 31, 2020

Since the start of COVID-19, life has changed for movie theatergoers. With different states regulating how indoor experiences happen, large movie theater chains had to quickly adapt to the impact of the worsening spread of the virus both nationally and internationally. One of the largest theater chains...

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

August 31, 2020

Because of COVID-19, Broadway theaters have been tentatively shut down through January 2021 amid New York’s Phase 2 reopening plan, which prompted other theatres to go “dark “ all across the country. These shutdowns have had a negative impact on an entire artistic field. Theaters have had to...

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Semester!

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Semester!

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2020

We are going through a lot of changes on campus due to the pandemic, but now that we are back together on campus - socially distant - that does not mean that we still won’t have a great time. Here are 10 ways and/or things to do while you’re here to become an overall better student. Meet new people! Thi...

The Pros and Cons to COVID Campus Life

The Pros and Cons to COVID Campus Life

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2020

Campus life as we know it is drastically different now. We’re wearing masks all day (with good reason) and have to walk through an actual maze to eat in the dining halls. In addition to that, students are put into groups to attend class, on alternating days; remembering which group you’re in on that...

University of New Haven fall sports preview

University of New Haven fall sports preview

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As students return to campus this fall, there will be two major components that will make this year different than in the past: the lights at Kathy Zolad stadium will not be on for soccer matches and Saturdays will be quiet without football games at Dellacamera. While games are not being played, that...

Changes to Celebrating the University’s Centennial

Changes to Celebrating the University’s Centennial

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

August 31, 2020

This year marks a milestone for the University of New Haven. The university was founded in 1920, making 2020 its centennial. In order to celebrate the university’s 100 year anniversary, there were events planned for the 2020 spring and fall semester. However, when campus closed last spring because...

Campus Life re-imagined

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Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

August 31, 2020

To prevent the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak on campus, the university has placed restrictions on-campus living and activities. These restrictions enforce social distancing and limit the number of people in one area. While these restrictions are essential for student safety, it is a large adjustme...

“It’s all about the students”: What University of New Haven professors think about returning to campus in the fall

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Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

August 31, 2020

Professors at universities across the country have been expressing their concerns about their return to campus amid the coronavirus. However, at the University of New Haven, professors say they are looking forward to returning for a slightly different semester, although some are equally uneasy about their...

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

July 16, 2020

In the middle of the changes the University of New Haven is facing because of state coronavirus guidelines, commuter students say they lack information about their return to campus. Following the first virtual town hall meeting held on June 30 on Facebook, students and their parents posted angry c...

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 24, 2020

Following the University of New Haven’s shutdown at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the university is preparing for the campus to reopen in the Fall 2020 semester. A Tuesday email sent to the student body highlighted the proposed changes. Interim provost and senior vice president for academic ...

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