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Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Politics, U.S. News, University of New Haven

Recently, President Donald Trump has made actions and statements about immigrants, particularly those who hail from countries made up of black and brown people. The most recent remark that has made headlines was his comment on Haiti. The Washington Post reported Jan. 12 that Donald Trump had a meeting with colleagues where they discussed future protection of immigrants from various underdeveloped countries, like Haiti. In the meeting Trump said, “W...

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News

The government shut down on the one-year anniversary of the Trump presidency, and a lot of questions are being asked about what this means for the American people. Political science professor Chris Haynes explains that there are two certainties about this shutdown. “Playing politics is central...

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health and Fitness, Science, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

  The treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS is evolving every day, and at the forefront of that is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is a medication, under the name Truvada, which is taken by HIV-negative people at high-risk for contraction of HIV. It prevents the virus from attaching...

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Angela and Michael Pullo had three things in mind when opening their business: cats, coffee, and community. The couple opened Mew Haven Cat Café, the first of its kind in Connecticut, to accomplish those goals. On Whalley Ave. in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood, passersby can see furry felin...

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, University of New Haven

A story that has been steadily reaching more and more headlines is the Republicans’ tax reform plan. By the end of the year, GOP members in Congress plan to pass a new tax system that they claim will create jobs, increase investment, and put more money into the hands of middle-class American families...

West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

On Oct. 23, the West Haven City Council heard proposal from the founder of Branford-based manufacturer, who wants to build a display of solar panels over the West Haven’s landfill. The ground mounted solar generated panels would be constructed on two privately owned properties on Spring Street. CEO...

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Politics, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Updated 11/8/17 at 9:29 a.m. to include result statistics. Democrat Nancy Rossi was declared winner of West Haven’s mayoral election Tuesday night. Rossi won after a long and contentious campaign with the two other candidates, current mayor, Democrat Ed O’Brien and Republican Dave Riccio. ...

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Editor in Chief Glenn Rohrbacker sat down with Republican candidate for mayor of West Haven, Dave Riccio, to talk about the changes he'd make to the city....

Interview With Candidate Nancy Rossi Ahead of West Haven Election

Kiana Quinonez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Reporter Kiana Quinonez sits down with the endorsed Democrat for West Haven Mayor, Nancy Rossi, to talk about what her plans would be for the University and the city.

University Enters Partnership With FOX

University Enters Partnership With FOX

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The University of New Haven and FOX61, the Connecticut Fox affiliate, announced today that the television station will open a news bureau on the university’s main campus. The new partnership will connect students in the Communications, Film, and Media Studies Department with FOX61 professionals i...

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, West Haven News

The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted a Breast Cancer awareness walk in Lightpoint Park this past Sunday. Following the walk was a short ceremony in which survivors and their relatives shared their stories. During which, participating walkers gathered in groups to socialize amongst each other before the w...

Students From Hurricane-Effected Areas Talk About Relief

Students From Hurricane-Effected Areas Talk About Relief

Sarah Dematteis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, University of New Haven

University of New Haven students spoke about their dissatisfaction with response and recovery efforts thus far in regards to the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in a panel discussion held early last week. The panel’s goal was to shed light on the harrowing situation still unfolding and to...

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

The city of West Haven has been working closely with the university for the past three years discussing the plans for the new luxury shopping complex set to open in fall of 2019. “Myself and the developer have met many times with President Kaplan and the University of New Haven leadership, and they...

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

The LBGTQ+ community gathered in New Haven recently to celebrate sexual orientation and gender diversity at the 20th Pride New Haven. The festivities started Sept. 15 at the New Haven City Hall and was followed by an art show featuring the likes of artist Ricky Mestre and photographer Daniel Eugene. The...

University Prepares for an End to DACA

University Prepares for an End to DACA

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Politics, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, University of New Haven

In an email to students Tuesday night, University of New Haven President Steven Kaplan responded to the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program passed by President Obama in 2012. Kaplan cited the approximately 800,000 people covered under DACA, ...

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