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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, ...

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


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

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

August 30, 2017


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

President Kaplan sent an email to the campus community Wednesday morning addressing Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has caused in Houston. He stressed the importance of extending sympathies and taking part in disaster relief to aid the citizens of Houston. “Hurricane Harvey has brought days of devastatio...

LANY Comes to New Haven

LANY Comes to New Haven

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, West Haven News

May 13 was a rainy day in New Haven; from the early morning to late evening, the city was damp with intervals of heavy downfall. On College Street, this weather did not faze anyone. Walking towards the venue before doors opening at 7 p.m. triggered memories from 2015 when I saw The 1975 not far from...

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day

Melina Joseph, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

May 3 marks World Press Freedom Day, raising awareness of the importance of journalism and a free press. May 3rd commemorates the Windhoek Declaration, a statement on the principles of press freedoms by African newspaper journalists in 1991. Shared at a seminar hosted by the United Nations Educational,...

Thousands March for Climate in Washington D.C.

Thousands March for Climate in Washington D.C.

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Science, U.S. News

Saturday (April 29) afternoon brought over 200,000 people to Washington D.C. for the Climate March. There were sister marches across the world, but the strongest presence was felt in D.C. as the crowd marched from the Capitol to the White House, pausing to rally, before proceeding to the Washington Monument. The...

Syrian Student Sees a Different Syria Than Most

Syrian Student Sees a Different Syria Than Most

Marissa Rosado, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Global News, U.S. News, University of New Haven

On April 6, President Donald J. Trump ordered military strikes in Syria in response to a chemical attack on Syrian civilians. The strike took place at 5:40 p.m. PT (3:40 a.m. local time), when there would be minimal activity at an aircraft base. Yara Obeid, a Syrian-American, is a junior at the University...

New Haveners March for Science on Earth Day

New Haveners March for Science on Earth Day

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 22, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, Science, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, West Haven News

  Over 3,000 people marched in the New Haven March for Science on Earth Day. Many gathered in Washington D.C. and across the country to bring awareness to science and the dangers of budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as various other science-based agencies. The m...

Celebrating Record Store Day in CT

Celebrating Record Store Day in CT

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, U.S. News

For the past 10 years, artists have been celebrating Record Store Day, an annual celebration of music distributed as physical media. On April 22nd, music lovers can join in on the fun: local stores will open their doors to fans awaiting exclusive vinyl releases from their favorite artists. The release...

Elm City Express Adds Two Players As Season Approaches

Billy Sakmann, Sports Section Editor

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, West Haven News

New Haven’s professional sports drought is set to end very soon. The Elm City Express, a third tier soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League will soon be playing home games in Yale’s Reese Stadium. Unfortunately, non-residents will be moved out of the University of New Haven by the time...

UNH Professors and Students Discuss Concerns With Trump Science Policies

UNH Professors and Students Discuss Concerns With Trump Science Policies

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 11, 2017


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

President Trump signed an executive order on March 21 that included measures to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, a set of regulations put into place by former President Obama, designed to restrict the emission of fossil fuels. Reactions to this plan have varied across the country, with support from...

Egypt Attacked Twice on Palm Sunday

Egypt Attacked Twice on Palm Sunday

Melina Joseph, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

Palm Sunday, a Christian celebration for many, was marked by twin church bombings in Egypt. The blasts at St. George’s Church in Tanta and St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria occurred yesterday, hours apart. According to Egyptian officials, the explosions left 44 dead and over 128 injured. The...

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...

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...

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