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International Women’s Day Observed Across the Globe

International Women’s Day Observed Across the Globe

Melina Joseph, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2017


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

It is International Women’s Day. Adopted by the United Nations in 1975, the March 8 observance is a reminder to continue the advancement of women worldwide. “Let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality a...

Women’s History Month at UNH

Women’s History Month at UNH

Kayra Clouden, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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

It’s March, also known as Women’s History Month, and the University of New Haven, in collaboration with the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion, has been working towards making the campus completely aware of women’s history. Multiple programs will be held throughout the month, open to the entire c...

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

Evan Grady, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2017


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

Transgender students of Connecticut public schools will not be effected by President Trump’s decision to repeal all federal protection for students using the locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity. “Despite the actions taken by the federal government,” said Governor Malloy,...

From Refugee to Resident: The Vetting Process

From Refugee to Resident: The Vetting Process

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017


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

In the wake of the execution and rollback of President Trump’s executive order banning people from entering the United States if they came from a list of seven countries (Libya, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen), people are wondering where people who are refugees and immigrants stand on their...

ESUMS Officially Opens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

ESUMS Officially Opens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2017


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

The Engineering Science University Magnet School located on the University of New Haven's campus officially opened to students on Tuesday, February 28. UNH President Steve Kaplan, New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Reginald Mayo, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, West Haven Mayor Ed O'Brien and ESUMS Principal...

Winter Comes to Mohegan Sun with Game of Thrones Concert Tour

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television, West Haven News

According to Entertainment Weekly, 8.9 million viewers watched the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Here’s some comparison: Israel’s population is approximately 8.06 million and Austria’s is 8.47. Since 2011, Game of Thrones, the television series adapted from the novels of George R. ...

Protests in New Haven for “Day Without Immigrants”

Protests in New Haven for “Day Without Immigrants”

Kimberly Trabulsi, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, West Haven News

Protesters took to City Hall in New Haven on Thursday evening to protest the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recent surprise home raids. The protesters gathered in front of the public building to preach to passerbys and the various News networks that were present, such as NBC and News 8. One...

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...

Marching for Life in Washington D.C.

Marching for Life in Washington D.C.

Amanda Arango, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under U.S. News

Imagine being in Washington D.C. in front of the Washington Monument in the midst of thousands of people, with a loud roar of people yelling “We are the pro-life of generation” and “Hey, Ho, Roe v. Wade has got to go” and thinking to yourself, “man I should have worn warmer clothing.” These...

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Brady Nabs a 5th Ring with Pats Super Bowl Victory

Quentin Walker, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under National Sports, Sports, U.S. News

Ladies and gentlemen, Super Bowl LI is now in the books, it lived up to the hype surrounding it and was even historic. After Luke Bryan’s rendition of the National Anthem, both teams were ready to get things started. The determination to bring the Lombardi trophy to Atlanta definitely showed in the...

Connecticut is the 10th Most-Affected State by the Repeal of Obamacare

Connecticut is the 10th Most-Affected State by the Repeal of Obamacare

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 7, 2017


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

What has been referred to as President Obama’s legacy is on the chopping block in the new Republican Congress. The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, is set to be either repealed or severely edited by the GOP now that they have an executive on their side and the road paved for their...

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, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, West Haven 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...

Trump Keeps Campaign Promises Through Executive Order

Trump Keeps Campaign Promises Through Executive Order

Kimberly Trabulsi

January 31, 2017


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

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has signed 17 executive orders. This first week, President Trump’s orders went from authorizing the constructing a wall along the US-Mexico to the continuation of the installation of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to banning refugees and residents...

Justice Democrats Look to Take Back Democratic Party

Justice Democrats Look to Take Back Democratic Party

Glenn Rohrbacker

January 31, 2017


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

After the bruising loss in the 2016 elections, democrats have been scrambling to figure out how they weren’t able to salvage a sizeable win in any of the country’s institutions. Still unable to make significant changes, since the first opportunity that came when the party searched for new minority...

What We Know Will Happen During Trump’s Presidency

What We Know Will Happen During Trump’s Presidency

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, U.S. News

On January 20, our 45th President was inaugurated. For some, this is an unprecedented victory; for others, Trump’s victory feels like a step backward in social progression. Our nation now eagerly anticipates the President’s next move: who will he choose to help him lead our country? What legislations...

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