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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, ...

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...

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