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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...

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...

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