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Senator Chris Murphy: Guns, Climate and Congress

Senator Chris Murphy: Guns, Climate and Congress

Glenn Rohrbacker

November 2, 2016


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

June 12, 2016 will stand as a gray day in American history. Fifty people were killed in a nightclub in Orlando, with dozens more were injured becoming the worst mass shooting on American soil. Three days later, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), an outspoken supporter of gun control, launched a 15-hour fili...

Trump and Clinton Enter the Final Stage

Trump and Clinton Enter the Final Stage

Glenn Rohrbacker

October 19, 2016


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

Wednesday night marked the final time Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would be on stage together, at least for the foreseeable future. Moderated by Fox News's Chris Wallace, this debate was the last time the candidates could make their case to the American people, and it was much more fast-paced and...

Shailene Woodley Facebook Lives Her Arrest

Shailene Woodley Facebook Lives Her Arrest

Kimberly Trabulsi

October 19, 2016


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

Divergent star and activist, Shailene Woodley, was arrested last week for criminal trespassing after peacefully protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Woodley marched alongside hundreds of Native Americans and demonstrators in efforts to halt the construction. The $3.7 billion pipeline,...

A Lesson in Escuela

Gabby Nowicki

April 13, 2016


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Escuela was recently playing at the Yale Repertory Theatre called “No Boundaries.” It was in the Iseman Theatre off Chapel Street. The play was written and directed by Guillermo Calderon, performed by students from Yale, and is approximately one hundred minutes. The play takes place in Chile in...

Who is ISIS?

Steven Mahoney

September 10, 2014


Filed under Global News

The group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria executed a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, last week in response to President Obama’s foreign policy and U.S. airstrikes in the region where ISIS operates, according to a ISIS fighter and Sotloff in what appeared to be a forced statement...

These Paper Bullets review

The Charger Bulletin

April 23, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, West Haven News

By: Jessica Leeb Contributing Writer These Paper Bullets, adapted by playwright Rolin Jones, is a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. These Paper Bullets was performed at the Yale Repertory Theater from March 14 to April 5. Set in London in the 60s, this play...

Amanda Knox: What Comes Next?

Kardelen Akkus

February 12, 2014


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

Alleged femme fatale Amanda Knox is the key to a controversy that has sparked the interest of a global community. First guilty, then not, and now guilty again: the sorrows of "Foxy Knoxy." Knox is at home in Seattle, WA, since 2011 having been found not guilty for murdering Meredith Kercher in 2009...

The Sochi Games: Raising The LGBT Flag

Kardelen Akkus

February 12, 2014


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

The University of New Haven’s Institution for Social Justice along with UNH Pride held an informative social on Thursday, Feb. 6, in light of the harsh treatment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender society in Russia, where the Winter Olympics commenced Friday. The event attracted about ...

West Haven Elects Ed O’Brien as Mayor

The Charger Bulletin

December 5, 2013


Filed under Global News, University of New Haven, West Haven News

By: Zachary Lange Voters in the City of West Haven elected Ed O’Brien last month in what was a very close election. He beat four-term incumbent, John Picard by 80 votes.   Mayor O’Brien’s platform when he was running for mayor was to work closely with the University of New Haven, as the university is a critical component to t...

The Game Changer

Jenn Harrington

October 23, 2013


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Candidates in West Haven’s Mayoral Race Debate on Current Issue Elections for the office of Mayor in West Haven are less than a month away, and in preparation for polling, all three candidates took time out of their Wednesday night to meet at Carrigan Middle School to debate their ideas on the fut...

Second Annual Fit Week

Samantha Mathewson

October 16, 2013


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

The second annual FITWEEK took place in the Greater New Haven and Fairfield Counties of Connecticut at local gyms Sept. 30 – Oct. 6. This event encouraged local residents to try something new and turn their workweek into a FITWEEK. Shana Schneider, the founder of FITWEEK, also a Zumba and group fitness instructor, feels it is important to provide n...

Interview with Ra Ra Riot’s Rebecca Zeller

Elissa Sanci

October 16, 2013


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Ra Ra Riot, an indie rock band, started off at Syracuse University in 2006. Shortly after their creation, the band moved to New Haven to get their start. Nearly eight year later, they’re back; Ra Ra Riot performed at the Center Church on the Green in downtown New Haven Saturday Oct. 12. Before the sho...

Crowning of Miss America

Emily McGinty

September 25, 2013


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

On September 15, a new Miss America was crowned. Nina Davuluri’s journey to the title, however, started almost a year ago. To better understand pageants, there are two televised beauty pageants: Miss USA and Miss America. There are other pageant systems that are international such as International Junio...

A New Physical Ability Test for Potential Firefighters

Samantha Mathewson

February 20, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The University of New Haven’s fire science program provides an advanced technical background for students, but are they not preparing them enough? Although the city says it has no plan on following through with a new measure that would require potential employees to pass a Candidate Physical Ability...

College of Crime Fighting

Katerina Sperl

February 14, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven, West Haven News

The education level of police is constantly changing. A couple of decades ago, few police officers ever attended college. Today, the large amounts of criminal justice majors contribute to having more disciplined, obedient units. What is in the future for pushing education levels even higher? New Haven...

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