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Yale Invests $100,000 in West Haven Schools

Kerri Zbodula

December 5, 2012


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

Yale University in New Haven, Conn., made the decision that they want to help contribute to nearby schools to improve local education. They announced on Tuesday that they would invest $100,000 in West Haven public schools. West Haven school administrators are very grateful for the University’s investment. This...

Shelter Believes Help from Churches could “Rid” City of Homelessness

Sara J Dufort

November 28, 2012


Filed under University of New Haven, West Haven News

In any city, there are citizens that are homeless and looking for a place to stay warm during the coldest months of the year. It is a problem that plagues every urban area, as there is never enough space or beds to accommodate all those who are suffering from severe poverty. In New Haven, one shelter...

Obama Enlisting A-List to Act as Surrogates

The Associated Press

November 7, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama is counting on former President Bill Clinton and Bruce Springsteen, top surrogates for his campaign, to carry his message. But he also has enlisted an army of A-list performers and public figures -- from Lady Gaga to Billie Jean King, from Jay-Z to Crosby, Stills...

Older CBS Shows Coming to Pay Service Hulu Plus

The Associated Press

November 7, 2012


Filed under U.S. News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Older CBS shows like “Medium” and “Numb3rs” are coming to the $8-per-month online video service Hulu Plus. Monday’s deal falls short of what other broadcast networks provide. ABC, NBC and Fox, whose parent companies own Hulu, offer recently aired episodes, such as free...

Aerosmith Plays Free Outdoor Concert in Boston

The Associated Press

November 7, 2012


Filed under U.S. News

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Aerosmith fans watched the band perform on Monday in front of the building in Boston where they once lived. People hung out windows, crowded fire escapes and stood on roofs on Commonwealth Avenue to watch a free concert meant to encourage voting and promote the band’s...

It’s Time for Women to Take Charge!

Jenn Harrington

October 24, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

Yale’s World Fellows Program hosted a panel, “How to Nurture Women Leaders: A Global Conversation,” at Yale university on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the need for women to adopt leadership roles in the economy and public life. Panelists included four women who are all World Fellows from different...

New Haven Fed Up With Violence in the City

Lesha Daley

October 24, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

New Haven residents are outraged with the escalating violent activity that is happening in their neighborhoods every day. The recent shooting of a toddler in the middle of the afternoon has infuriated the city’s citizens, especially those living in the neighborhood of Edgewood and Kensington Avenue....

New Boathouse Aims to Revitalize New Haven Harbor

Samantha Mathewson

October 17, 2012


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

In 1843, the first collegiate crew organization in the United States was created by a group of Yale students, and competitive rowing soon became a fundamental part of New Haven’s culture. The George Adee boathouse was built for the varsity Yale crew team in 1911. It was located along the Long Wharf side of New Haven Harbor. It was used until 192...

West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula

October 17, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for an apartment located at 737 Third Ave. Arrested for the crime were two Bronx residents...

The Vice Presidential Face-Off

Ana Abraham

October 17, 2012


Filed under U.S. News, West Haven News

With the 2012 presidential election literally just weeks away, the American public faces a very important choice between two very different men. The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger Mitt Romney, occurred on Oct. 3 in Denver. The second debate of the election...

Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti

October 10, 2012


Filed under Health, Science, West Haven News

Thousands arrived at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven last Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. The New Haven walk, along with numerous other walks throughout Connecticut, marked the close of Alzheimer’s disease Awareness month. The mission of the Alzheim...

CT Gay Men’s Chorus Presents the Kinsey Sicks at the Annex Club

The Charger Bulletin

October 10, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

PRESS RELEASE New Haven, CONN. - The Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus (CGMC) presents the Kinsey Sicks Electile Dysfunction, a benefit for the CGMC. In Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President, the Dragapella divas present their views on pressing political issues such as education, immigration, u...

Magnetic Mega-Star Attracts Scientists

Nadine Northway

September 26, 2012


Filed under Global News, Science

A giant magnetic star has been spotted about 20,000 light-years away from Earth in a constellation called Perseus. This star is called NGC 1624-2, and it is about 35 times the Sun’s mass. This means it has a lot of fuel and it will be bright and hot, making it burn out after about 5 million years....

Mystifying Mosaics

Elissa Sanci

September 26, 2012


Filed under Global News

An enormous Roman mosaic has been unearthed by a team from the University of Louisiana-Nebraska in Southern Turkey. The first clues to this mosaic were found 10 years ago, when Purdue University professor Nick Rauh walked over the freshly-tilled land of the farm in Turkey. Bits of the mosaic had turned...

Greater New Haven Pride Network

The Charger Bulletin

September 26, 2012


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

By Donovan Linder The greater New Haven area is full of life for the members of the LGBT community and its allies. For those who might not be familiar with the LGBT community, here is some background. The acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, but often times you might see the...

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