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Activists Still Occupy Wall Street

Jenn Harrington

September 26, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

“People, Power.” Activists of the Occupy Wall Street movement have not given up. On Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, protesters celebrated the one-year anniversary of the movement that took over cities across the world. Occupy Wall Street started as a social movement to protest the multi-million dollar businesses and government entities, with protesters shouting, “We ...

Dangers on the Foreign Front

Amy Reidy

September 26, 2012


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

Since the 2001 attacks on American soil, the country has been recovering and rebuilding. The United States has come together as a nation to support the nation, and have come to show greater respect for not only the soldiers that fight elsewhere, but also for the men and women who serve in the country...

U.S. Officals Launch New Strategy to Prevent Suicide

Kerri Zbodula

September 26, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

In Washington D.C., a new nationwide strategy to prevent suicide has been launched. Facebook, mobile apps, and other technologies will be used as part of a community-driven push to report concerns about suicidal individuals before it’s too late. Today, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death...

Iran Official Says Will Boycott 2013 Oscars

The Associated Press

September 26, 2012


Filed under Entertainment, Global News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s culture minister said Monday that his country will boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam video made in the United States that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. An Iranian film won an Oscar in the foreign film category in February. But Mohammed Hosseini...

McMahon Meet and Greet at Branford HQ Highlights Jobs Plan

Liana Teixeira

September 19, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News, West Haven News

Linda McMahon, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, spoke to supporters on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the grand opening of her newest campaign headquarters in Branford, Conn. Guests in attendance ranged from young children to elderly citizens, as well as campaign volunteers and interns. Prior to McMahon’s arrival...

West Haven Hosts Annual Farmers’ Market

Lesha Daley

September 19, 2012


Filed under Food and Drink, West Haven News

Connecticut farmers encourage locals to buy native-grown fruits and vegetables at the West Haven Green’s annual farmers market. “Send more people…the prices are unbeatable,” says Maryanne Barrelli, a farmers’ market vendor. The Farmers’ Market is a nationwide movement, created to e...

Magma Balloons Under the Island of Santorini

Patricia Oprea

September 19, 2012


Filed under Environment, Global News

Santorini is known as a prized gem of the Grecian islands, a tiny alcove surrounded by water and loved by residents and tourists alike. The multicolored limestone houses are built onto a cliff overlooking the sea with spectacular views of the sunset; Santorini retains the Cycladic architecture of its...

Amtrak High-Speed Rail Could Bypass CT Shoreline Under New Plan

Elizabeth Field

September 19, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News, West Haven News

Planning has recently begun regarding Amtrak’s new high-speed rail, proposed to extend from Washington D.C., through Philadelphia, Manhattan, Hartford, and Boston. The Connecticut section would include stops in Danbury, Waterbury and Hartford, bypassing major shoreline cities such as Stamford and New...

Apple’s iPhone 5: It’s Just the Beginning

Kerri Zbodula

September 19, 2012


Filed under Global News, Science, U.S. News

Apple’s new iPhone 5 was revealed Wednesday, Sept. 12. As one can imagine, this has been the talk around the world. Almost everyone has an iPhone these days, thus everyone is dying to get his or her hands on this newly launched product. The iPhone 5 will feature a larger 4-inch display, 4G LTE c...

Shake Shack: Elm City’s Newest Eatery

Lesha Daley

September 19, 2012


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

Journalists, locals, chiefs, employees, family and friends filled Elm City’s newest restaurant, the Shake Shack, wall-to-wall on Wednesday evening in honor of the restaurant’s housewarming celebration. Connecticut’s newest Shake Shack sits on Chapel Street, between College and Temple Streets, and is directly across from the New Haven green. Th...

U.S. Gay Couple Sues, Discrimination’s in the Market

Ileana Alvarez-Diaz

September 19, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News

In Massachusetts, where the Pilgrims flourished, discrimination rears its ugly head yet again. Married gay couple, James Fairbanks and Alain Beret sued a Roman Catholic diocese for refusing to sell them a mansion because church officials were concerned that the couple would “host gay weddings,”...

Liberals and Conservatives: Different Neurology

Ana Abraham

September 12, 2012


Filed under Global News, Science, U.S. News

There has always been a serious polarization among Americans on the two ends of the political spectrum. Whether the issue being debated is marriage equality, health care, tax reforms or literally thousands of other issues, liberals and conservatives will generally have a different viewpoint. Recent...

UNH Student Q&A on the Republican National Convention

Jessica Pena

September 12, 2012


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

Dramatic, thrilling, suspenseful and Clint Eastwood are a few of the things that could be said about this year’s Republican National Convention (RNC). The convention was hosted in Tampa, Fla., and it was a party. Tampa welcomed politicians, press, Republican citizens and a UNH student. Simone Quartey,...

Euro’s Collapse Could Bring Crisis for American Economy

Liana Teixeira

September 12, 2012


Filed under Global News, U.S. News, West Haven News

For about 13 years, millions of Europeans in 23 countries have shared a common currency—the euro. Since the euro launched in January 1999, 17 of the 27 members of the European Union (EU) have adopted it as their official currency. Recently, however, some experts suggest that the euro is weakening to...

Sun Erupts with a Light Bulb-Shaped Solar Storm

Patricia Oprea

September 12, 2012


Filed under Global News, Science, U.S. News

Used to counter dim lighting situations, the average light bulb seems like a pretty self-explanatory invention—until it comes from the sun, that is. On Aug. 20, the SOHO (Solar and Heliophelic Observatory) spacecraft captured a glowing eruption, distinctly shaped like a light bulb, from the star at the c...

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