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Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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

Senate President Marty Looney has introduced a bill in the Connecticut legislature that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The bill, No. 487, was passed by the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee on Thursday, April 5, and would allow anyone in Connecticut over the age of 21 to purchase ...

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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

On March 24, Senator Chris Murphy, along with many other speakers and performers, gathered to support “March for Our Lives” in Guilford, Conn. “March for Our Lives” started as a student-led march in Washington, D.C. as a response to the mass shooting committed at Marjory Stoneman Dougl...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2018


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

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before Parkland, the Guilford community was dealing with its own heartache, when a 15-year-old boy died from a...

Valuable Picasso Print Worth $50,000 Stolen

Valuable Picasso Print Worth $50,000 Stolen

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, U.S. News

A rare and valuable original Pablo Picasso print worth an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a Milwaukee art appraisal shop a few weeks ago. Bill DeLind, the owner of the art appraisal shop says his business partner noticed the original 1949 print was missing on Feb. 16, according to Fox News reports. The...

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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

Recently, President Donald Trump has made actions and statements about immigrants, particularly those who hail from countries made up of black and brown people. The most recent remark that has made headlines was his comment on Haiti. The Washington Post reported Jan. 12 that Donald Trump had a meeting with colleagues where they discussed future protection of immigrants from various underdeveloped countries, like Haiti. In the meeting Trump said, “W...

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

UNH Experts Give Context to Government Shutdown

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


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

The government shut down on the one-year anniversary of the Trump presidency, and a lot of questions are being asked about what this means for the American people. Political science professor Chris Haynes explains that there are two certainties about this shutdown. “Playing politics is central...

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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

A story that has been steadily reaching more and more headlines is the Republicans’ tax reform plan. By the end of the year, GOP members in Congress plan to pass a new tax system that they claim will create jobs, increase investment, and put more money into the hands of middle-class American families...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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