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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...

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...

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