The Charger Bulletin

UNH Student Q&A on the Republican National Convention

Jessica Pena

September 12, 2012

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

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

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...

Stem Cell Research Funding Upheld

Amy Reidy

September 12, 2012

The court system in the United States of America is meant to keep both laws and challenges made regarding laws in check. That is exactly what was done regarding embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. Complaints filed in a lower court decidedly had no standing in the federal appeals court circuit of the...

President Obama: Beer Connoisseur

Ana Abraham

September 12, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama tends to the first-ever beehive on the White House’s South Lawn, and White House chef Sam Kass recently released where some of the honey is going. President Obama is a novice beer maker, and honey is the secret ingredient in his brews. In a blog post titled “Ale to the Chief,...

Up to 10,000 Yosemite Visitors at Risk of Mouse-Borne Virus

Kerri Zbodula

September 12, 2012

In Fresno, Calif., up to 10,000 guests who stayed in certain log cabins may have been exposed to a deadly mouse-born hantavirus at Yosemite National Park. So far, six people have been infected, and two of them have died. The illness begins with flu-like symptoms that can take up to six weeks to incubate b...

Florida’s First Female Quarterback

Elissa Sanci

September 12, 2012

Erin DiMeglio is unlike any girl in Florida. When she’s not at home doing chores, at school in class or babysitting, she is playing football as the only female quarterback on an all-male football team in Florida. Although she is only the third-string quarterback for South Plantation High School,...

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