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Developers Submit Site Plan for West Haven Outlet Mall

Developers Submit Site Plan for West Haven Outlet Mall

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 22, 2018


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

Simon Property Group and The Haven Group, LLC applied last evening for site plan approval before the West Haven Planning Board, the first entitlement step towards building The Haven, a 235,000 square foot luxury outlet center. The project is scheduled for completion in summer 2020 and offici...

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...

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health and Fitness, Science, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

  The treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS is evolving every day, and at the forefront of that is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is a medication, under the name Truvada, which is taken by HIV-negative people at high-risk for contraction of HIV. It prevents the virus from attaching...

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Angela and Michael Pullo had three things in mind when opening their business: cats, coffee, and community. The couple opened Mew Haven Cat Café, the first of its kind in Connecticut, to accomplish those goals. On Whalley Ave. in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood, passersby can see furry felin...

West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

West Haven Landfill Transforms into a Solar Panel Facility

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

On Oct. 23, the West Haven City Council heard proposal from the founder of Branford-based manufacturer, who wants to build a display of solar panels over the West Haven’s landfill. The ground mounted solar generated panels would be constructed on two privately owned properties on Spring Street. CEO...

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


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

Updated 11/8/17 at 9:29 a.m. to include result statistics. Democrat Nancy Rossi was declared winner of West Haven’s mayoral election Tuesday night. Rossi won after a long and contentious campaign with the two other candidates, current mayor, Democrat Ed O’Brien and Republican Dave Riccio. ...

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Full Interview with Councilman Dave Riccio

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Editor in Chief Glenn Rohrbacker sat down with Republican candidate for mayor of West Haven, Dave Riccio, to talk about the changes he'd make to the city....

Interview With Candidate Nancy Rossi Ahead of West Haven Election

Kiana Quinonez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Politics, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Reporter Kiana Quinonez sits down with the endorsed Democrat for West Haven Mayor, Nancy Rossi, to talk about what her plans would be for the University and the city.

University Enters Partnership With FOX

University Enters Partnership With FOX

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2017


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

The University of New Haven and FOX61, the Connecticut Fox affiliate, announced today that the television station will open a news bureau on the university’s main campus. The new partnership will connect students in the Communications, Film, and Media Studies Department with FOX61 professionals i...

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, West Haven News

The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted a Breast Cancer awareness walk in Lightpoint Park this past Sunday. Following the walk was a short ceremony in which survivors and their relatives shared their stories. During which, participating walkers gathered in groups to socialize amongst each other before the w...

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Upscale Mall on its Way to West Haven

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

The city of West Haven has been working closely with the university for the past three years discussing the plans for the new luxury shopping complex set to open in fall of 2019. “Myself and the developer have met many times with President Kaplan and the University of New Haven leadership, and they...

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

New Haven Hosts PRIDE Parade

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under West Haven News

The LBGTQ+ community gathered in New Haven recently to celebrate sexual orientation and gender diversity at the 20th Pride New Haven. The festivities started Sept. 15 at the New Haven City Hall and was followed by an art show featuring the likes of artist Ricky Mestre and photographer Daniel Eugene. The...

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


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

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

LANY Comes to New Haven

LANY Comes to New Haven

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, West Haven News

May 13 was a rainy day in New Haven; from the early morning to late evening, the city was damp with intervals of heavy downfall. On College Street, this weather did not faze anyone. Walking towards the venue before doors opening at 7 p.m. triggered memories from 2015 when I saw The 1975 not far from...

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