The Charger Bulletin

Interview with Ra Ra Riot’s Rebecca Zeller

Elissa Sanci

October 16, 2013

Ra Ra Riot, an indie rock band, started off at Syracuse University in 2006. Shortly after their creation, the band moved to New Haven to get their start. Nearly eight year later, they’re back; Ra Ra Riot performed at the Center Church on the Green in downtown New Haven Saturday Oct. 12. Before the sho...

A New Physical Ability Test for Potential Firefighters

Samantha Mathewson

February 20, 2013

The University of New Haven’s fire science program provides an advanced technical background for students, but are they not preparing them enough? Although the city says it has no plan on following through with a new measure that would require potential employees to pass a Candidate Physical Ability...

College of Crime Fighting

Katerina Sperl

February 14, 2013

The education level of police is constantly changing. A couple of decades ago, few police officers ever attended college. Today, the large amounts of criminal justice majors contribute to having more disciplined, obedient units. What is in the future for pushing education levels even higher? New Haven...

Yale Invests $100,000 in West Haven Schools

Kerri Zbodula

December 5, 2012

Yale University in New Haven, Conn., made the decision that they want to help contribute to nearby schools to improve local education. They announced on Tuesday that they would invest $100,000 in West Haven public schools. West Haven school administrators are very grateful for the University’s investment. This...

Shelter Believes Help from Churches could “Rid” City of Homelessness

Sara J Dufort

November 28, 2012

In any city, there are citizens that are homeless and looking for a place to stay warm during the coldest months of the year. It is a problem that plagues every urban area, as there is never enough space or beds to accommodate all those who are suffering from severe poverty. In New Haven, one shelter...

Obama Enlisting A-List to Act as Surrogates

The Associated Press

November 7, 2012

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama is counting on former President Bill Clinton and Bruce Springsteen, top surrogates for his campaign, to carry his message. But he also has enlisted an army of A-list performers and public figures -- from Lady Gaga to Billie Jean King, from Jay-Z to Crosby, Stills...

It’s Time for Women to Take Charge!

Jenn Harrington

October 24, 2012

Yale’s World Fellows Program hosted a panel, “How to Nurture Women Leaders: A Global Conversation,” at Yale university on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the need for women to adopt leadership roles in the economy and public life. Panelists included four women who are all World Fellows from different...

New Haven Fed Up With Violence in the City

Lesha Daley

October 24, 2012

New Haven residents are outraged with the escalating violent activity that is happening in their neighborhoods every day. The recent shooting of a toddler in the middle of the afternoon has infuriated the city’s citizens, especially those living in the neighborhood of Edgewood and Kensington Avenue....

New Boathouse Aims to Revitalize New Haven Harbor

Samantha Mathewson

October 17, 2012

In 1843, the first collegiate crew organization in the United States was created by a group of Yale students, and competitive rowing soon became a fundamental part of New Haven’s culture. The George Adee boathouse was built for the varsity Yale crew team in 1911. It was located along the Long Wharf side of New Haven Harbor. It was used until 192...

West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula

October 17, 2012

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for an apartment located at 737 Third Ave. Arrested for the crime were two Bronx residents...

The Vice Presidential Face-Off

Ana Abraham

October 17, 2012

With the 2012 presidential election literally just weeks away, the American public faces a very important choice between two very different men. The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger Mitt Romney, occurred on Oct. 3 in Denver. The second debate of the election...

Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti

October 10, 2012

Thousands arrived at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven last Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. The New Haven walk, along with numerous other walks throughout Connecticut, marked the close of Alzheimer’s disease Awareness month. The mission of the Alzheim...

CT Gay Men’s Chorus Presents the Kinsey Sicks at the Annex Club

The Charger Bulletin

October 10, 2012

PRESS RELEASE New Haven, CONN. - The Connecticut Gay Men’s Chorus (CGMC) presents the Kinsey Sicks Electile Dysfunction, a benefit for the CGMC. In Electile Dysfunction: The Kinsey Sicks for President, the Dragapella divas present their views on pressing political issues such as education, immigration, u...

Greater New Haven Pride Network

The Charger Bulletin

September 26, 2012

By Donovan Linder The greater New Haven area is full of life for the members of the LGBT community and its allies. For those who might not be familiar with the LGBT community, here is some background. The acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, but often times you might see the...

McMahon Meet and Greet at Branford HQ Highlights Jobs Plan

Liana Teixeira

September 19, 2012

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...

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