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Illegal Rock Climbing in East Rock

Veronica Maciel

October 19, 2011

In Connecticut, about ten minutes away from the University of New Haven campus, there is a place known as East Rock; in this area, there is an ordinance in place that forbids any climbing of it.  Two students from Yale, Sarah Maslin and Peter Kaufman, ignored that fact when they decided to scale the fa...

UConn Back to Unanimous No. 1 in Women’s Poll

The Associated Press

December 1, 2010

Connecticut is back as the unanimous No. 1. The Huskies, who have won an NCAA women’s basketball record 84 straight games, received all 40 first-place votes in The Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday. It was the 47th straight week they sit atop the poll. Connecticut had been an unanimous choice...

Storm Brings Mix of Rain and Snow to New England

The Associated Press

November 10, 2010

FREEPORT, Maine – A powerful coastal storm packing rain, snow and sleet and wind gusts topping 60 mph knocked power out to tens of thousands of homes and businesses, shut down dozens of schools and slowed the morning commute Monday across New England. More than 60,000 homes and businesses were in...

Yale Fraternity Hazing: Lewd and Crude “Fratitude”

Samantha Shinn

October 27, 2010

Yale University’s fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, has dug themselves a big hole during their initiation week that will take them a while to get out of. This past week, their freshman pledges made a complete disgrace of their organization through their appalling behavior through the hazing techniques...

First Medal of Honor for a Living Afghan War Vet

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa – A 25-year-old soldier from Iowa who exposed himself to enemy gunfire to try to save two fellow soldiers will become the first living service member from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to receive the Medal of Honor, the White House announced Friday. President Barack Obama phoned...

Vatican Library Reopens After 3-year Restoration

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican's Apostolic Library is reopening to scholars following a three-year, euro9-million ($11.5- million) renovation to install climate-controlled rooms for its precious manuscripts and state-of-the-art security measures to prevent theft and loss. The library, started by P...

Wal-Mart Introduces Wireless Plan Under Own Brand

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

NEW YORK – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it is introducing the first cell phone plan that uses the chain's own branding, further demonstrating its clout in getting special deals from wireless carriers. The Wal-Mart Family Mobile service will run on T-Mobile USA's network. Unlimited calling...

China Mass Measles Vaccination Plan Sparks Outcry

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

BEIJING – China’s plans to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off a popular outcry that highlights widening public distrust of the authoritarian government after repeated health scandals. Since the Health Ministry announced the World Health Or...

Iranian Woman’s Stoning Sentence Delayed

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

Move over, balloon boy. The newest story to face outrageous media coverage and subsequent fervor from those who have become engrossed in it is the case of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in Tehran. In fact, the case has been rousing an international uproar from people like Brazilian president...

GOP Spokesman: Senate GOP to Oppose Obama Tax Plan

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans will oppose any effort to renew soon-to-expire Bush administration tax cuts if upper income taxpayers are excluded from the reductions. A spokesman for Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that every Senate Republican has pledged to oppose President Barack...

Calif. Neighbors Survey Ruins of Blasted Hillside

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Patrick Yu has had nightmares and headaches since a fireball from a natural gas explosion caused his ceiling to crash down next to him while he slept. He was one of many residents who returned to the ruined hillsides of their suburban San Francisco neighborhood Sunday after Thursday’s...

Kerin Boutique Springs into Summer with New Shopping Program

The Charger Bulletin

April 28, 2010

NEW HAVEN  - The newest shop in the Broadway Retail District, Kerin Boutique, offers smart fashions for the eco-conscious woman and has recently made itself much more affordable with lower price points and discounted shopping program. Kerin opened in December of 2009, and its quality designer fashions...

Possible Homicide is Under Investigation

Matt DiGiovanni

April 21, 2010

A middle aged woman died in an apparent domestic violence related homicide at the Regency Apartments late Saturday, Apr. 24. Her husband, Jim Ratchford, was arrested for the incident. Ratchford turned himself into police shortly after his wife’s death and is currently sitting in prison. His bail is...

Homicide in West Haven?

The Charger Bulletin

April 21, 2010

By Mark Roseman PH D.  - Department of Communications I remember the effect that Kitty Genovese, the young woman murdered in front of hundreds at her New York City apartment building in the early 1960’s had on me and my suburban Connecticut classmates. It was shocking to us that an individual could...

Delta Chi Moving Forward

Sam Cox

April 21, 2010

The brothers of New Haven Delta Chi are ready for the last few weeks of the semester to be chock full of exciting and fun events.  Last weekend the brothers attended their Regional Leadership Conference at Cornell and won many awards including most members in attendance and best chapter in the New England...

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