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Apple Event Coverage – Sept. 16, 2020

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Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2020

On Sept. 16, Apple CEO Tim Cook virtually hosted a highly-anticipated annual Apple event titled “Time Flies.” The event was held to unveil upcoming releases of new mobile hardware and software updates to their current line of devices. Within the virtual event, Cook highlighted six major releases:...

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Semester!

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Semester!

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2020

We are going through a lot of changes on campus due to the pandemic, but now that we are back together on campus - socially distant - that does not mean that we still won’t have a great time. Here are 10 ways and/or things to do while you’re here to become an overall better student. Meet new people! Thi...

The Pros and Cons to COVID Campus Life

The Pros and Cons to COVID Campus Life

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2020

Campus life as we know it is drastically different now. We’re wearing masks all day (with good reason) and have to walk through an actual maze to eat in the dining halls. In addition to that, students are put into groups to attend class, on alternating days; remembering which group you’re in on that...

Helpful Tips for Perfect Skin this Season

Helpful Tips for Perfect Skin this Season

Thalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

With fall weather finally here and winter weather rearing its head, your skin may be starting to change. It is very important to make changes to your skincare routine as the seasons change. Although you may feel your current skin routine may be what works best, with colder temperatures comes differe...

Fall Fair Preview

Fall Fair Preview

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2018

With the fall season in full swing, here are some fairs and festivals happening in New Haven County to help get you in the spirit.   Bethany Harvest Festival and Food Trucks: Sunday, Oct. 7 at 696 Amity Road, Bethany. 11 a.m. -  4 p.m. There will be live music, a craft fair, and more  in a...

Connecticut Voted 5th Worst State for Road Rage

Connecticut Voted 5th Worst State for Road Rage

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2018

Connecticut has ranked fifth out of a list of 32 states with the worst road rage, according to Auto Insurance Center. In a recent data analysis on fatal injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes, Auto Insurance Center reported that a significant portion of those fatal crashes happened because of road rage. However,...

Counseling Center Saw Increase in Wait Times Last Semester

Counseling Center Saw Increase in Wait Times Last Semester

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

January 23, 2018

Peter Agliata goes to counseling and psychological services weekly. Well, he tries to. But to go there, Agliata, a senior at the University of New Haven, along with other students, has faced longer than normal wait times for appointments this semester; sometimes up to two weeks were needed to see his counse...

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2017

  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...

Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

The University of New Haven’s Communication and eLearning Departments held a symposium Friday, Oct. 20. The symposium took place inside of the Bartels Student Dining Room and examined the recent success of virtual and augmented reality (VR & AR) in regards to education and storytelling. The idea ...

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

10 Spooky Things to Do on a Budget

Quiana Criales, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

Let’s face it, the whole month of October is used to celebrate Halloween. Are you on a low budget and feel like you cannot fully enjoy the holiday? With overpriced haunted houses and hayrides, how are college students supposed to enjoy Halloween? Over this much needed fall break, consider some of th...

Social Media: A New Way To Communicate

Social Media: A New Way To Communicate

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2017

Want to know what catches the millennial’s eye? Follows, likes, and retweets. The newest iPhone glued to perfectly manicured hands, a 17-year-old posing on Instagram in risqué ensembles, and filters that seamlessly accentuate flirty eyes and puckered lips. These are the traits of a flawless monster: th...

Students Say Goodbye to AIM

Students Say Goodbye to AIM

Nelson Vandenburgh, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017

After 20 years of being in service, AOL has decided to shut down their AOL instant messenger service, also known as AIM. Vice President of Oath, (AOL’s new name) Michael Albers, wrote in a blog, “AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but the way in which we communicate...

Solving a Crisis With a Text

Solving a Crisis With a Text

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2017

In a personal crisis, people often turn to a trusted friend, family member, coworker, or therapist, but unfortunately, they can not always be there. Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 service available to those in a personal crisis. Someone can text their hotline number with a simple message, enterin...

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