The Charger Bulletin

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...

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...

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...

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...

University Nears Two Years of Being Smoke-Free

University Nears Two Years of Being Smoke-Free

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor May 3, 2017

On June 1, 2015 the University of New Haven made the decision to become a smoke-free campus. Since then the typically consensus is that students and faculty have been fairly compliant with the new policy. “They...

Health Fair Promotes Better Lifestyles All Around

Health Fair Promotes Better Lifestyles All Around

Amanda Arango, Contributing Writer April 5, 2017

Last Tuesday (March 28), the University of New Haven put on a health fair in the Alumni Lounge to spread awareness of clubs, programs, staff, and healthy foods present on campus. There were a variety of...

Amy Bleuel, Founder of Project Semicolon, Dies at 31

Amy Bleuel, Founder of Project Semicolon, Dies at 31

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief April 3, 2017

Amy Bleuel, founder of Project Semicolon, a non-profit organization dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness died on March 24. Bleuel, 31, started Project Semicolon in April of 2013...

woman doing crossfit snatch

What “Lifting Weights” Actually Means

Kiana Quinonez, Contributing Writer March 8, 2017

Often, when you explain power-lifting to people, they think you’re trying to become a bodybuilder - I was one of those people. The first thing I told my friend when she asked me to start power-lifting...

My First 5K

Melanie Rovinsky May 4, 2011

Although I have been running for quite some time, I did not participate in my first race until this past March. After playing soccer my entire life, when I came to college, I was simply looking for a way...

Hike Your Way to Better Health

Melanie Rovinsky April 27, 2011

With the nice weather upon us, it’s hard to stay inside and get done the massive amounts of work you have to turn in before the end of the semester. However, getting outside is more beneficial to your...

Artificial Dye Deemed Safe by FDA

Melanie Rovinsky April 20, 2011

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, which met to consider placing warning labels on foods containing artificial dyes, determined at the end of March that these colorings were safe to eat. The...

Sugar: The Not-So-Sweet Truth

Melanie Rovinsky April 13, 2011

If you have ever looked carefully at a nutrition label, you may have noticed that no percent daily value is given for sugar. However, considering the increase of sugar consumption in our society, this...

The Power of Peanut Butter

Melanie Rovinsky April 6, 2011

I am a strong believer in the power of peanut butter. As a regular morning runner, my metabolism kicks into high gear around 6:45 a.m. and doesn’t seem to slow down until I go to bed. Unless I feed my...

Born to Exercise: The Role of Genetics in Fitness

Melanie Rovinsky March 30, 2011

Have you ever wondered why two people following the exact same fitness and diet regimen will often achieve different results? It turns out the answer may be genetics. What do the scientists say? The...

The Best Time to Exercise: AM or PM?

Melanie Rovinsky March 23, 2011

Do you prefer to roll out of bed and into your running sneakers, or would you rather hit the gym after class and work? Although most experts agree that the time of exercise is not nearly as important as...

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