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War of the Worlds for the Modern Day

jonathancascio

September 4, 2008

On Halloween 1938, Orson Welles shocked a nation with a radio drama about Martians invading Earth. Listeners fled major cities, thinking aliens actually were marching towards New York City.  Despite all the shock and confusion, The War of the Worlds is the most well-known radio drama of all time.In ...

The Freshman Ate My Lettuce!

The Charger Bulletin

September 4, 2008

From the construction of the new dorm to the napkin dispensers on the cafeteria tables, there have been a lot of changes to UNH this year. These changes were brought on by this year's largest enrollment in UNH history: more than 1,100 freshmen. That means enrollment jumped 60 percent for the fall 2008...

The Change We Certainly Do Not Need

Zack Rosen

September 4, 2008

According to the US Census, Wasilla, Alaska is home to less than 5,500 residents and less than 2,000 homes. Less than 0.70% of the population is black, and over 35% of the population don't even work in the city. The mayor of this small town for a short time was Sarah Palin, who was just recently announced...

In Defense Of The Freshmen: Part One

celinanatola

September 4, 2008

On a regular basis, I am not often heard saying "Oh, those poor lil' freshmen" or showing any pity towards freshmen at all. They walk too slow, they eat all the food in the café, and they never understand the syllabus. That being said, hold on to your hats: I think the freshmen have definitely got the...

The Kids Are Alright

The Charger Bulletin

August 28, 2008

"UNH students sound off on president Steven Kaplan's support of the Amethyst Initiative."Check out "The Kids Are Alright" in today's copy of the New Haven Advocate!Read the article online here! http://www.newhavenadvocate.com/article.cfm?aid=9394 ...

Playboy Bunny Love Goes Unappreciated

Melanie Rovinsky

August 27, 2008

LOS ANGELES--Playboy model and one of Hugh Hefner's live-in girlfriends, Kendra Wilkinson, has recently stirred up trouble by declaring her fondness for the Olive Garden restaurant. Whether it be on her MySpace page or on her reality TV series, The Girls Next Door, Wilkinson openly boasts about her love...

Summer 2008: Why the Movies Were So Nerdtastic!

timothyfasano

August 27, 2008

To all the avid readers of the Charger Bulletin, I welcome you back to another exciting year here at the University of New Haven! In addition, a special welcome to the hordes of new freshman on campus, may the next fours years be fun-filled. Anyway, back to the important matter at hand: the movies! As mo...

Political Pressure vs. Tire Pressure

Zack Rosen

August 27, 2008

With all of the political ho-humming going around (is that a real phrase!?), it can sometimes be hard to determine what the plans of various presidential candidates precisely entail.Because I'm an Obama fan, I'm going to be going over a small chunk of Obama's energy policy. But I do want to make the...

Heroes: Just What the Doctor Ordered

celinanatola

August 27, 2008

Whether you are a superhero movie fan or not, I think everyone can agree that The Dark Knight was mind-blowingly awesome. But besides the acting, action, deaths, promotion, and comic book history, the film holds a clear theme that has consistently appealed to Americans: the idea of the super hero.We ...

Dear Members of the Class of 2012

Rebecca Johnson

August 27, 2008

Welcome! You have arrived and are officially a college student. The past year of applying to colleges, worrying about getting in, being happy when your acceptance letter came, graduating high school and saying goodbye to family and friends as you prepared to come to UNH is behind you.You are about t...

Buy Books Online: Tips from a Senior

danosipovitch

August 27, 2008

Attention freshmen and your parents: don't drain your bank accounts by buying the often exceedingly over-priced books sold at the campus bookstore. Be smart, do your research, and shop online. It's too often overheard on campus, "Wow! I just paid $150 for this stupid book!" "Hah! Well, I went online...

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