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Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After news spread about the University of New Haven closing for the remainder of the spring semester, taking care of students’ mental health should be the university’s top priority during the coronavirus pandemic. Students are doing their best to cope with the stress and anxiety from the pandemic,...

Women’s Leadership Council Presents: Strategies to Survive Student Debt

Women’s Leadership Council Presents: Strategies to Survive Student Debt

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

On Wednesday, the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) hosted an event about managing student loans in the Alumni Lounge. Debra Abbott-Walker, growth and development director for Northwestern Mutual, kicked off the event with an in-depth presentation that explored.the different ways to pay off student...

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

With the deadline to submit housing applications and room deposits to participate in room selection on March 6, returning students will soon pick their dorms for next year. According to the MyCharger room selection page, Dunham is now an available housing option for rising sophomores, and is no longer an...

University Holds Annual Up ‘til Dawn Celebration

University Holds Annual Up ‘til Dawn Celebration

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Up ‘til Dawn has raised $99,928 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The annual celebratory event was held Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the Beckerman Recreation Center. Raising money for St. Jude is a tradition on campus that many students participate in. Often, student organizations...

NAACP Presents: A Black History Month Event, Discrimination in the Health Care Industry

NAACP Presents: A Black History Month Event, Discrimination in the Health Care Industry

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Jennifer Edwards, forensic science major and executive assistant of the University of New Haven’s chapter of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), hosted a panel discussion last Tuesday about disparity in the country’s health care industry. Three panelists joined...

From Student to Professor: Alvin Tran, Sc.D, MPH, Teaches His Students How To Advocate.

From Student to Professor: Alvin Tran, Sc.D, MPH, Teaches His Students How To Advocate.

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Alvin Tran's passions run deeper than science, and it shows. Tran was recently named in the 40 under 40: Class of 2020 in Connecticut magazine. But success hasn’t turned his head. "In 10 years, I hope that I'm still at the University of New Haven at the school of health sciences training our stu...

Black History Month Spotlights

Black History Month Spotlights

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is set to receive the NAACP President’s award this year, a prestigious award that is well-deserved for the musician and fashion mogul. After a long and successful musical career with 14 number-one singles on the billboard charts, eight studio albums, and over 250 million records sold, Rihanna dec...

Beware of Online E-Textbook Scams

Beware of Online E-Textbook Scams

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Because textbooks and e-textbooks are so expensive, students sometimes resort to buying books online, whether it be a well-known website – such as Amazon or CHEGG – or a website that’s selling cheap textbooks. MacKenzie Case, a sophomore majoring in criminal justice, said that she tries to not...

Pricks and Needles: Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Pricks and Needles: Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2020

Taking things for granted is easy when you have those things, especially your health. But imagine never having the guarantee of ever being all-the-way normal. When I was 12 years old, I began to lose a lot of weight though I was eating constantly. I was always thirsty – and therefore, always...

ASID Hosts Career Night

ASID Hosts Career Night

Nicole Rivera, Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) on campus held their annual career night Thursday. Members of ASID include designers, industry representatives, educators and students committed to interior design. Through education, advocacy, community building and outreach, the organization tries...

Impeachment Analysis with Professor Chris Haynes

Impeachment Analysis with  Professor Chris Haynes

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2020

What happens after the Senate trial of impeached Pres. Donald J. Trump? That could be any one’s guess. The impeachment trial “has been a little bit more interesting than I expected.” said Chris Haynes, professor of political science. “I lived through the Clinton impeachment trial in the...

Summer 2020 Study Abroad Opportunities

Summer 2020 Study Abroad Opportunities

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

For International Education Week (Nov. 18-22), University of New Haven officials encouraged students to take a chance and go abroad. The study abroad office hosted info sessions to show students the opportunities they have to study or intern abroad. If students do not want to go abroad for a full...

African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

The National African American History and Culture Museum in Washington, D.C., is meant to share the history and culture of African Americans. There is a timeline going through slavery, the civil rights movement, and modern issues. There are exhibits of cultural expression and the progression of African...

Mental Health Support on Campus

Mental Health Support on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

Mental illness is a growing issue across college campuses. More students are speaking about their mental health issues and are encouraging college campuses to provide more resources. An article in Forbes magazine said, “According to a report by Penn State University’s Center for Collegiate Mental...

U. New Haven Holds Pantry for Thanksgiving

U. New Haven Holds Pantry for Thanksgiving

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

While most University of New Haven professors, employees, and students left campus for Thanksgiving, the campus wasn’t completely empty. Some -- especially athletes -- stayed put. The university did what it could to support the people who were staying on campus over the holiday. Katie George, operations...

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