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The First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience

Kristen Marcus, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

The University of New Haven has a first year abroad program for incoming freshmen. This is different from most schools because first-year students typically have to wait until their second semester to study abroad. There are currently four freshmen who are studying abroad in Italy this semester. Peyton...

U. New Haven Hosts Human Trafficking Seminar

U. New Haven Hosts Human Trafficking Seminar

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

Human trafficking is the action of illegally transporting people between countries. Usually, people who are trafficked are victims of labor or sexual exploitation. The U.S. Department of State released a report, “A Trafficking in Persons Report: June 2019” which breaks down the severity of it. In the report, ...

Traveling Alone in Europe

Traveling Alone in Europe

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

First off, the University of New Haven Study Abroad Office does not encourage traveling by yourself. It has been my choice to travel alone. This is my third time studying abroad in Prato, Italy. I was here for fall 2016, worked here the summer of 2018, and now I am back for the fall. The Prato...

Exploring the Struggle Being Gluten Free in Europe

Exploring the Struggle Being Gluten Free in Europe

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

By now, the number one thing I am known for is my inability to tolerate gluten. I never stop talking about it. I have had celiac disease for more than seven years now. That means my body cannot process gluten the same way most people can. Gluten is “a group of indigestible proteins found in wheat,...

That Time I… Interned for One of the Largest Retail Real Estate Development Companies in the U.S.

That Time I… Interned for One of the Largest Retail Real Estate Development Companies in the U.S.

Gianna Scire, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

This year, while many of my friends were getting summer-ready, going back to their summer jobs and getting excited about summer break, I was in full panic mode. For six months, I was determined to find an internship, but not just any internship; not one that would make me fill my days with work for...

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

Being referred to with the correct pronouns and using the bathroom that matches one’s gender identity are basic amenities. However, for many members of the LGBTQ+ community, these everyday occurrences can come with obstacles. The 2015 National GLSEN School Climate Survey found that 39.8% of people...

Aunt Vicky’s Registration Tips

Aunt Vicky’s Registration Tips

Victoria Cagley, Community Engagement Editor

November 16, 2019

1. Breathe. It might feel like the world is ending but it’s not, and you’re going to get through this. 2. Put your pin number and CRNs in a text document on your computer to make registration faster. That way, all you have to do is copy and paste instead of writing out all those pesky numbers. 3....

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

Thomas Almeida, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Earlier this month, psychic medium Angelina Diana performed psychic readings at the university’s German Club.  The event was co-sponsored by SCOPE and the Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (PIRO), and more than 160 students attended. Diana explained how popular culture often bl...

Facts of Maxcy Hall

Facts of Maxcy Hall

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2019

Opened in 1909 as the third location of the New Haven County Temporary Home for Dependent and Neglected Children. It housed up to 300 children and also provided them with classrooms, recreation, an infirmary, and a chapel. (Northeast Paranormal Investigations Society) Ted Wolfe, who lived in Max...

Halloween Story Contest Winner “Today is Halloween”

Halloween Story Contest Winner “Today is Halloween”

Leah Sanderson, Contest Winner

October 29, 2019

Jim Peterson woke up to the incessant buzzing of his doorbell. Today was  Halloween, the one night of the year that he dreaded the most. He tried to avoid it by leaving the lights off outside of his house so it looked like he wasn’t home. That didn’t stop this year’s trick-or-treaters. After attemp...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2019

Halloween-themed parties are meant to celebrate the holiday, but there are precautions that students should look out for. The University of New Haven’s public safety department offers resources to ensure students’ safety. The university police department can connect with students through the Liv...

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

Political participation and voter turnout among young people are at an all-time low. According to civicyouth.org, the national voter turnout in the United States 2016 presidential election was 46%. Similarly, students at the University of New Haven had a voting turnout of 15.4%. My investigation found th...

Test Optional Policy: An Admissions Process without Standardized Tests

Test Optional Policy: An Admissions Process without Standardized Tests

Madeleine Orcales, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

The University of New Haven has joined a national movement and implemented a test-optional admissions policy.  Moving forward, the admissions process at the university will no longer require most prospective students to submit SAT or ACT test scores. Students applying to the forensic science, hon...

Is it a Marching Band, a Family, or Both?

Is it a Marching Band, a Family, or Both?

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

With a spike from 20 to over 200 members in just 10 years, the University of New Haven’s marching band is one of the fastest growing college marching bands in the country.  This rapid growth happened under the direction of band director, Jason DeGroff. The marching band continues to grow as its me...

Speaking Italian

Speaking Italian

Nicole Rivera, Photography Editor

October 23, 2019

Since the Prato campus in Italy opened in 2012, University of New Haven students have been given the opportunity to talk with local Italian students. That gives students a chance to practice their Italian, but also learn more about the culture. “It is important because all UNH students at the Study Abroad ...

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