The Charger Bulletin

U. New Haven Hosts Community Partner Speed Dating

U. New Haven Hosts Community Partner Speed Dating

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

University students, faculty and staff were offered the chance to connect with local service-learning organizations recently at the 5th annual Community Partner Speed Dating event. The event, hosted by the Office of Academic Service-Learning, included 30 people representing 22 community organizations in the Alum...

The Time I…

The Time I…

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

Last winter, I had an internship at a local magazine, Milford Living, in Milford, Conn., as a staff photographer. I assisted with photography assignments. Most of the time, the assignments were photographing buildings around town, people or events, but last February, I was assigned to photograph somethin...

Homecoming Concert Rebranded

Homecoming Concert Rebranded

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 23, 2019

This year, SCOPE made changes to homecoming that included having a DJ in place of an artist for the traditional concert.  The change caught at least one student off guard. Jennifer Edwards, a junior majoring in forensic science, said “I did not know about the music performances this year until on...

Transfer Students Adjusting to U. New Haven Campus

Transfer Students Adjusting to U. New Haven Campus

Amanda Castro, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

Having to adjust to a new college or university can be challenging, especially if you have become comfortable at your old school. The process can take a toll on students’ academic experiences, especially if they are accustomed to the dynamics of a different campus and environment.  However, for ...

That Time I

Kenneth Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

     The first time I got yelled at on the street by a stranger in a car was this week. I was walking on a sidewalk bordering campus, on my way to pick up dinner, when all of a sudden I heard something to my right. Now mind you, I’m listening to music, so I couldn’t hear what was said until I took...

Tips on Adjusting to College Lifestyle

Tips on Adjusting to College Lifestyle

Kaylee Gross, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

Having a hard time adjusting to college? Try making your bed every morning. Getting used to dorm living can be  nerve-racking, exciting, and overwhelming. Adapting to our parents’ absence isn’t easy. Leaving home can cause stress and homesickness.  Fear of the unknown entering college wit...

Does High School Prepare Students for University?

Does High School Prepare Students for University?

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

The transition from high school to college is taxing for many students. The workload is heavier and the classes are more challenging. While high schools strive to prepare students for this academic leap, not all students feel fully prepared when beginning college. The University of New Haven tries t...

University Sponsored Fall Career Expo

University Sponsored Fall Career Expo

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

Whatever the outcome is for the undergraduate and graduate students who attended this year’s Career Expo, local employers said the event can be beneficial. This year’s Fall Career Expo brought 114 employers and more than 800 students into the Beckerman Recreation Center on Wednesday, Sept. 18, ...

Mourning the Loss of University of New Haven Alum, Nicolette Dammacco-Charles

Mourning the Loss of University of New Haven Alum, Nicolette Dammacco-Charles

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

September 25, 2019

Former University of New Haven student Nicolette Dammacco-Charles, of Massapequa, New York, died on Monday from complications of sickle cell thalassemia, an inherited blood disease.  Ms. Dammacco-Charles was 25. Ms. Dammacco-Charles graduated from the University of New Haven in 2016 with a degree in c...

Seniors Pushed to Live Off Campus

Seniors Pushed to Live Off Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

For the class of 2021 and under, housing at the University of New Haven was not a concern. The upperclassmen  were not as fortunate. In 2017, the University accepted more students than ever before and guaranteed incoming students four years of housing. Due to the lack of housing, incoming students were placed  in sophomor...

The Campus Climate Survey Results

The Campus Climate Survey Results

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

The chance for a gift card seems to have worked well, as more than 1,500 student, faculty, and staff responded. Regarding the perceptions of the university's climate, diversity, and inclusion efforts were recorded and analyzed. University President Steven Kaplan sent an email on Sept. 3 identifying the key f...

Former University Police K-9, Nia, Passes Away

Former University Police K-9, Nia, Passes Away

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

September 10, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 30, a well known K9, Nia, died from medical complications. Her handler, Officer Jodi Novella, shared the news on Facebook in a heartfelt post. Nia was partnered with Novella in 2008 and started working with the University of New Haven in 2013.  “My heart is completely broken on the passing of K9 Nia,...

Handicap This! Speakers Hold First Show In Connecticut

Handicap This! Speakers Hold First Show In Connecticut

Jennifer Korn, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

On Thursday, April 11 at the German Club, a man with cerebral palsy, Mike Berkson, and his caretaker, Tim Wambach, shared how they inspired each other and help spread awareness about living in a world with limitations. Wambach says they have told their story with humor and honesty to “more than 150...

University Launches Strawless Initiative

University Launches Strawless Initiative

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The University of New Haven has recently made the decision to get rid of single-use plastic straws at dining locations such as W.O.W Cafe and The Marketplace. Instead of using straws, students are being encouraged to use coffee cup lids. This is part of an effort by the university to reduce plastic po...

University Assists Transitioning Veterans

University Assists Transitioning Veterans

Wesley A. Mucik, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2019

The transition from the intensity of military service is a huge contrast to a sedentary classroom. The challenges are many. Most veterans trying to assimilate to an academic lifestyle are faced with the challenge of being a first-generation student. Most veteran students are older than their civilian pe...

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