The Charger Bulletin

NAACP Aims to Stop the Stigma

NAACP Aims to Stop the Stigma

Ariana Lasher, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the university’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted their annual free HIV testing event in the Moulton Lounge. HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is the virus that causes AIDS. Health care workers from the Cornell Scott ...

Students Join to Celebrate Diwali

Students Join to Celebrate Diwali

Lindsey Scalabrino, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018

On Friday, the Indian Student Council hosted their annual Diwali celebration. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights that represents the triumph of good over evil and light over dark, is one of the most significant celebrations in India. Students at the University of New Haven gathered to commemorate D...

Deepher Dude Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Deepher Dude Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Kailey Feshler, Multimedia Editor

November 9, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, students from all over the University of New Haven’s campus gathered in the Beckerman Recreation Center to find out who will be crowned 2018 Deepher Dude. The Deepher Dude competition is a male pageant hosted by university sorority Delta Phi Epsilon to raise money for the Cystic F...

ACJA Prepares Students For Success

ACJA Prepares Students For Success

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

The University of New Haven’s Psi Omega chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA), also known as the “CJ Club,” recently attended their regional conference in King of Prussia, PA. The conference hands out a total of 60 awards, and the Psi Omega received more than half. Ou...

Kappa Kappa Psi Talks About Abuse

Kappa Kappa Psi Talks About Abuse

Everett Bishop, Student Life Article

November 7, 2018

Dating can be terrifying. Examining three-word text messages, the use of a period, and deciding when to define your relationship can be stressful. But what do you do when you aren’t even safe with your partner? Nearly a quarter of U.S. college students have reported some type of intimate partner violence. So what exactly do we need to lo...

Alpha Phi Delta Raises Money for Multiple Sclerosis

Alpha Phi Delta Raises Money for Multiple Sclerosis

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Last week, the brothers of Alpha Phi Delta hosted a week of service to raise money for their philanthropy, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (National MS Society).  The brothers took turns tabling in Bartels, where they hosted a bake sale with brownies, cupcakes, and other sweets. They ran the ...

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

The Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (P.I.R.O.) is a student-run organization that discusses and studies paranormal and supernatural beings. They also run paranormal investigations at various New England locations.   Started in 2002 by a group of students who shared an interest in...

University Hosts Pride Bash

University Hosts Pride Bash

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

PRIDE celebrated its 10 year anniversary on the University of New Haven campus Friday, Oct. 12 in the Bixler/ Gerber quad. Special guests came, including the student bands Cool Cool Okay Cool, and Crystal Clear, Monsoon Dance Crew, comedians, professional drag queens. Various Connecticut PRIDE cente...

Sigma Lambda Beta Explores Issues with Toxic Masculinity

Sigma Lambda Beta Explores Issues with Toxic Masculinity

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 11, campus fraternity Sigma Lambda Beta hosted Man Up, an open discussion on toxic masculinity. Fraternity president Rumong Yobech, a junior psychology major, wanted to start a dialogue about what it means to be a man. “We wanted to host this discussion because we wanted to change...

University of New Haven Hosts “Her-Self” Event

University of New Haven Hosts “Her-Self” Event

Lindsey Scalabrino, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the university hosted an event by the Maren Sanchez Home Foundation. The foundation was created to empower and teach girls how to defend against manipulation. The foundation is named for Maren Sanchez, a Connecticut teen who was stabbed to death after she rejected his invitation to ...

Donut Dash Replaces Swimsuit Sprint for Second Year

Donut Dash Replaces Swimsuit Sprint for Second Year

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) hosted their second annual Donut Dash Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Bixler/Gerber quad. Participants paid $5 and received three donuts and a t-shirt, with proceeds going to Children’s Miracle Network, SAE’s national philanthropy. The dash included more than 70 participants ...

ORL Introduces Charger Bucks

ORL Introduces Charger Bucks

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018

Last week, the University of New Haven’s Office of Residential Life (ORL), sent an email to students that introduced a program  called Charger Bucks. The program is designed as an incentive for residential students of the university to involve themselves more with the ORL. According to an email from Ti...

Class President Steps Down

Class President Steps Down

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 4, after representing the class of 2019 as president for the past three years, senior Charlie Ricard stepped down. In a post in the Class of 2019 – University of New Haven Facebook page, Ricard said that he would “no longer be in the role of Class President due to certain rules ...

Midnight Run Brings Food to Homeless

Midnight Run Brings Food to Homeless

October 10, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the sisters of Lambda Pi Upsilon Sorority Incorporated made and distributed sandwiches to the homeless in downtown New Haven in an event called “Midnight Run.” The organization planned to give peanut butter and jelly and turkey with cheese sandwiches downtown but, because it rained, the...

NSBE Gives Students Chance to See Themselves

NSBE Gives Students Chance to See Themselves

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a national student and professional based organization meant to provide a community for black and minority students in the STEM fields, especially engineering. The university’s organization was restarted in fall of 2015 after going dark on campus....

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