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Marching band plays on

In photo, Kelly Nelson

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of New Haven marching band has defied the odds, being the only marching band in Conn. to continue their season as planned, while keeping it safe for students, staff and spectators. This year’s show is entitled “The Best of Times.” It features student’s...

Celebrating National Coming Out Day: The University Raises the Pride Flag

Upper right: Pictured are left to right, Dylan Kohere, Lily Lauzon, Jackson Powers
Bottom right: Pictured, Dean Ric Baker

Isabelle Hajek, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 12, the Office of Residential Life (ORL), partnered with PRIDE and SPECTRA, to host their annual Pride Flag raising ceremony on the Bergami Patio in recognition of National Coming Out Day, which occurred the day before. The event was live-streamed and posted on the @unewhavenreslife and...

Failure of Student-Compliance to COVID-19 Policies Causes Positive Cases to Skyrocket

Failure of Student-Compliance to COVID-19 Policies Causes Positive Cases to Skyrocket

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

The University of New Haven learned how quickly the tables can turn after their COVID-19 cases jumped from five to 93 in seven days, which caught the attention of local news. On Oct. 4, the university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported five new COVID cases, which brought the number of cases to seven s...

Spike in COVID-19 cases calls for brief online class period

The new UNH logo that can be found in front of Maxcy Hall

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

October 13, 2020

As of Oct. 12, the University of New Haven has 113 active COVID-19 cases on campus. Within the past week, the number of cases rose from 12 to 24, 50, 77, 93, and now 113. This resulted in over 400 students being quarantined on campus, including the entirety of Winchester residence hall. In response ...

University celebrates 100th year with Broadway Sings for the Centennial Ball

University celebrates 100th year with Broadway Sings for the Centennial Ball

Kayla Mutchler, Editor in Chief

October 12, 2020

The night of Oct. 3 was filled with music, heartwarming stories, and fun as students, staff and alumni celebrated the virtual Centennial Ball. The event included a cocktail hour to socialize with university community members, student showcases, performances from Broadway stars and more. The show was...

WNHU Remains Live During COVID-19

WNHU Remains Live During COVID-19

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

October 12, 2020

With all of the campus COVID-19 restrictions, student organizations are having to adapt. For example, the university’s radio station 88.7 WNHU is finding ways to still stream live and be active on campus. However, the need for social distancing has caused some changes to their studio. Since the R...

Bartels Gives Student “All Lives Matter” To-Go Box

Bartels Gives Student

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

October 12, 2020

Since the Black Lives Matter movement was established in 2013, there has been dispute over people responding to the movement with the phrase “All Lives Matter.” The Black Lives Matter movement was created following the death of Trayvon Martin, with the Twitter hashtag, #BlackLivesMatter. With #BLM came the phrase “All Lives Matter,” which many BLM supporters have deemed insensitive. The All Lives Matter hashtag was considered to be a counter-protest to Black Lives Matter. During th...

Day 2/14: Boredom in waiting

Day 2/14: Boredom in waiting

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2020

On the morning of day two, I woke up with some different symptoms than I had the night before. The sudden shifts of the COVID symptoms are surprising, and what makes this virus so worrying. Locked in my own room, there is only so much to be able to look at when one wakes up. The body aches are most...

Day 1 of 14: Life in a lockdown

Day 1 of 14: Life in a lockdown

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2020

When Tuesday morning began, we were prepared to go to practice and class later in the day. By the time the sun set, we became barred from leaving our secure locations in hopes to trap a threat that cannot be seen. My name is Tyler Wells, and I am writing from the confines of my house off-campus where...

Winchester Hall residents quarantined amid COVID-19 cases on university campus

Photo courtesy of COVID Dashboard

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2020

On Tuesday, students at Winchester Hall and other university members were notified via email of a mandatory 14-day quarantine because of an influx of COVID-19 cases. Winchester residents were alerted prior to the rest of the university in an email from the COVID task force, a group of university...

Campus safety awareness month

Campus safety awareness month

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2020

Now more than ever, campus safety has been a hot topic across colleges across the nation. Every September, colleges and universities promote initiatives during Campus Safety Awareness Month. The University of New Haven Police Department has been recognized for its commitment to keeping its campus...

Business and engineering students participate in Innovation Sprint

Business and engineering students participate in Innovation Sprint

Hannah Providence, Business Manager

September 28, 2020

Nearly 100 students in the Pompea College of Business and Tagliatela College of Engineering participated in an entrepreneurship pitch competition on Sept. 12th. Brian Marks and Stephanie Gillespie -- lecturers for both colleges, respectively -- facilitated the virtual event also known as the “24-Hour...

University of New Haven rises in rankings

The new UNH logo that can be found in front of Maxcy Hall

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Amid the centennial celebration, the University of New Haven is also celebrating its prestige. The university was included among this year’s top schools in the U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, and the Bachelor’s Degree Center. U.S. News ranked the university at 59th in the North...

Decision 2020: UNewHaven makes predictions about the upcoming 2020 election

Decision 2020: UNewHaven makes predictions about the upcoming 2020 election

Katie Klemme, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

The 2020 election may seem far off, but for the University of New Haven campus community, it’s time to make predictions. Almost everyone has an opinion about who should win the presidential election, but it’s lesser-known who will win. For years, political scientists have been coming up with different...

Mental health in the wake of COVID-19

Mental health in the wake of COVID-19

Isabelle Hajek, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions of physical health have taken precedence over mental health, and as National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month begins, this disparity is being noticed. As the government temporarily shut down businesses, created isolation guidelines, and has enforced mask ...

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