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Students Don’t See Value in Admin Open Forums

Students Don’t See Value in Admin Open Forums

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

President Steven H. Kaplan and other University of New Haven administrators recently held an open forum to hear questions and concerns from students. Some students, though, don’t believe that sessions like these will bring about real change at the university. Some students that attended the...

Tax Plan Targets Grad Students to Make Up for Cuts

Tax Plan Targets Grad Students to Make Up for Cuts

Barry Lewandowski, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

A new tax plan passed through the House of Representatives last week. While this does not put the bill into law yet, as it stands the bill makes some revisions to certain tax breaks towards college students. The goal of the bill, according to Republicans, is to simplify the tax code while simulta...

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

GOP Tax Bill Could Cut Benefits to Private Colleges

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, University of New Haven

A story that has been steadily reaching more and more headlines is the Republicans’ tax reform plan. By the end of the year, GOP members in Congress plan to pass a new tax system that they claim will create jobs, increase investment, and put more money into the hands of middle-class American families...

Student Gets Surprise Post-Game Proposal

Student Gets Surprise Post-Game Proposal

Nelson Vandenburgh, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life

The Charger football game on Nov. 11  was not only special because it was the last game of the season and senior night, but also because of a surprise engagement. Sergeant Connor Spear proposed to his girlfriend of nearly two years, Brianna Hill during the halftime show of the Merrimack-UNH g...

Review: A Chorus Line Will Make You Think, Feel

Review: A Chorus Line Will Make You Think, Feel

Catherine Cinque, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven’s fall production and opening night of A Chorus Line by Michael Bennett ran without a hitch. The theater was decently filled for the first night of the musical and even university President Steven Kaplan was in attendance. The play, directed by faculty member Jonathan Yukich,...

Model United Nations Team Scores Outstanding Delegation, 7 Other Awards

Model United Nations Team Scores Outstanding Delegation, 7 Other Awards

Carissa Moshier, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

University of New Haven’s Model United Nations (MUN) team won eight awards in Washington, D.C. at an international competition earlier in November. One thousand students from 65 universities competed. The team members, who were assigned the country of Brazil, won one of the twelve Outstanding Delegation awards...

President Kaplan on Saudi Arabia Petition, Student Feedback and UNH Brand

President Kaplan on Saudi Arabia Petition, Student Feedback and UNH Brand

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

This is part two of our fall Q&A with President Kaplan. See part one here. I wanted to get your opinion on the issues surrounding the Saudi Arabia school. The letter was addressed to you, so I wanted to get your thoughts on that.   It’s like most issues, it’s a lot of gray – not ...

Dean Alvarez to Step Down at End of Term

Dean Alvarez to Step Down at End of Term

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Lourdes Alvarez, dean of the University of New Haven College of Arts & Sciences announced that she would be stepping down at the end of the fall semester. She made the announcement in a Thursday night email to faculty and staff of the college, which was followed by an email from Provost Daniel...

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Politics, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Updated 11/8/17 at 9:29 a.m. to include result statistics. Democrat Nancy Rossi was declared winner of West Haven’s mayoral election Tuesday night. Rossi won after a long and contentious campaign with the two other candidates, current mayor, Democrat Ed O’Brien and Republican Dave Riccio. ...

Students and University Aim to Combat Sexual Assault

Students and University Aim to Combat Sexual Assault

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

In the wake of the sexual assault allegations brought forward against Harvey Weinstein, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Oreskes, and others, sexual assaul snd harassment has entered a national conversation that trickles down to the local level of colleges and universities. According to the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National...

Bartels Lecture Series Featuring Dan Schultz

Bartels Lecture Series Featuring Dan Schultz

Samantha Reposa, Managing Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

In 1989, Henry E. and Nancy H. Bartels established the University New Haven’s Bartels Lecture Series bringing in esteemed fellows from all backgrounds for students to enhance intellectual life in students within the business and public service fields. Daniel C. Schultz, president of Sikorsky, a ...

Full Interview with Mayor Ed O’Brien

Full Interview with Mayor Ed O’Brien

Kailey Feshler, Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Reporter Kailey Feshler sat down with Mayor Ed O'Brien ahead of Election Day for his write-in reelection campaign.

President Kaplan on Parking, Housing, and New Building (Q&A)

President Kaplan on Parking, Housing, and New Building (Q&A)

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Last time we talked, you said you were looking for feedback on students living on campus and how to keep them on campus. Have you made any significant changes since then?   We had a company come in here and they met with a lot of faculty and staff, mainly staff, in May and students were just l...

Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Symposium Examines Success of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Technology, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven’s Communication and eLearning Departments held a symposium Friday, Oct. 20. The symposium took place inside of the Bartels Student Dining Room and examined the recent success of virtual and augmented reality (VR & AR) in regards to education and storytelling. The idea ...

‘Me Too’ Movement Travels Through UNH

‘Me Too’ Movement Travels Through UNH

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

The movement began after sexual assault allegations surfaced against Harvey Weinstein. Women and Men alike took to social media to share the simple words: me too. While the movement kicked off after allegations surfaced against Weinstein, the movement traces back to 1996, according to CNN, with ac...

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