The Charger Bulletin

BREAKING NEWS: Two Positive COVID-19 Cases

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

September 16, 2020

Below is an email from the COVID-19 Task Force informing the university community of two positive COVID-19 cases on campus:   Dear Members of the University Community, We are writing to inform you that two University of New Haven students, one residential student and one commuter student,...

COVID-19 Dashboard Updates

COVID-19 Dashboard Updates

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

September 14, 2020

With the uncertainty of this fall semester, the university is keeping a public record of COVID-19 cases on campus. The COVID Dashboard shows how many residential students were tested and how many positive cases there were. It also shows cumulative data on the percentage of COVID positive students, off-campu...

As We Transition to Canvas

As We Transition to Canvas

Gina Beattie, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

With the start of the new semester, the University of New Haven has implemented a new learning management system (LMS), Canvas. This system has replaced Blackboard, the previously utilized system. With Canvas, students are able to see their grades, emails and messages from professors, have easy access...

A New Studio and COVID-19: How Production Courses Plan to Adjust

Bergami Center Studio

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

With a new green screen wall and a bigger space, the new communications studio in the Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation is ready to use. With its unveiling, the full learning experience of production courses is possible, even during COVID-19. Wayne Edwards, Charger Bulletin...

Lorenzo Boyd—who he is and where he wants to take the university

Lorenzo Boyd—who he is and where he wants to take the university

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2020

Amid the Black Lives Matter movement, Steven Kaplan, UNH president, announced the school had hired Lorenzo Boyd as vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Some students disapproved, and some are beginning to change their opinions. Boyd says he’s hopeful that during his time at the university, he can build bridges. Boyd grew up in Boston, attended the University of Massachusetts for his bachel...

Women’s Soccer Preview

Women’s Soccer Preview

Neva Bostic, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2020

“Live in the moment… Be in the moment,” is a message from senior captain of the women’s soccer team, Jordan Nichols. Even with a season anticipated for a playoff run pushed back to the spring, and a global pandemic that separates a brand new team, New Haven Women’s Soccer is not letting their...

University Presents Grand Opening of The Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation

University Presents Grand Opening of The Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation

Hannah Providence, Business Manager

August 31, 2020

The new Bergami Center for Science Technology and Innovation’s grand unveiling took place virtually on Tuesday, August 25. The grand opening honors a momentous occasion in the university’s 100-year history, and Sam Bergami’s 76th birthday, whom the building is named after. Steven Kaplan -- university...

University of New Haven fall sports preview

University of New Haven fall sports preview

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As students return to campus this fall, there will be two major components that will make this year different than in the past: the lights at Kathy Zolad stadium will not be on for soccer matches and Saturdays will be quiet without football games at Dellacamera. While games are not being played, that...

Changes to Celebrating the University’s Centennial

Changes to Celebrating the University’s Centennial

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

August 31, 2020

This year marks a milestone for the University of New Haven. The university was founded in 1920, making 2020 its centennial. In order to celebrate the university’s 100 year anniversary, there were events planned for the 2020 spring and fall semester. However, when campus closed last spring because...

Campus Life re-imagined

Social distancing guidelines being followed outside of WOW

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

August 31, 2020

To prevent the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak on campus, the university has placed restrictions on-campus living and activities. These restrictions enforce social distancing and limit the number of people in one area. While these restrictions are essential for student safety, it is a large adjustme...

“It’s all about the students”: What University of New Haven professors think about returning to campus in the fall

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Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

August 31, 2020

Professors at universities across the country have been expressing their concerns about their return to campus amid the coronavirus. However, at the University of New Haven, professors say they are looking forward to returning for a slightly different semester, although some are equally uneasy about their...

LGBTQ+ students speak about campus experience; Lorenzo Boyd describes plans to improve

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Kayla Mutchler and Amanda M. Castro

August 31, 2020

Campus-related events that occurred over the summer have led students and on-campus organizations to speak out about what they describe as offensive treatment of the LGBTQ+ community. With the hire of chief diversity officer and vice president for diversity and inclusion, Lorenzo Boyd, some campus m...

Dr. Ophelie Rowe-Allen Named Dean of Students

Ophelie Rowe-Allen

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

July 24, 2020

The university recently announced Ophelie Rowe-Allen as the new dean of students and chief student affairs officer. Rowe-Allen replaced retiring dean of students, Rebecca Johnson, who had been with the university since 1980. “As the new Dean, I am looking forward to engaging with the campus communi...

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

July 16, 2020

In the middle of the changes the University of New Haven is facing because of state coronavirus guidelines, commuter students say they lack information about their return to campus. Following the first virtual town hall meeting held on June 30 on Facebook, students and their parents posted angry c...

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

July 13, 2020

The appointment of a school chief diversity officer has received some backlash from the campus community. In June, in response to recent national events of violence and a University of New Haven alumni’s controversial posts on social media, university president Steven Kaplan announced assistant provost Lorenzo Bo...

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