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USGA Signs on to Letter Asking DeVos to Reconsider Title IX Changes

USGA Signs on to Letter Asking DeVos to Reconsider Title IX Changes

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

December 7, 2017


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

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) at the University of New Haven is signing a letter expressing concern over proposed revisions to Title IX guidelines for universities. The letter, which is addressed to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, has already been signed by over 200 student ...

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

For AIDS Awareness Month, New Treatments Show Promise

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health and Fitness, Science, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

  The treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS is evolving every day, and at the forefront of that is pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). PrEP is a medication, under the name Truvada, which is taken by HIV-negative people at high-risk for contraction of HIV. It prevents the virus from attaching...

Biology Professor Honored with Bucknall Teaching Award

Biology Professor Honored with Bucknall Teaching Award

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

University of New Haven lecturer, Dr. Rosemary Whelan received an award for teaching excellence. Whelan has been working at the University of New Haven for nine years, and is currently teaching in the fields of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Sporting a Bachelor of Science and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology...

Model UN Team Hosts Regional High School Conference

Model UN Team Hosts Regional High School Conference

Samantha Reposa, Managing Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

What started as an idea between students was brought to life on Sunday, Dec. 2 as the University of New Haven’s distinguished Model United Nations (MUN) team held Charger Model United Nations (Charger MUN) in partnership with Notre Dame High School. Around 150 students from nine local high schools...

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Connecticut’s First Cat Café Opens in New Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, West Haven News

Angela and Michael Pullo had three things in mind when opening their business: cats, coffee, and community. The couple opened Mew Haven Cat Café, the first of its kind in Connecticut, to accomplish those goals. On Whalley Ave. in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood, passersby can see furry felin...

Campus Climate Survey Gives Details on Student Experiences

Campus Climate Survey Gives Details on Student Experiences

Sarah Dematteis, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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

Early last semester, the University of New Haven conducted a series of campus climate surveys as a part of an initiative to improve the campus’s diversity and inclusion. “I feel very strongly that diversity and inclusion are critical in making us a stronger and more effective community,” said...

Women’s Volleyball Crowned NCAA D2 East Region Champs

Women’s Volleyball Crowned NCAA D2 East Region Champs

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

December 2, 2017


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

The Chargers took the court Saturday night (Dec 2) to take on American International in the NCAA Division II East Region Final. The Chargers defeated the Yellowjackets in three sets to move on to the Elite Eight in Pensacola, Florida. In the first set the Chargers came out to take care of business and it showed on the court. There was a calm,...

Burbank’s Bringing the Barbershop to You

Burbank’s Bringing the Barbershop to You

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

December 2, 2017


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

The students of Quinnipiac University have few options when it comes to barber shops. A quick google search shows only two are a short drive away from its main campus. However, for many students, even that is too inconvenient. Cameron Burbank, an entrepreneurship and small business management major at Qu...

Career Center Debuts New Job Finding Program

Career Center Debuts New Job Finding Program

Nelson Vandenburgh, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The Career Development Center (CDC) at the University of New Haven has created a new way for students to find jobs. Partnering with Academi, the CDC has implemented a new software to match students with employers. The university one of the first to use such a program. Executive Director of Career Development, Ma...

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...

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