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President Kaplan on Diversity in University Faculty

President Kaplan on Diversity in University Faculty

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

April 10, 2018


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

University of New Haven President Steven H. Kaplan said in an interview last week that he is aware of the lack of diversity in the university’s faculty and is looking for way to improve. “For me, both faculty and staff are critical in terms of having a diverse employee base, but it’s even m...

New Policy Changes Scope of Double Majors

New Policy Changes Scope of Double Majors

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2018


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

The University of New Haven has recently changed the outlines and constraints for students who want to pursue a double major. The new policy statement, which will be in the undergraduate catalog, defines the differences and new requirements for the paths of a double baccalaureate and a double major. In an inter...

Champion Racer to Keynote Women’s Leadership Conference

Champion Racer to Keynote Women’s Leadership Conference

Chase Mair, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The fourth annual Women’s Leadership Conference will be held Friday at the University of New Haven. This year’s theme is women in competitive spaces. As with previous years, students and faculty will recognize the progress society has made to normalizing and celebrating successful female prof...

The Money Behind Athletics and Where it Goes

The Money Behind Athletics and Where it Goes

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

March 28, 2018


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

With allegations surrounding the NCAA and Division I Athletics, we will take a look at how a Division II school handles their budget to avoid any allegations of their own. If you want to know how the University of New Haven spends its money on athletics, the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in...

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Conn. Residents Call for Change in March for Our Lives

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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

On March 24, Senator Chris Murphy, along with many other speakers and performers, gathered to support “March for Our Lives” in Guilford, Conn. “March for Our Lives” started as a student-led march in Washington, D.C. as a response to the mass shooting committed at Marjory Stoneman Dougl...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2018


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

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before Parkland, the Guilford community was dealing with its own heartache, when a 15-year-old boy died from a...

New Course to Focus on Police Communication

New Course to Focus on Police Communication

Nicole Rivera, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

In Fall 2018, the Department of Communication, Film and Media Studies is launching a 3 credit special topics class called COMM 4454: Communication for Policing. COMM 4454 will offer a unique opportunity to develop specific communication skills needed for a career in law enforcement. Diane Smith, a pro...

Students Talk About Their On-Campus Living Experience

Students Talk About Their On-Campus Living Experience

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

March 6, 2018


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

The deadline for submitting the housing application was Friday (March 2), yet out of 202 students polled by the Charger Bulletin, 47 percent of them said that they will not be living on campus next year. The most prominent reason for this was that living on campus is too expensive and, despite the rece...

Dodds & Kaplan Hall Evacuated Due to Gas Smell

Dodds & Kaplan Hall Evacuated Due to Gas Smell

Glenn Rohrbacker and Karina Krul

March 5, 2018


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

3/2/18 12:18 p.m. Officials from the West Haven emergency services declared that both Dodds and Kaplan Halls are safe. According to a text alert, the natural gas smell traveled from an off-campus location. 3/2/18 12:13 p.m. Dodds Hall and Kaplan Hall have been evacuated just before noon on ...

Kaplan: University Will Not Penalize Student Protestors

Kaplan: University Will Not Penalize Student Protestors

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2018


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

In an email sent to the campus community early Wednesday, University of New Haven President Steven H. Kaplan said that the university will not penalize prospective students for protesting peacefully in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. "The history of our nation is replete with examples...

How to Detect a Fraud Email

How to Detect a Fraud Email

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

A lot of emails get put into inboxes at the University of New Haven, to the point where some important ones can get glossed over as if they were spam. Occasionally, something will get read that shouldn’t have been, things like phishing emails will try to compromise your security. While the univers...

Up Til Dawn Breaks Fundraising Record Again

Up Til Dawn Breaks Fundraising Record Again

Francesca Fontanez, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


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

The University of New Haven’s annual Up ‘til Dawn event broke its goal of raising $130,000 with a grand total of $137,653 raised to combat childhood cancer. The theme of the night, according to Gabe Unger, one of the Masters of Ceremonies for the event, was Cruising Through the Decades, since it was...

Former Students Charged in Credit Card Fraud Case

Former Students Charged in Credit Card Fraud Case

Kailey Feshler, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


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

On February 8, University of New Haven Chief of Police, Tracy Mooney, released a detailed email, regarding University of New Haven students who used stolen credit card and financial information for personal use. When asked how the case was initially brought to her attention, Mooney said “Repres...

Students Consider the Significance of Valentine’s Day

Students Consider the Significance of Valentine’s Day

Francesca Fontanez, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

Yet another Valentine’s Day, the traditionally romantic national observance, has come and gone with mixed reviews from the University of New Haven community. The traditionally romantic observance has turned less conventional for some in today’s modern climate; sub-Valentine’s Day holidays derived...

Former Student Creates Valentine’s Day Trivia App

Former Student Creates Valentine’s Day Trivia App

Carissa Moshier, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

Former University of New Haven student Afraz A. Siddiqui developed a valentine’s themed app, available on the Apple iOS App Store. The game is called Valentine’s Trivia and requires two players, best if significant others, to connect with each other. As of now, Valentine’s Trivia only has 50 ...

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