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USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life, USGA

Election season is underway at the University of New Haven. The Undergraduate Student Government Association is in the process of electing a treasurer. In addition, the Class of 2019 and the Class of 2021 need to elect officers to their executive boards. “I am running for USGA Treasurer because o...

President’s Corner with USGA President Nicolette

President’s Corner with USGA President Nicolette

Nicolette Angelli, USGA President

September 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven, USGA

Hello Humans! Welcome back to another year here at the University of New Haven and welcome home class of 2021! I hope you all had a great first week of classes. I can not wait to see what the 2017-18 academic year has in store for us, Chargers! I hope to see you all get involved and make the most...

University Prepares for an End to DACA

University Prepares for an End to DACA

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

September 6, 2017


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

In an email to students Tuesday night, University of New Haven President Steven Kaplan responded to the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program passed by President Obama in 2012. Kaplan cited the approximately 800,000 people covered under DACA, ...

A Look at Welcome Week 2017

A Look at Welcome Week 2017

Kiana Quinonez, Reporter

September 5, 2017


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

Reporter Kiana Quinonez goes through the many events that got students back into the Charger spirit for fall semester.

University Hosting Irish Fulbright Scholar for Cyber Forensic Research

University Hosting Irish Fulbright Scholar for Cyber Forensic Research

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

September 5, 2017


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

The University of New Haven is hosting Dr. David Lillis, an Irish Fulbright Scholar studying two different elements of cyber security and forensics. Lillis is an assistant professor at University College in Dublin, Ireland, where he teaches software engineering. He also spends four months out of the y...

University VP Eyeing Third Term on City Council

University VP Eyeing Third Term on City Council

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

September 5, 2017


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

University of New Haven’s Associate Vice President of Public Safety & Administrative Services Ronald Quagliani is running for a third term on the West Haven City Council this fall. “Public service has been in my blood all my life,” he said in an interview. Quagliani was elected to the...

New Professor Starts History of African Americans Class

New Professor Starts History of African Americans Class

Kayra Clouden, Multimedia Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Jason Jordan, assistant professor of history, takes University of New Haven students on a journey through African American history by teaching the well-desired course “History of African Americans” this semester. Jordan joins the New Haven community after previously teaching history at the University...

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


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

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

Justin Cella, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, Technology

The idea behind the creation of the mobile application Flipd was to help students "unplug" and create a distraction free environment during class. By creating a lock screen that “removes distractions while keeping you connected,” the app allows professors to monitor student’s phone usage during...

Student Start-Up Aims for Silicon Valley

Student Start-Up Aims for Silicon Valley

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 31, 2017


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

Some students head to the café in between classes, but one group University of New Haven students are meeting with venture capitalists and investors instead. In nine months, Nathan Pitruzzello, a University senior, has reached a level of investments and prospects from investors that most start-ups...

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

President Kaplan Calls for Support to Harvey Relief Efforts

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

August 30, 2017


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

President Kaplan sent an email to the campus community Wednesday morning addressing Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has caused in Houston. He stressed the importance of extending sympathies and taking part in disaster relief to aid the citizens of Houston. “Hurricane Harvey has brought days of devastatio...

Major Colby, Head of ROTC at University, Dead at 52

Major Colby, Head of ROTC at University, Dead at 52

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 28, 2017


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

Major (Ret) Glenn A. Colby, Sr., who headed the Army ROTC program at the University of New Haven, died on Aug. 24 at the age of 52 after a battle with cancer. Colby was a strong advocate for the program, which provides training and scholarships to students interested in entering the military as an officer...

Delta Phi Epsilon to Allow Transgender, Non-Binary Members

Delta Phi Epsilon to Allow Transgender, Non-Binary Members

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

August 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

The national organization of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority announced on August 24 that they would being to accept transgender and non-conforming members into the organization. "This policy reflects Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority’s commitment to antidiscrimination practices in relation to all ...

Bartels Gets a Makeover: New Marketplace Features

Bartels Gets a Makeover: New Marketplace Features

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

August 21, 2017


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

The University of New Haven, with the opening of fall semester, will be unveiling new renovations to the Bartels Marketplace. The renovations come after two rounds of surveys, sent out to the campus community, provided feedback regarding the current marketplace. Gordon Hayes, general manager of Din...

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

August 5, 2017


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

Longtime coach and administrator at the University of New Haven, Dr. Joe Machnik, was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Manchnik has had a lot of experience with United States Soccer throughout his career serving as a player, coach, referee, instructor, match commissioner, and a broadcaster for FOX Sports. Machnik spent a lot of time developing both the men’s and women’s soccer programs at the University of ...

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