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Students Win Big in New England Student Emmy’s

Students Win Big in New England Student Emmy’s

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The Boston New England National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced their student awards for excellence. Amongst these were categories for several different fields such as Newscast, Arts and Entertainment, Public Service, Audio/Sound, Talent and many more. The full list of winners can be...

UNHPD Issues Safety Warning for North Campus

UNHPD Issues Safety Warning for North Campus

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

University of New Haven Police Chief Tracey Mooney issued a warning to the campus community via email Wednesday night. In the past few weeks, there has been an increase in unlawful acts in the area between North Campus and Main Campus. There have been three thefts in the North Campus parking lot and...

Phil Bartels Ends Term as Board of Governors Chair

Phil Bartels Ends Term as Board of Governors Chair

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Phil Bartels, chairman of the University of New Haven board of governors, will end his second and final term this weekend at the biannual meeting of the board. Term lengths are two years for officers, with a limit of three terms. Bartels, a frequent benefactor of the university whose father Hank Bartels’s ...

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Family, friends, and students of the University of New Haven gathered in Bucknall Hall on Tuesday to attend a service for Holocaust Remembrance Day. Speakers at the event included Rabbi Andrew Hechtman, Provost of the University of New Haven, Daniel May, retired university professor Ira Kleinfeld, univer...

New Details on Buckman Hall Construction for Bergami Center

New Details on Buckman Hall Construction for Bergami Center

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Students will have limited access to Buckman Hall this summer as construction begins on the first phase of the Bergami Innovation Center. “Initial enabling work” will begin on Buckman Hall after commencement to allow future laboratory renovation, said Louis Annino, associate vice president for...

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Despite Potential State Weed Law, No Change in School Policy

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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

Senate President Marty Looney has introduced a bill in the Connecticut legislature that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The bill, No. 487, was passed by the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee on Thursday, April 5, and would allow anyone in Connecticut over the age of 21 to purchase ...

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 ...

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