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Haunted Tales from Maxcy Hall

Haunted Tales from Maxcy Hall

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

As Halloween approaches, the spirit of ghouls and ghosts is very much alive. But the haunted houses, scary costumes, and hayrides, don’t compare to the real-life chills students get walking through Maxcy Halls. Maxcy Hall is one of the oldest buildings on campus, and it’s more traditional lo...

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

P.I.R.O Brings Paranormal Investigation to Campus

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

The Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (P.I.R.O.) is a student-run organization that discusses and studies paranormal and supernatural beings. They also run paranormal investigations at various New England locations.   Started in 2002 by a group of students who shared an interest in...

Chargers Go Pink for Colleen Sorbello

Chargers Go Pink for Colleen Sorbello

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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

It was a weekend of pink across Charger athletics as teams showed their support in the fight against breast cancer. On Friday, the Colleen Sorbello Breast Cancer research lab in Dodds Hall was dedicated in honor of the late Colleen Sorbello, wife of New Haven alum Sam Sorbello. Ms. Sorbellow died of b...

University Relationship with Saudi Arabia Called Into Question

University Relationship with Saudi Arabia Called Into Question

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018


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

Controversy surrounding the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, has given rise to questions about the relationship between the University of New Haven and the King Fahd Security College (KFSC) in Saudi Arabia. In an interview with The Ch...

Examining Sexual Assault Resources on Campus

Examining Sexual Assault Resources on Campus

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 17, 2018


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

When students are in danger, they need to know that their university is there to protect and support them. In sexual assault cases, this is especially true. So what protections are in place to prevent students from becoming the next survivor? And how effective are those programs and policies? The U...

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven police department recently released the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), which details campus crime over the last three years. On the main campus, the third-highest count for reported crime in 2017 was rape, with a total of eight. The most reported crime...

University’s Largest Class Comes Back Smaller

University’s Largest Class Comes Back Smaller

Sean McGuire, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


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

The Class of 2021 was the biggest freshman class to ever be accepted into the University of New Haven.  But is it as big as we remember? The answer is no. Every university has retention rates. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, defines retention rate as, “the percentage of...

Mold Damage Goes Unaddressed

Mold Damage Goes Unaddressed

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

October 17, 2018


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

Apartment 31 in Savin Court Townhouses currently has mold in their kitchen and bathroom and the ceiling in their kitchen is caving in. Despite requests from its student residents, facilities has visited the apartment but not yet taken action. Tora Wyman, a junior communications major living in the apartment, ...

New Bill Would Allow Part-Time Students In USGA

New Bill Would Allow Part-Time Students In USGA

Kiara Greene, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

On Friday, Sept. 21, Eric Moore, a sophomore senator for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA), proposed a change to the USGA constitution. The proposed changes concerned regulations for students running for positions in USGA. Currently, senators, executive board members and house members, ...

Class Elections Kick-off

Class Elections Kick-off

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The chance to vote is not only approaching in the midterm elections, but also at the University of New Haven as students get a head start with class officer elections. Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) called first-year students and juniors to have their voices heard, and...

University Celebrates Groundbreaking

University Celebrates Groundbreaking

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 2, 2018


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

The University of New Haven held a groundbreaking ceremony outside Bartels Hall to celebrate the construction of the school’s new innovation center on Thursday. The event included members of the university and West Haven communities. At the ceremony, university president Steven Kaplan acknowledged...

Why Do Students Withdraw?

Why Do Students Withdraw?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

According to CollegeAtlas.org, in 2014 70 percent of Americans will study at a 4-year college, but less than two-thirds will graduate with a degree. This statistic hits close to home, since the University of New Haven sees a multitude of students drop out for various reasons. When students withdraw from...

Parks View Offers New Off-Campus Housing

Parks View Offers New Off-Campus Housing

Hailey Eisman, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


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

Courtesy of George Synodi This year there has been a rise in  construction on campus in areas such as the parking lot near the German Club and the Kaplan parking lot. Although the construction on campus is for new academic buildings, there is a new residence hall currently in the works: Parks View. Park...

College Night Draws Students Downtown with Discounts

College Night Draws Students Downtown with Discounts

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

Yale University Properties held College Night on Thursday (Sept. 20). Various stores offered students free samples of food, games to win prizes, and discounts through the weekend. Live music, featuring University of New Haven students,  was in the center of it all. University students from the Greater New Hav...

Unsolicited Text Messages Not Linked to Sex Trafficking

Unsolicited Text Messages Not Linked to Sex Trafficking

Matthew Verrilli, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events

In late August of this year, a Twitter user tweeted “LADIES, if you have received a text recently saying ‘a friend complimented you in IRL’ With a link attached below it. DO NOT open the link! It is linked to sex trafficking. All your information, (including location) can be taken simply by clicking...

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