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A Chance to Meet Your next Best Buddy

A Chance to Meet Your next Best Buddy

Iyana Jones, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life

A chapter of Best Buddies will be coming to the University of New Haven next semester thanks to some incredibly dedicated students, including Kori Hames, sophomore and president of the new Best Buddies club. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that establishes friendships between people with and...

University & USGA Host Sexual Assault Roundtables

University & USGA Host Sexual Assault Roundtables

Riley Knebes, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

Why is it that when people hear the term “sexual violence” they instantly become uncomfortable and change the subject? Why do they say that they already know enough about prevention strategies when this continues to be an ongoing problem on college campuses? And most importantly, why is everyone...

UNH Board of Governors Member Tells Story of Escaping to Freedom

UNH Board of Governors Member Tells Story of Escaping to Freedom

Samantha Reposa, Assistant Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Students piled into the Alumni Lounge last Thursday (March 23) to witness the premiere of Dr. Marc Benhuri’s motion picture adaptation of his memoir, Price of Freedom. The film explored Benhuri’s life as a dentist in the United States, but also his fight to help his family escape Iran during the...

A Panel on Women’s Leadership

A Panel on Women’s Leadership

Christina Genovese, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

A panel discussion, Women in Leadership, was hosted in the Alumni Lounge on Thursday, March 9. The panelists included Kathy Townsend, director of resource development and communications for the Boys & Girls Club, Dr. Tracy Tamborra, associate professor, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice &...

New It’s On Us PSA Targets Texting Language

New It’s On Us PSA Targets Texting Language

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, U.S. News

It’s On Us, an organization dedicated to preventing and promoting awareness of sexual assault, released a new PSA about the issue that targets the language people use in conversation regarding sexual or potentially sexual interactions with others. The 30-second piece looks at a conversation betwe...

University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

University Releases New Core Curriculum Plan for Fall 2017

Gordon Simerson, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

New undergraduate students enrolling at the University beginning Fall 2017 will be on a new Core Curriculum plan.  This is the first substantive change to the Core since 2006. The new Core still requires at least 40 credits for bachelor’s degree students and at least 20 for associate’s degree...

SCOPE Details How the Spring Weekend Selection Process Works

SCOPE Details How the Spring Weekend Selection Process Works

Teri Tozzi, SCOPE President
March 21, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven, USGA

Spring Weekend is one of the most talked about events every school year. Whether students are talking about the upcoming concert or a concert from a previous year, the topic always brings up mixed emotions. As the concert artists were just revealed, whatever reaction you may have, SCOPE hopes you will...

Kid Ink, Timeflies to Headline 2017 Spring Weekend

Kid Ink, Timeflies to Headline 2017 Spring Weekend

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Over one hundred students gathered in Bartels to find out who would be performing at this year's Spring Weekend. On Friday night, Vanessa Bayer and Streetr Seidell will be performing stand up comedy, and on Saturday night, Kid Ink and Timeflies will be performing at the annual concert. “The audience...

University Student Dies at 21

University Student Dies at 21

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 18, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

On March 11, University of New Haven student Rebecca Romprey died at the age of 21 in Manhattan. Vice President of Student Affairs Rebecca Johnson informed the campus community of this loss last week with an email that was lost in delivery to students and only reached faculty. Johnson said on Saturday...

Why You Should Join Band

Why You Should Join Band

Caitlin Carney, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven

Throughout my own experience in marching band, I have come to terms with the fact that just about any time I tell a story related to band, it will be interrupted with the line, “one time, at band camp.” This is fine, it all comes with being a part of band, so does being assumed as being a “band...

Women’s History Month at UNH

Women’s History Month at UNH

Kayra Clouden, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, U.S. News, University of New Haven

It’s March, also known as Women’s History Month, and the University of New Haven, in collaboration with the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion, has been working towards making the campus completely aware of women’s history. Multiple programs will be held throughout the month, open to the entire c...

A Letter From an Iraqi Student About His Struggle and Trump’s Travel Ban

A Letter From an Iraqi Student About His Struggle and Trump’s Travel Ban

The Charger Bulletin
March 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Success is not easy to obtain, but my dream has always been to study in the United States. I am from a small village in Hawigha City, Kirkuk, which is located in the northern area of Iraq. I am married and have four kids. I am an electrical engineer who had aspirations of earning a Master’s degree...

The USGA Yearly Budget Process Begins

The USGA Yearly Budget Process Begins

Karina Krul and Lauren Cohen
March 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life, USGA

As the end of the semester rolls around, Nicolette Angelli, current USGA Treasurer, is preparing the new budget process for RSOs to complete for the next academic year. This is a process every RSO must go through, and very few students know what it entails beforehand. The budget process allows every...

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

CT Governor Malloy Rejects Pullback of Federal Transgender Protections

Evan Grady, Contributing Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Transgender students of Connecticut public schools will not be effected by President Trump’s decision to repeal all federal protection for students using the locker rooms and bathrooms that match their gender identity. “Despite the actions taken by the federal government,” said Governor Malloy,...

Nicolette Angelli Elected USGA President

Nicolette Angelli Elected USGA President

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief
March 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, USGA

Last week, Nicolette Angelli, current Undergraduate Student Government Association treasurer, was elected USGA President defeating Michael Swift, current USGA Vice President of Operations. Angelli has been directly involved on campus since her freshman year. Although she had varying ways of trying...

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