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ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

University Launches Project to Increase Housing

University Launches Project to Increase Housing

Hailey Eisman, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018

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. Parks View is part of a three p...

University Honors Fallen Heroes

University Honors Fallen Heroes

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2018

“For the future of our nation and in reverence of the past, we remember,” said Undergraduate Student Government Association president Parker Johnson. University students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Alumni Lounge on Sept. 11 to remember the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, ...

The Cost of Living Off-Campus

The Cost of Living Off-Campus

Karina Krul, Kiana Quinonez, The Charger Bulletin

September 11, 2018

As the semester kicked off, commuter students received an email from Dean Rebecca Johnson, and chief of police, Tracey Mooney. The email, which contains an Off Campus Living Guide, reminds commuter students, “how to be a good neighbor,” according to the email. The guide is 8 pages long and contains infor...

Residence Halls Receive Makeover

Residence Halls Receive Makeover

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

September 11, 2018

The largest project was the installation of the new common area and lobby in Sheffield Hall, and the second largest was the addition of kitchens and carpeting in Dunham Hall. “Just about every single residence hall got touched in an aesthetic way,” said Dan Percopo, associate director for housi...

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2018

The city of West Haven, in conjunction with the University of New Haven, hosted its annual celebration WestFest on Saturday, Sept. 8 on the town green. The festival, which ran from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., was a chance for both communities to get together for a day of fun, games, and food. WestFest attract...

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