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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 ...

Kaplan: University Will Not Penalize Student Protestors

Kaplan: University Will Not Penalize Student Protestors

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

February 28, 2018


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

In an email sent to the campus community early Wednesday, University of New Haven President Steven H. Kaplan said that the university will not penalize prospective students for protesting peacefully in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. "The history of our nation is replete with examples...

How to Detect a Fraud Email

How to Detect a Fraud Email

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

A lot of emails get put into inboxes at the University of New Haven, to the point where some important ones can get glossed over as if they were spam. Occasionally, something will get read that shouldn’t have been, things like phishing emails will try to compromise your security. While the univers...

Up Til Dawn Breaks Fundraising Record Again

Up Til Dawn Breaks Fundraising Record Again

Francesca Fontanez, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


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

The University of New Haven’s annual Up ‘til Dawn event broke its goal of raising $130,000 with a grand total of $137,653 raised to combat childhood cancer. The theme of the night, according to Gabe Unger, one of the Masters of Ceremonies for the event, was Cruising Through the Decades, since it was...

USGA President: Putting the U in USGA

USGA President: Putting the U in USGA

Nicolette Angelli and Olivia Wong

February 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Student Life, USGA

The most exciting thing we have going on right now are elections for USGA President and USGA Treasurer for the 2018-2019 academic year!  Voting takes place on Charger Connection and will begin on Monday 2/26 and end just before noon on Thursday 3/1.  USGA Legislation and Elections Committee will be...

Former Students Charged in Credit Card Fraud Case

Former Students Charged in Credit Card Fraud Case

Kailey Feshler, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


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

On February 8, University of New Haven Chief of Police, Tracy Mooney, released a detailed email, regarding University of New Haven students who used stolen credit card and financial information for personal use. When asked how the case was initially brought to her attention, Mooney said “Repres...

Students Consider the Significance of Valentine’s Day

Students Consider the Significance of Valentine’s Day

Francesca Fontanez, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

Yet another Valentine’s Day, the traditionally romantic national observance, has come and gone with mixed reviews from the University of New Haven community. The traditionally romantic observance has turned less conventional for some in today’s modern climate; sub-Valentine’s Day holidays derived...

Former Student Creates Valentine’s Day Trivia App

Former Student Creates Valentine’s Day Trivia App

Carissa Moshier, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

Former University of New Haven student Afraz A. Siddiqui developed a valentine’s themed app, available on the Apple iOS App Store. The game is called Valentine’s Trivia and requires two players, best if significant others, to connect with each other. As of now, Valentine’s Trivia only has 50 ...

Emotional Support Animals Have Positive Impact on Students

Emotional Support Animals Have Positive Impact on Students

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

February 12, 2018


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

Service and emotional support animals have become more accepted on University of New Haven’s campus in the past few years, and more students now have an animal in their dorm room for assorted reasons.   There is a difference between service animals and emotional support animals. According to th...

New iGrad Program Aims to Educate on Financial Literacy

New iGrad Program Aims to Educate on Financial Literacy

Nicole Rivera, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Have you heard of iGrad? The University of New Haven has partnered with iGrad to provide financial literacy services to the community at no cost for students. The program has only formally been introduced to students about two weeks ago. There have been over 150 students to login and interact wit...

Introducing the Charger Bulletin Editorial Board

Introducing the Charger Bulletin Editorial Board

The Charger Bulletin

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Opinion & Editorials, University of New Haven

The Charger Bulletin will be starting an editorial board to allow students to voice their opinions on school based issues. The board will consist of a diverse group of University of New Haven writers, sharing their perspectives, viewpoints, and opinions, to serve as the voice of students throughout the...

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Haitian Students React to Trump’s Comments & Policies

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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

Recently, President Donald Trump has made actions and statements about immigrants, particularly those who hail from countries made up of black and brown people. The most recent remark that has made headlines was his comment on Haiti. The Washington Post reported Jan. 12 that Donald Trump had a meeting with colleagues where they discussed future protection of immigrants from various underdeveloped countries, like Haiti. In the meeting Trump said, “W...

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