The Charger Bulletin

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

November 11, 2015

Kia Ora: Good Health Hello! “Good health,” from New Zealand! This week I am on break before I return to JCU for finals, so I hopped on a plane to explore the North Island…but don’t worry, we’ll get to that! So the last I talked at you, I had just returned from Cairns. So the past few weeks...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

October 28, 2015

Lecture Recess: Part II Hey there UNH, The last I wrote, I had depicted the journey that was diving the Great Barrier Reef! I honestly hope you guys enjoyed reading last week’s adventure as much as I did writing it. This week, we shall continue with the activities of Lecture Recess. Day three set off wit...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

October 14, 2015

Lecture Recess: Part I Hey there UNH, We have a lot to cover this week! So the last time I wrote to you, I was sitting in the shared living space of my cozy little hostel in Cairns during the second half of my lecture recess (spring break). The small-ish group of us met up and headed our early...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

October 7, 2015

Wow! It’s finally lecture recess and there is so much going on. I am currently writing to you guys from Cairns. In case that means nothing to you, Cairns (pronounced Cans) is the prime location to access the best reef clusters on the Great Barrier Reef! But before I get too ahead of myself, I had my...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

September 30, 2015

Hello my fellow Chargers, It’s amazing how quickly the weeks fly by here! Lectures are gearing down for a much needed break and everyone is in the mindset for lecture recess. The usually full dining hall currently has a total of five tables in use as most people have already set out on their adve...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

September 23, 2015

G’day Chargers! It’s been awhile since our last talk, my apologies for that! Midterms were crazy and I was lucky enough to have all of mine fall in the short span of two days, not to mention a big project to be handed in as well. I spent so much time under a pile of books that I can safely assure you that you did not miss anything exciting. This week ...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

September 9, 2015

Hey there Chargers! I can’t believe that it’s been a week already! I hope everyone is settled in nicely back in good Ol’ New England! This week has been a little bit of a scramble since midterms are already approaching! It’s crazy to think that I have been in the country for eight weeks now. This...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

September 2, 2015

Hello my fellow Chargers, Most of you will know me as Ricky Naugle; a small few will recognize me as Erica. Others may identify me as the girl that sits in the front of the class and laughs just a little too loud. However it is that you identify me, I am excited to inform you that I have...

Livewell’s Latest

Shannon Livewell

October 8, 2014

goodbyemotel says hello to America and its music industry “We journeyed across the seas to the U.S. about a year ago,” lead singer Gustaf explained to me when we chatted about goodbyemotel being described as an Australian, Brooklyn-based band by The Huffington Post. “We’d been coming...

Happy Ear Muff Day!

Liana Teixeira

March 13, 2013

By the time this issue is published, it will be March 13 which, according to my calendar of wacky facts, is Ear Muff Day. This is the first time I’ve ever heard of such a holiday, but somewhere in the depths of my imagination, I picture people in cold climates proudly boasting their muffs whilst knee-deep...

Super Fun Facts of the Week

Emily Rodriguez

April 11, 2012

Monday – Thad Roberts, a NASA intern, spent seven years in federal prison after having sex on a bed full of stolen moon rocks. Tuesday – Lack of sleep and hunger are the two most common causes of anger and mood swings. Wednesday – Australia once engaged in an inter-species war with emus. T...

Lingering Effects of Cyclone Yasi Worsen Storms

Rebekah Gordon

February 9, 2011

Cyclone Yasi began as a tropical low throughout Australia, which brought wild storms and flash flooding throughout the northeastern and now southern parts of the continent. Yasi was active over central Australia earlier in the week, with devastating winds and torrential rains bearing down Saturday. Since...

Australia threatens Japan over whaling program

Maideline Sanchez

February 18, 2010

From the Associated Press SYDNEY - Australia's prime minister on Friday set a November deadline for Japan to stop its research whaling program that kills hundreds of whales a year in Antarctic waters, or else face legal action. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Australia would prefer to use diplomatic...

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