The Charger Bulletin

Another young adult novel adaptation

Ben Atwater

October 8, 2014

In 2008, Twilight came out and started a trend of young adult novels being adapted for the big screen. Most notably are The Hunger Games films as well as Divergent and The Host. I, typically, am not a fan of these types of films, but every now and then, films like Catching Fire will come out and blow me away. While The Maze Runner certainly did not blow me away, i...

Driven to Succeed: The book that will help you jumpstart your post-college plans

Jenn Harrington

September 24, 2014

Driven to Succeed, written by Jason Navallo, is aimed to help post-graduation students start their careers after college by answering five questions: Which field should I choose? How should I write resumes? Where should I look for jobs? How should I prepare for interviews? How should I start a job se...

Translucent to Opaque

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 17, 2014

Could society benefit from completely dismantling people’s emotional responses? Eradicating people’s swaying passions that lead to irreparable destruction? Such is the posing question in Phillip Noyce’s movie adaptation of the book The Giver, written by Lois Lowry. The movie starts out panning over a...

Professor’s Book Offers Advice on Avoiding Workplace Discrimination

The Charger Bulletin

March 27, 2013

By KAREN GRAVA DIRECTOR OF MEDIA RELATIONS A new book by David Robinson, a practitioner-in-residence in the College of Business and a labor lawyer, offers both managers and employees practical advice on avoiding discrimination lawsuits. The book, Some Tips to Prevent Employment Discrimination La...

Safe Haven: Movie v. Book

Samantha Mathewson

February 20, 2013

It’s expected that when a movie is made based on the book, it is just that: based off of— not cookie-cutter. But there is a difference between alterations and changes. Safe Haven came to theaters on Valentine’s Day. It was the perfect Valentine’s Day movie because it gave the audience a sense...

Fifty Shades of Controversy

Katerina Sperl

November 7, 2012

“Do you like sex? Are you ashamed of your feelings while reading this book?” These are the questions that came my way at two in the morning as people read the flyer posted on my door. As a member of the Victimology club living across from an elevator, I originally thought this was a good door...

Yale criticized for nixing Muslim cartoons in book

Liz De La Torre

September 8, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale University has removed cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad from an upcoming book about how they caused outrage across the Muslim world, drawing criticism from prominent alumni and a national group of university professors. Yale cited fears of violence. ...

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