The Charger Bulletin

Review: French Exit by Patrick DeWitt

Review: French Exit by Patrick DeWitt

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

In true fashion of the whimsical and eccentric novel, French Exit by Patrick DeWitt, I feel it’s only fair to explain how I acquired this novel. On a recent trip to Paris while studying at the Prato Campus, I bought the novel from Shakespeare and Company along the Seine. I had no intention of...

Books are Better than Movies

Books are Better than Movies

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

I will never forget the first book that made me cry. I was 12, and wide awake at two in the morning. The main character had just died a sacrificial death. Tears streamed down my cheeks, and I howled into my pillow.  The words were so real. Each sentence in that book had a purpose. Every letter cura...

Paper Books Are Always Better Than E-Books

Paper Books Are Always Better Than E-Books

Nadine Bourne, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019

Technology has become a more prominent role in the lives of everyday students, going from online projects to online homework. Now professors are having their students purchase online books for the classes. While students are saving the environment with having an eBook, there are downsides. For starte...

Books Bring Hope to Hurricane Maria Victims

Books Bring Hope to Hurricane Maria Victims

Sam Pontillo, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2018

Imagine having to evacuate from your home to a place where your language is not the first, having to send your kids to a new school, and living in a hotel room. That’s what the evacuees from Puerto Rico are going through right here in New Haven. Dr. Lauren Kempton, a University of New Haven sociology professo...

Can’t escape the high school classics

Kaitlin Mahar

October 8, 2014

Chances are, unless it’s being made into a movie (ahem, The Great Gatsby), the odds of you revisiting anything from the arguably most scarring period of your life are slim to none, especially if there’s reading involved. However, there’s a reason these books are classics—no matter where you are in life, they ...

Yale Invests $100,000 in West Haven Schools

Kerri Zbodula

December 5, 2012

Yale University in New Haven, Conn., made the decision that they want to help contribute to nearby schools to improve local education. They announced on Tuesday that they would invest $100,000 in West Haven public schools. West Haven school administrators are very grateful for the University’s investment. This...

Where Can I Find Information in the Area of…

The Charger Bulletin

November 7, 2012

By JOE SCOLLO As you get deeper into the semester, research assignments, projects and/or tests will soon consume your lives. However, if you know where to find the information or research you need, it will make your lives easier and take a lot less time. To better assist you, the librarians here...

Letter to the Editor

The Charger Bulletin

October 24, 2012

By Stephen Spignesi Charger Bulletin's Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Field's editorial about severing ties with her Twitter account was funny and insightful and touched on something I've been concerned about for quite some time: the fact that people read books for pleasure and enlightenment much less fre...

GRUNGE IS DEAD: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music: An Interview with Greg Prato, author,and music journalist

Mia Becker

September 7, 2009

Everyone remembers the first time they heard “Smells like Teen Spirit”. The crunching chords, the driving bass, and the pounding drums. The main stream music scene exploded in 1991, but the local Seattle scene happened many years before 1991. GRUNGE IS DEAD: The Oral History of Seattle Music div...

Buy Books Online: Tips from a Senior


August 27, 2008

Attention freshmen and your parents: don't drain your bank accounts by buying the often exceedingly over-priced books sold at the campus bookstore. Be smart, do your research, and shop online. It's too often overheard on campus, "Wow! I just paid $150 for this stupid book!" "Hah! Well, I went online...

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