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Photo of the Week

The Charger Bulletin

October 8, 2014


Filed under Features

“Take Me To Church” By Jazmine Gregory, Freshman Taken July 2014, at St. Francis Catholic Church in La Quinta, CA. “It’s a church that means a lot to me and family because my aunt and uncle got married there,” said Gregory....

Band from California Kicks off Earth Week Events

Patricia Oprea

April 24, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, Music, University of New Haven

Vegetable oil is used in cooking quite often, but this Tuesday students found out that it could be used to power cars, too. Big Tree, an indie pop band (with psychedelic rock influences) performed at UNH Tuesday, April 16, and their tour van runs on grease (which Bartels typically has an excess of during...

UNH is Where I Belong

Elizabeth Field

December 12, 2012


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

When I tell people that I hail from Orange County, California, I am always met with the same response: “WHY did you come to Connecticut?!”And sometimes, honestly, I have no idea. What has kept me here has been the amazing experience in academia, friendships, and self-bettering opportunities that...

Wildfire Prompts Evacuations in Southern CA Forest

The Associated Press

September 5, 2012


Filed under Environment, Global News, West Haven News

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that broke out in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday forced the evacuation of thousands of visitors and sent a huge cloud of smoke that could be seen from throughout the Los Angeles basin. The fire broke out near a campground around 2:30 p.m. and quickly grew to 3,600 acres, or about 5 ½ square miles. It forced the evacuation of campgrounds that typically attract up to ...

Holstein With Mad Cow Disease Was Lame, Lying Down

The Associated Press

May 2, 2012


Filed under Global News

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The California dairy cow found to have mad cow disease was very old for a milk producer and had been euthanized after it became lame and started lying down, federal officials revealed in their latest update on the discovery. The 10-year-old dairy cow, only the fourth ever discovered in the...

Tanning Beds Banned for Minors in California

Liz De La Torre

October 19, 2011


Filed under Global News, Health

Glorified by MTV’s Jersey Shore and other reality shows, it is no surprise that tanning beds have become a popular trend among younger audiences. In fact, research conducted by Indoor Tanning Association reveals that teens under 18 make up five  to ten percent of tanning bed users on a national scal...

Feds Approve Largest-ever Solar Project in California

Liana Teixeira

November 3, 2010


Filed under Global News

The Associated Press reports that the Obama administration has approved a solar project located on federally owned land in southern California. This comes after a five- year hiatus from the Bureau of Land Management when solar developers asked for rights to develop solar plants on federally own...

3 Calif. beaches closed after deadly shark attack

Maideline Sanchez

October 24, 2010


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – A string of beaches on California's Central Coast were shut down Saturday and there was no word on when they would reopen after a deadly attack on a bodyboarder from what some scientists said was probably a great white shark, authorities...

Calif. Neighbors Survey Ruins of Blasted Hillside

The Associated Press

September 15, 2010


Filed under Global News, West Haven News

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Patrick Yu has had nightmares and headaches since a fireball from a natural gas explosion caused his ceiling to crash down next to him while he slept. He was one of many residents who returned to the ruined hillsides of their suburban San Francisco neighborhood Sunday after Thursday’s...

California Falls Behind In Waste-To-Energy Race

The Associated Press

September 8, 2010


Filed under Environment, Global News, Science

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Government officials from around the world used to come to this port city to catch a glimpse of the future: Two-story piles of trash would disappear into a furnace and eventually be transformed into electricity to power thousands of homes. Nowadays, it's U.S. officials going...

Supreme Court to Have Final Say on Video Games

Liz De La Torre

May 5, 2010


Filed under Entertainment

If it wasn’t enough that Arnold Schwarzenegger settled for three films kicking machine ass, the Terminator is back fighting the latest threat to human existence: Video games? California’s appeal for managing violent video games was accepted by the Supreme Court on Apr. 26. The bill, which was ...

Fundraising Spares Hollywood Sign from Sprawl

The Associated Press

April 28, 2010


Filed under Global News

LOS ANGELES – The Hollywood sign has been spared from urban sprawl and will stand unobscured to welcome future actors, writers and Austrian bodybuilders, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Monday. The actor-turned politician said a $900,000 donation by Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and a $500,000 matc...

Calif. gray whale-watchers fear dip in population

Maideline Sanchez

April 11, 2010


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press Noaki Schwartz LOS ANGELES – Gazing past the rolling whitecaps in the middle of San Diego's whale-watching season, boat captain Bill Reese was dismayed by what he wasn't seeing. "Where are the whales?" said Reese. "Where are the whales?" Long held as an environmental...

Condor egg successfully hatches in California

Maideline Sanchez

April 8, 2010


Filed under Animals & Wildlife

From the Associated Press by Tracie Cone FRESNO, Calif. – For the first time in more than a century, a California condor chick successfully hatched inside a federal park that once was a domain of the endangered species. Biologists at Pinnacles National Monument in Central California celebrated...

Earthquake to Hit California at Fault

The Charger Bulletin

April 1, 2010


Filed under Global News

By Mike Smith - Staff Writer Worried about earthquakes? Ready for the next one to strike? If you live in California…be prepared. The “big one” is finally upon us. After multiple earthquakes across the globe, which caused immense devastation throughout Haiti and Chile, researchers at the University...

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