The Charger Bulletin

Heavy Rains Cause Water Damage

Flooding between Gerber Hall and the Beckerman Recreation Center.

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018

On Sept. 6 around 5:30 p.m. the University of New Haven’s main campus sustained water damage in various locations. In an email sent to students by Louis Annino, associate vice president of facilities, four areas of campus were identified as having sustained damage. The first floor of Gerber Hall and Bucknall ...

Psychic Madman Closes Out Welcome Week

Psychic Madman Closes Out Welcome Week

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 5, 2018

In honor of celebrating the final night of Welcome Week at the University of New Haven, the Center for Student Engagement, Leadership, and Orientation (CSELO) brought self-proclaimed mentalist and memory expert Jim Karol to Bucknall Theater. Karol, whose claim to fame is “an extreme intuitive ability an...

Mosaic Reception: A Campus Welcome

Mosaic Reception: A Campus Welcome

Sommers Smith, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2018

There’s nothing like a warm spread of Latin cuisine featuring empanadas, stuffed potato balls, and an ice-chilled beverage to keep the heat off your mind. On Wednesday (Aug 29) students gathered in the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) for music, food, and fellowship at the Mosaic Recept...

WNHU Hosts Annual Lip Sync Battle

WNHU Hosts Annual Lip Sync Battle

September 5, 2018

The third night of Welcome Week bought a night of competition with WNHU’s annual lip sync battle. On Wednesday (Aug 29) in Bucknall Theater, students were able to take a break from the first week of classes and get out of their comfort zone by lip syncing to some of their favorite songs. Co-Sp...

A Fresh Look at Getting Involved

A Fresh Look at Getting Involved

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2018

Senior business management major Olivia Acevedo has a lot in store for herself and the campus community for the upcoming academic year. The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) has a new position this year,coordinator of inclusion and campus relations (CICR). The position was designed to br...

A New Way to Tackle Campus Climate Issues

A New Way to Tackle Campus Climate Issues

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

August 30, 2018

The University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion recently released a beta test, or trial version, of an app that will be used to monitor student’s feelings about the campus climate. The app, called “BruinXperience”, will be used by the UCLA student bod...

Social Media Creates Monsters Out of People

Social Media Creates Monsters Out of People

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

In the era of social media, your personal business becomes everyone’s business. And if you are in the public eye, it’s even worse. It’s your friends, family, and the rest of the world who get to have input on how to live your life. The most recent example of this came with Khloe Kardashian and T...

University Announces New School of Health Sciences

University Announces New School of Health Sciences

Carissa Moshier, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

In the fall, the University of New Haven will open its sixth college, the School of Health Sciences with Summer McGee, Ph.D, as the first dean. The school was developed over three years with more than two dozen faculty. President Steven Kaplan said the school will help to bring in more students purs...

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018

In a recent interview, President Kaplan explained the abrupt leaving of former Athletic Director Duane Bailey. Bailey was hired as Athletic Director in May 2017 and was here until January 2018 when the University announced the hiring of new Athletic Director Chris Palmer. At the time the University decl...

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

Two semesters’ worth of collaboration and dedication paid off for the University of New Haven students involved in the biennial Student New Works Festival, a student created short play festival. Starting in fall 2017, when the plays were little more than fragmented ideas, through spring of 2018, the process of t...

Arson Awareness Week Teaches Fire Safety

Arson Awareness Week Teaches Fire Safety

Matthew Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

Every year the University of New Haven’s Fire Science Club hosts Arson Awareness Week. This is done in part with the US Fire Administration’s push to raise awareness for arson and provide the practical skills to combat such issues in their communities. The University’s Fire Science Club operates by t...

Students Work to Disable the Label

Students Work to Disable the Label

Nicole Rivera, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

Disable the Label, held Tuesday at the University of New Haven, gives students who have disabilities a chance to show they are people, too. At the event, co-sponsored by the Accessibility Resources Center, Delta Alpha Pi, and ASD Network, students and staff participated in obstacle courses and a...

Volunteers shave it off at first “Brave the Shave” fundraiser

Volunteers shave it off at first “Brave the Shave” fundraiser

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

The Love Your Melon Crew hosted its first St. Baldrick’s “Brave the Shave” event on Monday, in the Alumni Lounge. Guests enjoyed music, games, and also had the opportunity to donate to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity that raises funds for childhood cancer research. However, some ...

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 10, 2018

Students came together at the Upstander walk to stand in unity against discrimination as they walked around campus with arms linked this past Friday, April 6. This was just one event in the Second Annual Identity Week. The theme of the week this year was intersectionality, or “the complex, cumula...

Kappa Kappa Psi Shows Students Their Privilege

Kappa Kappa Psi Shows Students Their Privilege

Catherine Cinque, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Kappa Kappa Psi (KKP) hosted their first Recognizing Privilege event on Tuesday, in the Bartels dining area. The event was to help show students what advantages they have that many of their peers do not because of factors such as race, ethnicity, or disabilities. “We are holding this event so people can s...

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