The Charger Bulletin

Riddin’ the Rails

Riddin’ the Rails

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

I can bet that any commute is a colossal pain for anyone – all that unmoving traffic and stinky subway carts. But I can probably one-up all of that by saying that I commute all the way to the University of New Haven campus from the Bronx, N.Y by train. Yes, literally a whole state away. On a train...

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

With the deadline to submit housing applications and room deposits to participate in room selection on March 6, returning students will soon pick their dorms for next year. According to the MyCharger room selection page, Dunham is now an available housing option for rising sophomores, and is no longer an...

New Campus Statue Reveal

New Campus Statue Reveal

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 10, 2020

If you have been wondering about the statue that the university is building outside of the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center, we have the answers. After an interview with Louis Annino, the associate vice president of facilities who oversees the site work, we learned that the statue is of a charger...

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

In the wake of the University of New Haven’s recent decision to require all Prato students and faculty to return to the U.S., the university created a page on its website to keep the community informed. Students are not being quarantined or tested for the coronavirus upon their return, but students ar...

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

After recent coronavirus updates, University of New Haven’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rebecca Johnson shared a community update on the coronavirus in an email to students. In the email, Johnson said that members of the University community are “strongly discourag...

University Suspends Operations Amid Possible Exposure to Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

University Suspends Operations Amid Possible Exposure to Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 9, 2020

Late afternoon Monday, university Pres. Steven Kaplan announced that all classes and university events will be canceled through March 24. Students must vacate the residence halls by 5 p.m.Tuesday. There are currently no confirmed cases of the virus on campus, but there are two confirmed cases in...

Political Polarization: Are They a Danger to College Campuses?

Political Polarization: Are They a Danger to College Campuses?

Cameron Hailey, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

As the 2020 elections closes in on us, the country’s divide looks clearer than ever. The State of the Union address on February 4 showed the country that the representatives and parties they had voted for were more partisan than ever. There was a clear line in the seating of politicians where the Republican...

Is Our Campus Really Environmentally Friendly?

Is Our Campus Really Environmentally Friendly?

Ariana Lasher, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

Remember when all dining areas on campus took away plastic straws and lids to minimize plastic use on campus? That didn’t seem to last long, because every time I order a drink from Jazzman’s or the library café, I am still handed a plastic straw. The state of Connecticut banned plastic bags,...

Time for Some Library Tender Love and Care

Time for Some Library Tender Love and Care

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

The Marvin K. Peterson Library is a hub of productivity where commuters go to squat between classes and where the café runs out of strawberry acai refreshers too quickly. It is possibly the only place on campus where the atmosphere is filled with equal parts panic and boredom. As someone who has...

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, students received an email that said the Chinese New Year Celebration—originally scheduled for Jan. 31—was postponed because of the recent coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus is spread from animal hosts and is new, which means this strain has never been...

Impeachment Analysis with Professor Chris Haynes

Impeachment Analysis with  Professor Chris Haynes

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2020

What happens after the Senate trial of impeached Pres. Donald J. Trump? That could be any one’s guess. The impeachment trial “has been a little bit more interesting than I expected.” said Chris Haynes, professor of political science. “I lived through the Clinton impeachment trial in the...

Theft in Bartels

Theft in Bartels

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2020

On Tuesday, an unidentified male allegedly stole credit and debit cards from a room in Bartels Hall. The university police chief, James Gilman, notified students and faculty about the incident on Wednesday through school email. Photographs of the suspect were included. According to Gilman, the suspect...

Mental Health Support on Campus

Mental Health Support on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

Mental illness is a growing issue across college campuses. More students are speaking about their mental health issues and are encouraging college campuses to provide more resources. An article in Forbes magazine said, “According to a report by Penn State University’s Center for Collegiate Mental...

U. New Haven Holds Pantry for Thanksgiving

U. New Haven Holds Pantry for Thanksgiving

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

While most University of New Haven professors, employees, and students left campus for Thanksgiving, the campus wasn’t completely empty. Some -- especially athletes -- stayed put. The university did what it could to support the people who were staying on campus over the holiday. Katie George, operations...

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

Being referred to with the correct pronouns and using the bathroom that matches one’s gender identity are basic amenities. However, for many members of the LGBTQ+ community, these everyday occurrences can come with obstacles. The 2015 National GLSEN School Climate Survey found that 39.8% of people...

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