The Charger Bulletin

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

July 13, 2020

The appointment of a school chief diversity officer has received some backlash from the campus community. In June, in response to recent national events of violence and a University of New Haven alumni’s controversial posts on social media, university president Steven Kaplan announced assistant provost Lorenzo Bo...

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Email from Provost Highlights Schedule Changes in Fall 2020

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

June 24, 2020

Following the University of New Haven’s shutdown at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the university is preparing for the campus to reopen in the Fall 2020 semester. A Tuesday email sent to the student body highlighted the proposed changes. Interim provost and senior vice president for academic ...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Online Learning: How is the Campus Community Managing the Adjustment?

Online Learning: How is the Campus Community Managing the Adjustment?

Jennifer Korn and Amanda M. Castro, Student Life Editor and Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

After university president Steven Kaplan’s decision to extend online classes through the remainder of the semester, students and professors have had to make arrangements and readjust to a new normal. The dean of students office distributed an email survey to students this week to ask how students a...

Riddin’ the Rails

West Haven train station

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

Rendering of new campus statue.

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

Students who returned from Tuscany Campus are not being tested or quarantined.

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

University discourages nonessential travel

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

Students leave campus following the university's decision to suspend classes and vacate residence halls.

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

View of the Café inside the Marvin K. Peterson Library.

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...

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