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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...

An Introvert Abroad: The Benefits of Foreign Study from Someone Once Reluctant

An Introvert Abroad: The Benefits of Foreign Study from Someone Once Reluctant

Ariana Ferrante, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

During  my freshman year at the University of New Haven, advertisements for the study abroad program were everywhere. The Prato campus staff manned tables at events, sent out emails, and even appeared in classes to explain the benefits of studying internationally. It was inescapable, and I vehement...

The Fight Against Climate Change…How Much is the U.S. Really Doing

The Fight Against Climate Change…How Much is the U.S. Really Doing

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

After a two-week journey across the Atlantic Ocean, Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old environmental activist, made headlines after announcing her trip had zero carbon emissions. Thunberg made her trip to protest the U.S.’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.The agreement ensu...

Vaping Isn’t as Harmless as You Think

Vaping Isn’t as Harmless as You Think

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

E-cigarettes were introduced as an alternative to regular cigarette smoking. JUUL lab’s “alternative cigarettes” mission (from their website, https://www.juul.com) is to “improve the lives of the world's one billion adult smokers by eliminating cigarettes.”  But JUUL’s targeted demographic -- legal, smoking-age ...

Moe’s is Coming Soon…But How Soon

Moe’s is Coming Soon…But How Soon

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

This year, Moe’s Restaurant will take its place across from W.O.W. under Bergami Hall, but the question remains: when? Moe’s will offer a variety of Southwestern foods, ranging from rice bowls to wraps and tacos. The ordering set-up will be similar to the Tex-Mex station in the Marketplace, wher...

The Campus Climate Survey Results

The Campus Climate Survey Results

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

The chance for a gift card seems to have worked well, as more than 1,500 student, faculty, and staff responded. Regarding the perceptions of the university's climate, diversity, and inclusion efforts were recorded and analyzed. University President Steven Kaplan sent an email on Sept. 3 identifying the key f...

University Launches New Campus Climate Survey

University Launches New Campus Climate Survey

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

March 18, 2019

On Thursday, Mar. 7, university President, Steven Kaplan, sent out an email to students and faculty concerning a “campus climate survey on diversity and inclusion.” The survey opened on Monday, March 11 and will close on Sunday, March 31. According to the email, the goal of the survey is to “adv...

Measles Outbreak Reaches New Haven

Measles Outbreak Reaches New Haven

Sam Gangi, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 4, Yale-New Haven hospital had its second confirmed measles case of the season. The patients are both adults, though hospital officials would not say if the two people were related or had been in contact with each other. These cases are the first of the year, with only three cases on ...

Finding Ways to Make a More Sustainable Campus

Finding Ways to Make a More Sustainable Campus

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2019

Carbon dioxide levels are at their highest in 650,000 years. Eighteen of the 19 warmest years have occurred since 2001. Satellite images show our polar ice caps losing mass. According to climate change experts, things are not looking good. Laura Miller, the director of energy and sustainability at...

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2019

At the end of each semester, students are asked by the university to fill out course evaluations for the classes they took, and to reflect on their instructors. Many students, however, do not know how those evaluations are used by the university. Associate provost of the College of Arts and Sciences, Stuart Si...

College students with cars, is it worth it?  

College students with cars, is it worth it?  

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019

Everyone doesn’t need a car on campus, but it does give students a bit more freedom of going wherever they want at the drop of a hat. However, having a car on campus can be both a blessing and a curse. If there is one thing that commuters and students who have a car on campus complain about, it’s p...

No Home For The Holidays For Athletes

No Home For The Holidays For Athletes

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

When most students pack their bags and head home for the holidays, student-athletes are usually left behind to find other ways to enjoy the season. Even though the doors to the dorms are locked and the campus is closed, athletes might not have the opportunity to head home for the holidays because of gam...

Tips On Getting Grad School Ready

Tips On Getting Grad School Ready

Kailey Feshler, Multimedia Editor

November 28, 2018

Applying to graduate school can be stressful. However, offices around college campuses, including the University of New Haven, offer services and advice to students as application season is underway. The Career Development Center (CDC) is in the process of working on a video project to advise studen...

Walking Campus at Night

Walking Campus at Night

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

When I came to the University of New Haven four years ago, I was scared but excited. I had never been this far away from my family before, and for the first time, I was by myself. There were so many events on campus that I often walked alone to, meeting friends there. I never had a problem walki...

Campus Crime Rates

Campus Crime Rates

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2018

As college students, sometimes we are not afraid of something happening to us on campus, but still, we must be aware of our surroundings. We also need to stay informed about what crimes are happening on and around campus. College is supposed to be a safe space, but the University of New Haven’s po...

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