Soupstock Music & Arts Festival

Shannon Livewell

May 8, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Music

One thing I have always loved about the summer months are the amazing outdoor festivals, concerts and fairs that result from the warm weather. Depending on where you live, there are many different things to do and see. My hometown is famous for its summer carnivals. As soon as you see the Ferris wheel...

Retired Supreme Court Justice to Speak about Veterans and PTSD

The Charger Bulletin

February 20, 2013

Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

By Karen Grava Director of Media Relations Retired Justice Barry Schaller of the Connecticut Supreme Court, author of a new book about veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), will speak on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. The talk will take place in the Alumni Lounge in Bartels...

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...

UNH Contributes to State’s Economy

Samantha Mathewson

October 10, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges recently released a study that found that the University of New Haven and its alumni contribute greatly to the state’s economy. UNH is one of 16 independent colleges and universities in Connecticut that have an economic impact of $6 billon annually. “The...

The Defintion of Marriage Murkier Than Ever

Liana Teixeira

September 26, 2012

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I read a rather interesting news story this week. A woman from Ohio discovered that her recently deceased husband was actually her father through DNA testing. If you just cringed, I don’t blame you, but there’s a bigger reason why I am bringing this up. I won’t get into details, but this father/daughter...

Connecticut to Spare 11 Death Row Inmates?

Liana Teixeira

April 18, 2012

Filed under Global News, West Haven News

What will happen to the 11 prisoners on Conn.’s death row, now that the state has decided to repeal its practice of capital punishment?   That is exactly what lawmakers have been debating since the Connecticut House of Representatives voted 86-62 on Wednesday to abolish the death penalty...

Report Ranks Connecticut Top State for Women

Brandon T. Bisceglia

April 11, 2012

Filed under West Haven News

Connecticut is the best state for women to work and live in, according to an assessment released in March compiling data from 12 sources. The report, titled "50 Best and Worst States for Women," ranked  states according to six criteria, and drew from such sources as the National Council of State Le...

SCOPE Goes Rock Climbing

Michelle R Morra

February 29, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

February has been packed full of events with the Black Student Union putting on events every day for Black History Month. Then SCOPE had their Annual Film Week. It was hard to see all the other events happening, but they were there.  And even though Film Week was going on, SCOPE Weekend Programming wa...

Conn. Seeks to Recapture Role as Insurance Capital

The Associated Press

February 22, 2012

Filed under Global News, West Haven News

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford is trying to recapture its status as the nation’s insurance capital by drawing in a specialized insurance business that is finding a home elsewhere. Since the 18th century, Hartford — home to Aetna Inc., Cigna, The Hartford, Travelers Cos. and others — has been s...

Men’s Basketball Outlasted by Southern Conn. St., 51-66

Charger Athletics

February 22, 2012

Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

WEST HAVEN, Conn. - The University of New Haven men’s basketball team suffered a 51-66 loss to Southern Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon at Charger Gymnasium. With the loss, the Chargers dropped to 14-11 overall and 10-11 in the Northeast-10 Conference. The Owls improved to 13-12 overa...

Connecticut National Guard Men Return Home

Veronica Maciel

February 8, 2012

Filed under West Haven News

On Monday January 30, according to Granby News, approximately 25 Airmen from the 103rd Security Forces Squadron, Connecticut Air National Guard, returned to the Bradley Air National Guard Base. They began their return home with an international flight to Baltimore-Washington International Airport, where...

Three Powerball Winners in Connecticut

Veronica Maciel

December 7, 2011

Filed under Global News, West Haven News

Yes, that headline is correct; three men collected the $254 million Powerball Jackpot on Monday, November 28. Tim Davidson, one of the men, purchased a single Quick Pick dollar ticket at the Shippan Point BP station in Stamford. This is the largest Powerball in Connecticut, and the twelfth largest in P...

Did You Know? – Connecticut

Joann Wolwowicz

October 5, 2011

Filed under Features

  As college students here at the University of New Haven, we make up a vast collection of students from all over the country. Only a fraction of students are actually originally from the state of Connecticut. However, for nine months out of the twelve and four years out of our entire lives, we ...

Woman Attacked at Southern

Erin Ennis

April 14, 2010

Filed under West Haven News

Students at Southern Connecticut State University were caught off guard Friday morning when an email reported the sexual assault of a female on the university’s campus. The crime scene, a supposed parking garage which is normally empty late  at nights, had always been considered safe by both students...

Suit alleges Conn. plant ignored safety procedures

Liz De La Torre

February 23, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Two workers injured in a power plant explosion filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that proper safety procedures were not followed, and an attorney said that included live electricity running through the site, workers welding and a gas-fueled torch heater...

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