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University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

University to Temporarily Furlough Employees

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 8, 2020

In an email sent to faculty on April 3, university president Steven Kaplan said some university employees would be temporarily furloughed. That means the employees are not being fired, but rather temporarily suspended for the time being while the university recovers from significant budgetary shortfall...

University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 29, 2020

In a recent email to faculty members, University President Steven Kaplan said the university expects to lose $10 million in room and board credits and refunds for the spring semester. The campus shut down earlier this month as a precaution against spreading COVID-19. The email was sent on March 25. “While...

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2020

On Friday, University of New Haven announced it will open its residence halls to New Haven’s first responders as they fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Originally, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker asked officials at Yale University to open their dorms. Elicker told Yale’s president, Peter Salovey, that...

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted sports in a way not seen since World War II. The virus has shut down sports globally. Both amateur and professional leagues have canceled full season and championship tournaments. The NCAA has canceled all spring sporting events. They started by canceling all post-season play,...

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After Pres. Kaplan announced that students will not be returning to campus because of the coronavirus, faculty and students have been adjusting to classes being transitioned online. Many students expressed concerns on social media about this change. A concern among students is how hands-on classes...

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Below is a letter addressed to the class of 2020 that was shared by the University of New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan Dear Members of the Class of 2020, I am writing to inform you that, in light of the unprecedented situation we are facing due to COVID-19, I have made the difficult decision to postpone...

The Spread of Coronavirus and Xenophobia

The Spread of Coronavirus and Xenophobia

Devinh Valentine, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2020

2020 has been a weird year to be an Asian-American. On one hand, we see Asian-made movies like “Parasite” and “The Farewell” winning awards, and musical acts such as BIGBANG, BTS, and BLACKPINK finding international success. This makes me proud to be an Asian in America. However, 2020 also...

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