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Can political news articles make their language more inclusive?

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 2, 2021

There is a common misconception about the meaning of inclusivity—that it only goes so far as to limit exclusion and ensure the involvement of every party within a particular activity. Inclusivity...

Disability in Entertainment

Disability in Entertainment

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor September 14, 2020

In the entertainment industry, characters, along with supporting plotlines having to do with disabilities, have been few and far between. While shows such as “Switched at Birth,” “Glee,” “Breaking...

Lorenzo Boyd—who he is and where he wants to take the university

Lorenzo Boyd—who he is and where he wants to take the university

Kayla Mutchler, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2020

Amid the Black Lives Matter movement, Steven Kaplan, UNH president, announced the school had hired Lorenzo Boyd as vice president for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Some students...

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...

A Students Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

A Student’s Controversial Comments Ignite Potential Change on Campus

As passionate crowds take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd and those affected by police brutality in the United States, the University of New Haven is taking action against a class of...

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...

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2020

The invention of film and television dramatically changed how people view one another which in turn, determined how certain groups of people should act in society. Today, celebrities around the world...

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...

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...

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...

Does Welcome Project Mark Victory for Campus Inclusion?

Does Welcome Project Mark Victory for Campus Inclusion?

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor September 25, 2018

How well do you know your neighbor? Last summer a group came to the University of New Haven in order to share an in depth look of their experiences as minority figures. Professor Susanne Murphy sees...

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Karina Krul , Student Life Editor April 10, 2018

Students came together at the Upstander walk to stand in unity against discrimination as they walked around campus with arms linked this past Friday, April 6. This was just one event in the Second Annual...

Cultural Divide and Misperception

Cultural Divide and Misperception

Sommers Smith, Contributing Writer April 6, 2018

Being a person of color in a predominantly white institution (PWI), it is easier to notice when there is a cultural divide. A predominantly white institution is when at least 50% or more white individuals...

Myatt Center Hosts Discussion on Race

Myatt Center Hosts Discussion on Race

Francesca Fontanez , Contributing Writer February 27, 2018

As it happens, names can hurt. The University of New Haven Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion invited Dr. Davarian L. Baldwin to speak at their event, “‘That’s so Ghetto’…Build the Wall’...

Diversity in Hollywood

Tara Dombrowski March 9, 2016

At this year’s Academy Awards, diversity was front and center. Chris Rock, the host, didn’t hold back. He pointed out the fact that Hollywood isn’t very diverse, and he ridiculed the Academy and...

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