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Does Welcome Project Mark Victory for Campus Inclusion?

Does Welcome Project Mark Victory for Campus Inclusion?

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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 the Welcome Project as an this opportunity for storytelling, allowing those who might not have a voic...

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Identity Week Unifies Campus Community

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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 Identity Week. The theme of the week this year was intersectionality, or “the complex, cumula...

Cultural Divide and Misperception

Cultural Divide and Misperception

Sommers Smith, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Uncategorized

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 make up the student and faculty population. According to the U.S Department of Education, at the...

Myatt Center Hosts Discussion on Race

Myatt Center Hosts Discussion on Race

Francesca Fontanez, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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’ and Other Ways of Talking About Race Without Talking About Race,” one of the center’s many Bl...

Diversity in Hollywood

Tara Dombrowski

March 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

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 the movie industry as a whole for not doing more to include people of all races. It was a very political...

Panel on Diversity

Ben Atwater

February 24, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

On Feb.18, a panel on diversity in the Oscars was held in the Alumni Lounge. Hosted by the Communication Department, this event aimed to take a look at lack of representation of minorities in the both the Academy Awards and media as a whole. The issue regarding diversity in the Oscars refers to the...

A Letter from the Division of Student Affairs

The Charger Bulletin

November 18, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Members of the UNH Community, During last month’s Fall Break, the Division of Student Affairs hosted a pair of diversity educators to co-facilitate a day-and-a-half-long workshop on the topics of cultural humility and systemic racism. Debra Leigh and Sheila Moriarty, faculty members from St. Cloud...

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