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Meet the Candidates USGA Spring Elections

Meet the Candidates USGA Spring Elections

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

University students met the candidates for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) spring 2020 election in Bucknall Theatre on Feb. 13. Candidates for president, treasurer, and senator presented their platforms to students. Candidates who could not make the event shared their platforms...

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

Political participation and voter turnout among young people are at an all-time low. According to, the national voter turnout in the United States 2016 presidential election was 46%. Similarly, students at the University of New Haven had a voting turnout of 15.4%. My investigation found th...

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Nancy Rossi Elected Mayor Of West Haven

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2017

Updated 11/8/17 at 9:29 a.m. to include result statistics. Democrat Nancy Rossi was declared winner of West Haven’s mayoral election Tuesday night. Rossi won after a long and contentious campaign with the two other candidates, current mayor, Democrat Ed O’Brien and Republican Dave Riccio. ...

USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

USGA Looks For New Treasurer and Class Officers

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

September 10, 2017

Election season is underway at the University of New Haven. The Undergraduate Student Government Association is in the process of electing a treasurer. In addition, the Class of 2019 and the Class of 2021 need to elect officers to their executive boards. “I am running for USGA Treasurer because o...

Meet the Candidates

Miriam Correia

March 19, 2015

Presidential Election   James Kielar loves USGA, is a volunteer firefighter and Sergeant at Arms of the Class of 2016.  He believes the “Rules should be working for people,” and that USGA needs more involvement from other groups, such as more day programming for commuters and more involveme...

Presidential Candidates

The Charger Bulletin

March 27, 2013

 This week, the Charger Bulletin Staff asked Presidential and Treasurer candidates to answer a question regarding their perceived goals. We graciously thank all of the USGA candidates for their willingness to demonstrate their dedication to the UNH student body. Please do not forget to vote! Question: “As Pr...

Treasurer Candidates

The Charger Bulletin

March 27, 2013

Question: "What is the biggest challenge facing USGA in the next academic year and how would you work to solve it?” Isaak Kifle The biggest challenge that USGA will face in the next academic year will be to keep up with the rapid growth of the university and, consequently, the rapid growth of R...

What Just Happened? Debriefing the Presidential Election

Elizabeth Field

November 28, 2012

Let’s face it: campaigns just are not what they used to be. In the most recent installment of UNH’s Current Issues Discussion titled, “What Just Happened? Debriefing the 2012 Presidential Election,” Professors Gary Fetzer, Elizabeth Barfoot Christian and Bret McCormick lead a panel on the many...

The Election is Over…Now What?

Elizabeth Field

November 14, 2012

I woke up for the first time in months able to finally breathe. Nearly a year of inescapable debates, vicious advertisements and incoherent Facebook statuses plaguing my every waking moment had culminated in my anxiety levels skyrocketing to new heights. But the good news is it’s over. And although...

Students Get Inside Look at Political Process

The Charger Bulletin

November 7, 2012

By UNH Today In Cristal Reyes’s mind, her history classes and what is taking place in politics are inextricably linked. “Being interested in politics is second nature to me,” she said. “You can’t understand important parts of history without understanding politics.” With a presidential...

The Optics of Winning: Musings about the Second Presidential Debate

Simone Quartey

October 24, 2012

Ah, yes. “There you go, again,” as Ronald Reagan once said. We have arrived at the storied and much mythologized second presidential debate of the 2012 election season. It would be nice to think that presidential debates are a forum of mature and honest discussion about the issues of the day....

Romney Picks Ryan for Running Mate

The Associated Press

August 29, 2012

NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, according to a Republican with knowledge of the development. They will appear together Saturday in Norfolk, Va., at the start of a four-state bus tour to introduce the newly...

The 2012-2013 USGA Election

Isaak Kifle

April 11, 2012

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) is a large organization with a wide variety of functions and purposes. The USGA represents the undergraduate student body at UNH, serves as a forum for student concerns and suggestions, manages the student activity budget utilized by clubs and organizations and functions as a liaison between students and the UNH adminis...

Afghan Officials Say Too Early to Judge Election

The Associated Press

September 22, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan authorities said Monday it was too early to judge the validity of the country's parliamentary ballot despite observers' reports of widespread fraud in the vote that was to help consolidate its shaky democracy. Also Monday, Britain's military handed the U.S. responsibility...

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