The Charger Bulletin

Exploring the Struggle Being Gluten Free in Europe

A few of the gluten free pastries that Rebecca has tried while abroad in Europe.

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

By now, the number one thing I am known for is my inability to tolerate gluten. I never stop talking about it. I have had celiac disease for more than seven years now. That means my body cannot process gluten the same way most people can. Gluten is “a group of indigestible proteins found in wheat,...

Article Thirteen is Out to Get Your Memes

The European Parliament's new copyright directive has been nicknamed the

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

Article 13 of the European Parliament’s new copyright directive has initiated fears that memes will effectively be banned, and platforms such as YouTube and Facebook will need to pay publishers when individuals link their websites. Simply put, this copyright directive places more responsibility ...

University’s Prato Campus Opens the Door for Travel

University's Prato Campus Opens the Door for Travel

Leah Walker, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2018

Italy is a beautiful country, and this past fall I had the privilege of studying abroad at the university’s Prato campus. Aside from the experience everyone thinks about, the classes, studying abroad in Europe, since all of the countries are so close together, provides a unique opportunity to see the...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

March 30, 2016

Slowly but surely, I’m getting back into the swing of things with classes. Last week, I started volunteering for my Italian class at a local school in Prato. Four days a week, I go to the school and help the students practice their English, while I attempt to use Italian to explain things to them....

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

March 9, 2016

Ciao! Last weekend, we took another break from traveling, and, instead, just hung out in Prato, and by hung out, I mean we recuperated from our previous weeks of travel. The past week has been constant studying, as it was midterm week for us here in Italy. To take a break from studying, our Italian...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

February 24, 2016

Pheewww! Considering we had last weekend off, we sure kept ourselves busy. After we saw the Prato soccer game last Saturday, we spent the entire day on Sunday at Carnivale in Viareggio, which is only about an hour away by train. It was Valentine’s Day, so what better way to spend the day than going...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

February 10, 2016

I’m still searching for my Paolo after my weekend in Rome, but after being in that city for the weekend, Paolo was the last thing on my mind. I went with two of my friends, Iyana Jones and Deanna Weech, and I think I can successfully say that we conquered Rome in one weekend. In just the first day...

An Update from Prato

Takeisha Sinclair

November 11, 2015

A big hello to you all, again! It’s Takeisha, with more news from the University of New Haven’s Prato campus. As many of you know, we had a full week off, considered our ‘Fall break.’ We used this time to travel to as many neighboring European countries as time would allow us. Starting from...

Euro’s Collapse Could Bring Crisis for American Economy

Liana Teixeira

September 12, 2012

For about 13 years, millions of Europeans in 23 countries have shared a common currency—the euro. Since the euro launched in January 1999, 17 of the 27 members of the European Union (EU) have adopted it as their official currency. Recently, however, some experts suggest that the euro is weakening to...

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