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African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

The National African American History and Culture Museum in Washington, D.C., is meant to share the history and culture of African Americans. There is a timeline going through slavery, the civil rights movement, and modern issues. There are exhibits of cultural expression and the progression of African...

Male Cheerleaders Make Super Bowl History

Male Cheerleaders Make Super Bowl History

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019

This year, the Super Bowl saw its first male cheerleaders. The Los Angeles Rams’ Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies are two of three men who made history last year as the first male cheerleaders in the NFL. Peron and Jinnies already made history at the start of this season when they, along with...

Field Hockey Victory Makes Program History

Field Hockey Victory Makes Program History

Ethan Cardona, Staff

October 3, 2018

It was a historic victory for the women’s field hockey team Tuesday, as they earned their first win in the program’s history, defeating Mercy College 3-2. Freshman Taylor Geaglone scored the winning goal with less than five minutes remaining in the second half. Capping off the long-awaited first win ...

New Professor Starts History of African Americans Class

New Professor Starts History of African Americans Class

Kayra Clouden, Multimedia Editor

September 5, 2017

Jason Jordan, assistant professor of history, takes University of New Haven students on a journey through African American history by teaching the well-desired course “History of African Americans” this semester. Jordan joins the New Haven community after previously teaching history at the University...

en History-Changing Women You (Probably) Haven’t Heard Of

Patricia Oprea

March 30, 2016

As March is Women’s History Month, female-centric articles fill the Internet and events geared towards female students pop up on University of New Haven calendars. However, often the same women are recognized. Although this is in no way a detriment, it is often as repetitive and dry as the rest of...

Crisis Explores a Century of Oppression

Paul carbonella

December 9, 2015

When playgoers filled Bucknall Theater the weekend of Dec.3, they had no idea they were being sent to a different era. The University of New Haven Theater Program’s Crisis: A Performance about Race in America 1915-2015 explores the disturbing history of African-American oppression and exploitation ...

Sinking Fast

The Charger Bulletin

May 6, 2015

By ABRAHIM ORABI CONTRIBUTING WRITER [email protected] ––––––––––––––––––––– When does a tragedy cease to resonate? I only ask because today, one hundred years ago, was a tragic day…but most of us feel nothing. In recent years it seems that we have...

This Day in UNH History

Ana Abraham

August 29, 2012

August 25, 2011. Every year, UNH becomes home to a brand new freshman class. For one crazy, crazy day, all resident freshmen and their families come to campus to move in and participate in Opening Day festivities. Unfortunately, in 2011, Hurricane Irene had other plans.  

Liana’s Literary Commentary – The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy By Rick Beyer

Liana Teixeira

May 2, 2012

What if I told you George Washington was not the first president of the United States? "Impossible!"  "How can that be?" "History is wrong?!" Well, almost wrong.  George Washington was the first president elected under the Constitution in 1789, but the U.S. had been in existence since the Article...

Did You Know? History of the Newspaper

Joann Wolwowicz

August 25, 2010

In your hand you are holding the official newspaper of the University of New Haven, the Charger Bulletin. But do you really know anything about the history of the newspaper in general? The history of newspapers is a gigantic chapter of the human experience that goes back five centuries. A newspaper...

Did You Know? – Women’s History Month

Joann Wolwowicz

March 10, 2010

Now that March is fully underway we can look forward to what March is known for other than St. Patrick’s Day. Growing out of a small-town school event in California, Women’s History Month is a celebration of all of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. The United States observes...

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