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University of New Haven Students Participate in Documenting City Wide Open Studios

University of New Haven Students Participate in Documenting City Wide Open Studios

Anna Downs, Editor-in Chief

November 15, 2019

Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios is celebrating its 22nd year. City-Wide Open Studios is a celebration where Connecticut artists come together to showcase their work in pop-up events. University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies students attended the Alternative Space weekend...

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Charger Bulletin Staff

October 14, 2019

Both Timothy Metzer, class of ‘85, and the University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies program have come a long way in 34 years. Metzger is a production designer who has worked on multiple Hollywood films, including the recently-released “Joker,” which earned a record $93...

Social Media is Taking Over

Social Media is Taking Over

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

If social media shut down today, the world would end. It would be like unplugging the television in front of a five-year-old who’s watching their favorite cartoon show. The floor would rumble from pounding feet, screaming “I want my social media,” demanding answers. Chaos would ensue. Social m...

Student Journalism is Community Journalism

Student Journalism is Community Journalism

Ali McCarthy, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018

Going to a university is like living in a tiny town, and the population is your fellow students and faculty members.  The same way that people rely on local news to find out what is going on in their community, we rely on our student newsroom to report what is happening on and around campus. Removing ...

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

Steven H. Kaplan, University President

April 24, 2018

A reporter from The Charger Bulletin recently interviewed me for a story about faculty diversity. This gave me a chance to speak with the reporter about the University’s ongoing efforts to diversify our faculty and administration, giving me an opportunity to share this ongoing effort not only with h...

Student Journalists Who Aren’t Journalists

Student Journalists Who Aren’t Journalists

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 24, 2018

Students outside of the typical journalism and communication fields have found value in student journalism. Many are involved for the real-world experience, resume building, and their love or writing and desire for the truth. The staff of the Charger Bulletin shares a common interest in journalism b...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

Corina Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018

The #SaveStudentNewsrooms campaign is calling on student journalists to help raise awareness on the importance of independent college newsrooms. When news broke that the independent Daily Campus will re-affiliate with Southern Methodist University, Melissa Gomez, editor-in-chief of The Independent F...

When the Charger Bulletin Almost Lost Independence

When the Charger Bulletin Almost Lost Independence

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2018

The Charger Bulletin has been the student reporting machine of the University of New Haven since before it was called the University of New Haven (meaning New Haven College, not when people were allowed to call it UNH). In that time, it has mostly been controlled by the student government, first the D...

University Panel on Racial Profiling in the Media

University Panel on Racial Profiling in the Media

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

University of New Haven students and faculty gathered in Bartels Alumni Lounge to discuss the issue of racial profiling prevalent in mass media, in a panel hosted by the Charger Bulletin, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Latin American Student Association, on...

Lamar Kardashian?

Alessia Bicknese

October 28, 2015

I am sure everyone knows what has been going on the past couple of weeks with Lamar Odom. If you don’t know, you should probably come out from under the rock you’ve been living under (kidding, kind of) and check Twitter or Facebook. Odom has been hospitalized, fighting for his life due to an enormous...

Here’s the Problem With #SkinnyAcceptance

Kaitlin Mahar

September 9, 2015

Recently, the practice of “skinny acceptance” has developed as an answer to the fat acceptance movement in order to promote healthy body image. Because some believe that encouraging women who aren’t a size 00 to love their bodies is shaming women who are in fact that size, so-called “activi...

CB Attends National College Media Conference

The Charger Bulletin

November 7, 2012

Five members of the Charger Bulletin recently participated in the 91st Annual ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Chicago. Students attended various sessions on news and web media, photography and editing whilst interacting with other student writers and professors from across the country. ...

Winfrey: Prayer, careful thought influenced exit

Liz De La Torre

November 20, 2009

From The Associated Press CHICAGO – Holding back tears, Oprah Winfrey told her studio audience Friday that she would end her show in 2011 after a quarter-century on the air, saying prayer and careful thought led her to her decision. Winfrey told the audience that she loved "The Oprah Winfrey ...

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