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It is time for better Latine representation in media

It is time for better Latine representation in media

Andrea Alverca, Contributing Writer March 29, 2022

Growing up in a Latin household, I enjoyed helping my mom cook Peruvian dishes, and watching TV when I was allowed. Between the ages of five to eight, being Latine meant one thing: I could watch my three...

A do not cross police barricade, Feb. 12, 2022.

Is it okay that true crime is popular?

Presley DePugh, Contributing Writer February 22, 2022

Podcasts, documentaries, television shows and other forms of media are created to give audiences content about real crimes or mysteries. True crime is an entertainment genre that has grown to be enjoyed...

Lauren Smith-Fields in a selfie from her Instagram.

Missing white woman syndrome affects women of color

Jenelle Johnson, Contributing Writer February 8, 2022

In Dec. 2021, 23-year-old Lauren Smith-Fields was found dead at her apartment in Bridgeport, Conn. after she reportedly went on a date with a white man, identified as Matthew LaFountain. LaFountain was...

Here’s why you can’t trust the Internet

Faith Acuri, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

“We believe these people are thieves. The big city machines are corrupt. This was a stolen election. Best pollster in Britain wrote this morning that this was clearly a stolen election, that it’s impossible...

A look at the portrayal of immigration on television

A look at the portrayal of immigration on television

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor October 12, 2020

For years, television has been a way to bring visibility and shape people’s interpretations of the characters they portray. TV characters and stories have been given expanded importance and resonance...

Whitewashing in Hispanic Entertainment

Whitewashing in Hispanic Entertainment

Selena Soto, Contributing Writer October 12, 2020

Hollywood has a long way to go when it comes to accurate portrayals of Latinxs and other people of color in movies and television shows. Whitewashing -- or casting white actors to play non-white characters...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Student Journalists Who Arent 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...

#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...

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...

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...

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