The Charger Bulletin

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University discourages nonessential travel

Lauren Fligg, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Congratulations, you scored your very first on-campus job! You conquered the job hunting process filled with resumés, clammy handshakes and uncomfortable interview clothes.  I hope you’re ready to work - but only 20 hours a week? It is no secret that students at the University of New Haven ...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Over the past few years, college athletics have been receiving more attention by sports media. The intensity and competitiveness between teams outweigh any rivalry that teams in professional sports have to offer. Between the teams and fan base, it is constantly growing. This has brought more aware...

Opinion: Athletes Hold Out for Money, Not Loyalty

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018

In recent years, we have seen Kawhi Leonard in the NBA and Le’Veon Bell in the NFL decide they are not going to play because they are unhappy with their current situations. Whether it be contract issues or the personnel on the field or court, they decided that they would not play for their respective t...

Born Into Poverty and Obesity

Elissa Sanci

March 23, 2016

Money controls so many aspects of our lives—including our health. I’ve never given much thought to the existing correlation between poverty and obesity, but it’s there and it’s huge (pun intended). Between 2003 and 2007, obesity rates increased by 10 percent for low-income children; children fro...

The Face of Student Debt

Kaitlin Mahar

February 24, 2016

If you’ve ever wondered who the face of student debt is, we now have an answer. It’s not Bernie Sanders. It’s not Uncle Sam. It’s nobody famous, infamous, or even remotely well-known. It’s Shakeem T. Fowler, a 22 year old student at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT, and,...

Treasurer’s Tip

Annalisa Berardinelli

February 24, 2016

Some Inspiration “Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.” Kahlil Gibran Sincerely, Anna Berardinelli USGA Treasurer

Best Ways for College Students to Earn Some Extra Cash

Kaitlin Mahar

February 3, 2016

We all know the plight of being the living, breathing realization of the “broke college student” stereotype, but what can we actually do about it? Few of us can handle balancing a full-time job with a regular course schedule, but even part time jobs don’t always make enough money for us to get...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

February 25, 2015

Track your spending  RSOs, as we move further into the semester, it’s important to continuously track your spending. Tracking your spending can help manage your RSO budget and can make planning events a lot easier, as you’ll be more aware as to how much your RSO has to utilize when planning certain events. This can also help when planning for ...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

February 11, 2015

Budgeting Basics RSOs: as we move further into this semester, this means that the Yearly Budget Process is quickly approaching! Here’s a couple of tips that can help when preparing for the Yearly Budget Process. First off the easiest thing you can do when looking ahead is to track what y...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

February 5, 2015

Stay Informed RSOs, as we begin to move forward into this semester, it’s so vitally important to make sure that members of your organization, especially your President and Treasurer, understand the USGA financial system. Last semester I had put in a little information about the various methods RSOs can ut...

Up ‘til Dawn sets a new goal

Samantha Mathewson

November 12, 2014

The University of New Haven’s St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn has challenged themselves to raise $18,000 by Thanksgiving break after surpassing their initial goal of $16,500. “We have had two major side events thus far. We have had our first annual Dodge Ball Tournament and our annual Zombie Prom. In total, both events...

It’s our meal money

Samantha Higgins

November 12, 2014

The C-Store is a convienent “grocery store” of sorts, but not all students’ and their dining dollars are considered when stocking the shelves. I don’t know about everyone else, but I enjoy eating fresh produce regularly, and not just apples or bananas like you get at Bartels. I like to ge...

Treasurer’s Tip

John Foti

October 8, 2014

Need to be Reimbursed? If you purchase products or goods on behalf of your organization, USGA can reimburse you! Make sure that your organization was allocated money for what you are looking to be reimbursed for. If your RSO has money in their budget for supplies and supplies are purchased, then you will be able to be re...

Ask Melanie

The Charger Bulletin

October 1, 2014

Melanie,  I am currently working at my job as a Life Skills Coach for $12/hour and I am two years in to college. With a Bachelor’s Degree, I can move up in the company but only with a $2 raise. Sometimes I wonder why I am even going to college. A Bachelor’s Degree seems like nothing today. What ...

I wish I didn’t see the sign

Gabby Nowicki

September 17, 2014

I am sure the fellow University of New Haven community has heard over and over about the latest editions to the school, including the three million dollar renovation to the run down freshmen dorm, Bethel Hall, and a glamorous new residence hall accompanied with classrooms and a new dining all. ...

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