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Fall Fair Preview

Fall Fair Preview

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

With the fall season in full swing, here are some fairs and festivals happening in New Haven County to help get you in the spirit.   Bethany Harvest Festival and Food Trucks: Sunday, Oct. 7 at 696 Amity Road, Bethany. 11 a.m. -  4 p.m. There will be live music, a craft fair, and more  in a...

Community Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Community Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Karina Krul, Ediotr-In-Chief

October 2, 2018


Filed under This Week's Top Stories

Residents of the New Haven community, University of New Haven students included, gathered on Sunday for the New Haven Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk was one of many around the country hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association and run by a team of local volunteers. Gill Simmons, from WTNH News 8, spoke at th...

Top Live Music Scenes in Downtown New Haven

Top Live Music Scenes in Downtown New Haven

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

After looking into what downtown New Haven has to offer, I have come across two bars that are top contenders for a nice evening out, off campus. All the prices are reasonable for a college student. Nothing on any of the menus exceeds $24, and these locations are known for their live music. The top p...

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

University Coach Elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

August 5, 2017


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Longtime coach and administrator at the University of New Haven, Dr. Joe Machnik, was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Manchnik has had a lot of experience with United States Soccer throughout his career serving as a player, coach, referee, instructor, match commissioner, and a broadcaster for FOX Sports. Machnik spent a lot of time developing both the men’s and women’s soccer programs at the University of ...

PRIDE’s Prom Gives Second Chances

PRIDE’s Prom Gives Second Chances

Karina Krul, Student Life Section Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Friday (March 24) night in the Alumni Lounge, PRIDE hosted their 4th annual Second Chance Prom. Students could bring their friends or their significant others to enjoy a night of music and dancing, door prizes, and a photo booth. There were several co-sponsors, including P.I.R.O., S.P.E.L.L., Frisbee...

The Beatles Are Coming to UNH

The Beatles Are Coming to UNH

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 21, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events

This Friday, September 23, the Beatles are coming to the University of New Haven. The occasion: a new film entitled, Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years. Directed by Ron Howard, this documentary looks at the Beatles during the height of their fame during 1963-66, and how they handled life of the road...

New Haven, Conn.: The Epicenter of Connecticut’s Housing Mafia?

Kaitlin Mahar

March 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Earlier this month, the New Haven Independent published Aliyya Swaby’s article “Affordable Housing Elusive in Boom,” detailing New Haven, Connecticut residents’ desperate need to find a balance between affordable housing and proper living conditions. While the city is attempting to clean itself...

Local New Haven Musicians Performs at Lyric Hall

Elissa Sanci

March 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Dressed sharp in a royal blue blazer, Corey Staggers walked center stage, soprano saxophone in hand, to thunderous cheers. After thanking the audience, filled with family, friends and members of the New Haven community, he started his set with a gospel song dedicated to his late grandmother. On Saturday,...

Tackling Homelessness in New Haven

Patricia Oprea

March 23, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Connecticut was the first state in the United States to end veteran homelessness this past year. Now there is another challenge to overcome—ending chronic homelessness. This refers to people who have been homeless for extended periods, and the timeline is in place. By the end of 2016, organizations...

3 Day Start Up comes to UNH

Alyssa MacKinnon

November 18, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The 3 Day Startup program was initiated by Jon Spiegel and Austin who contacted companies like Bigbang, Connecticut Innovations, Inc., and Hobzon Motzer, Inc to sponsor the program. This three day event was designed to help students take plans and turn them into a marketable presentation for potential...

Making the Most of MakeHaven

Alyssa MacKinnon

November 18, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

MakeHaven is an amazing space on State Steet in downtown New Haven. They proudly declare that, “It’s a gathering place and workshop for makers, creators, tinkerers and dreamers.” The varied but close-knit group work promotes an environment that supports the development of and collaboration on a...

Local Gigs of the Week

Ashley Winward

February 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Toad’s Place Feb. 26: Bright Night 14: Electro Glow Party Feb. 27: Partynextdoor The Space Feb. 28: The Dodos with Springtime Carnivore BAR (21+) Feb. 25: California X with Ovlov and Dead Pines Cafe Nine (21+) Feb. 25: Kings and Queens of East Rock Feb. 26: And the Kids with The Sun Parade and Rude...

Make-A-Wish grants a rocking wish

Samantha Mathewson

December 10, 2014


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Adrian Laureano was granted his wish Dec. 7 to sing with Disney Channel stars Austin and Ally in L.A. Dec. 11. UNH students and many others gathered to celebrate with him and make him feel like a true rock star.  Adrian Laureano got to be a “rock star” for a day, as he was granted his wish from Make-A-Wish on Dec. 7, at Karaoke Heroes in downtown New Haven. ...

ESUMS breaks ground

Miriam Correia

November 19, 2014


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

After a long journey, ground has finally been broken for the Engineering and Science University Magnet School. The school was dreamed up in 2005 and debuted in 2008 as a partnership effort between the University of New Haven, New Haven and West Haven. ESUMS has had temporary homes in New Haven and...

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