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Q&A With the USGA Presidential Candidates

Q&A With the USGA Presidential Candidates

Karina Krul & Serena Piervincenzi, The Charger Bulletin

February 12, 2019


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

Voting for the Undergraduate Student Government Association presidency begins on Thursday, Feb 21. We spoke to the five candidates running. Merranda Zehner, junior accounting major Q: When did you decide you wanted to run for president? Why do you want to run? A: “The thought of running for...

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Campus News and Events

At the end of each semester, students are asked by the university to fill out course evaluations for the classes they took, and to reflect on their instructors. Many students, however, do not know how those evaluations are used by the university. Associate provost of the College of Arts and Sciences, Stuart Si...

University Purchases St. Paul’s Church

University Purchases St. Paul’s Church

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

February 6, 2019


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

The University of New Haven has purchased St. Paul’s Catholic Church on First Avenue in West Haven, Conn. The university has had a relationship with the church for almost a decade, and is now expanding that relationship to ownership. “The university has been leasing the parking lot on a Monday t...

New Non-Propfit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

New Non-Propfit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

Kiana Quinonez, Manging Editor

February 6, 2019


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

America is known as the land of the free and home of the brave. But, for some refugee and immigrant women, a new country with a new language and rules can be very tough to navigate. Elena’s Light was born from this very issue. The organization focuses on educating immigrant and refugee women on the E...

Library Closes Due to Exhaust Gas

Library Closes Due to Exhaust Gas

Karina Krul, Ediotr-In-Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under This Week's Top Stories

At 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, students received a message that the Marvin K. Peterson Library was closed because of mechanical issues. According to Lou Annino, associate vice president of facilities, the building was evacuated due to a “trouble alarm” from the smoke and fire detection system at appr...

Seniors Experience Registration Issues

Seniors Experience Registration Issues

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories

On Monday, Nov. 5, seniors of the University of New Haven woke up bright and early in anticipation for class registration. With schedules prepared and eyes glued to their computer screens, these students waited for the clock to strike 7 a.m. before frantically punching in registration codes for their...

Ask Azzi Anything

Ask Azzi Anything

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Robert Azzi, an accomplished photojournalist, columnist, and public speaker sees it as his mission to give Muslims a voice. On Oct. 15 he visited the University of New Haven to talk about his experience as a Muslim-American. Azzi is a New Hampshire native with a Christian background. After moving to...

University’s Largest Class Comes Back Smaller

University’s Largest Class Comes Back Smaller

Sean McGuire, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


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

The Class of 2021 was the biggest freshman class to ever be accepted into the University of New Haven.  But is it as big as we remember? The answer is no. Every university has retention rates. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, defines retention rate as, “the percentage of...

Mold Damage Goes Unaddressed

Mold Damage Goes Unaddressed

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

October 17, 2018


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

Apartment 31 in Savin Court Townhouses currently has mold in their kitchen and bathroom and the ceiling in their kitchen is caving in. Despite requests from its student residents, facilities has visited the apartment but not yet taken action. Tora Wyman, a junior communications major living in the apartment, ...

New Bill Would Allow Part-Time Students In USGA

New Bill Would Allow Part-Time Students In USGA

Kiara Greene, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

On Friday, Sept. 21, Eric Moore, a sophomore senator for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA), proposed a change to the USGA constitution. The proposed changes concerned regulations for students running for positions in USGA. Currently, senators, executive board members and house members, ...

Why Do Students Withdraw?

Why Do Students Withdraw?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

According to CollegeAtlas.org, in 2014 70 percent of Americans will study at a 4-year college, but less than two-thirds will graduate with a degree. This statistic hits close to home, since the University of New Haven sees a multitude of students drop out for various reasons. When students withdraw from...

College Night Draws Students Downtown with Discounts

College Night Draws Students Downtown with Discounts

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

Yale University Properties held College Night on Thursday (Sept. 20). Various stores offered students free samples of food, games to win prizes, and discounts through the weekend. Live music, featuring University of New Haven students,  was in the center of it all. University students from the Greater New Hav...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

Corina Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018


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

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...

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