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West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Air quality is not often thought about in West Haven, but earlier this month, on Feb. 4, the region experienced an air quality deemed “unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups,” according to the Air Quality Index (AQI). The AQI was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as...

USGA Treasurer and President Candidates Debate

The five candidates for USGA president debated and discussed their individual platforms.

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 23, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) hosted the first round of their debates on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Henry C. Lee building. Candidates for USGA treasurer and president were given a chance to answer questions about what qualified them for the position and to share their platform wit...

Measles Outbreak Reaches New Haven

Measles Outbreak Reaches New Haven

Sam Gangi, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 4, Yale-New Haven hospital had its second confirmed measles case of the season. The patients are both adults, though hospital officials would not say if the two people were related or had been in contact with each other. These cases are the first of the year, with only three cases on ...

Q&A With the USGA Presidential Candidates

Q&A With the USGA Presidential Candidates

Karina Krul & Serena Piervincenzi, The Charger Bulletin

February 12, 2019

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

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

St. Paul's church closed in 2016 and merged with three other local parishes.

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

February 6, 2019

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-Profit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

New Non-Profit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

Kiana Quinonez, Manging Editor

February 6, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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