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Protecting Our Diverse Democracy

Protecting Our Diverse Democracy

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Our so-called-president Trump, is at it again, proving his blind reign to be an enforcement of destroying diversity in this country, as he tries to violate the constitution’s birthright clause, which states all persons born or naturalized in the U.S are guaranteed citizenship and equal law protection. This ...

Take Time for Self-Care

Take Time for Self-Care

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

College is an opportunity for new experiences, and possibilities. Many students at the university take advantage of every aspect on campus through the endless career, educational, social, and athletic opportunities. It can be difficult to juggle more than one of these things for some students, and f...

Keep Your Ignorance at Home This Season

Keep Your Ignorance at Home This Season

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s spooky season, and every year costumes get more creative. Whether it’s putting on a sweatband and being an athlete, or painting whiskers on your face to look like a cat, Halloween costumes have gotten easier to pull off. So, why would you choose to offend an entire ethnic group by mocking their...

Hurricane Season Hits Home On Campus

Hurricane Season Hits Home On Campus

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The 2018 Hurricane season isn’t holding back this year, as not one, but several massive hurricane storms have slammed into the Atlantic coast. These storms are making history in the United States by being a part of the first season recorded to witness so many subtropical storms. The time period for...

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Recently the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report, “Global Warming of 1.5°C,” that warned we have 12 years to get climate change under control before the world faces grave consequences. As a result, a great majority of university students will be aroun...

Opinion: Athletes Hold Out for Money, Not Loyalty

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Internships are What you Make Them

Internships are What you Make Them

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

When you think of an internship, it’s usually associated  with no pay, long hours, and coffee runs. But the experience I gained is one that I will cherish. Over the summer, I received the opportunity to intern at Fox 61 in Hartford. At first I was shocked because out of so many applicants I w...

Opinion: Nike Stands With Kaepernick

Opinion: Nike Stands With Kaepernick

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Sports

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” This phrase was meant to inspire and motivate people for the  30th anniversary of Nike’s iconic “Just Do It” campaign. But behind these words is a controversial athlete, Colin Kaepernick. Kapernick, the man who took a knee f...

QR Codes Are Not the Wave of the Future

QR Codes Are Not the Wave of the Future

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Before Freshman and Sophomores arrived on campus, USGA had campus events running different. Charger Connection was there, but not really used and Facebook events would be passed around by word of mouth. In addition, there was no such thing as QR codes. When students went to campus run events, they woul...

My Internship Helped Me Find Myself

My Internship Helped Me Find Myself

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Non-conformity is number 1 on my list of things to avoid at all costs. So when it came to changing my appearance to potentially advance my career, I found myself conflicted, unmotivated, and disappointed. It felt like I had lost my voice. Over the summer, I interned at WTNH News 8 in New Haven, a local...

New Double Major Policy Has Its Benefits

New Double Major Policy Has Its Benefits

Tyler Collins, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Although 150 credits is a lot for an undergraduate student to take on, raising the standards to achieve a double major is a good thing. The university has set students up for success and those who do obtain a double major are going to be just as successful. After complaining about how hard some of my ...

Preparing for Years to Come

Preparing for Years to Come

The Editorial Board, The Charger Bulletin

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Editorial Board, Opinion & Editorials

Dozens of students, approximately 25 articles, and uncountable hours. These are the elements of a successful college newspaper. Every week, the Charger Bulletin works as a team to build content, copy edit, and consistently fact check. The newspaper is a voluntary entity that students involved have...

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

President Kaplan: Student Media is Like No Other

Steven H. Kaplan, University President

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Opinion & Editorials

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 our faculty and administration, giving me an opportunity to share this ongoing effort not only with h...

Student Journalism and Me: A Timeline

Student Journalism and Me: A Timeline

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Opinion & Editorials

August 2014. I was a freshman surrounded by endless opportunities to be something. We were urged to visit the club fair, the perfect place to begin the next four years of a freshman’s life. I found myself uninterested, unimpressed, and annoyed there was not one organization that called my name. Photog...

Trump has No Right to Build the Wall

Trump has No Right to Build the Wall

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Part of Donald Trump’s plan when he was elected as president was building a wall that separates the United States from Mexico. Now, until construction is finished, President Trump said, “we’re going to be guarding our border with the military...“That’s a big step. We really haven’t done ...

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