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The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

What’s so Exhilarating About Breaking Out in Heavy Sweats?

What’s so Exhilarating About Breaking Out in Heavy Sweats?

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

April 11, 2018

During the last moments of the brisk weather, the world can almost taste the hot sun they once knew. But is sun poisoning, sweat in uncomfortable places, mosquito bites, and chafing really preferred over warm fires, cancelled work and school days, cozy blankets, and the holiday season? Before swea...

Students React to Residential Halls and Policy Renovations

Students React to Residential Halls and Policy Renovations

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Over winter break, the University implemented changes to on-campus living, including an updated guest policy, a new sign in process, free laundry, a simplified room selection process, and facility improvements. “These updates were guided by input from students and staff during the summer and fal...

#JUSTICEFORJAZZY: Words for Bystanders

#JUSTICEFORJAZZY: Words for Bystanders

Iyana Jones, Contributing Writer

November 22, 2017

Imagine this scenario: You move into your dorm your freshman year of college. You are full of life, excited to make new friends, and ready to start your college experience. Then, you find out your roommate isn’t your biggest fan. No big deal, right? Until you discover she is rubbing used tampons on ...

Thank You, Theater Program

Thank You, Theater Program

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love theater. In any given situation requiring a fun fact, mine usually has to do with the amount of Broadway shows I’ve seen. I have a preference for musicals, but I always love a good play. I’m Ang, and I love theater. It’s just part of who I am. After see...

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