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A new kind of crack

The Charger Bulletin

January 28, 2015

Every once in a while an app comes along that takes the country by a storm and has us all glued to our phones more often than we’d like to admit. In 2014, the apps that most commonly graced our iPhones and androids were Temple Run, Flappy Bird, Angry Birds, Fun Run, Fun Run 2, and Words With Fr...

The benefits of being a bunny owner

Courtney Brooks

January 28, 2015

I’m going to be bold and come right out and say it: bunnies make the best pets. Before all you dog and cat lovers start sneering and building your arguments for why your beloved animals should be given the title of “best pet,” because I KNOW you are going to, hear me out. This past Christmas, I was...

Facing our fears

Courtney Brooks

January 28, 2015

Students have more in common than they realize, so embrace the new situations college presents together.  In college, we encounter many different types of people, because it is much more acceptable to truly be yourself than it ever was in high school. You can find your niche no matter what you are into, whether that be sports, art, music, volunteering, Greek...

The issue with final exams

The Charger Bulletin

December 10, 2014

Finals should be a thing of the past. Coming from a college student, I’m sure no one is surprised by my opinion and many students would probably agree with it. But unlike the majority, I don’t have an issue with final exams because I am lazy, or I don’t want to study, or I have officially checked...

What is the point of Yik Yak?

Samantha Higgins

December 10, 2014

Over the last few months the mobile app Yik Yak has been gaining a lot of popularity. Because of this, a few weeks ago, I decided to download it and see what all the hype was. However, I have been left with the same confusion and misunderstanding I had beforehand, so I still ask—what exactly is the...

Where is winter?

Courtney Brooks

December 10, 2014

Call me crazy, but I am more than disappointed in the weather that this winter—if we can even call it winter—has brought this year so far. In years past, I have memories of snow days well before Thanksgiving, but this year, sadly, it seems a white Christmas may be out of reach. It is already December...

5 tips to conquer finals week (without turning into Amanda Bynes)

Gabby Nowicki

December 10, 2014

It’s the worst time of the semester –– Finals Week. Work starts to pile up, grade calculations are done in abundance, and your brain starts to pour out your ears. The gym empties and the library fills. Students are seen sprawled across campus in tears of despair and exhaustion. But follow...

Are RAs really necessary?

The Charger Bulletin

December 3, 2014

By Anonymous With all the recent changes being made at the University of New Haven, one that should be taken into consideration is the need, or lack thereof, of residential assistants, more commonly known as RAs. RAs are fellow UNH students whose purpose is to monitor our on campus residential...

25 Days of Christmas

Courtney Brooks

December 3, 2014

It’s that time of year again—the best time if you ask me! Dec. 1 marks the start of ABC Family’s annual 25 Days of Christmas countdown, where each night they play our holiday favorites, building anticipation until Christmas finally arrives. These are the top three must see Christmas movies this ye...

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate on Taylor

Kaitlin Mahar

November 12, 2014

For the love of God, leave Taylor Swift ALONE. Does this sound familiar to Chris Crocker’s infamous Britney Spears-related YouTube tirade? Good, then you better buckle up. Last week, Taylor Swift debuted her newest album, 1989, and she has been met with an abundance of praise, as well as some biting...

What I learned from growing up with a disability

Caitlin Duncan

November 12, 2014

When I was seven years old, I failed my hearing test. I was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss and began wearing two hearing aids shortly after. Over the past twelve years of living with this disability, here’s what I’ve learned. 1.There are genuinely mean people in the world. I’ve heard it all. I’ve been called e...

That Awkward Moment

Courtney Brooks

November 12, 2014

While stuck in the rainy day gloom that’s been looming over campus the past few days, binge watching my favorite chick flicks for hours on end, I got to thinking a lot about relationships. These thoughts were provoked by a line in the movie That Awkward Moment, after the insanely gorgeous ladies m...

Social Media-Induced Heart Attacks We’re All Guilty of Having

Kaitlin Mahar

October 29, 2014

We all are well aware of the privileges of social media: connecting with friends, keeping up with class work, creating and going to events, etc. However, as Voltaire (yes, Voltaire, not Uncle Ben - there goes another loss for Spider Man) once said, with “great power comes great responsibility,” and,...

Why I’m moving on

Caitlin Duncan

October 29, 2014

You came into my life at a very strange time and in a totally unexpected way. I was bored with my life. I was craving excitement. I needed something new. I needed something to make me feel alive again. You walked into my life and took me by surprise. You were straightforward and honest; two things I...

Emma Watson makes strides towards an equal society

The Charger Bulletin

October 22, 2014

By Nicole Sansone Contributing Writer [email protected] Two weeks ago, Emma Watson made a very important speech. She stood up in front of the UN Secretary General, Executive Director of UN Women and many other important people as she addressed the gender issue of inequality all throughout...

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