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Everyone’s A Journalist, and We Need You

Everyone’s A Journalist, and We Need You

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In my introduction column I wrote a lifetime ago back in August, I said that anyone could be a journalist. I still mean that, a year later. This year, I’ve seen non-journalism majors excel in their jobs, to pursue the truth without fear or favor, to be journalists. The Charger Bulletin has an incre...

Group Interviews are the Wave of the Future

Group Interviews are the Wave of the Future

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Instead of spending my spring break relaxing on a beach with a drink in my hand, I spent it going on multiple job interviews. Graduation is only a month away, and seniors, like myself, are fearing that they will be unemployed after graduation. I thought I should stay ahead of the game and apply for jobs ...

We Took Care of it In 1791, Next, Please.

We Took Care of it In 1791, Next, Please.

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Trump’s executive order to protect free speech on college campuses is simply restating the First Amendment of the Constitution. The only difference is that this order will not make a difference. The First Amendment already requires that colleges protect students’ freedom of speech, so issuing an exe...

Orientation Leaders Build Foundation of Community

Orientation Leaders Build Foundation of Community

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Who are the first people you remember meeting when you first came to the University of New Haven? It was probably the SOAR  orientation staff. Almost every student goes to SOAR before attending the university and participates in Charge-In and Welcome Week at the beginning of the school year. After be...

The Secret to Combating the Opioid Crisis

The Secret to Combating the Opioid Crisis

Amanda Castro, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

There is a way to combat the opioid epidemic. Researchers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, have begun to solve their own opioid crisis simply by treating the epidemic as a disease, not an addiction, and have seen a significant decline between 2017 and 2018, according to Buzzfeed News. Connecticut is on the verge of trying to reduce or detain the opioid crisis in the...

Fortnite: One Year Later – Does it Still Hold Up?

Fortnite: One Year Later – Does it Still Hold Up?

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Last year, I noticed that many people began uploading pictures with the words “Victory Royale” on their Snapchat stories, a phrase synonymous with the video game “Fortnite.” “Fortnite” was released in the fall of 2017 as a free to play, battle royale style game. It was around this time t...

Should College Be Free?

Should College Be Free?

Nadine Bourne, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

From the moment high school students apply for colleges, they know that they are going to be in debt for a long time. If you are one of the few lucky students who get a full ride or have everything paid for, then you don’t have to worry about loans and figuring out how you’re going to pay back the ...

Paper Books Are Always Better Than E-Books

Paper Books Are Always Better Than E-Books

Nadine Bourne, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Technology has become a more prominent role in the lives of everyday students, going from online projects to online homework. Now professors are having their students purchase online books for the classes. While students are saving the environment with having an eBook, there are downsides. For starte...

Article Thirteen is Out to Get Your Memes

Article Thirteen is Out to Get Your Memes

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Article 13 of the European Parliament’s new copyright directive has initiated fears that memes will effectively be banned, and platforms such as YouTube and Facebook will need to pay publishers when individuals link their websites. Simply put, this copyright directive places more responsibility ...

Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Regardless of your religious affiliation or lack thereof, the debate of Happy Holidays vs. Merry Christmas is an age-old argument that comes with the weather changing and stores putting up decorations early. In an age of political correctness, this question leads to the heated debate that has landed t...

When Is It Too Early to Celebrate the Holidays?

When Is It Too Early to Celebrate the Holidays?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Every year, stores start putting up holiday decorations earlier and earlier. Whether it is Halloween or Valentine’s Day, it seems like the moment that a holiday is approaching, stores let everyone know that it’s time to celebrate. One holiday that I think they go overboard with is Christmas. Why do we sk...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Sports

Over the past few years, college athletics have been receiving more attention by sports media. The intensity and competitiveness between teams outweigh any rivalry that teams in professional sports have to offer. Between the teams and fan base, it is constantly growing. This has brought more aware...

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s nearly impossible to be apolitical today, and that goes for celebrities in particular. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, celebrities have become more outspoken about their political beliefs, and more often they are anti-Trump. Whether it’s through tweets, public demonstrations (like app...

The Benefits of Online Classes

The Benefits of Online Classes

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Online classes, love them or hate them, can sometimes be your only option. When having a stressful day, it is nice to know that I do not have to make the drive to campus, but instead can complete my class from the comfort of my home. Besides being able to stay home, one of the biggest perks is the...

Black Friday Shouldn’t Start on Thanksgiving

Black Friday Shouldn’t Start on Thanksgiving

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s the holiday season and with that, there is one thing on everyone’s mind; shopping. As buyers rush to save big and win, it is the employees who suffer. With the rise of online sales, retail stores  find it harder and harder to get customers through their doors and so they have resorted to op...

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