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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...

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 ...

Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence

Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Taylor Swift has been in the spotlight for more than 12 years now, but she has never spoken publicly about her political beliefs. She has, however, spoken about sexual assault. In 2017, she was on the cover of Time Magazine for being a silence breaker because of a sexual assault court case. In 2013, she was groped by DJ David Mueller, who grabbed the singer’s bu...

The Fight for Equal Pay Continues

The Fight for Equal Pay Continues

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Listen up, ladies! If you are a senior about to work a new job after college, or you’re still in college and getting ready for your first internship, watch out for the gender wage gap. In honor of Equal Pay Day on April 10, multiple women across the United States worked to draw attention to the gender ...

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 ...

The Complexity of Illegality: The Unseen Sides of Immigration

Patricia Oprea

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

With this upcoming election, more people than ever are beginning or expanding an interest in politics. This was supported at the University of New Haven by a student-filled Alumni Lounge on Mar. 29. Here, guest speakers Ana Maria Rivera-Forastieri and Alok Bhatt addressed undocumented immigration and...

The Politics and Future of Climate Change, Immigration, Technology and Wealth

Patricia Oprea

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

“We live in the most prosperous times,” assures Hans Brattskar, aside from what the news is showing.  There is a revolution in life expectancy; people are living longer and healthier lives than in any other past epoch. Hans Brattskar’s own people also top the life-expectancy list; he is from...

Religion in Politics

Dayna Lindo

February 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I’ve been getting more involved in local community activism, and it’s made me extremely happy. I recently attended a public hearing in Bridgeport to support speakers against a gas plant proposal to replace a recently shut down coal factory. The week before that, I attended an NAACP meeting. The discussion...

The Political Buzz around Country Music

Ashley Winward

April 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

In the past couple weeks, news of Texas senator Ted Cruz’ run as a candidate for the Republican nomination has stirred up controversy but not on the front you think it might: the musical kind. Recently in an interview with CBS News, senator Cruz said that while he grew up listening to rock, it was after the 9/11 attacks that he began listening to ...

Students Get Inside Look at Political Process

The Charger Bulletin

November 14, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

UNH  Today In Cristal Reyes’s mind, her history classes and what is taking place in politics are inextricably linked. “Being interested in politics is second nature to me,” she said. “You can’t understand important parts of history without understanding politics.” With a presidential...

The Sad Truth about Terrorism

Liana Teixeira

September 19, 2012


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

This past week marked the 11th anniversary of 9/11, a tragic day in our nation’s history. The United States fell victim to a series of terrorist attacks, spanning all the way from the Pentagon to the World Trade Centers, to a field in Pennsylvania. While we haven’t been majorly attacked on American...

Girl Scouts in Politics?

Veronica Maciel

March 28, 2012


Filed under Global News, Politics

The Girl Scouts recently celebrated their centennial. The organization has been teaching the girls values and a love of nature for 100 years now, but not everyone seems to agree on what the organization is teaching the young girls. Last month, Indiana State Representative Bob Morris declined signing ...

2012 Election Fast Approaching

Cullen Mclane

September 14, 2011


Filed under Politics

The year 2012 is getting closer and closer, and what an interesting year it promises to be. There’s a lot for people of all walks of life to look forward to. Sports fans will have the London Summer Olympics, video gamers will be getting a brand new Nintendo system, and moviegoers can look forward to A...

Opinions Can in Fact Be Worthless

Joann Wolwowicz

February 9, 2011


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

More often than not, I have overheard people arguing over various topics under the sun, and sometimes it’s completely unbelievable as to the reasoning behind some of these arguments. I often wonder where people get some of their ideas as to how things should work in life. It’s even more annoying...

Joe Biden and Dick Cheney Square Off

Kyle Quinn-Quesada

February 23, 2010


Filed under Politics

The Sunday morning talk shows have provided a platform for many opinions over the years. However, nothing has been as exciting recently as the battle of the vice president’s that has been waging over the airwaves during the past few weeks. Former Vice President Dick Cheney has not missed an opportunity...

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