The Charger Bulletin

LGBTQ+ students speak about campus experience; Lorenzo Boyd describes plans to improve

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Kayla Mutchler and Amanda M. Castro

August 31, 2020

Campus-related events that occurred over the summer have led students and on-campus organizations to speak out about what they describe as offensive treatment of the LGBTQ+ community. With the hire of chief diversity officer and vice president for diversity and inclusion, Lorenzo Boyd, some campus m...

National Coming Out Day Celebrated on Campus

National Coming Out Day Celebrated on Campus

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is every year on Oct. 11, and the University of New Haven’s Office of Residential Life, with the help of the student organizations PRIDE (People Rejoicing In Diversity Everywhere) and SPECTRA, (Sexuality, Pride, Education, Change, Truth, Respect, and Advocacy) celebrated along wi...

Drag Show Raises Money for New Haven Pride

Stephanie’s Child brought their guitarist back out to perform  a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” near the end of the show

Anna Downs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2019

Stephanie's Child, New York City's premier pop-vocal drag group, came to the German Club on Apr. 13. The group was on campus to raise money for the New Haven Pride Center, sponsored by the Music Industry Club, Communication Club, To Write Love on Your Arms, and Pride. The evening began with a melody...

Ariana Grande Receives Backlash Over Manchester Pride Headline Announcement

Ariana Grande Receives Backlash Over Manchester Pride Headline Announcement

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2019

With the announcement of Manchester Pride’s annual festival being headlined by pop phenomenon Ariana Grande, many members of the LGBTQ+ community are critical about the fact that the singer is a straight woman. Last year, the festival included performances from headliners Big Freedia, Sigala, an...

University Hosts Pride Bash

University Hosts Pride Bash

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

PRIDE celebrated its 10 year anniversary on the University of New Haven campus Friday, Oct. 12 in the Bixler/ Gerber quad. Special guests came, including the student bands Cool Cool Okay Cool, and Crystal Clear, Monsoon Dance Crew, comedians, professional drag queens. Various Connecticut PRIDE cente...

Pride Hosts Annual MISSter UNH

Pride Hosts Annual MISSter UNH

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Mark Garner took home the title of MISSter UNH as P.R.I.D.E. hosted its eleventh annual drag show on Thursday, April 26. Every seat was filled to capacity as four participants - Luca Mochi as Lula Lioness, Mark Garner as Granny Gloria Hole, Tage Dasrat as TeaBags, and Kayla Eastty as Grape Bind - to...

Pride Hosts Ally Week

Pride Hosts Ally Week

Justin Cella, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Ally Week is a week of events held by PRIDE to help celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, and educate others on how to be a good ally. On Wednesday, Oct. 11, the club celebrated National Coming Out Day. This day encourages those in the community to come out to tell their friends, family, and colleagues who they...

Pride Hosts Misster UNH

Pride Hosts Misster UNH

Karina Krul, Student Life Section Editor

May 2, 2017

Thursday (April 27) night Pride brought entertainment to Bucknall Theater as eight contestants impressed the crowd in a drag fashion show. MISSter UNH is an annual event for Pride, and it has been growing bigger every year. This year was the 10th anniversary of the event. “Typically we get a maximum...

PRIDE’s Prom Gives Second Chances

PRIDE’s Prom Gives Second Chances

Karina Krul, Student Life Section Editor

March 29, 2017

Friday (March 24) night in the Alumni Lounge, PRIDE hosted their 4th annual Second Chance Prom. Students could bring their friends or their significant others to enjoy a night of music and dancing, door prizes, and a photo booth. There were several co-sponsors, including P.I.R.O., S.P.E.L.L., Frisbee...


Francesca Fontanez

February 24, 2016

The University of New Haven campus was beaming with awareness, pride, and all the colors of the rainbow this week of Feb. 15 through Feb. 19 due to the Spring 2016 semester official PRIDE Week. People Rejoicing In Diversity Everywhere, known commonly as PRIDE, is an organization that was created “to...

UNH PRIDE Offers a Second Chance

Karina Krul

November 25, 2015

On Nov. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the second floor studio of the Beckerman Recreation Center, UNH PRIDE held their annual Second Chance Prom. The purpose of this prom was to give those members of the LGBT+ community who were unable to take their significant other to their prom—because of any discriminatory...

UNH PRIDE Held Ally Week

Karina Krul

November 11, 2015

The week of October 12 UNH PRIDE held their annual Ally week to teach students how to be successful allies to those in the LGBT+ community. Tables were set up, according to the theme of the day, in the Bartels programming space throughout the week; Monday was National coming out day, Wednesday was...

Gender Neutral Housing Approved

Elissa Sanci

February 11, 2015

Amber Crow had just laid down for a nap Feb. 5 when her phone went off across the room. Annoyed, she pulled herself out of bed, figuring the email could have been important. That’s when she received the news that gender neutral housing had been approved at the University of New Haven for the 2015-2016 scho...

Second Chance Prom

Erica Naugle

December 3, 2014

Twinkly lights, heavy music beats, camera flashes and dancing couples filled the dance floor at the first ever Second Chance Prom held in the Alumni Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 22. UNH PRIDE held the event in order to allow students the opportunity to “go with their preferred date” says the mastermind behind the dance, Olivi...

We’re all HIV Equal

Francesca Fontanez

October 1, 2014

Bartel’s Alumni Lounge was bustling with people of different backgrounds, races, orientations and ages, all gathered together for one thing on Thurs. Sept 25: HIV equality and awareness! HIVequal is an international social media photo campaign created in order to promote testing for HIV, raise awareness and help end the stig...

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