A Conversation with Chief James Gilman, Chief of UNHPD

A Conversation with Chief James Gilman, Chief of UNHPD

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2019

James Gilman has been chief of University of New Haven campus police since last spring. He retired from the Connecticut State Police after 22 years, and held campus safety positions at other colleges in the area, but when the position opened at the University of New Haven, Gilman, UNH ‘93, was eager...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2019

Halloween-themed parties are meant to celebrate the holiday, but there are precautions that students should look out for. The University of New Haven’s public safety department offers resources to ensure students’ safety. The university police department can connect with students through the Liv...

BREAKING NEWS: Theft in Dodds Hall

BREAKING NEWS: Theft in Dodds Hall

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

In an email sent to students yesterday, Chief of Police Tracey Mooney said that campus police is currently investigating a backpack theft from Dodds Hall. The theft occurred Wednesday afternoon and was associated with burglaries reported at other offices within the building. The email included a photo ...

Walking Campus at Night

Walking Campus at Night

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

When I came to the University of New Haven four years ago, I was scared but excited. I had never been this far away from my family before, and for the first time, I was by myself. There were so many events on campus that I often walked alone to, meeting friends there. I never had a problem walki...

Campus Crime Rates

Campus Crime Rates

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 19, 2018

As college students, sometimes we are not afraid of something happening to us on campus, but still, we must be aware of our surroundings. We also need to stay informed about what crimes are happening on and around campus. College is supposed to be a safe space, but the University of New Haven’s po...

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018

The University of New Haven police department recently released the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), which details campus crime over the last three years. On the main campus, the third-highest count for reported crime in 2017 was rape, with a total of eight. The most reported crime...

The Issue with Safety on Campus

The Issue with Safety on Campus

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018

Should students be able to drive to classes after 6 p.m. without worrying about getting a ticket? -- It’s 5:45 p.m. The sun began setting well over an hour ago. But it’s time to head out to your 6 p.m. class -- that won’t end until 8:40. The weather is brisk, crisp, and the wind is sha...

Admin, Students Take a Walk for Safety

Admin, Students Take a Walk for Safety

Catherine Cinque, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

For the last five years, Campus Police has hosted a Safety Walk that allows students and faculty to find potentially dangerous areas on campus they think could use improvement. This year’s walk took place Tuesday (Oct. 3) at 6:30 p.m. Assistant Chief of Police Don Parker explained the reasoning...

I Don’t Feel Safe On Campus and This Is Why

The Charger Bulletin

February 3, 2016

This week my friends and I witnessed an altercation on campus late at night. What at first appeared to be a male student attacking a female student turned out to be a male student restraining his female friend who was in hysterics. Regardless, my friends and I reacted; we used the blue emergency tower...

Chipotle or Nah?

Alessia Bicknese

January 27, 2016

Would you rather die of an E. coli infection or never eat Chipotle again? Well, according to the entire world, there is no way America could live without Chipotle – even if it means eating to your death. But why is this the case? Why is it that nothing can take us from the infected fast-food Mexican...

Security on Campus, or “Face-lickers” or Something Along Those Lines

The Charger Bulletin

December 5, 2012

By Anonymous I never thought there was not enough security on campus but then it slowly became clear to me that I did not feel completely safe. When you open the door and someone’s waiting to get let in or is right behind you, you are obviously not going to close the door in their face because that...

In Response to Student Safety

Ryan Irons

October 17, 2012

A few weeks ago, an article was written on an incident that involved an intoxicated non-UNH student downtown. While some may not know what to do in this situation, this article will cover some key points to remember when encountering a situation, especially off campus, and one that involves alcohol. First...

Non Life-Threatening Things to do in West Haven

Liana Teixeira

September 12, 2012

By now, most of you have probably heard not-so-great things about the city in which the University of New Haven resides. A few standard comments I’ve heard in the past few years have been pretty negative for the most part. “West Haven? More like Waste Haven,” “There’s nothing to do here,”...

Updates on Campus

Joann Wolwowicz

April 25, 2012

I am going to start off with a few numbers unrelated to this editorial topic. First off, there are only three weeks left of school. This is the second to last issue of The Charger Bulletin. And lastly, there is only one full week of classes left before final exams. School will be over in three, two, ...

The Safety of Awareness

Melanie Rovinsky

February 3, 2010

Ignorance is bliss – well, that’s what we’ve all been told. And up until last week, I would have happily agreed with that phrase. However, a recent news story got me thinking about all of the problems that result from being misinformed and unaware. On Jan. 21, a commuter plane en route from...

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