The Charger Bulletin

Too Much Work!

Too Much Work!

Nadine Bourne, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

It is towards the end of the year, which means that finals are coming up pretty soon. I noticed that teachers give most of their assignments right before finals. School is already stressful enough, but the pressure is added when six assignments are being assigned for one class when a student has other ...

Should College Be Free?

Should College Be Free?

Nadine Bourne, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2019

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

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...

The Beatles Are Coming to UNH

The Beatles Are Coming to UNH

Glenn Rohrbacker

September 21, 2016

This Friday, September 23, the Beatles are coming to the University of New Haven. The occasion: a new film entitled, Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years. Directed by Ron Howard, this documentary looks at the Beatles during the height of their fame during 1963-66, and how they handled life of the road...

School Segregation is Alive and Well in Hartford, Conn.

Kaitlin Mahar

March 23, 2016

From the United States Supreme Court case of Brown v. the Board of Education in 1954 to the Connecticut State Supreme Court case of Sheff v. O’Neill in 1989, segregation in public schools has been a hot-button issue in American public school systems, and public school systems of the state of Connecticut...

Ask Melanie


February 3, 2016

Dear Melanie, Help. I already feel like I’m not going to do well in any of my classes this semester. I feel like they are extremely hard and that I’m not going to make it. What do I do? I’m a math major and nobody can help me. Sincerely, Mathlete Marsha Dear Mathlete Marsha, That’...

Participating in Participation

Alessia Bicknese

November 11, 2015

It’s eight in the morning, your body is lacking caffeine, you barely changed out of your pajamas, you were up all night studying and now, your professor is penalizing you for not “participating” (BSing) in class. My question to all professors (as well as teachers) out there is this: Why on earth...

Erica’s Australian Adventures

Erica Naugle

October 14, 2015

Lecture Recess: Part I Hey there UNH, We have a lot to cover this week! So the last time I wrote to you, I was sitting in the shared living space of my cozy little hostel in Cairns during the second half of my lecture recess (spring break). The small-ish group of us met up and headed our early...

Yale Invests $100,000 in West Haven Schools

Kerri Zbodula

December 5, 2012

Yale University in New Haven, Conn., made the decision that they want to help contribute to nearby schools to improve local education. They announced on Tuesday that they would invest $100,000 in West Haven public schools. West Haven school administrators are very grateful for the University’s investment. This...

Obama Calls for Educational Reform

Sara J Dufort

October 6, 2010

With standardized testing scores falling and the United States ranking 21st in the world for science mastery, school districts and politicians alike are pushing for education reform and longer school years. While some cite the current school year as our educational downfall, others argue that longer...

LA unveils $578M school, costliest in the nation

The Associated Press

August 25, 2010

LOS ANGELES – Next month’s opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools will be auspicious for a reason other than its both storied and infamous history as the former Ambassador Hotel, where the Democratic presidential contender was assassinated in 1968. With an eye-popping price tag of $578...

The Charger Battery

Joshua Van Hoesen

August 25, 2010

Positives: I don’t know about everybody else, but I am sure glad to be back at UNH (but not for the classes, don’t get me wrong). I really missed seeing everybody’s smiling cheerful face! New freshman! I know what you’re thinking, god annoying new people, but it also means a chance to meet...

Hearing set in lesbian teen’s suit to force prom

Liz De La Torre

March 16, 2010

From The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. – School officials in a rural Mississippi county told a lesbian student to get "guys" to take her and her girlfriend to a high school prom and warned the girls against slow dancing with each other because that could "push people's buttons," according to documents...

President Obama Announces Steps to Reduce Dropout Rate

The Charger Bulletin

March 3, 2010

White House Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Barack Obama highlighted steps his administration will take to combat the dropout crisis and invest in strategies to ensure students graduate prepared for college and careers. President Obama challenged states to identify high scho...

AP IMPACT: School drinking water contains toxins

Liz De La Torre

September 25, 2009

From The Associated Press CUTLER, Calif. – Over the last decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins. An Associated Press investigation found that contaminants have surfaced at public...

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