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Driving in My First Snow Storm

Driving in My First Snow Storm

Beverly Chigarira, Guest Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I am an international student from Africa, so I only started experiencing snow in the U.S., which was a great cold experience. Driving in the snow is still an extreme sport for me which I don’t like, and being a commuter has made driving in it inevitable. On Thursday November 15, a storm hit Connect...

Do You Want a Snow Day?

Do You Want a Snow Day?

March 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Yes, it's the midterms. Yes, you're feeling overwhelmed. We have the answer. Snow day. According to the Huffington Post, there are four crucial steps to make sure you get to sleep in tomorrow. Freeze a spoon and place it under your pillow Wear your pajamas inside out and backward Flush six ice cubes ...

Snow Day Cancellations

Riley Knebes

February 17, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, Top Stories, University of New Haven

Monday classes haven’t been able to catch a break recently. Night classes were cancelled due to inclement weather on Monday, Feb. 15, and the University of New Haven cancelled all classes last Monday, Feb. 8, due to the snow storm. The first of many notifications from Monday, Feb. 8’s sto...

Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

February 10, 2016


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives: + Shout out to Editor-in-Chief Elissa Sanci and Assistant Editor Sami Higgins for snowshoe-ing over here and getting this week’s issue published. + It’s good to see the facilities workers were having fun playing grand theft snowplow on campus earlier this week. My condolences to a...

UNH’s First Snowfall

Samantha Higgins

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

According to the National Weather Service, West Haven got 11.5 inches of snow during Winter Storm Jonas. The University of New Haven prepared Friday night by canceling all Saturday classes and asking students to move their cars in preparation for plowing during the storm. Students took advantage of...

Shoe Forecast for Rain/Snow

Samantha Salvio

April 1, 2015


Filed under Features

There is nothing like a lovely flurry of snowflakes to begin your weekend morning in March. I hope everyone is feeling the same way as I do about our current weather situation. Amid the statuses of “remember when we wore shorts and tanks in March” and “it’s raining/snowing again,” it looks as though wet weather i...

The Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

March 25, 2015


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives + If you want to see a play that has more drama than that episode of short-lived E! reality show Pretty Wild (don’t act like you don’t know the one), then check out the UNH Theater Department’s production of Moliere’s School for Wives, which runs Thursday-Sunday. + It snowed...

No parking? Just add snow

The Charger Bulletin

March 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s no secret that parking is an issue on the University of New Haven campus - plenty of articles have been written about it over the years. But what I can’t seem to wrap my head around is that, in my three years as a commuting student, the University has done absolutely nothing about it. And now,...

The Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

March 4, 2015


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives  + Up ‘Til Dawn was a huge success, as students raised more than $87,000 for St. Jude Research Hospital and surpassed LSU as the top third fundraising university in the country. + The University held a make-up day for classes on Thursday in an effort for both students and teach...

Multiple snow days cause change in scheduling

Samantha Mathewson

February 18, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, Top Stories, University of New Haven

Due to several storms disproportionally cancelling classes on Mondays, some have yet to meet this semester. Because of this, Thursday, Feb. 26 will act as a Monday in an attempt to restore balance between classes. This rescheduling includes all classes that regularly meet on Mondays. This means that on Feb. 26, all Thursday day and evening classes will be suspended and a ...

Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

February 18, 2015


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives: + There’s one benefit to the 1000 mph winds outside – students have witnessed the Tree Turbine sculpture spin at least twice! + Remember that ugly sweater your grandma knitted you that is really warm but makes you look like a feral cat with mange?  Well, consider this weather y...

Photo of the Week

The Charger Bulletin

February 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

“Chaotic Peace in UNH” Taken Jan. 27th in the Bixler Botwinick Quad By Richard Carter, sophomore B.S. Accounting “What stands out to me about this photo is that it captures the warmth and character of the University, even on such a snowy, gloomy day,” said Carter....

Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

February 11, 2015


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives + While having class on a Monday was inevitable – we can’t have snow forever – at least we’re getting eased into it with a delay instead of just a full day. + UNH had a huge turnout for Accepted Students Day on Sunday, which just goes to prove that not even huge piles of snow ...

Winter storm Juno hits UNH

Leah Myers

February 5, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, Top Stories, University of New Haven

Winter Storm Juno covered most of New England and the University of New Haven with snow from mid-morning on Jan. 26 to mid-afternoon on Jan. 27. West Haven and most other parts of Connecticut accumulated about a foot of snow, while the Boston area horded up to three feet. Juno was predicted to be a...

Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

February 5, 2015


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives: + This marks the second week in a row that students have gotten a snow-induced long weekend! + Students' requests that the University start a competitive shoveling team just might be taken seriously now. Negatives: - Given all of this snow students are starting to forget w...

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