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ORL Introduces Charger Bucks

ORL Introduces Charger Bucks

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Last week, the University of New Haven’s Office of Residential Life (ORL), sent an email to students that introduced a program  called Charger Bucks. The program is designed as an incentive for residential students of the university to involve themselves more with the ORL. According to an email from Ti...

Unsolicited Text Messages Not Linked to Sex Trafficking

Unsolicited Text Messages Not Linked to Sex Trafficking

Matthew Verrilli, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events

In late August of this year, a Twitter user tweeted “LADIES, if you have received a text recently saying ‘a friend complimented you in IRL’ With a link attached below it. DO NOT open the link! It is linked to sex trafficking. All your information, (including location) can be taken simply by clicking...

Spider-Man Swings onto PlayStation

Spider-Man Swings onto PlayStation

Matthew Verrilli, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Marvel’s new Spider-Man video game drops the player into the life of a seasoned Spider-Man as he works with the NYPD to try and save New York City. An oncoming crisis created by a power vacuum left after the arrest of the crime lord, Kingpin threatens the city. Originally announced in 2016,...

Electricity; From Preview to Debut

Kiara Greene, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

On Aug. 25, Official Charts took to twitter to announce the confirmation of Dua Lipa’s track release. This was later followed by Lipa posting a short 10 second preview of the video for “Electricity” on Sept. 4, announcing the full release date as Sept. 6. In the preview video, the camera pans ove...

Internships are What you Make Them

Internships are What you Make Them

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

When you think of an internship, it’s usually associated  with no pay, long hours, and coffee runs. But the experience I gained is one that I will cherish. Over the summer, I received the opportunity to intern at Fox 61 in Hartford. At first I was shocked because out of so many applicants I w...

My Internship Helped Me Find Myself

My Internship Helped Me Find Myself

Kiana Quinonez, Managing Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Non-conformity is number 1 on my list of things to avoid at all costs. So when it came to changing my appearance to potentially advance my career, I found myself conflicted, unmotivated, and disappointed. It felt like I had lost my voice. Over the summer, I interned at WTNH News 8 in New Haven, a local...

Student Journalism and Me: A Timeline

Student Journalism and Me: A Timeline

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Opinion & Editorials

August 2014. I was a freshman surrounded by endless opportunities to be something. We were urged to visit the club fair, the perfect place to begin the next four years of a freshman’s life. I found myself uninterested, unimpressed, and annoyed there was not one organization that called my name. Photog...

University Student Thrives as Orientation Leader

University Student Thrives as Orientation Leader

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Nicholas Mroczka, a senior English major with a concentration in secondary education from Middletown, Conn. had the opportunity to be an Orientation Leader (OL) this past summer. His favorite part of the job is connecting with students and helping them to grow individually. His goal once he graduates ...

USGA Candidates Run Unopposed

USGA Candidates Run Unopposed

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) is holding elections for the 2018-19 academic year. However, the candidates for USGA president, Parker Johnson and USGA treasurer, Ian Maloney, are running unopposed. So why don’t more students run for a USGA office? USGA President Nicolette C. ...

University Student Has Knack for Celebrities

University Student Has Knack for Celebrities

Nicole Manall, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Lauren Cohen, a sophomore music industry major, has met more celebrities than she can count. The New Jersey native spends her breaks and her summers trying to meet countless celebrities that pass through New York City. She started in 2013 when she first met Ariana Grande. “Each day I am getting be...

Duchess Diner is a Student Favorite

Duchess Diner is a Student Favorite

Catherine Cinque, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life

A campus favorite – West Haven Duchess Diner – has not always been run by the smiling Michail Tsoukatos. The building has stood at 706 Campbell Avenue since the 50s and was originally Mike’s Duchess Diner, then Liberty Duchess Diner, and now the beloved West Haven Duchess Diner. Tsoukatos’...

University Student Spends Fall in Washington

University Student Spends Fall in Washington

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Last semester University of New Haven junior Kevin Mathieson spent the fall taking classes and interning, not in West Haven, but in Washington, DC. He interned in the Middle East program at the Wilson Center as a staff assistant intern, completing a wide-array of tasks working directly with the direc...

University Students Aims for Greece

University Students Aims for Greece

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Alexis Rushford, a sophomore biology and pre-med major from Barre, VT, is raising money to attend a medical fellowship she got accepted into, in Greece. She will travel to Greece for one month next summer, shadowing doctors at a local hospital for twenty hours a week. The medical fellowship, The...

Phi Sigma Sigma’s Inferno Raises $3,626

Phi Sigma Sigma’s Inferno Raises $3,626

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Student Life, University of New Haven

University of New Haven sorority Phi Sigma Sigma hosted their annual competitive philanthropy event ‘Phi Sig Inferno’ last Saturday, raising $3,626. Out of the six teams competing, it was the student team “the Sigma Chi Cutie Pies” that clinched the win. The other five teams were comprised of stude...

University Student First Female in History to Travel with Yale Football

University Student First Female in History to Travel with Yale Football

Sarah Dematteis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

What started off as an internship with the sports publicity department at Yale, turned into becoming the first female to travel with the Yale football team in program history. Nicole Ferrucci, a senior sports management major at the University of New Haven, has been allotted this unique opportunity...

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