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Students Find Experience with Pitch Perfect

Students Find Experience with Pitch Perfect

Victoria Cagley, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

For the last two years, a group of University of New Haven students has come together to create “Pitch Perfect,” an online show in which college students compete against one another, pitching entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges. The show is almost entirely student-run, from the composition of the pro...

University Recognizes National Condom Week

University Recognizes National Condom Week

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Monday, Feb. 11 kicked off National Condom Week at the University of New Haven. The week is a part of National Condom Month, to teach men and women about contraceptives, safe sex, and the consequences of not using protection, according to the American Sexual Health Association. Data collected by Bustle shows that 62 percent of college students either alwa...

How Do We Get a Snow Day?

How Do We Get a Snow Day?

Erin Cuomo, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Impending snow and lackluster driving conditions forced the University of New Haven to cancel classes on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Though the text and email notifying the campus community didn’t arrive until 5:30 that morning, one student was certain there would be a snow day.   “West Haven and Notre D...

Finding Ways to Make a More Sustainable Campus

Finding Ways to Make a More Sustainable Campus

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Carbon dioxide levels are at their highest in 650,000 years. Eighteen of the 19 warmest years have occurred since 2001. Satellite images show our polar ice caps losing mass. According to climate change experts, things are not looking good. Laura Miller, the director of energy and sustainability at...

Sigma Iota Alpha Hosts “‘F’ is for Feminism” Event

Sigma Iota Alpha Hosts “‘F’ is for Feminism” Event

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. (SIA) hosted an event on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to educate the campus on feminism. This was an educational event and discussion open to anyone on campus and aimed at creating a better understanding of what it means to be a feminist. Amber Marrero, a junior cyber systems major,...

NAACP Hosts “Policing the Police” Panel

NAACP Hosts “Policing the Police” Panel

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), hosted Policing the Police, a panel in the Alumni Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The event was open to anyone on campus and included a panel of students, professors, and professionals in the criminal justice field. “It came about beca...

ISA Hosts “International Night”

ISA Hosts “International Night”

Katrina Stolar, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

On Saturday, Feb. 2, the International Pathways Program, in conjunction with the International Student’s Association (ISA), hosted “International Night” in Bartels Alumni Lounge. The event had a selfie station, streamers, balloons, and served beverages, subs, chips, and ice cream. Music from aroun...

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

What Happens With Course Evaluations?

Victoria Cagley, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Campus News and Events

At the end of each semester, students are asked by the university to fill out course evaluations for the classes they took, and to reflect on their instructors. Many students, however, do not know how those evaluations are used by the university. Associate provost of the College of Arts and Sciences, Stuart Si...

Students Rollback at Welcome Event

Students Rollback at Welcome Event

Ilana Morris, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday Jan. 22, the Office of Residential Life, Center for Student Engagement, Leadership, and Orientation, ChargerREC, Graduate Student Services, Undergraduate Student Government Association, and Student Committee of Programming Events (SCOPE) hosted a 70s Rollback night in the Beckerman Recreati...

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Serena Piervincenzi, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, Feb.1, chief justice of the Conn. state supreme court, Richard A. Robinson, came to speak at Bucknall Theater to kick off Black History Month on the University of New Haven’s campus.  Robinson’s speech focused on his upbringing as a young black American in Stamford, Conn. Born in 1957...

College students with cars, is it worth it?  

College students with cars, is it worth it?  

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Everyone doesn’t need a car on campus, but it does give students a bit more freedom of going wherever they want at the drop of a hat. However, having a car on campus can be both a blessing and a curse. If there is one thing that commuters and students who have a car on campus complain about, it’s p...

Students and Faculty Weigh In On Shutdown

Students and Faculty Weigh In On Shutdown

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The government is now open, ending what became the longest government shutdown to date. The shutdown lasted over 30 days, and is now in the midst of a three-week open period for legislators to get together in an attempt to compromise on a federal budget. Federal workers, students receiving financia...

Holing IDs Won’t Work

Holing IDs Won’t Work

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

The Marketplace in Bartels will once again be collecting ID cards from students wishing to take a to-go box when they swipe in. Student’s IDs are held at the register until they retrieve them on their way out of the dining hall. This policy is the same one that was implemented by Sodexo in the spring of 2018...

Men’s Basketball Continues Five-Game Winning Streak

Men’s Basketball Continues Five-Game Winning Streak

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

The Chargers are in the midst of a five-game winning streak after defeating Stonehill on Saturday 98-87 in overtime. This is their second five game winning streak of the season, and their third streak where they have won three or more consecutive games.   The Chargers currently sit in first place in...

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