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I Don’t Have to Go Home, but Can I Stay Here?

I Don’t Have to Go Home, but Can I Stay Here?

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In October of 2014, I called my mom, on the verge of tears, and told her I wanted to come home. I went in the stairwell of the third floor of Bixler Hall so my roommates and entire hallway didn’t have to hear me. It was my first semester at the University of New Haven. I had no friends, no exciting n...

Social Media Creates Monsters Out of People

Social Media Creates Monsters Out of People

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In the era of social media, your personal business becomes everyone’s business. And if you are in the public eye, it’s even worse. It’s your friends, family, and the rest of the world who get to have input on how to live your life. The most recent example of this came with Khloe Kardashian and T...

How to Find a Job After Graduation

How to Find a Job After Graduation

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Students often find that looking for a job after college and an internship during college can be stressful. The Career Development Center (CDC), professors and online websites offer suggestions and guidance to make the process a little easier. Professor Charles Peterson, internship director for the College ...

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

The Story Behind Duane Bailey

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Charger Athletics, Sports

In a recent interview, President Kaplan explained the abrupt leaving of former Athletic Director Duane Bailey. Bailey was hired as Athletic Director in May 2017 and was here until January 2018 when the University announced the hiring of new Athletic Director Chris Palmer. At the time the University decl...

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Mental illness has played quite a big role in our society over the past decade, but it is something that has been overlooked. It is an illness that goes unnoticed and undetected because it is solely affecting the person that is going through it. There are no telltale signs like a fever or a rash, but it ...

Pride Hosts Annual MISSter UNH

Pride Hosts Annual MISSter UNH

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Mark Garner took home the title of MISSter UNH as P.R.I.D.E. hosted its eleventh annual drag show on Thursday, April 26. Every seat was filled to capacity as four participants - Luca Mochi as Lula Lioness, Mark Garner as Granny Gloria Hole, Tage Dasrat as TeaBags, and Kayla Eastty as Grape Bind - to...

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Two semesters’ worth of collaboration and dedication paid off for the University of New Haven students involved in the biennial Student New Works Festival, a student created short play festival. Starting in fall 2017, when the plays were little more than fragmented ideas, through spring of 2018, the process of t...

Students Discuss Appropriation and Appreciation

Students Discuss Appropriation and Appreciation

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The University of New Haven’s Beta Kappa chapter of Omega Phi Beta Sorority invited students to have a conversation about the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation on Wednesday (April 18). Hosted by students Miranda Kovacs, Mackenzie Upshaw and Eunice Kazako, the ev...

Preparing for Years to Come

Preparing for Years to Come

The Editorial Board, The Charger Bulletin

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Editorial Board, Opinion & Editorials

Dozens of students, approximately 25 articles, and uncountable hours. These are the elements of a successful college newspaper. Every week, the Charger Bulletin works as a team to build content, copy edit, and consistently fact check. The newspaper is a voluntary entity that students involved have...

Student Journalists Who Aren’t Journalists

Student Journalists Who Aren’t Journalists

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Student Life

Students outside of the typical journalism and communication fields have found value in student journalism. Many are involved for the real-world experience, resume building, and their love or writing and desire for the truth. The staff of the Charger Bulletin shares a common interest in journalism b...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

#SaveStudentNewsrooms Takes the Country by Storm

Corina Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2018


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

The #SaveStudentNewsrooms campaign is calling on student journalists to help raise awareness on the importance of independent college newsrooms. When news broke that the independent Daily Campus will re-affiliate with Southern Methodist University, Melissa Gomez, editor-in-chief of The Independent F...

When the Charger Bulletin Almost Lost Independence

When the Charger Bulletin Almost Lost Independence

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2018


Filed under #SaveStudentNewsrooms, Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The Charger Bulletin has been the student reporting machine of the University of New Haven since before it was called the University of New Haven (meaning New Haven College, not when people were allowed to call it UNH). In that time, it has mostly been controlled by the student government, first the D...

Student from Zimbabwe Aspires to End Cancer

Student from Zimbabwe Aspires to End Cancer

Corina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Beverly Chigarira, who is from Zimbabwe, is a freshman pre-med student at the University of New Haven , and she’s on a mission. Chigarira wants to find the cure to cancer. She seeks to focus her research on genetics and genomics. “In my country, a lot of death cases, even the rest of the world...

Phil Bartels Ends Term as Board of Governors Chair

Phil Bartels Ends Term as Board of Governors Chair

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

Phil Bartels, chairman of the University of New Haven board of governors, will end his second and final term this weekend at the biannual meeting of the board. Term lengths are two years for officers, with a limit of three terms. Bartels, a frequent benefactor of the university whose father Hank Bartels’s ...

Arson Awareness Week Teaches Fire Safety

Arson Awareness Week Teaches Fire Safety

Matthew Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Every year the University of New Haven’s Fire Science Club hosts Arson Awareness Week. This is done in part with the US Fire Administration’s push to raise awareness for arson and provide the practical skills to combat such issues in their communities. The University’s Fire Science Club operates by t...

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