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As We Transition to Canvas

As We Transition to Canvas

Gina Beattie, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

With the start of the new semester, the University of New Haven has implemented a new learning management system (LMS), Canvas. This system has replaced Blackboard, the previously utilized system. With Canvas, students are able to see their grades, emails and messages from professors, have easy access...

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Power 5 conferences set precedents for other schools amid the pandemic

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As schools begin to return to campus for their respected fall semesters, all eyes are on Power 5 conferences, the Big Ten, South Eastern Conference (SEC), Atlantic Coastal Conference (ACC), Big 12 and the Pac 10 as to what they going to do and potentially set as a precedent for smaller conferences. The...

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Commuter students say they’re tired of being “dismissed” amid changes caused by COVID-19

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor

July 16, 2020

In the middle of the changes the University of New Haven is facing because of state coronavirus guidelines, commuter students say they lack information about their return to campus. Following the first virtual town hall meeting held on June 30 on Facebook, students and their parents posted angry c...

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Students Respond to Internal Hire of Chief Diversity Officer

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

July 13, 2020

The appointment of a school chief diversity officer has received some backlash from the campus community. In June, in response to recent national events of violence and a University of New Haven alumni’s controversial posts on social media, university president Steven Kaplan announced assistant provost Lorenzo Bo...

Reflection on COVID-19: Zoltan Panyi

Reflection on COVID-19: Zoltan Panyi

Zoltan Panyi, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

I was finishing my team lift at North Campus when our trainer told us there was an announcement he needed to make. I thought it was kind of odd that for half of the lift Coach Faug was not there for half of the lift because he would never miss a lift unless it was for something important. When Coach...

Reflection on COVID-19: Mekhi Henderson

Reflection on COVID-19: Mekhi Henderson

Mekhi Henderson, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

My experience during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has been interesting. I have been staying with my family in San Marcos, Calif. The weather is lovely here, but the time difference has been a bit of a hassle for classes and assignments. I have been trying to adjust to now having to wake up at 6:00...

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashlynn O’Keefe

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashlynn O’Keefe

Ashlynn O’Keefe, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

The current pandemic came as a shock to everyone. I never thought I would go through something so terrifying and horrible in my lifetime. To my knowledge, I have not contracted the coronavirus, but I know many people close to me that have. The virus makes it impossible to perform what was referred...

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashley Barry

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashley Barry

Ashley Barry, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

My friends and I were at the Recreation Center when Pres. Kaplan emailed the student body to encourage us to leave campus as soon as possible. It felt like the world stopped. Everyone was looking down at their phones. People were frantically making phone calls to try to find a way to get home with such...

A Refund for Coronavirus

A Refund for Coronavirus

Devinh Valentine, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

Among the chaos and cancellations that came with COVID-19, a serious question came into consideration: should colleges refund their students? Students all over the country continually worry about their financial well-being, especially since the majority of them are being denied stimulus checks. The lack of compensation has been the topic of discussion: Should schools should refund at least a porti...

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

May 5, 2020

The university has furloughed employees from various departments across campus. One cut, in particular, has concerned students. During one of her sessions with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), freshman Danielle Leahey’s therapist told her that she, along with two other therapists,...

Erin Amato: Reflecting on Impact of Coronavirus

Erin Amato: Reflecting on Impact of Coronavirus

Erin Amato, Student Feature

April 23, 2020

It feels like just yesterday I was sitting in my Foundations of EMS class at 6 pm on a Wednesday, looking at a website that displayed the world map with a little red circle over parts of China. This circle resembled the people affected by this new virus that no one knew much about besides its name: coronavirus....

A Grocery Store Worker’s Call to Action Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

A Grocery Store Worker’s Call to Action Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2020

I want to start by saying it is a miracle that neither I nor anyone in my family has gotten sick. During this pandemic, my father is a healthcare worker, and I work at a small grocery store. Almost every day, I come into contact with hundreds of people. Thank you to all of the customers who have...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Online Learning: How is the Campus Community Managing the Adjustment?

Online Learning: How is the Campus Community Managing the Adjustment?

Jennifer Korn and Amanda M. Castro, Student Life Editor and Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

After university president Steven Kaplan’s decision to extend online classes through the remainder of the semester, students and professors have had to make arrangements and readjust to a new normal. The dean of students office distributed an email survey to students this week to ask how students a...

Small Business Survival: Westies Nutrition

Small Business Survival: Westies Nutrition

Christina Genovese, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2020

We are in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, and as COVID-19 continues to worsen, the outcome for small businesses seems grim. Reading multiple stories of people losing their jobs, taking unpaid leave, and being out of work during this time leaves small local businesses, like Westies Nutrition, still...

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