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U. New Haven Hosts Human Trafficking Seminar

U. New Haven Hosts Human Trafficking Seminar

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

Human trafficking is the action of illegally transporting people between countries. Usually, people who are trafficked are victims of labor or sexual exploitation. The U.S. Department of State released a report, “A Trafficking in Persons Report: June 2019” which breaks down the severity of it. In the report, ...

Traveling Alone in Europe

Traveling Alone in Europe

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

First off, the University of New Haven Study Abroad Office does not encourage traveling by yourself. It has been my choice to travel alone. This is my third time studying abroad in Prato, Italy. I was here for fall 2016, worked here the summer of 2018, and now I am back for the fall. The Prato...

Exploring the Struggle Being Gluten Free in Europe

Exploring the Struggle Being Gluten Free in Europe

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

By now, the number one thing I am known for is my inability to tolerate gluten. I never stop talking about it. I have had celiac disease for more than seven years now. That means my body cannot process gluten the same way most people can. Gluten is “a group of indigestible proteins found in wheat,...

Don’t Be Fooled By Online Classes

Don’t Be Fooled By Online Classes

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

As another registration period comes and goes, it is important to understand exactly what your classes will expect of you, especially when it comes to classes that are online. Online classes work on a week-to-week basis, offering “modules” that contain a variety of assignments that could range...

That Time I… Interned for One of the Largest Retail Real Estate Development Companies in the U.S.

That Time I… Interned for One of the Largest Retail Real Estate Development Companies in the U.S.

Gianna Scire, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

This year, while many of my friends were getting summer-ready, going back to their summer jobs and getting excited about summer break, I was in full panic mode. For six months, I was determined to find an internship, but not just any internship; not one that would make me fill my days with work for...

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

Being referred to with the correct pronouns and using the bathroom that matches one’s gender identity are basic amenities. However, for many members of the LGBTQ+ community, these everyday occurrences can come with obstacles. The 2015 National GLSEN School Climate Survey found that 39.8% of people...

Aunt Vicky’s Registration Tips

Aunt Vicky’s Registration Tips

Victoria Cagley, Community Engagement Editor

November 16, 2019

1. Breathe. It might feel like the world is ending but it’s not, and you’re going to get through this. 2. Put your pin number and CRNs in a text document on your computer to make registration faster. That way, all you have to do is copy and paste instead of writing out all those pesky numbers. 3....

University of New Haven Students Participate in Documenting City Wide Open Studios

University of New Haven Students Participate in Documenting City Wide Open Studios

Anna Downs, Editor-in Chief

November 15, 2019

Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios is celebrating its 22nd year. City-Wide Open Studios is a celebration where Connecticut artists come together to showcase their work in pop-up events. University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies students attended the Alternative Space weekend...

A Conversation with Chief James Gilman, Chief of UNHPD

A Conversation with Chief James Gilman, Chief of UNHPD

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2019

James Gilman has been chief of University of New Haven campus police since last spring. He retired from the Connecticut State Police after 22 years, and held campus safety positions at other colleges in the area, but when the position opened at the University of New Haven, Gilman, UNH ‘93, was eager...

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

PIRO Sponsors Psychic Event on Campus

Thomas Almeida, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Earlier this month, psychic medium Angelina Diana performed psychic readings at the university’s German Club.  The event was co-sponsored by SCOPE and the Paranormal Investigation and Research Organization (PIRO), and more than 160 students attended. Diana explained how popular culture often bl...

An Introvert Abroad: The Benefits of Foreign Study from Someone Once Reluctant

An Introvert Abroad: The Benefits of Foreign Study from Someone Once Reluctant

Ariana Ferrante, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

During  my freshman year at the University of New Haven, advertisements for the study abroad program were everywhere. The Prato campus staff manned tables at events, sent out emails, and even appeared in classes to explain the benefits of studying internationally. It was inescapable, and I vehement...

Pre-Production of Student Film “Divine” Begins

Pre-Production of Student Film “Divine” Begins

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2019

Film production II, taught by professor Paul Falcone, are producing the student film “Divine,” with auditions in New Haven and New York City beginning this month. Filming will take place Nov. 15-17. “Divine” is expected to be released sometime in the spring, Falcone and Tom Garrett are involved wi...

Is it a Marching Band, a Family, or Both?

Is it a Marching Band, a Family, or Both?

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

With a spike from 20 to over 200 members in just 10 years, the University of New Haven’s marching band is one of the fastest growing college marching bands in the country.  This rapid growth happened under the direction of band director, Jason DeGroff. The marching band continues to grow as its me...

Speaking Italian

Speaking Italian

Nicole Rivera, Photography Editor

October 23, 2019

Since the Prato campus in Italy opened in 2012, University of New Haven students have been given the opportunity to talk with local Italian students. That gives students a chance to practice their Italian, but also learn more about the culture. “It is important because all UNH students at the Study Abroad ...

U. New Haven Hosts Community Partner Speed Dating

U. New Haven Hosts Community Partner Speed Dating

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

University students, faculty and staff were offered the chance to connect with local service-learning organizations recently at the 5th annual Community Partner Speed Dating event. The event, hosted by the Office of Academic Service-Learning, included 30 people representing 22 community organizations in the Alum...

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