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Transfer Students Adjusting to U. New Haven Campus

Transfer Students Adjusting to U. New Haven Campus

Amanda Castro, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

Having to adjust to a new college or university can be challenging, especially if you have become comfortable at your old school. The process can take a toll on students’ academic experiences, especially if they are accustomed to the dynamics of a different campus and environment.  However, for ...

Seven Tips for Dealing with Stress During Midterms

Seven Tips for Dealing with Stress During Midterms

Erin Cuomo, Opinion Editor

October 9, 2019

Here are my top seven tips for stress relief during midterm season, and you should listen to me because I’m a senior and I have experienced situations like this many times.   1) Plan out your schedule with lists  There is nothing more satisfying than crossing something off a checklist. Planning y...

Student-Run Petition to Remove Sodexo Arises on Campus

Student-Run Petition to Remove Sodexo Arises on Campus

Lauren Fligg, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

A petition at gopetition.com is asking for the removal of Sodexo, the Paris-based food service franchise currently serving University of New Haven. The petition has become popular on Instagram and in the Facebook group for University of New Haven  parents. As of Sept. 28, the petition has gained mor...

Tips on Adjusting to College Lifestyle

Tips on Adjusting to College Lifestyle

Kaylee Gross, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

Having a hard time adjusting to college? Try making your bed every morning. Getting used to dorm living can be  nerve-racking, exciting, and overwhelming. Adapting to our parents’ absence isn’t easy. Leaving home can cause stress and homesickness.  Fear of the unknown entering college wit...

Does High School Prepare Students for University?

Does High School Prepare Students for University?

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

The transition from high school to college is taxing for many students. The workload is heavier and the classes are more challenging. While high schools strive to prepare students for this academic leap, not all students feel fully prepared when beginning college. The University of New Haven tries t...

University Sponsored Fall Career Expo

University Sponsored Fall Career Expo

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2019

Whatever the outcome is for the undergraduate and graduate students who attended this year’s Career Expo, local employers said the event can be beneficial. This year’s Fall Career Expo brought 114 employers and more than 800 students into the Beckerman Recreation Center on Wednesday, Sept. 18, ...

The Risks of Tanning

The Risks of Tanning

Gianna Scire, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Over the last 60 years, pop culture has imposed the idea of beauty throughout movies, TV and advertisements in newspapers and magazines. People associate glowing bronze skin as healthy and admirable, even beautiful.  One way to achieve that award winning tan is to spend hours enduring the oppressi...

The Fight Against Climate Change…How Much is the U.S. Really Doing

The Fight Against Climate Change…How Much is the U.S. Really Doing

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

After a two-week journey across the Atlantic Ocean, Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old environmental activist, made headlines after announcing her trip had zero carbon emissions. Thunberg made her trip to protest the U.S.’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.The agreement ensu...

Student First, Employee Later

Student First, Employee Later

Lauren Fligg, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Congratulations, you scored your very first on-campus job! You conquered the job hunting process filled with resumés, clammy handshakes and uncomfortable interview clothes.  I hope you’re ready to work - but only 20 hours a week? It is no secret that students at the University of New Haven ...

Vaping Isn’t as Harmless as You Think

Vaping Isn’t as Harmless as You Think

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

E-cigarettes were introduced as an alternative to regular cigarette smoking. JUUL lab’s “alternative cigarettes” mission (from their website, https://www.juul.com) is to “improve the lives of the world's one billion adult smokers by eliminating cigarettes.”  But JUUL’s targeted demographic -- legal, smoking-age ...

Moe’s is Coming Soon…But How Soon

Moe’s is Coming Soon…But How Soon

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

This year, Moe’s Restaurant will take its place across from W.O.W. under Bergami Hall, but the question remains: when? Moe’s will offer a variety of Southwestern foods, ranging from rice bowls to wraps and tacos. The ordering set-up will be similar to the Tex-Mex station in the Marketplace, wher...

University Commemorates September 11th

University Commemorates September 11th

Earl Alexander Givan, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2019

At a 9/11 commemoration on campus, a University of New Haven faculty member reminded the crowd that if another terrorist attack occurs, alumni would be among the first responders. Former East Haven fire chief and current fire science and professional studies department faculty Wayne Sandford spoke about...

You Need to Stop Drinking Milk

You Need to Stop Drinking Milk

Madeleine Orcales, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Humans have been conditioned to believe that dairy milk is a cure-all elixir. In 1992, U. S. Department of Agriculture created the purposely generic food pyramid to convince the public to increase their dairy intake, while pushing the dairy industry and political lobbyists’ agendas forward under a th...

Seniors Pushed to Live Off Campus

Seniors Pushed to Live Off Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2019

For the class of 2021 and under, housing at the University of New Haven was not a concern. The upperclassmen  were not as fortunate. In 2017, the University accepted more students than ever before and guaranteed incoming students four years of housing. Due to the lack of housing, incoming students were placed  in sophomor...

Technology in the Classroom is Necessary

Technology in the Classroom is Necessary

Erin Cuomo, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2019

The most distinguishing factor in the current century is technology.  The digital world has become a part of everyday life, and has been implemented into almost everything we do.    Within the first few days of classes, students get a feeling for their professors’ various teaching styles and pra...

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