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Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Happy Holidays Isn’t that Hard

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Regardless of your religious affiliation or lack thereof, the debate of Happy Holidays vs. Merry Christmas is an age-old argument that comes with the weather changing and stores putting up decorations early. In an age of political correctness, this question leads to the heated debate that has landed t...

Letter to the Editor: New Harvard Policy

Letter to the Editor: New Harvard Policy

Jeremy Bellman, Guest Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion & Editorials

Since last year, there has been a policy implemented at Harvard University that blacklists all students belonging in a same-sex organization. This policy denies students the opportunity to hold any leadership positions on campus, in other organizations or athletic teams and even denies them the chance...

University Remembers Holodomor

University Remembers Holodomor

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

On Dec. 1, the university gathered in Bucknall Theater to remember the 85th anniversary of Holodomor and the 5th anniversary of the Maidan Revolution of Dignity, both events in the history of the Ukraine. The event was orchestrated by Victor Markiw, lecturer in music and coordinator for the musi...

Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the flu reaches its peak season, it is even more important to get vaccinated. On Friday, Dec. 8, university health services hosted a flu shot clinic to keep students and faculty healthy through the remainder of the flu season. Paula Cappuccia, director of health services, explained that it’s im...

NAACP Hosts N-Word Panel

NAACP Hosts N-Word Panel

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The University of New Haven’s chapter of the NAACP hosted their annual n-word panel on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The panel was created to discuss the word, as well as to show students the history of the word, how it is used in popular media, and how students of color, particularly black students, feel about the ...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Sports

Over the past few years, college athletics have been receiving more attention by sports media. The intensity and competitiveness between teams outweigh any rivalry that teams in professional sports have to offer. Between the teams and fan base, it is constantly growing. This has brought more aware...

University Better Than Average Despite Challenges

University Better Than Average Despite Challenges

Nicole Rivera, Photography Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under This Week's Top Stories

After her sophomore year at the University of New Haven, psychology major Alexis Cirillo dropped out. Cirillo thought about how her money was being used and where it was going after her teacher said in class that the department could not afford paper. “I chose not to return to UNH because of the quality of educat...

We Care Too Much About Likes

We Care Too Much About Likes

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

In today’s society, individuals care more about likes on their social media pages, than things that hold more value and substance.   In the United States, 77 percent of the surveyed population uses social media. The year before it was recorded at 80 percent of the population. This is not a significant drop. The amount of users may go up and down, but ...

No Home For The Holidays For Athletes

No Home For The Holidays For Athletes

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life

When most students pack their bags and head home for the holidays, student-athletes are usually left behind to find other ways to enjoy the season. Even though the doors to the dorms are locked and the campus is closed, athletes might not have the opportunity to head home for the holidays because of gam...

Tips On Getting Grad School Ready

Tips On Getting Grad School Ready

Kailey Feshler, Multimedia Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Applying to graduate school can be stressful. However, offices around college campuses, including the University of New Haven, offer services and advice to students as application season is underway. The Career Development Center (CDC) is in the process of working on a video project to advise studen...

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Should Celebrities Weigh In On Politics?

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

It’s nearly impossible to be apolitical today, and that goes for celebrities in particular. Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, celebrities have become more outspoken about their political beliefs, and more often they are anti-Trump. Whether it’s through tweets, public demonstrations (like app...

Driving in My First Snow Storm

Driving in My First Snow Storm

Beverly Chigarira, Guest Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

I am an international student from Africa, so I only started experiencing snow in the U.S., which was a great cold experience. Driving in the snow is still an extreme sport for me which I don’t like, and being a commuter has made driving in it inevitable. On Thursday November 15, a storm hit Connect...

University Celebrates Trans Awareness Week

University Celebrates Trans Awareness Week

Kailey Feshler, Multimedia Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under University of New Haven

Between Nov. 12-19 this year, according to glaad.com, “…individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and address the issues the community faces.” To encourage peo...

Health Services Encourages Students to Be Tobacco Free

Health Services Encourages Students to Be Tobacco Free

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

November 24, 2018


Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

The Great American Smokeout was held Thursday, Nov. 15. This year, an emphasis was placed on e-cigarettes and vape pens in order to curb popularity. Schools across the state of Connecticut participate in this event which was created by the American Cancer Society to reduce the number of people who smok...

Theatre Club Sends a Message With Musical “Cabaret”

Theatre Club Sends a Message With Musical “Cabaret”

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

After the shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh by a neo-Nazi, the University of New Haven theater department saw an opportunity to speak up. Bucknall Theater hosted the opening of the theater department’s performance of “Cabaret” on Wednesday. The show takes place in a small Berlin nightclub during ...

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