The Charger Bulletin

Riddin’ the Rails

Riddin’ the Rails

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

I can bet that any commute is a colossal pain for anyone – all that unmoving traffic and stinky subway carts. But I can probably one-up all of that by saying that I commute all the way to the University of New Haven campus from the Bronx, N.Y by train. Yes, literally a whole state away. On a train...

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Room Selection Changes 2020-2021

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

With the deadline to submit housing applications and room deposits to participate in room selection on March 6, returning students will soon pick their dorms for next year. According to the MyCharger room selection page, Dunham is now an available housing option for rising sophomores, and is no longer an...

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

In the wake of the University of New Haven’s recent decision to require all Prato students and faculty to return to the U.S., the university created a page on its website to keep the community informed. Students are not being quarantined or tested for the coronavirus upon their return, but students ar...

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

After recent coronavirus updates, University of New Haven’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rebecca Johnson shared a community update on the coronavirus in an email to students. In the email, Johnson said that members of the University community are “strongly discourag...

From Student to Professor: Alvin Tran, Sc.D, MPH, Teaches His Students How To Advocate.

From Student to Professor: Alvin Tran, Sc.D, MPH, Teaches His Students How To Advocate.

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Alvin Tran's passions run deeper than science, and it shows. Tran was recently named in the 40 under 40: Class of 2020 in Connecticut magazine. But success hasn’t turned his head. "In 10 years, I hope that I'm still at the University of New Haven at the school of health sciences training our stu...

Beware of Online E-Textbook Scams

Beware of Online E-Textbook Scams

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Because textbooks and e-textbooks are so expensive, students sometimes resort to buying books online, whether it be a well-known website – such as Amazon or CHEGG – or a website that’s selling cheap textbooks. MacKenzie Case, a sophomore majoring in criminal justice, said that she tries to not...

Political Polarization: Are They a Danger to College Campuses?

Political Polarization: Are They a Danger to College Campuses?

Cameron Hailey, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

As the 2020 elections closes in on us, the country’s divide looks clearer than ever. The State of the Union address on February 4 showed the country that the representatives and parties they had voted for were more partisan than ever. There was a clear line in the seating of politicians where the Republican...

Time for Some Library Tender Love and Care

Time for Some Library Tender Love and Care

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

The Marvin K. Peterson Library is a hub of productivity where commuters go to squat between classes and where the café runs out of strawberry acai refreshers too quickly. It is possibly the only place on campus where the atmosphere is filled with equal parts panic and boredom. As someone who has...

What Kobe Bryant Meant to the Non-Athlete

What Kobe Bryant Meant to the Non-Athlete

Ethan Cardona, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

In the weeks since the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, Calif., stories have poured in from across the sports world about the man Bryant was as a basketball player, a father, and a leader. But what did Bryant mean for non-athletes? Everyone...

ASID Hosts Career Night

ASID Hosts Career Night

Nicole Rivera, Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) on campus held their annual career night Thursday. Members of ASID include designers, industry representatives, educators and students committed to interior design. Through education, advocacy, community building and outreach, the organization tries...

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, students received an email that said the Chinese New Year Celebration—originally scheduled for Jan. 31—was postponed because of the recent coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus is spread from animal hosts and is new, which means this strain has never been...

When are You Really an Adult?

When are You Really an Adult?

Erin Cuomo, Opinion Editor

January 29, 2020

As I enter my second semester of senior year, the haunting idea of adulthood and the real world lurks in the distance. I’ll be on the hunt for jobs, taking into consideration benefits and salary, then looking for apartments, and so on. But do these “adult” type factors make me an adult? For...

Impeachment Analysis with Professor Chris Haynes

Impeachment Analysis with  Professor Chris Haynes

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2020

What happens after the Senate trial of impeached Pres. Donald J. Trump? That could be any one’s guess. The impeachment trial “has been a little bit more interesting than I expected.” said Chris Haynes, professor of political science. “I lived through the Clinton impeachment trial in the...

Theft in Bartels

Theft in Bartels

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

January 29, 2020

On Tuesday, an unidentified male allegedly stole credit and debit cards from a room in Bartels Hall. The university police chief, James Gilman, notified students and faculty about the incident on Wednesday through school email. Photographs of the suspect were included. According to Gilman, the suspect...

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