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The growth of the University of New Haven’s esports program

The growth of the University of New Haven’s esports program

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

University officials made a decision to invest in a new academic major at the Pompea College of Business, esports management, and esports and gaming. With the high-quality equipment in the new “Stable” training arena located in the Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the growth...

Return of the NFL

Return of the NFL

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2020

The quiet Sunday afternoons that punctuated the end of every week during the COVID-19 pandemic have been filled with an age-old staple: the return of football. The NFL season started on Sept. 10, becoming another one of the nation’s beloved sports to return amid the worry of a season impacted by the pandemic. The Kansas City ...

BREAKING NEWS: Two Positive COVID-19 Cases

The new UNH logo that can be found in front of Maxcy Hall

September 16, 2020

Below is an email from the COVID-19 Task Force informing the university community of two positive COVID-19 cases on campus:   Dear Members of the University Community, We are writing to inform you that two University of New Haven students, one residential student and one commuter student,...

University of New Haven fall sports preview

University of New Haven fall sports preview

Joe Klaus, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

As students return to campus this fall, there will be two major components that will make this year different than in the past: the lights at Kathy Zolad stadium will not be on for soccer matches and Saturdays will be quiet without football games at Dellacamera. While games are not being played, that...

Dr. Ophelie Rowe-Allen Named Dean of Students

Ophelie Rowe-Allen

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor

July 24, 2020

The university recently announced Ophelie Rowe-Allen as the new dean of students and chief student affairs officer. Rowe-Allen replaced retiring dean of students, Rebecca Johnson, who had been with the university since 1980. “As the new Dean, I am looking forward to engaging with the campus communi...

University Launches Chargers Helping Chargers Fund

University Launches Chargers Helping Chargers Fund

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 23, 2020

In an email sent on Wednesday, Rebecca Johnson, university vice president for student affairs and dean of students, announced that the university has launched the Chargers Helping Chargers Fund "to provide assistance to those who are experiencing unexpected financial challenges.” The funding is...

Disparity in Remote Teaching Styles

Disparity in Remote Teaching Styles

Lindsay Guild, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2020

A common trend I have observed over these first few weeks of online classes is the increase in the amount of assignments students receive. Obviously, not all courses can be taught the same way online as in person, but is it fair to give students multiple assignments for one chapter they told to read...

University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

University to Cut Employee Pay Rates and Refund Students: Estimates $10 Million in Losses

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 29, 2020

In a recent email to faculty members, University President Steven Kaplan said the university expects to lose $10 million in room and board credits and refunds for the spring semester. The campus shut down earlier this month as a precaution against spreading COVID-19. The email was sent on March 25. “While...

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

University of New Haven Opens its Dorms to First Responders Amid COVID-19

Anna Downs, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2020

On Friday, University of New Haven announced it will open its residence halls to New Haven’s first responders as they fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Originally, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker asked officials at Yale University to open their dorms. Elicker told Yale’s president, Peter Salovey, that...

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Opening the Pass/Fail Option

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After Pres. Kaplan announced that students will not be returning to campus because of the coronavirus, faculty and students have been adjusting to classes being transitioned online. Many students expressed concerns on social media about this change. A concern among students is how hands-on classes...

“My Time as a Charger”

“My Time as a Charger”

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

In March 2015, I knew I wanted to be a part of the Charger family and was lucky enough to be given that opportunity shortly after. I studied the culture before I came to the university. The Charger family was known for its successful performances within each sport. They excelled in all post-season play,...

Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After news spread about the University of New Haven closing for the remainder of the spring semester, taking care of students’ mental health should be the university’s top priority during the coronavirus pandemic. Students are doing their best to cope with the stress and anxiety from the pandemic,...

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

BREAKING NEWS: Spring 2020 Commencement Exercises Postponed due to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Below is a letter addressed to the class of 2020 that was shared by the University of New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan Dear Members of the Class of 2020, I am writing to inform you that, in light of the unprecedented situation we are facing due to COVID-19, I have made the difficult decision to postpone...

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

March 9, 2020

Below is a statement sent to all University of New Haven faculty and students by U. New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan. Dear Members of the University Community, Out of an abundance of caution, I have made the decision to suspend all in-person classes and exams through the remainder of the week, leading...

UPDATE: All Prato Study Abroad Students Returning to America Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

University of New Haven student packs her bags, as she prepares to travel back to the U.S. due to coronavirus outbreak.

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

UPDATED Mar. 1: All University of New Haven students studying at the Prato campus will be returning to the U.S. this coming week. An update from U. New Haven president, Steven Kaplan is expected later today. University of New Haven President Steven Kaplan announced in a Feb. 25 email that due to the...

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