The Charger Bulletin

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...

Celebrating 100 Years at the University

Celebrating 100 Years at the University

Beth Beaudry, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

When students returned to the University of New Haven for the spring semester, they were greeted by blue and gold banners across campus to celebrate the university's centennial. Milestones from the past 100 years: 1920: The New Haven YMCA College was added as a division of Yale campus. 1944:...

University Investigates Misconduct of Former Women’s Soccer Coach

Courtesy of Yale Athletics

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

November 23, 2019

On Thursday, Stephen Kaplan, university president, sent a school email that said the university had hired an independent firm to investigate allegations against a former employee. Kaplan also asked that people come forward with information, if they had information. The employee was not named in the...

Mourning the Loss of University of New Haven Alum, Nicolette Dammacco-Charles

Nicolette Dammacco-Charles, at her graduation from University of New Haven in 2016.

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

September 25, 2019

Former University of New Haven student Nicolette Dammacco-Charles, of Massapequa, New York, died on Monday from complications of sickle cell thalassemia, an inherited blood disease.  Ms. Dammacco-Charles was 25. Ms. Dammacco-Charles graduated from the University of New Haven in 2016 with a degree in c...

Women’s Basketball Goes 2-1 in Puerto Rico Clasico

Women’s Basketball Goes 2-1 in Puerto Rico Clasico

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

Women’s basketball escaped the frigid weather over Thanksgiving weekend, as they traveled to tropical Puerto Rico to participate in the Puerto Rico Clasico. The team went 2-1 over the three-game tournament, and defeated Puerto Rico-Bayamon and Upper Iowa before losing to Central Oklahoma. The Ch...

Men’s Basketball Remains on Top

Men's Basketball Remains on Top

Anthony Gangemi, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2018

After beginning their season with three straight blow-out victories, the New Haven Men’s Basketball team (4-0) squeaked by a pesky Concordia (2-3) team by a score of 74-70. Sophomore Derrick Rowland capped another all- around game with two clutch free throws in the final seconds to secure the Chargers ...

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