The Charger Bulletin

Housing Selection Has Begun

Ben Atwater

March 23, 2016

In all the frenzy of midterms and clubs, there is another process that rocks the entire school during this semester: the housing selection process. The University holds over 4,000 undergraduates, and over half of those students live in a University sponsored residence hall. With so many students,...

The Silent Killer: Microaggressions in Everyday Life

Patricia Oprea

March 23, 2016

Most people haven’t heard of the term “microaggression”. This isn’t statistical, merely from the fact that, when asked, only 4 people out of a half-filled Alumni Lounge last week raised their hands. Microaggressions are silent not in a literal way, but silent in that they may be accidental or...

Sodex-Go?

Glenn Rohrbacker

February 24, 2016

Within the past week, there has been a petition circling over social media to remove the University of New Haven’s food service provider, Sodexo. The petition states: “Since the dawn of its presence on our campus, Sodexo has provided inadequate, disproportioned food at an unfair price to University...

Panel on Diversity

Ben Atwater

February 24, 2016

On Feb.18, a panel on diversity in the Oscars was held in the Alumni Lounge. Hosted by the Communication Department, this event aimed to take a look at lack of representation of minorities in the both the Academy Awards and media as a whole. The issue regarding diversity in the Oscars refers to the...

ChargerPoll

Alessia Bicknese

February 24, 2016

As you may have recently heard, a student here at UNH has assembled a petition against Sodexo on campus. I took it to  @ChargerPoll on Twitter to see what you guys thought! Almost half of the participants are completely against Sodexo’s services, while another half don’t care because they’re hungry!...

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UNH Remembers Former President Phillip S. Kaplan

Riley Knebes

January 27, 2016

Former University of New Haven President Phillip S. Kaplan passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16. According to his obituary, Kaplan died peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family members. Kaplan died at the age of 85. Kaplan began his work at UNH in 1959 as an economics professor. He later helped...

The Persuit of Happiness

Elissa Sanci

January 27, 2016

Leadership Day 2016 On Friday Jan. 22 at 1 p.m., student-leaders gathered in Bucknall Theater for the sixth annual Leadership Day. This year’s theme was Pursuit of Happiness, and all of the day’s events surrounded the idea of finding happiness in whatever path a person decides to take. Leader...

UNH: University of No Hoverboards

Elissa Sanci

January 27, 2016

As of Jan. 1, hoverboards are no longer permitted on any University of New Haven property due to safety risks identified by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Council and the National Association of Fire Marshals. All students, faculty and staff were notified of the new policy on Dec. 28 by Associate Vice...

UNH’s First Snowfall

Samantha Higgins

January 27, 2016

According to the National Weather Service, West Haven got 11.5 inches of snow during Winter Storm Jonas. The University of New Haven prepared Friday night by canceling all Saturday classes and asking students to move their cars in preparation for plowing during the storm. Students took advantage of...

Shifts in the Apartment Shuttle Schedule

Samantha Higgins

January 27, 2016

About a week before the spring semester started, all University of New Haven students received an email from Julie Carbonella regarding the changes to the shuttle schedule for the spring semester. While the previous schedule had two Dattco shuttles running to transport students to and from off-campus...

President’s Corner

James Kielar

January 27, 2016

Dear Chargers, Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday break and is ready for another awesome semester; I know I am! This semester, I challenge you to set one goal, large or small, and push yourself to accomplish it. As the previous semester has taught us, time flies, so don’t be fooled...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

January 27, 2016

My name is Anelia Marston and I’m a first semester junior studying abroad in Prato, Italy. I major in Psychology and Global Studies, which is the perfect excuse for studying abroad. I am a sister of Alpha Sigma Alpha, a twirler for the UNH Marching Band, and a member of A-Team. I have been in Italy for a...

Crisis Explores a Century of Oppression

Paul carbonella

December 9, 2015

When playgoers filled Bucknall Theater the weekend of Dec.3, they had no idea they were being sent to a different era. The University of New Haven Theater Program’s Crisis: A Performance about Race in America 1915-2015 explores the disturbing history of African-American oppression and exploitation ...

An Open Letter to Bartels from a Female Student

The Charger Bulletin

December 9, 2015

Dear Bartels, Do I look like a bird? No? Then stop feeding me like I am one. As a female student on this campus who pays for her food just like everybody else and pays the same amount as everybody else, I’m tired of getting portion sizes that would not even satiate a small child. Sure, this might...

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