The Charger Bulletin

Change is a good thing

Elissa Sanci

August 27, 2014

The University of New Haven has undergone major changes over this past summer, both physically and academically. In an email to the campus sent out on Aug. 21, President Steven Kaplan outlined the different changes and renovations that students are expected to find once back at UNH for the semester. Westside...

UNH Marching Band Ready for a Super Season

Ashley Winward

August 27, 2014

The University of New Haven Charger Marching Band just finished a grueling week in the sun preparing for their Fall 2014 season and their show entitled “Steel,” centered around Superman as portrayed in music. The show will feature Five For Fighting’s “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” Three Doors Down’s “Kryptonite” and Daughtry’s “Waiting For Supe...

5 Tips I Wish I Had Gotten as a Freshman

Elissa Sanci

August 27, 2014

It’s hard to believe that this year marks my third here at the University of New Haven. I still remember how I felt as I helped my mom unpack my bags, staring at the campus that would become home to me for the next four years. I didn’t know it at the time, but I would go on to do some pretty great...

CLR tutors received CRLA Level 1 certification and Outstanding Tutor awards this past Spring

The Charger Bulletin

June 17, 2014

By Jodi Shydlo Associate Director Center for Learning Resources In May 2014, 15 tutors in the Center for Learning Resources earned their College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification. Cumulatively, the students, who were nationally certified as CRLA Level 1 tutors, have provided su...

Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Samantha Mathewson

May 7, 2014

Gender neutrality is a national issue that campuses face when planning accommodations to welcome all prospective students. At the University of New Haven, “we need to think about being a university welcoming to all students,” said Rebecca Johnson, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. “It is a national issue and we need to respond to it....

First female wins Last Man Standing

The Charger Bulletin

May 7, 2014

By Alyssa Mackinnon, contributing writer Monday, April 21, a contest was held to find the University of New Haven’s The Last Man Standing. First prize was $1000, second $500, and third was $250, and over the course of a week 20 people competed to win these prizes. The first event was bull riding,...

One Day Without Shoes raises awareness for impoverished children

Elissa Sanci

May 7, 2014

In conjunction with TOMS, University of New Haven’s Habitat hosted their annual One Day Without Shoes event April 29 in the Alumni Lounge. UNH Habitat is a student organization focused on providing volunteer opportunities to university students and improving the community. TOMS Shoes, a for-profit c...

Newly renamed Bucknall Theater holds first musical, Spring Awakening

Ashley Winward

May 7, 2014

Alumnus William L. Bucknall Jr. was in attendance at a sold out opening night in the theater newly renamed in his honor just a few weeks ago. In the first major performance since this renaming, the University of New Haven’s Theater Department put on five performances of the rock musical, Spr...

Up in the Woods to premiere May 8th

Scott Iwaniec

May 7, 2014

Up in the Woods, a film written, directed and produced by the fall 2013 Film Production II class, will premiere Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Bucknall Theater. For the past two semesters, communication students, under the supervision of communication professor Paul Falcone, worked to complete the film. Up i...

UNH dedicates Soundview Hall to Joseph E. Celentano

Samantha Mathewson

May 7, 2014

The University of New Haven officially dedicated Celentano Hall to generous donor Joseph E. “Chick” Celentano Sr. for his contributions to the university. Chick donated land across the street from Bergami Hall and annual scholarships for West Haven students pursuing a degree in higher education will be given in ...

Spring Concert explodes with Krewella

Ashley Winward

May 6, 2014

This past Saturday, 1,100 Spring Concert attendees were treated to a power-packed concert put on by SCOPE. The Verge Campus Tour has been rolling through over 20 colleges in the past month bringing vendors as well as music. Verge Campus prides themselves on being “an all-inclusive national music tour...

Amanda Play-With wins Misster UNH

Samantha Mathewson

April 30, 2014

Amanda Play-With (CJ Senerchia) was named Misster UNH of PRIDE’s annual drag show. Misster UNH was held Wednseday, April 23, in the German Club at 8 p.m., and the room filled to capacity quickly with fans of the contestants. Amanda won this year’s drag show with his rap of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ Same Love, during the lip-syncing portion. In addition there was a...

Potential smoking ban sparks mixed reviews from students

Liana Teixeira

April 30, 2014

The University of New Haven may be the next university to join the smoke-free/tobacco-free campus trend sweeping the nation. In an email sent to all students and faculty on Wednesday, April 23, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Rebecca Johnson, announced that the university...

Mindful Snacking

Patricia Oprea

April 30, 2014

Vendor Fair offers nutritious snacks for students, promotes healthy eating. In a fast-paced college life, eating nutritious food may not be a high priority for students. For some, work or class can interfere with dining hall hours. Other students might find themselves grabbing snacks such as O...

New lockers for students on the go

Liana Teixeira

April 30, 2014

The hallway to the left of the Alumni Lounge houses 66 new lockers for students to store their belongings. Instead of walking all the way back to their dorm rooms and cars, or carrying around heavy books all day, both commuters and residents have the option to use lockers on a first-come, first-...

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