When Will It Stop?

When Will It Stop?

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

‘History repeats itself,’ is a phrase used to describe recurring events. One recurring event that we just can’t seem to get away from is that of mass shootings in America.From the Columbine massacre in 1999, to the Sandy Hook shooting in  2012, to the most recent shooting of parishioners in a P...

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

A Look Ahead at March for Our Lives in CT

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2018

Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, U.S. News, University of New Haven, West Haven News

Frank Blackwell, of Guilford, Conn., went to the women’s march last year in New York, and when he heard about the shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought that it was time to march again. Before Parkland, the Guilford community was dealing with its own heartache, when a 15-year-old boy died from a...

Congress Does Something Right: House Finally Passes VAWA!

Elizabeth Field

March 6, 2013

Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Victims of domestic and sexual violence recently went over 500 days without critically important protections sanctioned by the Violence Against Women Act, first established in 1994 by then-senator Joe Biden and renewed ever since. Well, ever since 500 days ago. In April 2012, the Senate passed a similar...

New Haven Fed Up With Violence in the City

Lesha Daley

October 24, 2012

Filed under West Haven News

New Haven residents are outraged with the escalating violent activity that is happening in their neighborhoods every day. The recent shooting of a toddler in the middle of the afternoon has infuriated the city’s citizens, especially those living in the neighborhood of Edgewood and Kensington Avenue....

Violence and Carnage in Syria Intensify

Liz De La Torre

February 15, 2012

Filed under Global News

Following in the spirit and footsteps of its brother countries, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Tunisia―which have all successfully ousted their respective dictators―Syria takes part in the fight against authoritarianism and social turmoil that has plagued much of the Arab world. Civil war broke ...

Supreme Court to Have Final Say on Video Games

Liz De La Torre

May 5, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

If it wasn’t enough that Arnold Schwarzenegger settled for three films kicking machine ass, the Terminator is back fighting the latest threat to human existence: Video games? California’s appeal for managing violent video games was accepted by the Supreme Court on Apr. 26. The bill, which was ...

Anti-govt protests sweep Kyrgyzstan, 100 said dead

Liz De La Torre

April 7, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Thousands of protesters furious over corruption and spiraling utility bills seized government buildings and clashed with police Wednesday in Kyrgyzstan, throwing control of the Central Asian nation into doubt. Police opened fire on demonstrators, killing...

Stopping the Violence: The Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial

Carole McFaddan

February 23, 2010

Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, Uncategorized

Sam and Wanda Rieger visited UNH on Feb. 15 and held an informational lecture and discussion on domestic violence and the Melanie Ilene Rieger Memorial Conference Against Violence. Sam and Wanda are the parents of Melanie Ilene Rieger of Waterbury, Connecticut who was murdered by her boyfriend on May...

Some fear Kan. ruling may spur abortion violence

Liz De La Torre

January 11, 2010

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. – Before the first juror is selected or witness called, a decision allowing a confessed killer to argue he believes the slaying of one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers was a justified act aimed at saving unborn children has upended what most ex...

Charges dropped against Ill. teen in beating death

Liz De La Torre

October 19, 2009

Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press CHICAGO – First-degree murder charges were dropped Monday against one of four teens accused in the brutal beating of a Chicago honor student that was recorded in a cell phone camera video. Eugene Bailey, 18, of Chicago, was arrested Sept. 26, two days after 16-year-ol...

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