The Charger Bulletin

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

Political participation and voter turnout among young people are at an all-time low. According to, the national voter turnout in the United States 2016 presidential election was 46%. Similarly, students at the University of New Haven had a voting turnout of 15.4%. My investigation found th...

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

The Planet is Begging You: Vote for Science

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018

Recently the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report, “Global Warming of 1.5°C,” that warned we have 12 years to get climate change under control before the world faces grave consequences. As a result, a great majority of university students will be aroun...

President’s Corner

James Kielar

March 9, 2016

Hello Chargers! I’m sure you’re all very excited for Spring Break! You’ve worked hard and deserve it. While on break, rest, sleep, play with your pets (because we all know you miss them the most), and do whatever you want. Spring Break is for YOU, so seize the day! Be sure to vote this week...

To Pledge or Not to Pledge?

Nadine Northway

January 30, 2013

Open Forum Discusses Whether The Pledge of Allegiance Should be Recited at USGA Meetings. A motion was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) last semester, giving students the option of stating the Pledge of Allegiance before each meeting. For students who are unaware,...

The Race for the Latino Vote is On

Jessica Pena

September 5, 2012

Move over Telemundo, because Univision got this in its back pocket. The number one Hispanic broadcast network, Univision, has earned the rights to host a presidential forum between Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama. The two will go head to head in “Meet the Candidate” for their chance to win the 21 million Latino voters. It is a crucial...

Fed judges: Wash. felony inmates should get vote

Liz De La Torre

January 5, 2010

From The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. – Incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote in Washington to ensure that racial minorities are protected under the Voting Rights Act, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 2-1 ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of App...

Stakes are high in Maine’s vote on gay marriage

Liz De La Torre

November 2, 2009

From The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine – Bolstered by out-of-state money and volunteers, both sides jockeyed Monday to boost turnout for a Maine referendum that could give gay-rights activists in the U.S. their first victory at the ballot box on the deeply divisive issue of same-sex marriage. ...

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