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Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events

The city of West Haven, in conjunction with the University of New Haven, hosted its annual celebration WestFest on Saturday, Sept. 8 on the town green. The festival, which ran from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., was a chance for both communities to get together for a day of fun, games, and food. WestFest attract...

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Breast Cancer Walk Makes Strides New Haven

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, West Haven News

The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted a Breast Cancer awareness walk in Lightpoint Park this past Sunday. Following the walk was a short ceremony in which survivors and their relatives shared their stories. During which, participating walkers gathered in groups to socialize amongst each other before the w...

UNH and West Haven Joined Together for WestFest

Alyssa MacKinnon

September 2, 2015


Filed under This Week's Top Stories

WestFest, a huge community festival in West Haven, brought hundreds of University of New Haven students and West Haven residents together on Aug. 27 for a day of fun activities and events in the West Haven Green. WestFest was co-sponsored by the UNH Mayor’s Advisory Commission, the Office of Mayor Edward O’Brien, the University of New Haven, UNH Wel...

WestFest to Bring UNH and West Haven Together

Ben Atwater

August 26, 2015


Filed under This Week's Top Stories, Top Stories, University of New Haven

WestFest is an upcoming community festival in West Haven co-sponsored by the UNH Mayor’s Advisory Commission, the Office of Mayor Edward O’Brien, the University of New Haven, UNH Welcome Week, and Frontier Communications. WestFest will take place on the West Haven Green on Saturday, Aug. 29 from...

A new future for West Haven

Ben Atwater

April 1, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, Top Stories, University of New Haven

Following in the ever progressing trend of the University of New Haven, a new commission of students has been formed to further the relationship between West Haven and UNH. Titled the “Advisory Commission on the Future of UNH & West Haven,” the mission statement of the commission is “to better university relations and in...

Local Gigs of the Week

Ashley Winward

February 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Toad’s Place Feb. 26: Bright Night 14: Electro Glow Party Feb. 27: Partynextdoor The Space Feb. 28: The Dodos with Springtime Carnivore BAR (21+) Feb. 25: California X with Ovlov and Dead Pines Cafe Nine (21+) Feb. 25: Kings and Queens of East Rock Feb. 26: And the Kids with The Sun Parade and Rude...

ESUMS breaks ground

Miriam Correia

November 19, 2014


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

After a long journey, ground has finally been broken for the Engineering and Science University Magnet School. The school was dreamed up in 2005 and debuted in 2008 as a partnership effort between the University of New Haven, New Haven and West Haven. ESUMS has had temporary homes in New Haven and...

The Charger Battery

Kaitlin Mahar

October 29, 2014


Filed under Charger Battery, Features

Positives: + Homecoming was a huge success, as the Chargers destroyed Merrimac 42-14, Sammy Adams destroyed the University’s speaker systems, and UNH students destroyed their livers. + Not to fear, party animals, Halloween is this Friday, meaning that the Homecoming party will live on for anot...

President’s Public Service Fellowship Presentations

Samantha Higgins

September 16, 2014


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The sixteenth year of the President’s Public Service Fellowship at the University of New Haven came to an end Friday Sept 5. Over the course of 11 weeks, 11 UNH students of various majors were placed at different non-profit organizations in New Haven and West Haven for the fellowship. These organizations...

Students Encouraged to “Charge the Vote”

Liana Teixeira

September 7, 2013


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

College “is where it starts,” said President Kaplan on the importance of the student vote. With the West Haven Democratic primaries fast approaching, Kaplan and other UNH administrators are encouraging registered students to cast their votes. At the Sept. 6 USGA meeting, Kaplan, along w...

Art Exhibit at West Haven Veterans’ Museum and Learning Center to Feature Work of Veterans and UNH Students in Collaborative Project

The Charger Bulletin

April 3, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

A UNH News Story WEST HAVEN, CONN. --- They gathered together over poems, songs, paintings, photography and improvisational drama, a group of war veterans and UNH students, bridging not only the mile that separates the VA Connecticut Healthcare System from the university but also their age differences...

Green Light Means Go

Samantha Mathewson

March 6, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

After facing difficulties moving forward, UNH has been given the green light to go ahead with their new dormitory project. The Planning and Zoning Commission gave final approvals last week for the newly- estimated $30 million dollar project. Ground-breaking is expected to start this spring and building...

New UNH Res Hall Faces Dilemma

Samantha Mathewson

February 14, 2013


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

Previously approved polices for the University of New Haven’s educational facilities zone may now be reconsidered by the West Haven Planning and Zoning Commission after residents voiced their concerns. Last week, the rest of UNH’s latest expansion plan, which includes a new dormitory on the corner of Ruden and Isador Streets near the Dunham and Win...

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