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West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

West Haven Experiences Unsafe Air Quality

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Air quality is not often thought about in West Haven, but earlier this month, on Feb. 4, the region experienced an air quality deemed “unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups,” according to the Air Quality Index (AQI). The AQI was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as...

University Purchases St. Paul’s Church

St. Paul's church closed in 2016 and merged with three other local parishes.

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor

February 6, 2019

The University of New Haven has purchased St. Paul’s Catholic Church on First Avenue in West Haven, Conn. The university has had a relationship with the church for almost a decade, and is now expanding that relationship to ownership. “The university has been leasing the parking lot on a Monday t...

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2018

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

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...

Photo of the Week

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UNH and West Haven Joined Together for WestFest

Alyssa MacKinnon

September 2, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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