The Charger Bulletin

Let’s Get Political, Political

Let’s Get Political, Political

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2020

We can poke fun at Boomers all we want, but they are beating us where it counts: at the polls. Gone are the days of changing the channel when politics come up or excusing yourself from the dinner table when things got political. As college students, brand new to adulthood, it's time for us to pay...

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 civicyouth.org, 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 Elusive Fountain of Youth: How and Why the U.S. Prides in the Young and Preys on the Old

Patricia Oprea

March 9, 2016

“Triumphing the enemy” is a phrase that might bring images of war, of revolution, of change and victors and losers to mind. However, this phrase can be used to describe a rather natural phenomenon, something that happens to everyone everywhere—old age. “Triumphing the enemy” stated Dr. Glenn...

Charges dropped against Ill. teen in beating death

Liz De La Torre

October 19, 2009

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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