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    Counseling Center, UNHPD working with assault victims

    April 15, 2014

    Throughout the month of April, the University of New Hampshire’s Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program has teamed up with the White Ribbon Campaign and UNH Counseling Center to spread awareness about violence directed towards women.  The goal is to get at least 2,000 male signatures on a petition to end assault against women. Full story

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    Can you take the heat?

    April 15, 2014

    The Sigma Alpha Sorority asked contestants, “Can You Take the Heat?”, when they held their second annual wing eating contest in the Granite State Room in the Memorial Union Building Monday night. Contestants battled for the quickest time through several different heats, each attempting to eat eight wings for the best time overall. Full story

    Freedom Café seeks to raise $5,000 for Nepal health clinic

    April 15, 2014

    The Freedom Café in Durham, known for its efforts to silence human slavery and trafficking worldwide, has recently reached out beyond Durham, New Hampshire and the U.S. to play a prominent and global role in the creation of a small health clinic in Tikapur, Nepal, for ex-slaves. Full story

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    Sustainable Seafood Dinner part of larger picture

    April 15, 2014

    The University of New Hampshire will be the first college in the country to sign on to ‘Slow Fish Principles,’ which aim to bring local fish into campus dining halls and form a relationship between fishermen and UNH. UNH Dining is collaborating with a Boston-based fish processing plant. Full story

    Student Senate deliberates hall swipe policy and more

    April 15, 2014

    Comments were flying and heated debates were carried out during the Student Senate meeting this past Sunday, as the Senate worked to resolve the many topics on their agenda. According to Student Body President Bryan Merrill, there were four major outcomes by the end of the long meeting. Full story

    Heartbleed bug strikes terror across the web

    Huge flaw in OpenSLL lets hackers access personal data for past two years

    April 15, 2014

    If you have not yet heard of the Heartbleed bug, you should read this, and then run to your computer. On April 9, it was announced that Heartbleed, a coding flaw in the OpenSSL encryption library, has allowed anyone to have untraceable access to usernames, passwords, credit card numbers and other information encrypted by OpenSSL. Full story

    Department fee calculations outdated and complex

    April 11, 2014

    The University of New Hampshire’s increased mandatory student fees for the 2014-15 academic year fit inside a Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budget model. But not every department that pays towards the RCM model is on the same page about what the model includes or what the benefit is. Full story

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    Hundreds march in anti-violence rally

    April 11, 2014

    Cowbells rang in the afternoon sun as hundreds of advocates marched through campus holding signs, banners and flags. Their message was clear: help us put an end to the violence. Organized each year by the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP), the University of New Hampshire Anti-Violence Rally & Walk attracts an impressive crowd via fliers, formal invitations and word-of-mouth. Full story

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    Bio sciences library in Kendall to be shut down

    April 11, 2014

    At the end of this semester, there will be one less annex library to visit on campus.  The biological sciences library in Kendall Hall will be closing on May 30. It will be absorbed into Dimond Library, which will have a science resource center installed, when students return in the fall. Full story

    UNH Animal Science Department brings folk singer for “Ireland class”

    April 11, 2014

    The Animal Science Department is bringing Irish folk singer Aoife Clancy to the University of New Hampshire on Tuesday. From Carrick-on-Suir in County Tipperary, Ireland, Clancy is the daughter of Bobby Clancy, one of the members of The Clancy Brothers, an Irish folk group that was popular in the 1960s. Full story

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    Robyn Giard, Naturopathic Physician at Starry Brook Natural Medicine

    April 11, 2014

    Robyn Giard, of Starry Brook Natural Medicine, is a leader in the rapidly expanding field of alternative and complementary natural medicine. Along with prescribing medications and ordering labs as a primary care physician, Giard offers her patients acupuncture, botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, counseling and homeopathy. Full story

    Who owns it? ‘Cloud’ inventor speak on the dangers and flaws of the patent world

    April 11, 2014

    On April 8, Paul College hosted a lecture by Agostino Sibillo, during which he talked about the Internet, innovation and patent laws.  It was a million times more exciting than it sounds.  Sibillo is an inventor and lawyer with 18 patents based off his creations. Full story

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    Confessions post prompts discussion about transgender care

    April 11, 2014

    The popular Facebook page “UNH Confessions” was originally created as a place where students could anonymously post funny stories and anecdotes; lately, though, the tables have turned and the page has become a social justice battleground, of sorts. A recent debate, which has since been deleted, centered around the importance of transgender care at Health Services. Full story

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    UNH Cooperative Extension Dean to retire

    April 11, 2014

    This year UNH will bid farewell to a man who all but grew up here.  John Pike, dean and director of UNH Cooperative Extension, is retiring. Pike’s 16 years of directing the branch of the university that interacts with the New Hampshire community on a statewide level will officially end June 30, 2014. Full story

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    Damaged property in downtown Durham

    April 11, 2014

    Sundays are usually relaxing days off for employees of the Durham Book Exchange. However, a shattered front window prevented store manager Lorraine Mechem from putting her feet up this time around. The bookstore window was broken sometime in the early morning on Sunday, March 30. Full story

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    BSU hosts seventh annual Black Family Weekend

    April 8, 2014

    The University of New Hampshire’s Black Student Union hosted its seventh annual Black Family Weekend on campus Friday, April 4, through Sunday, April 6. This is one of the many events that the student organization puts on, and over 100 family members and friends of BSU students registered for the weekend’s activities. Full story

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    Dine another day: Paul College presents latest dining experience

    April 8, 2014

    Students in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics’ hospitality management program got some of the best hands-on experience of their four years this past weekend. They put on three days of “License to Dine,” a Bond-themed weekend of banquets inside the Paul College’s Great Hall, culminating Sunday with the college’s first ever brunch. Full story

    Following the Red Road: Native American religion

    April 8, 2014

    Stacy Hokinson looks very much at home in her University of New Hampshire office, decked out with a Native American wall-hanging above her desk. Her beaded sinew-and-porcupine-quill earrings beautifully accent her dark, singly-braided hair. Hokinson is one of two advisors for the University of New Hampshire’s Native American Cultural Association, or NACA. Full story

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    Referees: The glue to intramural sports

    April 8, 2014

    The University of New Hampshire offers a large amount of intramural sports to its students. From basketball to water polo, students can choose from over 20 sports to play during the academic year.  While participants have the luxury of having a very organized intramural program, it would be nothing without the referees. Full story

    Speaker Esther Bauer returns to UNH

    April 4, 2014

    After a strong reception last year at the University of New Hampshire, Holocaust survivor Esther Bauer will return to the Memorial Union Building. Bauer’s next visit will be on Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Granite State Room, a necessary shift in venue after Bauer packed the Strafford Room last spring with 280 people. Full story

    Weitzell pleads ‘not guilty’ in arraignment

    April 4, 2014

    Scott Weitzell, the former director of operations for the UNH men’s basketball team, pleaded not guilty to charges of attempting to falsify evidence after waiving his Tuesday, April 1 arraignment in Brentwood Circuit Court. The arraignment was after Weitzell’s Feb. Full story

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    Owners reflect on complex business environment in Durham

    April 4, 2014

    Running a business is hard. Running a business in a college town like Durham is even harder: where business is seasonal,  incomes are limited and students typically look for an environment to unwind in after a long day of classes. It’s a combination that makes demand intense for businesses that look to set up shop in Durham. Full story

    Students warned of consequences for ‘mass gatherings’

    April 4, 2014

    On Thursday, members of the UNH community received an email from administration detailing the ramifications of mass gatherings on campus. The email, which was signed by Executive Director of Public Safety Paul Dean and Dean of Students Anne Lawing, opened with, “As the UNH and Durham communities turn the corner towards the last weekends of the semester, we want to remind everyone about the expectations for good behavior that contribute to a safe and pleasant living environment both on campus and in Durham. Full story

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    Crunching the numbers

    TNH breaks down mandatory student fees

    April 4, 2014

    Over the past few years mandatory student fees have gone up or flat-lined. The biggest concern, aside from how much students pay to attend the University of New Hampshire, is not only the digits next to the dollar sign; it’s how those digits are being spent. Full story

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    Carsey Study reveals concerning percentages of abuse in relationships of LGBT students

    April 4, 2014

    More than 40 percent of surveyed LGBT college students (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and other non-heterosexual identities) have been victims of abuse in current relationships.  This, from a recent study conducted through the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, is a similar rate of violence experienced in heterosexual relationships. Full story

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    UNHPD brews interest at ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event

    April 4, 2014

    On Thursday, officers from the UNH Police Department continued to do their part to create community and conversation on campus. This time, they swapped cruisers for coffee for their first ever Coffee with a Cop session.  Dozens gathered around the Dunkin’ Donuts outside of Holloway Commons to participate in the department’s first installment of the national program, which allows students to ask police officers anything and everything. Full story

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    Up-and-coming SNL star Colin Jost to perform at the MUB

    April 1, 2014

    The Memorial Union Building will be hosting featured Saturday Night Live cast member Colin Jost on April 18. Jost only recently became a featured player on SNL on March 1 of this year. However, he has been writing for the show since 2005 and has been the co-head writer since 2012. Full story

    UNH graduates competitive in earning Fulbright scholarships

    April 1, 2014

    The Fulbright scholarship program is one of the most prestigious awards for teaching and research in the country. In the last year, three University of New Hampshire students received Fulbright scholarships to teach English and conduct research in Asia and South America. Full story

    Get your running shoes: Comcast’s Watchathon Week allows subscribers to marathon TV shows

    April 1, 2014

    “Dracarys!”  “I’m not giving up the prison.” “Dammit Cyril, you said they were sexy!”  What do all of these phrases have in common? Absolutely nothing, except that all this week the shows from which they come are free to watch on Xfinity On Demand (the quotes were from “Game of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead” and “Archer”). Full story

    UNH students team with Young’s to raise money, awareness for Haiti

    April 1, 2014

    The smells of a traditional, Italian-style dinner will waft through Young’s Restaurant on April 25. The UNH Student Nutrition Association (SNA) will team with owner Ken Young and one of his chefs to prepare the menu while raising money for a meaningful cause. Full story

    UNH Law rises 26 spots in U.S. News & World Report, makes Top 100

    April 1, 2014

    In the annual law school rankings compiled by the U.S. News & World Report, the University of New Hampshire School of Law rose to No. 93 this year, which is 26 spots higher than last year. The law school has seen an unprecedented rise in its ranking, rising 49 spots over the past two years which places the law school among the top 100 in the nation for the first time in the school’s history. Full story

    UNH student takes on Boston Marathon for third time

    April 1, 2014

    The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. And for UNH sophomore Brooke McMullen, this year’s marathon will be the third time she looks to conquer the 26-mile event. A native of Hopkinton, Mass. Full story

    Devine resident was allegedly Randall’s Peeping Tom

    April 1, 2014

    After five weeks of investigation, one now former student has been arrested in connection to the series of Peeping Tom incidents that occurred during this time, including a dorm room break-in and reports of someone videotaping a woman in the shower. Eighteen-year-old Kewei Chen of Ningbo Cixi, China, was taken into custody on Friday, March 28 and charged with burglary, attempted burglary, two counts of violation of privacy and criminal trespass. Full story

    Police investigating Randall Hall peeper

    April 1, 2014

    This article was originally published on Feb. 28, 2014. Police are on the lookout for an unidentified suspect who is believed to have taken photos of a showering female resident in an Upper Quad dorm. The incident occurred the morning of Wednesday, Feb. Full story

    Student’s stolen car found in Conn.

    March 28, 2014

    After disappearing from E-lot near Williamson and Christensen Halls on Wednesday, March 26, one student’s green Suburau Outback was found miles away in Glastonbury, Conn., according to a UNH Alert sent out to students Thursday morning. A UNH Alert was sent out to students a little after 10 p. Full story

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    Local nutritional groups spread healthy campus options

    March 28, 2014

    The first UNH Nutritional Expo was held in the MUB Thursday, March 27. The event gathered together many local food vendors, producers and students and offered a few free food samples and awareness of the nutritional options on campus. The expo was organized by UNH students involved in SPIN, or Students Promoting Information about Nutrition, a Health Services peer education group. Full story

    Looking within

    UNH investigating internal reporting practices

    March 28, 2014

    It has been more than four weeks since the university fired former director of operations for UNH men’s basketball, Scott Weitzell, for allegations of misconduct. Since then, new information has been minimal. Weitzell allegedly took videos and photographs of male athletes in their locker room following a basketball game at the University of Vermont on Jan. Full story

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    Julie Cole, Vice President of Merchandising at Favorite Foods

    March 28, 2014

    Favorite Foods of Somersworth, N.H. is a leading regional food distributor. Largely serving local restaurants, Favorite Foods provides everything from groceries to paper and chemicals for their customers. Vice President of Merchandising Julie Cole, 41, believes that her company does a lot more than distribution. Full story

    UNH Bucket List: What do you want to do before you leave?

    March 28, 2014

    From this side of spring break, the end of the semester suddenly seems a whole lot closer. With summer and graduation looming ever nearer, students – especially seniors – are beginning to think about all of the things they want to do with their remaining time here at the University of New Hampshire. Full story

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    Tumblr blog documents Boston Marathon runners’ 2014 journey

    March 28, 2014

    UNH graduate Amanda Burgess is one of eight runners participating in a project put on by a special Tumblr page and National Public Radio (NPR) for the 2014 Boston Marathon. The runners’ blog posts are about their voyages and personal narratives and are included on the Tumblr blog, “Running Toward Boylston. Full story

    UNH Paul College honored by NH Business Review

    March 28, 2014

    Earlier this month, business people and educators alike met in Concord for the New Hampshire Business Review’s annual Best of Business awards ceremony, a celebration of the quality companies the state has to offer. The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics received two awards, honoring the college’s MBA program and the Paul J. Full story

    UNH experts weigh in on Ukraine, Russia and global community

    March 25, 2014

    President Barack Obama and six other global powers including Japan and Canada met in The Hague – the seat of the government in the Netherlands – on Monday to discuss a multilateral, international response to the ensuing crisis in the Ukraine, particularly Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula last week. Full story

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    Beatdown in Beantown

    Riverhawks blank UNH in Hockey East championship

    March 25, 2014

    In their first Hockey East Finals appearance in seven years, the UNH Wildcats took on the UMass-Lowell Riverhawks for the conference championship. UNH all but showed up for the game, however, getting dominated from start to finish in a 4-0 defeat before 12,051 spectators at TD Garden in Boston, Mass. Full story

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    Chilly changes: frozen yogurt chains evolve with business trends

    March 25, 2014

    With food and diet trends changing by the minute, it’s hard to believe that restaurants can stay afloat. One trend that has had its ups and downs, but that has always landed on top, is frozen yogurt.  Frozen yogurt, also commonly known as froyo, is the healthier alternative to ice cream. Full story

    Finding a balance: students veterans juggle military duties, school and jobs

    March 25, 2014

    It can be difficult to meet military reserve obligations while trying to pursue a degree. Many student veterans have to juggle reserve duties with their studies and extracurricular activities, as well as trying to balance their home and personal lives. Full story

    Big changes to the SAT

    March 25, 2014

    College Board recently announced that it will make significant changes to the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) starting in 2016. This test is something most students at the University of New Hampshire had to complete before becoming Wildcats, and it’s a test that most students don’t take lightly. Full story

    Rethinking waste

    Students put urine to eco-friendly use

    March 21, 2014

    Taylor Walter knew last spring that the time to choose a senior capstone project was rapidly coming to a close, but she wasn’t concerned. The environmental engineering student, then a junior, was confident that the right idea would present itself, and she would get it done well. Full story

    New pool plan on the table

    March 21, 2014

    Despite an already full agenda, an unplanned item took precedence at Monday’s Town Council meeting after staff members at UNH announced a new plan for the highly-debated outdoor pool. More than a dozen residents gathered in the Council Chambers in tense anticipation as to how the council members would react, based on the most recent proposal. Full story

    Oscar-winning alum to address graduating class

    March 21, 2014

    The University of New Hampshire class of 2014 has an exciting commencement ceremony to look forward to, as alumna and Academy Award winner Jennifer Lee will deliver the keynote address at the May 17 event.  The ’92 English graduate wrote and co-directed the popular animated film “Frozen,” which received critical acclaim upon its Thanksgiving 2013 release. Full story

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