All posts by Afsha Kasam

  • Rave: iOS 10 gets a 10/10

    The iOS 10 is finally here. My roommate convinced me to get the update the day it came out and I am glad that I did. I am not completely obsessed with Apple. I know that sounds...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Trend Alert: Redefining standards of beauty

    There is no doubt that makeup is a huge part of today’s culture. The internet is filled with interesting makeup trends demanding our attention. For example, if you are looking for bigger eyes, you can now perm...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Here’s a curveball

    When first talking to London-born (sans English accent) freshman undecided liberal arts major, Andrew Workman, you would never guess his two wildly different passions. Workman is a pitcher on the Quinnipiac University men’s baseball team, but what...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • T.A.K.E. takes away doubt regarding female strength

    The tennis courts were filled with a sea of women this past Saturday, April 23. At 11 a.m., around 250-300 women came to participate in a T.A.K.E. (The Ali Kemp Educational) Foundation self-defense class. The class was...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • Confidence is Key

    Nothing seems to limit freshman Nicole Zaleski. She studies diagnostic imaging at Quinnipiac, is a part of QTHON’s Dancer Relations Committee and is a passionate member of the sorority Pi Beta Phi. In Zaleski’s spare time, she...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • Professor to research in Australia through Fulbright

      Hillary Haldane, associate professor of anthropology and director of the anthropology program, is taking her research to a different level through the Fulbright Program. Haldane will travel to Australia from February through May 2017 to do...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Wreck: Do not make housing more stressful

    For some strange reason, the Resident Assistant (RA) group process and interviews occur less than a week before housing deposits are due. Talk about bad timing. The emails, which tell people whether they got the RA position,...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Microaggressions have a macro impact

    Over the last few months as the topic of racial diversity has gained momentum on campus, it’s become almost impossible to avoid discussing the idea of a microaggression. A microaggression can be a verbal, nonverbal or environmental...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Rave: Zayn Malik’s new single gets steamy

    Zayn Malik is making it clear that he is leaving his One Direction past behind him. Malik released his first single since leaving the boy band on Jan. 29, according to Forbes. The song, “Pillowtalk,” describes the...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • First-year seminar: a fresh look

    Freshmen are now expected to begin a “personal quest” through First-year Seminar, commonly known as FYS. According to Quinnipiac’s University Curriculum, the purpose of adding FYS to the general education curriculum is to prepare students for the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • This Is Me: Musically inclined

    Alexander Danieli is not your typical senior. Outside of class, he is busy making his musical dreams a reality. Danieli’s interest in music sparked when he was about 4 years-old. His older sister, Gabriella Taranovich (now age...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Discover New Haven

    Many Quinnipiac students know a lot about New Haven’s nightlife. However, students can have many other experiences in the city other than – or in addition to – Toad’s Place. Atticus Bookstore & Cafe – 1082 Chapel Street...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • More than your average intern

    Brittany Hayles Major: Business Management Minor: Computer Information Systems (CIS) Class: Sophomore Internship: Rolls Royce Hayles didn’t expect to work for Rolls Royce this summer; she had wanted to intern in the fashion industry. Then she saw...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Breaking the silence

    The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Supporters club (GLASS) observed the Day of Silence last Friday and encouraged the Quinnipiac community to do the same. For this national event, people from all across America choose to not speak...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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