All posts by Amanda Hoskins

About Amanda Hoskins

Contributing Writer
Former News Editor
Email: Twitter: @ahoskinss
Year: 2016
Major: Broadcast journalism
  • Lay down the tracks

    Many people who drive to campus will tell you that it is not unusual to see 14 young men running down Mount Carmel Avenue on a daily basis. Five-foot-11 Salvatore Siciliano is one of these men, but...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • Why everyone should be well-travelled

    As I count down the days until I study abroad in a country I love, speak the Spanish language and live and learn about a new culture, of course I have fears. I booked my flights, calculated...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • Ebola not likely to reach the university

    News editor Amanda Hoskins had an exclusive interview with Doctor Brewer. See the full story.

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Update: Student hit by car on Sherman Ave.

    A student was struck by a car at 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 5 near the entrance to the York Hill campus, according to a Hamden police report. Junior Peter Lanwes was crossing Sherman Avenue when he was...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Dealing with a degenerative disease

    It all happened at a basketball game. Joey Mullaney was sitting on the bench; he had been doing this for a couple of games and he was starting to get fed up. Mullaney watched his twin brother,...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • U.S. man attempts to join ISIS

    A 19-year-old man from Illinois was charged with allegedly trying to join ISIS on Monday. Mohammed Hamzah Khan was trying to board a flight from O’Hare International Airport to Vienna when he was arrested, according to NBC....

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Spanish nurse infected with Ebola

    A nurse in Spain was identified with the Ebola virus on Monday. The nurse had worked with a priest who died from Ebola, according to NBC. He came in contact with the virus while doing missionary work....

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Supreme Court refuses to address same-sex marriage

    The Supreme Court made the decision Monday to not address the legal cases for same-sex marriage in individual states, according to CNN. This means states will get to decide whether or not to allow same-sex marriage, according...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • The danger of overseas reporting

    I read a Facebook post the other day from an anchor I used to work with. It asked if you were a journalist and had to choose between two assignments: covering the war or covering disease outbreak...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Student hit by car on Sherman Ave.

    A student was struck by a car at 4:30 a.m. today near the entrance to the York Hill campus, according to a Hamden police report. Peter Lawnes was crossing Sherman Avenue when he was hit by a...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Beyond the Bobcat

    Multiple robberies in Hamden homes Early Monday morning, a family on West Helen Street woke up to find a purse with keys and a wallet missing. The man crawled through an unlocked window to enter the home,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Fall Fest returns for a second year

    At 1:30 p.m. Saturday the gates will open by the Commons Bridge and students will flood South Lot for the second Student Programming Board’s Fall Fest concert. After last year’s concert, SPB decided they wanted to do...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • York Hill convenience store celebrates opening

    The ribbon has been cut and the official grand opening of the York Hill convenience store took place Friday. The initiative is something the Student Government senior class cabinet was working with Chartwells to add all last...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Going Greek

    By Nicole Hanson and Amanda Hoskins As Greek life becomes a bigger part of the Quinnipiac community, large numbers of students are taking part in recruitment for the 14 chapters on campus. Though both the sororities and...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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