All posts by Andy Landolfi

  • Advice from Andy

    Over the past week I became aware of a new social media app: Yik Yak. For those of us millennials, imagine Yik Yak as Formspring 2.0—a Formspring without borders; anyone can post content about a specific individual...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • The Allegory of the Seminar Series

    We brush away classes we deem meaningless, not out of spitefulness, but out of necessity—when the crowd moves one direction all must follow or risk exposure. Exposure is danger; grounds for crucifixion in a highly social environment....

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Alone time without your phone

    Face-to-face becomes face-to-Facebook, eye contact becomes an IPhone contact, and personal connection becomes dependent on Internet connection. This is the digital age. Because a text message is easier than a letter, because an email is more efficient...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Students must put effort into classes

    The rumblings are vaguely audible, poorly constructed and terribly stated, but the complaints are thrown to the wind regardless of a speaker’s fallacious logic. The rhetoric is bitter, the comments are stinging, and the arguments are terribly...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • The value of a college education

    Lets face it; a college education is expensive—and it’s not getting any cheaper. This fact, combined with a recovering economy, leads some students to choose majors that will yield higher initial returns on college investments. Students neglect...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • The line between personal and university property

    For what it’s worth—although I am certainly not in a position to assign value—one can certainly argue that Quinnipiac, despite its arguable flaws, missteps and breakdowns, is generally quite fair in regards to the treatment of its...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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  • Stats don’t paint the whole picture

    In my two plus years that I have attended Quinnipiac—literally five percent of my life here on Earth—I have heard copious amounts of people lamenting, berating and insulting the “kind” of person that goes to school here....

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Rave: Man Uggs

    As the scathing heat of summer gently fades into the briskness of fall, you will begin to notice the abundance of naked toes slowly beginning to dwindle away. As the summer warmth dissipates, so will the number...

    • Posted October 9, 2013
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  • New Haven crime increasing

    The New Haven Police Department has seen a rise in crime within the city since late August, the precise time that students returned to Quinnipiac. This rise in crime has occurred primarily in the city’s entertainment district,...

    • Posted September 25, 2013
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  • North Haven campus to get fitness center

    The university is currently in the process of planning an 8,000 square-foot fitness center on the North Haven campus that should be ready for student use by the beginning of the next academic school year. The gym...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • Rec Center replaces 19-year-old equipment

    The Mount Carmel Recreation Center received $97,000 from university funds to replace the nearly 19-year-old equipment in the fitness center this past summer. The new equipment includes free-weight dumbbells, bench presses, lifting platforms with Quinnipiac’s logo, power...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac campus

    Snow Leopard Makes Bronx Zoo Debut A 17-pound snow leopard made its first public appearance at the Bronx Zoo this past week. The snow leopard was the first of its kind to be bred in captivity. The...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • “Living on One Dollar” documentary

    The documentary “Living on One Dollar” will be screened two times on Monday Sept. 16. The story follows a group of four who attempt to live eight weeks in Guatemala using only $1 a day. Screenings will...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • Intramural sports registration

    Registration for intramural sports are now officially open. In order to register, students must go to imleagues.com. Some sports being offered include flag football, soccer, and dodgeball.

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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