All posts by Anna Wagner
Wise words from an almost adult: Put a twist on Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day can get a little overwhelming. Drugstores and department stores are giant globs of pink and red, with their aisles filled with heart-shaped goodies and sappy cards. It’s as if the jewelry stores are invading your...
- Posted February 13, 2014
Breast cancer awareness is more than skin deep
There are few events that I deem traumatic enough to change me as a person. One of those moments was when I was 10 years old. My grandmother (whom I call Oma, due to my strong German...
- Posted October 23, 2013
Thank you, Maria Wu
Local news teams like to document the happenings in New Haven, closing in on the mini-dresses and inebriated delinquents. The shuttles that bring QU students to and from New Haven are deemed “the slut buses.” There was...
- Posted October 16, 2013
Make your Cafe food fancy
As the school year proceeds, the cafeteria menu becomes very uninspired. The same food gets cooked and served to us on a rarely-changing loop. Why not spice up the day-to-day cafe menu by adding a few healthy...
- Posted September 11, 2013
Wreck: Miley disturbs us all with her VMA performance
Whether it’s Lady GaGa dressing up in drag or Britney Spears making out with music icons, the VMA’s can get pretty darn weird. Sunday night, it got kookier with Miley Cyrus’s performance of “We Can’t Stop” and...
- Posted September 11, 2013
Wise words from an almost adult: How to disagree on social media
In lieu of some discussion-worthy events that ensued during the summer months such as the Trayvon Martin verdict or the Rolling Stone’s “The Bomber” cover, people have been posting their opinions all over social media platforms. In...
- Posted August 29, 2013
Rave: ‘Before I graduate I want to…’
SGA chalkboards on the quadIn a time where finals are giving students gray hair and migraines, professors are sending out study guides and roommates are getting on our last nerves, it’s time to think about the future,...
- Posted May 2, 2013
Artist Preview: WQAQ’s ‘FestapaTWOza’
WQAQ is hosting their second annual music festival on Friday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m., appropriately named “FestapaTWOoza.” But before taking advantage of the free food and tunes in Burt Kahn Court, here is a cheat sheet...
- Posted April 3, 2013
Internship red flags: how to spot a dud before you commit
‘Tis the season to scour indeed.com and pass on resumes to prospective employers. The summer internship hunt is in full swing and internship positions are going like hotcakes. But before going application crazy on Career Connections, there...
- Posted March 27, 2013
In God we (sort of) trust
The secularization of America's youthIt’s a Sunday morning and students sit in their common room, watching football or reruns of “Friends.” Some crowd the library cubbies, cramming for Monday’s mid-term exams, while others take time to pick...
- Posted March 6, 2013
WRECK: Spring Break Gone So Wrong
What do you get when you mix two Disney child stars, a couple of neon bikinis, and a cornrowed James Franco? No, this is not one of your awkward sexual nightmares; this is Harmony Korine’s new film...
- Posted February 20, 2013
Social media’s effect on rape culture
In August 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio, an inebriated girl laid on the floor, her body unresponsive and her mind unconscious. Two Steubenville High School football players removed her clothes, dragged her by her wrists and ankles, snapped...
- Posted January 30, 2013
WRECK: Send My Regards to Broadway
Broadway has produced many gems during the last two decades. “Les Miserables” is going on 25 years and been made into two movies, “Rent” is celebrating 16 years, and “Wicked” was performed for the first time nearly...
- Posted December 5, 2012
Who’s the Food Dude?
As the end of the semester inches closer, meal plans are running thin and students are stocking up on Ramen noodles and Easy Mac to survive the remaining weeks. College students tend to eat poorly because it’s...
- Posted December 4, 2012