All posts by Caroline Tufts
Turbokick(ed) my butt
“Jab, jab, jab, jab, now wheel and crunch.” This was the mantra for what felt like hours during Monday night’s Turbokick® class in Studio B at the Rec Center. In truth, it was mere minutes, interspersed among...
- Posted September 16, 2014
Add classes, drop the stress
The Bobcats are back, and busy as ever. The first day jitters may have passed, but the stress of the school year is very present, and especially for new members of our student body the idea of...
- Posted August 27, 2014
Schools should seek positive literature: How negativity in the syllabus carries over into students’ lives
Katie O In ninth grade English I was introduced to “Black Boy,” “Lord of the Flies,” “The Grapes of Wrath.” As a sophomore it was “Wuthering Heights,” “Into the Wild” and “Fahrenheit 451.” By the end of...
- Posted November 13, 2013
Crashing Hamden: Local pop-rock band returns to The Space
Members of Quinnipiac’s 2013 graduating class have gone off into the world, finding jobs in their various fields, and leaving QU to a new generation. While former Bobcats are now nurses, journalists, law-students and teachers, and one...
- Posted October 25, 2013
Time out for mental health
Midterms are here, and stress levels are beginning to soar at Quinnipiac and at college campuses nationwide. In a community of university students, who by definition are already prone to mental health issues, this surge in anxiety...
- Posted October 25, 2013
Dare to ditch your demon roommate
When I arrived at Quinnipiac my freshman year, I was blissfully optimistic about what the year could hold. There were endless opportunities for clubs I could join, classes I could take and people I could meet. Add...
- Posted October 4, 2013
Fall Fest brings country to QU
South Lot was filled with more cowboy hats and boots than it had ever seen before, and the crowd that formed almost blurred together from the prevalence of plaid shirts. Combined with the warm, sunny day and...
- Posted October 3, 2013
Rave: Policy change saves 11-year-old’s life
Two months ago it seemed as though Sarah Murnaghan may not live to see her twelfth birthday. Now, after a long-fought battle against the national policy regarding organ donation, Sarah’s parents have announced to CNN their victory....
- Posted September 11, 2013
Post-Rock band, Caspian, coming to The Space
In a world where pop music reigns supreme, and mainstream lyrics dominate the airwaves, it’s easy to overlook the music behind the voices and catchy choruses. Those common features are what make a song blow up on...
- Posted April 9, 2013
GLASS Hosts Fifth Annual Drag Show
New York City drag queen Sherry Vine lit up the stage on Saturday at GLASS' fifth annual drag show in Buckman Theater.
- Posted April 7, 2013
RAVE: Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s adorable Twitter exchange
The country couple, who were married in 2011, have recently been under the tabloids’ fire amidst allegations that Shelton was cheating on the “Over You” singer. While so many celebrities offer cleaned up stories from their publicists,...
- Posted March 27, 2013
This Is Me: A battle of body and mind
At four years old, Rachael Kuhn stood in the ballet studio poised to dance, but something held her back: as she looked around the room she couldn’t help but notice even the smallest differences between herself and...
- Posted March 6, 2013
FVI students ‘Defy Odds’ with documentary
When most Quinnipiac students went home for winter break, they relaxed and soaked up the uneventfulness that filled their day. But for six film, video, and interactive media (FVI) students, their time off was spent filming and...
- Posted February 20, 2013
Honors Program launches online meetup group
It can be difficult to keep track of events and opportunities available within the Quinnipiac community, both as students and faculty. This inspired The University Honors Program to make this task easier by creating a group on...
- Posted January 29, 2013