All posts by Caroline Tufts

About 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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