All posts by Christine Burroni

  • Degree of Separation?

    “So, if you’re planning to get a Ph.D. in history, good luck finding a job.”

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Morbid ad campaign doing more scaring than raising awareness

    With Kim Kardashian posing dead for AIDS, a campaign backing a great cause is really a parent’s worst nightmare.

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Latest cholera outbreak shows poor trend in public knowledge

    It may be news to you, because it certainly was to me. Cholera is currently taking the lives of innocent people in Haiti.

    • Posted November 17, 2010
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  • Electives won’t bring you to career world

    If we thought that coming to college was a dose of the real world, just wait until you actually graduate. Your “A” in Art 101 won’t get you too far.

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • GIRLS: follow these guidelines

    Guidelines for girls to follow to prevent becoming the victim of sexual assault.

    • Posted October 11, 2010
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  • Since when can you major in ‘Jersey Shore’?

    As intelligent and ambitious as Quinnipiac students may seem, it’s funny because the majority of students here should be receiving majors in Facebook and a minor in the Jersey Shore, because unfortunately that’s what we really study.

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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  • Make fitness a habit, not an obsession

    This past week, while waiting for a fitness class that I regularly attend to start, I casually said to my friend how I’m “obsessed” with working out. As the music started her response was, “Well at least...

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • This work thing really cramped my summer style

    Leaving Quinnipiac last May, I came home with many expectations and plans for my first summer back from college. Little did I know, my time off wouldn’t go according to plan.

    • Posted September 15, 2010
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  • ‘My first year at Quinnipiac has been the best year of my life’

    How many things can change in one year? Well for starters, I have a new address, new friends, new living situation, new workout schedule, and I guess in general, a new life.

    • Posted April 28, 2010
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  • ‘Live and let live’

    Walking out of Alumni Hall last Monday, April 5, everyone who came out to listen to Marc Elliot’s “What Makes you Tick” presentation had gained a new perspective of the word “tolerance” - not acceptance, but tolerance.

    • Posted April 14, 2010
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  • What’s your definition of success?

    Starting at a very young age, the standard of success is preached to us by our parents, teachers and even the media: Graduate high school, go to college, get a stable job, get married, and have kids....

    • Posted April 7, 2010
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  • Do you know the price of beauty?

    Within the past two weeks yet another VH1 reality TV show has been born. However this show isn’t about dating, weight loss, or talent, it’s surprisingly about the concept of beauty on an international level. What is...

    • Posted March 31, 2010
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  • Tiger’s apology still leaves him in woods

    One woman's reaction to Tiger Wood's apology to his family, friends and fans.

    • Posted February 19, 2010
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  • Former skinhead is ‘living proof’

    I left Alumni Hall Monday night in awe of what I had just heard. Out of complete curiosity, I had attended the Student Programming Board’s event, “Confessions of a Recovering Skinhead,” and not knowing what a “skinhead”...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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