All posts by Emily Wakeman
QU housing lottery upsets residents
It is that time of year again. Students separate into groups, register online and then for the next few days anxiously await the day in which their fate for the following year will be sealed. The answer...
- Posted April 8, 2004
A dream about reality
Over a decade ago, in 1992, MTV introduced a whole new genre of television with a simple few sentences. MTV.com described a new series and said, "This is the true story of seven strangers picked to live in...
- Posted February 19, 2004
Pre-marital sex sparks controversy
Sex. Turn on the television at prime time and it is everywhere. Reality shows like "The Bachelor", "Joe Millionaire", and "The Real World" reveal young, unmarried adults flaunting themselves and engaging in sexually suggestive behavior. Movies intended...
- Posted January 29, 2004
Have fun like a carefree child does
If we think back hard enough, we all can recall the days of playing Frisbee and kickball outside with our friends, getting together for a game of Go Fish or Chutes and Ladders, eating ice cream cones...
- Posted December 4, 2003
A unique twist to turkey day
Thanksgiving. The word brings to mind a number of images: Pilgrims and Indians sharing in a feast and celebrating the bountiful harvest, New York City's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with its festive floats and balloons, picturesque fall...
- Posted November 20, 2003
Costumes and candy
As children, we looked forward to Halloween for weeks beforehand. We picked out a Halloween costume, and were excited to wear it and go door to door, yelling "trick or treat!" and collecting candy. As college students,...
- Posted October 30, 2003
Sweats preferred over workout gear
Between classes, studying, activities, jobs and socializing, college students don't have time for much else. Often, college students don't find the time for exercise, contributing to unhealthy habits in the future, and "the freshman fifteen." However, many students...
- Posted October 23, 2003
How to avoid the flu
As we move into the colder months of the year, cold and flu season is quickly approaching. During this time of the year, we are all more susceptible to catching illnesses. College students are at a particularly...
- Posted October 9, 2003
Time for fun 101
Classes and studying take up a huge portion of the college student's average day. However, many students find that they have an overwhelming amount of free time, and there are many options for things they can do....
- Posted September 11, 2003
Start at the beginning
Students have moved in, bought their books, met roommates, started classes, and now are wondering what to do next. As a freshman, each day of college holds a new experience, and sometimes it is difficult to figure out...
- Posted September 4, 2003
After four years at Quinnipiac University, the class of 2003 will be graduating in May. Some will enter the working world, while others will continue their academic pursuits at graduate school. Some even choose to take time...
- Posted May 9, 2003
Students struck with spring fever
The sun is shining, music is playing, people are participating in games of Frisbee and lying out on towels, trying to get a tan. No, it's not the beach in Cancun, it's the quad in Connecticut. After an...
- Posted April 24, 2003
Easter shares common theme
Today, the thought of Easter brings to mind a number of images: the Easter bunny, eggs decorated with bright colors and Easter baskets filled with chocolate candy. For weeks before the holiday, stores stock aisles of jelly...
- Posted April 16, 2003
AXO holds annual formal
On Saturday, March 15, 2003 Quinnipiac's chapter of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority held a formal for its members. The formal was held at Amarante's Sea Cliff, a banquet facility located in New Haven, right on the water. According...
- Posted April 3, 2003