All posts by Emily Wakeman

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  • 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
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  • A dream about reality

    Over a decade ago, in 1992, MTV introduced a whole new genre of television with a simple few sentences. described a new series and said, "This is the true story of seven strangers picked to live in...

    • Posted February 19, 2004
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Senior Reflections

    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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