All posts by Eric Marrapodi
A Full Circle at QU
I walked into my friend's room the other day and she had a picture of the two of us at May Weekend from our freshman year.
- Posted May 9, 2003
Do’s and don’t of a good graduation speech
Not too long ago the Quinnipiac University Daily announced Felicity Melillo would be the commencement speaker, that is to say she will be speaking at commencement.
- Posted April 24, 2003
Writer examines grad school process
On Sunday, a friend and I took up Brad Corrigan's invitation to come to Harvard for the Veritas Forum. Corrigan is one of the members of the band Dispatch and currently he is out on a solo tour....
- Posted April 10, 2003
Faith on campus
Before you read any further, you should know I am a one of the founding members of the Interfaith Council at Quinnipiac University. I try not mix faith and politics, but this article merits such strange...
- Posted April 3, 2003
Real service in residence halls, not SGA
Elections are fun, aren't they? Everyone gets all riled up and makes big empty promises and in the end it comes down to who has the catchiest campaign slogan or the prettiest smile (advantage Melissa Dudra). Yes,...
- Posted March 6, 2003
Rhode Island tragedy hits home for writer
WhenThey were a 1980's heavy metal hair band, "Once bitten, Twice Shy" was Great White's only hit. They won a Grammy in 1990, but faded rapidly into obscurity. To make up for what they lacked,...
- Posted February 27, 2003
Affirmative Action: still fair and necessary
The Supreme Court recently heard a case involving the University of Michigan's admissions policies. In order to be considered for admission, a student needs to have 100 out of a possible 150 points. One hundred points does not guarantee...
- Posted February 13, 2003
Roe v. Wade: Abortion debate remains
My sister Jessica was the perfect candidate for an abortion. She had won top honors every year for grade point average in her major, physical therapy. By all accounts, she was on her way to...
- Posted February 6, 2003
Trials and tribulations of group projects
As the semester comes to close, students fearfully look ahead to finals. Finals are cruel, unusual methods of determining absurd things like if you went to the lectures or did all the required reading. These two wholly unrealistic...
- Posted November 21, 2002