All posts by Hannah Feakes

About Hannah Feakes

News Editor
Journalism Major
Twitter: @h_feakes47
Class of 2019
  • The next forgotten genocide?

    The Holocaust was a war on Jewish people that started in 1933 and ended in 1945. The horror of the rise of the Nazis and the concentration camps occurred in Germany, Poland, Romania and Austria among a...

    • Posted April 24, 2018
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  • Hamden police officers, Quinnipiac Public Safety to carry Narcan

    The opioid epidemic is still gripping the country. There were 42,249 opioid related deaths in 2016, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Connecticut alone had over 1,000 opioid overdoses in 2017. The Chief of...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Joining the revolution

    High school students can now participate in the National School Walkout, a national protest for gun control measures, without jeopardizing their admission to many colleges and universities, including Quinnipiac. The university has reassured applicants that if they...

    • Posted March 6, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac students arrested for drug possession

    Hamden police responded to Quinnipiac university on the report of a drug investigation on Feb 18. Patrick Ownbey, 18, Shawn Wheeler, 18, were arrested for the possession and sale of marijuana. Samuel Giess, 19, and Matthew Moore, 19,...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • Day Zero

    Imagine turning on the faucet to brush your teeth in the morning and no water comes out. Even when winds blow so hard that the power shuts off, the Quinnipiac campus has generators that ensure students have...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • Oprah in office? No thanks.

    Oprah Winfrey, billionaire, TV personality and talk show host, never fails to wow the audience with her words, but would she be successful as President of The United States? I don’t think so. Her politically charged Golden...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • Will there be justice for Dong?

    Zhuoqi (Helen) Dong, a former sophomore class representative in the Quinnipiac Student Government Association (SGA) was removed from office Wednesday, Nov. 8 after taking a Taiwanese flag down at the International Business Society’s annual dinner on Monday...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Executive Vice President and Provost Mark Thompson commits up to $50,000 for student organizations’ conferences and competitions

    Monique Drucker, vice president and dean of students, said that a three-year analysis of The Student Government Association’s (SGA’s) budget was completed by the Finance Office. Based on this analysis, it was evident that the total monies...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • The case for campus climate

    Quinnipiac University conducted a series of focus groups last spring semester and used that data to put together a collective campus climate report describing themes in faculty and course diversity. The campus climate report assesses various ways...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Bringing QU to outer space

    Each member of the audience had an alien tattooed on the back of their right hand and an appreciation for live music on Saturday night, Sept. 23. The multi-colored light bulbs hung low from the ceiling at...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
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  • I dare you to delete

    Everywhere I go, people have their faces shoved in their phones. As I sit here typing this, my roommate has been on her phone for almost an hour now, scrolling through Snapchat stories. Every semester, I get...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • DACA: The Quinnipiac perspective

    The Trump administration announced on Sept. 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would end, but that Congress would be given a six-month period to possibly reinstate the policy. DACA began June of 2012, President...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Hurricane Harvey hits home

    As Hurricane Harvey crossed over the coastline of Texas on Friday, Aug. 25, Quinnipiac students were settling into their dorms, chatting with new roommates and looking forward to the academic year ahead. For most of the student...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Foam Dome anticipates 500 students at this year’s event

    Residence Hall Council (RHC) and QU After Dark (QUAD) are proud to present another annual Foam Dome event. The event will be held this Friday, April 21 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Foam Dome will take place...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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