All posts by Jeanette Cibelli

About Jeanette Cibelli

Copyeditor
Sociology Major, Media Studies and Psychology Minor
Class of 2017
  • Senior sendoff- The Chronicle taught me to speak up

    I used to be a pretty quiet person. I would open up to talk or laugh when I was with family or good friends, but I was more tentative when interacting with other people. I think the...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Reading helps a person grow

    Ever since I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was read. It started with Cam Jansen mysteries in second grade, then the Harry Potter series when I got a bit older and after...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Wild for Woads

    On the evening of Feb. 22, 2017, this Bobcat infiltrated an elusive experience previously reserved only for Bulldogs: Wednesday night at Toad’s Place, or more simply, “Woad’s.” As we all know, there is always a solid showing...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Wreck: Where is Java John?

    As we all know, there have been many changes to the cafe this year. Some changes are good: a dedicated smoothie station, healthy options at G8 and the ability to have quesadilla every day of the week....

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Watch your words

    When I scrolled through Twitter last Saturday morning, I was surprised to learn that it was World Suicide Prevention Day. I had not known that this day of awareness existed, and I was grateful for it. Although...

    • Posted September 19, 2016
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  • Rave: Are you having a ruff day?

    Nothing pairs better with warm weather than a cute dog on campus. It seems like these furry friends are everywhere these days. They’re romping around the Quad, passing us on our walks to class and making appearances...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • Wreck: Stop criticizing women’s rugby for speaking up

    President John Lahey sent an email on April 11 to the entire Quinnipiac community congratulating the men’s ice hockey team on a great season after its loss in the Frozen Four. That same day, criticism of this...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • A heated issue

    In light of the recent snowstorms in the middle of what should be spring, it’s becoming clearer that there has been a dramatic shift in the Earth’s climate. Here are some facts and figures about climate change...

    • Posted April 14, 2016
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  • Pining for the past: Dr. Seuss

    Remember when reading was fun? More specifically, when words rhymed and we went on adventures with Sam-I-Am, Thing One and Thing Two, and Little Cindy-Lou Who? Every year on March 2, elementary schools all around the country...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Wreck: Glitter Tears

    We all need to cry sometimes. Tears of sadness, tears of joy or maybe tears of that existential crisis of “What am I doing with my future?” that college students know all too well. It’s natural, and...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • For Nathan

    I met Nathan Orsini within my first few days at Quinnipiac. It was during the orientation for the Honors Program, which quickly became a great community for us and many of our friends. At first, all I...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Women’s studies isn’t just for women

    A few weeks ago during registration time, I was walking to class and happened to overhear something extremely upsetting. A male student, talking to a female friend, said, “I wanted to take women’s studies, but I didn’t...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Wreck: Shuttles waste gas and time

    Last Wednesday at exactly 1:52 p.m., there were well over 50 students at the shuttle stop in South Lot. Presumably, many of these students had just gotten out of their 1 p.m. classes and were headed up...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • I got tan and hated it

    I’m pale. Really pale. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve had someone approach me with their forearm extended, ready to compare it to mine, to remind me of this fact. Being pale used to...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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