All posts by Jennie Torres

  • Afro-Caribbean Night brings culture to campus

    The African and Caribbean Student Union (ACSU) celebrated its first year as an established organization at Quinnipiac by hosting Afro-Caribbean Night at the York Hill Rocky Top Den on Friday, April 21. At the end of the...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • Media rewards bad behavior

    At only 13 years old, a young teenager got her rise to fame by bringing laughter to other people on a television show. Since then, she’s been under the watchful eye of the media, and people are...

    • Posted April 23, 2017
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  • It’s always the ‘quiet ones’

    Anytime I say something remotely inappropriate like a curse word or a dirty joke around my friends, everything will fall right into place: the gasps, the wide eyes and, of course, the stunned silence. I cannot tell...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • A talk with SGA’s new student body president

    On April 5, the 2017-2018 elections for the Student Government Association (SGA) began, allowing the student body to vote for whichever candidate they deemed most qualified for the position they were running for. Two candidates, junior Ali...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Student Government Association plans policy changes

    The Student Government Association (SGA) is planning to reconstruct their policies during the Spring 2017 semester, according to senior journalism major and Student Body Vice President Alec Turner. “(The committee is) working on discrepancies in our policies,...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Assistant director of OFSL to resign on March 10

    Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Caitlin Abrahamson is resigning from her role on March 10. Abrahamson said she has loved working at the university, and she desires to take her skills that she learned in...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • Students visit National Museum of African American History and Culture

    On the weekend of Feb. 25, several students and faculty traveled to The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The museum is a part of the Smithsonian Institution and contains thousands of...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Accommodating everyday struggles

    Students may often complain about their struggles living on campus however, for senior Political Science major and Student Government Association President Joseph Mullaney, everyday can be a struggle. Mullaney is a student who is diagnosed with Friedreich’s...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Student wins Global Student Entrepreneur Award

    Sophomore entrepreneurship major Kostas Sousoulas earned the opportunity of a lifetime by qualifying for the national Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Finals, after winning the Connecticut statewide championship. Sousoulas entered the competition with the hopes of impressing...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • ‘Hidden Figures’ author as keynote speaker for Black History Month

    On Feb. 8, best-selling author Margot Lee Shetterly addressed a crowded audience in the Burt Kahn Court to talk about her book, “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians who...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Cheering for a cause

    Applause echoed through the Burt Kahn Court on Jan. 28, as cheerleading and dance teams from different schools performed in the 13th annual Cheer and Dance Challenge. The Quinnipiac Athletic Training Club and the Quinnipiac Acrobatics &...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Residential life announces housing changes

    Due to the increasing number of students at the university, there will be more options for student housing beginning in the 2017 spring semester. An email was addressed to the student body on Dec. 22, 2016 regarding...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Class presidents explain plans of action for 2017

    The fall semester of 2016 is coming to a close, and the class presidents of the university have plans in mind for the future during the spring semester of 2017. Senior class president and physical therapy major...

    • Posted December 8, 2016
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  • ‘Art of Protest’ presents LGBTQ civil rights history

    On Nov. 10, the Director of the Office of Community Service Vincent Contrucci presented a lecture titled, “The History of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/ Questioning Civil Rights Movements.” This event was a part...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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