All posts by Jennie Torres

  • Blackboard’s bests and blunders

    Blackboard is a learning management system (LMS) from a private billion dollar corporation. It was brought to the university to efficiently manage classes as well as record grades, conduct tests, post assignments and organize classroom content, according...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Featured events (Oct. 11-17)

    Wednesday Oct. 11 QTHON Food Truck Fest QTHON will hold a food truck fest on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Quad. A portion of proceeds will be donated to QTHON. Copacabana...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • New dean on the block

    A passionate supporter for student life, Assistant Dean of Students Affairs Matthew Kurz spent his adulthood providing guidance to students. His work experience can be sufficient enough to be accepted by many universities within the country, but...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • Pet policy: the exceptions and the allowances

    Living on a college campus can be difficult for some students. No longer residing at home, students may feel homesick about many things: their bed, family meals – and perhaps most of all – their pets. However,...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
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  • You’re not happy and that’s okay

    College is an opportunity to bring about new beginnings, which sounds exciting if it didn’t come along with the high expectations: get stellar grades, make a bunch of friends and discover what you want to be before...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Tri Delta begins new chapter at Quinnipiac

    The values of truth, self-sacrifice and friendship are the foundation behind sorority Delta Delta Delta – also known as Tri Delta. The sorority will establish a chapter within Quinnipiac university during the Fall 2017 semester. Founded in...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • 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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