All posts by Jennie Torres

  • 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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  • ‘Celebration of life’ honors Jackie Gray

    Passion and love flourished in the Burt Kahn Court on Nov. 5 when the Quinnipiac cheerleading teams united to perform in a showcase to honor Quinnipiac student Jacqueline Gray. Gray died on July 4, 2016 as a...

    • Posted November 12, 2016
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  • Befriend your rival

    Have you ever gotten that sinking feeling in your stomach when you discover your classmate has never received a grade lower than a 90, while you constantly struggle to achieve a solid B? Have you ever noticed...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Remembering the life of Dean Kevin Basmadjian

    “Make it a great day.” This was an expression that the Dean of the School of Education Kevin Basmadjian would often say, living life to the fullest and encouraging others to do the same even despite the...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Dean of School of Education dies at 51

    Quinnipiac lost a fellow member of their community when the Dean of the School of Education Kevin Basmadjian died due to illness on Sunday, Oct. 23, according to a statement released by Associate Vice President for Public...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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  • Department of psychology switches to Bachelor of Science

    Students pursuing a psychology major at Quinnipiac would normally receive a Bachelor of Arts degree by the time they graduate. However, the department of psychology recently replaced the B.A. degree with a Bachelor of Science degree, which...

    • Posted October 20, 2016
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  • Teach-in discusses ‘Race in America’

    Students, faculty and staff crowded the Carl Hansen Student Center Piazza on Sept. 29 for a teach-in on ‘Race in America.’ The event was supported by the Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies in the College of Arts and...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Capitalize. This. U.

    A petition called, “Revise the New Quinnipiac University Logo” was created on Sep. 11 using the website in order to present the university with how many people are displeased with the new university logo and wish...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Socrates Cafe founder visits QU

    Curiosity is a quality within all of us that seems to wear out as we grow older. People seem to have become more vetted in their way of thinking and it’s a good time for society to...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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