All posts by Jessica Ruderman

About Jessica Ruderman

Associate News Editor
  • The storm that struck the south

    What has been deemed the strongest storm to hit Florida in nearly a century by National Geographic, Hurricane Michael seemed to have snuck up on Florida residents, traveling into the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia leaving a disastrous...

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • Data disconnect

    You could say that my generation essentially grew up with the digital age. We started off with the original prototypes–the MP3 players, the GameBoys the ENV3’s of the world that seem prehistoric nowadays. Some of the freshmen...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • A ‘brief scare’ in Central Park

    Sixty-thousand audience members fled the Global Citizen Festival after hearing ‘phantom gunshots’ in Central Park Saturday, Sept. 29. What was originally identified as a fallen barricade that caused the chaos at the annual festival, the distressing sound...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • Getting back to work

    Hamden Mayor Curt Balzano Leng put out a press release Thursday, Sept. 20 announcing that tornado debris collection will resume Monday, Sept. 24 until Friday, Oct. 5 at Sleeping Giant State Park. This will be immediately followed...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • SGA releases 2018-19 election results

    The Student Government Association (SGA) announced the fall 2018 election results Tuesday, Sept. 18 in a press release email. The results are as followed: chief justice, Jack Onofrio; justices, Matthew Forcino, Zaya Oshana and Kyra Angileri; student...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac wants YOU to come out and vote

    To increase voter registration and turnouts of students in the 2018 Midterm Elections, the Civic Engagement Committee is hosting a series of events across campus to help educate students and assist them in registering to vote. “We’re...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Welcoming diversity

    The Multicultural Student Leadership Council (MSLC) was officially recognized as a student organization this summer. The Quinnipiac University of MSLC is a student organization that serves to foster collaboration between the Department of Cultural and Global Engagement,...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Bringing back the Bobcat

    My first weekend at Quinnipiac freshman year is something I hold near and dear to my heart. Those who peaked in high school dread leaving their posse of friends and everything they’ve ever known behind, while others...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac expands student health services while cutting back on hours

    Quinnipiac students should expect a change in on-campus provided health services come the fall following a cut in hours and an upgrade in staffing, according to an email from the Student Health Services on Tuesday, Aug. 21....

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Campus-wide ATMs switch from TD Bank to People’s United Bank

    Quinnipiac’s Office of Finance announced the transition in ATMs and banking services across the three campuses from the previous sponsor, TD Bank, to the new 10-year banking partnership, People’s United, on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The new partnership...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Sleeping Giant remains closed for start of semester

    The fall semester is underway, but a staple of Quinnipiac culture is missing. The 32 miles of the Sleeping Giant park and trails are indefinitely closed, as well as surrounding areas near local businesses. On Tuesday, May...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • New QCards show more face and less branding for easier identification

    New and returning Quinnipiac students can expect a change in QCards for the upcoming fall semester. Having recently undergone dramatic alterations in branding, the card that allows students, faculty and staff alike access to their respective buildings...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • Sleeping Giant State Park closed indefinitely after tornado damage

    On Tuesday, May 15, a tornado struck down in Hamden leaving significant damage to the area including Sleeping Giant State Park, which has been declared closed until further notice. Classified as an EF1 with maximum winds of...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Re-evaluating professor-student relationships

      A Quinnipiac University professor, Tcho Caulker, was seen being escorted across campus by two public safety officers on Tuesday, April 24, according to junior journalism major Nora Scally. It is not confirmed why Caulker was escorted...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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