All posts by Jessica Ruderman

About Jessica Ruderman

Associate News Editor
  • What is Lahey doing now?

    John Lahey is as much of a school mascot as Boomer for many Bobcats. From his famous selfies to his occasional appearances during May Weekend festivities, for 31 years there wasn’t a Quinnipiac student who didn’t know...

    • Posted September 3, 2019
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  • Sleeping Giant State Park set to reopen in spring

    Almost a year after a tornado struck a staple of both the Hamden and Quinnipiac community, Sleeping Giant State Park is expected to wake from its slumber. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Bill Kohlhepp steps down from his position as Dean of the College of Health Sciences

    Dean of the College of Health Sciences Bill Kohlhepp will be stepping down from his position on June 30, according to a statement from Mark Thompson, executive vice president and provost. Kohlhepp, who has been serving as...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Petition for a panini press

    The year is 2019. In the last two years, Quinnipiac has aligned with other universities of its time in culinary advancements such as the sushi bar, Starbucks and a pasta line at York Hill. And yet, there...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • 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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  • Facts about Florence

    Hurricane Florence has swept the country’s attention, leaving damage to large portions of the east coast. The ongoing storm has caused at least nine deaths in North Carolina, Business Insider reported on Sept. 15.  Many Quinnipiac students...

    • Posted September 25, 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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