All posts by Jessica Simms

About Jessica Simms

  • A world that needs to be more accepting

    As a Jewish-American woman, I am fortunate to say that I have not personally faced many acts of anti-Semitism, the hostility or prejudice against Jews. However, as a Jew living in the United States, I am still...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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  • The color pink is the color of hope

    The color pink was spotted from all over the Lighthouse Point Park on Sunday, Oct. 20. People from all around Connecticut came together to walk, volunteer and celebrate Making Strides of Greater New Haven’s 13th annual breast...

    • Posted October 22, 2019
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  • LGBTQ history exhibits

    The Arnold Bernhard Library, also known as Arnie by many Quinnipiac students, has held a variety of different exhibits in years past, but nothing has compared to the new exhibit, Robert Young, public services librarian, has put...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • More than just a food truck

    Imagine that you can order that giant, delicious baked potato that you loved to get from the food trucks on the Quad any day of the week, delivered to your dorm. That sounds like it could be...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • A night to remember

    The night that celebrated this year’s hits of pop culture happened on Monday, Aug. 26, and was made up of breathtaking performances, unique speeches and beautiful outfits.  This year’s MTV Video Music Awards took place in Newark,...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • What’s new with Netflix Originals

    This summer was a very popular season for new additions of TV shows, documentaries and movies on Netflix. While new seasons of popular shows were added and classic movies were uploaded, Netflix Originals had a successful few...

    • Posted August 27, 2019
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  • A bittersweet goodbye

    Writing has always been a passion of Kevin R. Convey’s and it is evident right when you enter the door of his newly packed up office. Newspapers line the walls, representing each of the news organizations that...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Seniors, it is almost the day you’ve been waiting for

    Undergraduate Ceremonies Keynote Speakers Health Sciences and Nursing Ceremony The health sciences schools and nursing school will have Bryan Donahue be the keynote speaker for the ceremony on Saturday May 18. Donahue is a liver transplant recipient,...

    • Posted April 23, 2019
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  • ‘Would you kill my mother for me?’

    The infamous story of the relationship between Gypsy Rose Blanchard and her mother, Dee Dee, has gained attention yet again after Hulu’s new original series “The Act” streamed its way to popularity. Gypsy grew up in Dee...

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • Make way for the Greeks

    The most anticipated week of the school year for Greek life just finished up with Alpha Delta Pi and Delta Upsilon winning it all. Sororities and fraternities battled it out on March 31-April 6 in teams, with...

    • Posted April 9, 2019
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  • Junior Charlotte Garguilo ‘braves the shave’ for the third time

    Many female Quinnipiac students may not opt for a buzz-cut, but junior Charlotte Garguilo, has been choosing to shave her head for the past three years at the Student Programming Board’s (SPB) and the Quinnipiac Irish Club’s...

    • Posted April 2, 2019
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  • Miracles do come true

    Quinnipiac University’s annual ten-hour dance marathon, QTHON, again proved that miracles can happen when it surpassed its goal of $323,000 by raising a total of $332,567.12 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). This year’s QTHON took place...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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  • The 91st Oscars finally happened

    The 91st Academy Awards has dealt with a lot but finally made it to the ceremony that happened on Feb 24. With no host, eliminating four televised awards, introducing the new “Popular Film” category and cutting back...

    • Posted February 26, 2019
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  • The ups and downs of the 2019 Grammy Awards

    The big night celebrating professional music, known as the Recording Academy Grammy Awards, happened on Feb. 10 and caused an uproar of controversy regarding nominees and a lack of popular performers. Amongst the controversy, the 61st Grammy...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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