All posts by Jim Ford

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  • Students’ secret guide to scheduling classes

    It's the time of year every college student worries about. No, not midterms or finals, but the time to choose your classes for the upcoming semester. "Choosing your schedule can be an extremely stressful process, especially in the...

    • Posted April 17, 2007
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  • A bad case of senioritis

    Everyone gets it and there is no cure in sight. It only gets worse as the graduation creeps up and there is nothing that can be done about it. No, we're not talking a deadly...

    • Posted April 10, 2007
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  • Making Your Money Last: Stretching that skimpy allowance every week

    It's the phone call college students dread making. In many students' eyes this call is crucial to further advance their college experiences and overall happiness. And all this tension is caused by just a few little words:...

    • Posted March 7, 2007
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  • Students get their daily dose of digital

    Imagine what life must have been like 20 years ago. No cell phones, mp3 players and no Internet. Life was simpler back then and your biggest concern dealt with 'how am I going to get...

    • Posted October 31, 2006
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  • New or used: finding the right car and getting a deal

    Maybe you just snagged an ever-elusive parking spot on campus, or perhaps you moved off campus and now need something to get you to school in the morning. Whether you are in the market for a...

    • Posted October 17, 2006
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  • A day in the life of…a Resident Assistant

    You see them all over campus. You know who they are but hopefully you haven't had too many run-ins with them. They're the Quinnipiac University RAs and they're running around campus doing more than busting freshmen with...

    • Posted September 19, 2006
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  • Intramurals add a little competition to QU

    Much like professions, intramural teams have pre-game rituals to get themselves ready for upcoming games. Rather than running drills, dodgeball team Tri-State Bandits and Jim has a myriad of pre-game activities. Captain Vincent Mercandetti,...

    • Posted April 5, 2006
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