All posts by Jonathan Carlson

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  • Woodruff is no stranger to politics

    On Sept. 11, Judy Woodruff was proud to be a journalist. "It was one of the finest moments in American television," said the veteran newswoman, who spoke on campus last Tuesday. "It was also a day of...

    • Posted April 25, 2002
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  • Immigrants face dangerous journey crossing into the U.S.

    PHEONIX- Nearly 120 miles southwest of this city, alongside the Arizona-Mexico border, lays the small dusty town of Yuma. Alfredo Casillas patrols this area as a local field supervisor with the U.S. Border Patrol.

    • Posted April 18, 2002
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  • Figure skater Sarah Hughes talks about her Olympic glory and SAT’s

    The new year brought a glimmer of hope and pride however, this time in the form of a petite 16-year-old girl. A New Yorker, Sarah Hughes stunned the sports world with her upset victory in winning an Olympic...

    • Posted March 21, 2002
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  • Legalization of marijuana remains a controversal topic at many colleges

    The Heads have long battled the Feds in the spirited debate over the legalization of marijuana. The dispute is alive and well on college campuses nationwide, and Quinnipiac University is not immune. This past fall, students packed an...

    • Posted March 21, 2002
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  • Tanning beds double risk for skin cancer

    Tanning beds can double the risk of some common types of skin cancer, especially in young people, according to newly released study. In a report, out in last week's Journal of the National Cancer Institute, scientists found...

    • Posted February 21, 2002
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  • Special Report: Preventing Suicide

    A survey is passed out every two years to nearly 300 colleges and universities nationwide, providing information as to the frequency of suicidal behavior on campuses. In 1995, the National College Health Risk Behavior Survey, as it is...

    • Posted February 7, 2002
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  • Security tightened at Conn. Plum Island

    Since Sept. 11, U.S. government officials have been stepping up security at various federal facilities across the nation, such as nuclear power plants. The tri-state area is of particular concern, with the presence of nuclear plants like...

    • Posted December 6, 2001
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  • Talking with Hillary Clinton as she celebrates her year anniversary as NY junior senator

    "I didn't wake up one day and say 'gee I think I'll run for the senator from New York'"- Hillary Clinton

    • Posted November 8, 2001
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  • Kroll runs for district seat in Town Council

    It is down to the wire for Quinnipiac junior Jon Kroll, in his grassroots quest to win the 9th legislative district seat on Hamden’s town council. Last spring, Kroll declared himself an unaffiliated candidate in this year’s...

    • Posted November 1, 2001
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  • Janet Reno: Life after the Clinton Administration

    t’s been a few months since Janet Reno left her post as the most powerful law enforcement official in America. As the United States Attorney General under the Clinton administration, Reno left the top spot at the...

    • Posted April 26, 2001
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  • SGA President Aaron Blank cleared

    Life goes on for the Student Government Association and its president, Aaron Blank, after members of the SGA voted to clear Blank of the impeachment charges brought against him. A 25-member majority voted to clear Blank of...

    • Posted March 22, 2001
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  • Pulitzer Prize winning historian visits Quinnipiac

    Doris Kearns Goodwin remembers the day President Lyndon Johnson asked her to dance. It was at the celebration the night after she was selected to serve as a White House fellow. The young Goodwin was one of...

    • Posted March 22, 2001
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  • Frankel speaks at anniversary

    Max Frankel said he was “honored to be smashing the second bottle of Champaign” on the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University. A top reporter and editor at The New York Times for more nearly 50 years,...

    • Posted March 8, 2001
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  • Former CBS correspondent kicks off ‘Quinnipiac Forum’

    “My career was accidental, part luck,” said former CBS News Correspondent Bert Quint. In an interview with School of Communications professor and former CBS newsman, Bill McLaughlin, the legendary foreign reporter spoke about his career in television...

    • Posted February 22, 2001
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