All posts by Julia Perkins

About Julia Perkins

Twitter: @JuliaPerkinsHP
Year: 2016
Major: Print journalism
  • Senior send-off thing for website
    You can do anything

    Throughout my past four years on The Chronicle, I have occasionally thought about what I would say in my senior sendoff. As I try to form the words for the last piece I will ever write for...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Opinion Headline
    Television still needs more diversity

    Growing up, I pretty much only saw straight, white people on my television screen. ABC’s “Lost” (also known as the greatest television show of all time) was the only program that I watched that had diversity. Yet,...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Latest with Lahey

    The Chronicle sat down with President John Lahey for an interview on the future of the university and the issues it has faced this year. While the university has focused on growing its campus, programs and enrollment...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Males dominate next year’s SGA e-board

    All five members of the Student Government Association’s 2016-2017 executive board are male, even though the student body is majority female. If you think that’s strange, you’re not alone. Members of this year and next year’s e-board...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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    Joseph Mullaney leads for student body president in mid afternoon election results

    The Student Government Association posted the mid afternoon results at 3:30 p.m. for April 6’s election. Polls close at 8 p.m., and SGA will announce the final results after that. The results so far for the executive...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • From left to right: Vice President and Dean of Students Monique Drucker, Vice President for Facilities and Capital Planning Salvatore Filardi, Executive Vice President and Provost Mark Thompson, Student Body President Jonathan Atkin, and Student Body Vice President Carly Hviding speak in front of students at the State of the QUnion.
    Administrators touch on tuition, student behavior at Lahey-less State of the QUnion

    Tuition, student behavior, space on campus, diversity and the curriculum were the hot-button topics at Student Government Association’s annual State of the QUnion on Wednesday.   Executive Vice President and Provost Mark Thompson, Vice President for Facilities...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    Underrated TV Shows

    Now that midterms are officially in full swing, it’s time for a little TV procrastination. If you are already caught up on “Game of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead” and “Scandal,” you may not know what to watch...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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    George’s journey

    George Karagkiaouris sat in the cafe one evening eating dinner during the spring semester of his sophomore year. He checked his email and saw the notification he had been waiting and stressing over for the past couple...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Opinion Headline
    People don’t need to vote for Clinton to be feminists

    As the democratic race for the presidential nomination heats up between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, so too have tensions between their supporters. This has made deciding who I want to...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • The white supremacist organization, the  Ku Klux Klan was created during the Reconstruction era, but chapters still exist today.
    KKK Jokes are never funny

    A recent Internet meme featuring the Ku Klux Klan has misconstrued both history and current events in a way that promotes ignorance. The picture shows the women who danced during Beyonce’s Super Bowl halftime show performance with...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • News Headline
    Library survey becomes available

    The Arnold Bernhard and Netter libraries are asking students, faculty and staff to participate in a survey that will help improve the libraries. More than 1,200 libraries use the Association of Research Libraries 2016 LibQual+ survey to...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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    Police continue investigation into video that led to sophomore’s arrest

    Two students reporting a video they saw on Snapchat to a Resident Assistant led to last week’s arrest of sophomore Nicholas Pappas. Pappas, of Bayside, New York, was arrested on Jan. 29 for possession of four weapons...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Quinnipiac University President John Lahey presents North Haven First Selectman Michael Freda with a $400,000 check Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2016, at North Haven Town Hall. The annual voluntary contribution to the town is a show of support and partnership between the university and the town.
    QU gives $400,000 to North Haven

    President John Lahey and the university gave $400,000 to the town of North Haven at a ceremony on Monday, according to a press release. Lahey presented the voluntary payment to North Haven First Selectman Michael J. Freda...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • SGA Vice President for Student Experience headed Wednesday's event.
    Students express themselves at SGA’s ‘Breaking Down the Stigma’ event

    Freshman John Franklin has performed at events in his hometown in high school, but up until Wednesday night he never had a chance to play guitar by himself in front of a big group at Quinnipiac. Franklin...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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