All posts by Julia Perkins

About Julia Perkins

Managing Editor
Email: news@quchronicle.com
Twitter: @JuliaPerkinsHP
Year: 2016
Major: Print journalism
  • offcampushouses
    Public Safety, Hamden police patrol off-campus housing over break

    Public Safety will patrol university-owned off-campus student housing over winter break to ensure the houses are safe, according to administration. The officers check to make sure no one has broken into the houses, Chief of Public Safety...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • tumblrferguson
    Rave: Tumblr promotes social activism

    Some people believe blogging on Tumblr is a waste of time filled with endless cat GIFs and pictures of attractive British men like a procrastinator’s paradise. And while these things make Tumblr addictive, the website reminded us...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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  • studentspeakup420470
    Students speak up: Celebrity encounters

    After two students met Taylor Swift in a North Haven Starbucks last week, The Chronicle asked students about their celebrity encounters. Photos by Nicole Hanson

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • DannyRapBattle
    Students throw down the beat at Rap Battle

    More than 100 students gathered at the Complex Courtyard Thursday evening for the university’s first rap battle. Twelve students competed in a showdown of the best improvisational rap skills. The English honors society Sigma Tau Delta hosted...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • You’re more than the ‘likes’ on your social media posts

    You’re on Facebook and a notification pops up at the bottom of your screen. Your friend liked your status. You smile, a little burst of satisfaction rolls through you. Someone appreciated what you said, someone appreciates you....

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • News Headline
    2013 Clery Act statistics released

    The number of reported liquor-law violations, forcible sex offenses, drug-related arrests and hate crimes increased on campus in 2013, according to Clery Act crime statistics released last week. Burglaries and drug-related referrals decreased. The Jeanne Clery Act...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • UN speech brings feminism to the forefront

    “Harry Potter” actress and United Nations Women’s Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson took to the podium last month to officially launch the UN’s new feminism campaign HeforShe. Watson’s speech on feminism took over our news feeds, as people...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • News Headline
    University to host career fair Wednesday

    About 160 companies will crowd the Athletic Center on Wednesday, Oct. 8 for the university-wide career fair. The 31st annual career fair, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to students from all majors and...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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  • Breaking News
    Clery Act: 663 liquor violations, four sexual offenses reported in 2013

    The number of reported sex offenses, drug-related arrests, liquor violations and hate crimes increased on campus in 2013, according to 2014 Clery Act crime statistics released Wednesday. There were 663 reported liquor violations on campus in 2013,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • fall fest
    Fall fest returns for a second year

    Jana Kramer took the mic away from her mouth and stretched her hands out to both sides. The audience could be heard, singing along with Kramer to Garth Brooks’ “Friends in Low Places.” Kramer brought the mic...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • studentspeakup420470
    Students Speak Up

    NFL football player Ray Rice NFL Football Player Ray Rice was recently released from the Baltimore Ravens after video footage surfaced of him hitting his wife in an elevator. Students shared their opinions on Ray Rice and...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    IMLeagues, Rec*It create smartphone app

    The days of forgetting to show up to your intramural games may be over. A new app called Rec*It will help students keep track of their intramural sports schedule, Associate Director of Intramurals Michael Medina said. IMLeagues,...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Do You Qu student organization requirement staple

    Students have been able to use Do You QU—a website centered on campus organizations and involvement—for five years now. But Associate Director of Campus Life Erin Twomey said students historically have not used the site to its...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Students deserve stimulating classes

    It was nearly 8 a.m. and, yawning, I sat down in my usual desk, a few seats from the front of the room. I counted the number of other students around me. There were maybe 12 of...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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