All posts by Julia Perkins

About Julia Perkins

Twitter: @JuliaPerkinsHP
Year: 2016
Major: Print journalism
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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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    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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    Letter from the editor: Welcoming a dialogue

    After The Chronicle published an opinion piece a few weeks ago titled “Stop demanding safe spaces,” the campus community erupted into a dialogue on diversity, free speech and whether safe spaces should exist. The Chronicle welcomes these...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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    Lahey made more than $1.2 million in 2013

    President John Lahey made about $2.5 million less in 2013 than he did in 2012 when he had to report the full amount on his retirement plan, according to the university’s tax records. But he still raked...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Arts&Life Headline
    Wreck: Turn your weapons to Lionsgate

    “Panem from ‘The Hunger Games’ series is such a wonderful place. I really wish I could visit District 12 to see what it was like before the government slaughtered all its residents,” said no one ever. The...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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    Sharing fiction

    John Green, young adult author and one-half of the Vlogbrothers YouTube duo, once said “books belong to their readers.” His comment was in response to an article that took remarks “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling made about...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Opinion Headline
    Trump is dangerous to our country

    When Donald Trump announced over the summer that he was running for president, I—like many people—laughed. I looked forward to the hilarity that would be his campaign. No one could possibly take this joke seriously, I thought....

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • News Headline
    Hamden mayor offers suggestions to improve town-gown relations

    Now that the university has called off its plans to build housing on York Hill, Hamden Mayor Curt Leng said he has other ideas to curb the conflicts between students who live off campus and their neighbors....

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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    Still empty

    The university scrapped its plan to build more housing on York Hill because Hamden was unable to approve its proposal fast enough, according to Quinnipiac officials. The news came as a surprise to Hamden Mayor Curt Leng,...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    The importance of ‘Potter': Series still impacts students today

    Senior English major Paige Alter was 8 when she read the “Harry Potter” series for the first time. Now every summer she opens up the books again and starts from the beginning. “It’s what made me love...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Opinion Headline
    In defense of the Argus

    Earlier this month, a member of The Wesleyan Argus, the student-run newspaper at the Connecticut university, wrote an opinion piece critiquing the Black Lives Matter movement. While the writer showed both sides of the issue, many of...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    Midday freshman SGA elections are in

    The Student Government Association posted the midday results for the freshman elections. Cameron Burbank leads in the presidential race with 148 votes, with Baily Hersh trailing behind with 123 votes. President Cameron Burbank-148 votes Baily Hersh-123 votes...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Arts&Life Headline
    ‘No Escape’ scares, but lacks logic

    Director John Erick Dowdle’s latest action film “No Escape” certainly brought the suspense, but when it comes to complexity and probability, the thriller fell short. Owen Wilson stars as Jack, an American father who moves his wife...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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