All posts by Katherine Rojas

  • Sophomore wins trip to Ireland

    The luck of the Irish rubbed off on sophomore Michelle Ayrapetyan, winner of the two-person, all expenses paid round trip to Ireland, sponsored by Tourism Ireland. “Before I was just joking around that I had the ticket...

    • Posted October 3, 2012
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  • Irish frenzy, where’s QU diversity?

    This may go against everything Quinnipiac stands for, but lately the university has been highlighting Irish culture rather than all cultures. Every student and member of the Quinnipiac community is drilled with the idea of diversity. My...

    • Posted September 26, 2012
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  • SGA welcomes new members

    The Student Government Association welcomed Class of 2016 President Johnny Atkin and Vice President Ryan Miller. As well as Class of 2013 Representatives Amanda Hegler, Doug Caggiano and DJ Mahoney. After a week of campaigning, the Class...

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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  • SPB, Res Life celebrate Diversity Week

    Diversity Week is a time to notice and reflect on what makes people in society different. The Culture and Diversity committee of the Student Programming Board gave light to the diverse ethnicities Quinnipiac embraces. For Diversity Week,...

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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  • BREAKING: 2 employees hospitalized after chemical spill on North Haven campus

    A chemical spill in Building 4 on the North Haven Campus led to a building evacuation and two employees hospitalized for observation, according to John Morgan, associate vice president for public relations. Around 2 p.m. today, the...

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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  • Public Safety increases security after New Haven incident

    A group of people attacked a Quinnipiac student in New Haven last weekend, according to Chief of Public Safety David Barger. Following the incident, the Department of Public Safety sent out a university-wide email advising students to...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Day trip to D.C.

    Students have the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital on Saturday, Oct. 6, hosted by the Office of Multicultural and Global Education. The day trip to Washington, D.C. will include a tour of the Smithsonian museums and...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Irish museum opens this fall

    The world’s largest collection of visual art and artifacts based on the Irish Famine found its new home on 3011 Whitney Ave. Quinnipiac University President John L. Lahey announced on Monday, Sept. 10,  that Ireland’s Great Hunger...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Student and professor publish book through joint effort

    The relationship between professor and student transformed to a relationship between colleagues when junior Gregory Rava and Professor of Arabic Hazza Abo Rabia published a book together this year. Readers can enjoy learning about Palestine with photos...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Au Bon arrives

    The Mount Carmel Dining Hall freshened up with a new cafe bakery, Au Bon Pain, on Tuesday morning. Students lined up as soon as they saw the bakery’s gates open at 8 a.m. Au Bon Pain offers...

    • Posted September 12, 2012
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  • QU remembers family, friends and loved ones

    Students greeted each other with smiles and hugs, preparing their seats on the Quad for the Sept. 11 memorial. More than 200 attendees quietly listened as each speaker said a prayer, and encouraged the act of forgiveness....

    • Posted September 11, 2012
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  • To be continued

    Although the university has more changes planned for the Mount Carmel campus, Vice President of Facilities & Capital Planning Salvatore Filardi says it won’t be for another two to five years. “There’s nothing planned this right very...

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Sophomore arrested after alleged assault, breach of peace

    Quinnipiac sophomore Alexander Orr, 19, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly assaulting another student during an altercation, according to a Hamden Police press release. Orr, of Lincoln, Mass. was charged with third-degree assault and breach of...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • Removing the blue tarp

    The class of 2016 was greeted with new paths and a clear quad, while the rest of the student body was thankful to see its campus back. Many students found it relieving to see green instead of...

    • Posted August 29, 2012
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