All posts by Katie O'Brien

About Katie O'Brien

Senior Managing Editor
Email: editor@quchronicle.com
Twitter: @KatieOhBee
Year: 2014
Major: Print journalism
  • Ancient seeds bring new food trend

    Chia seeds are not new, in fact, they’re ancient. The seeds stem back to ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures and believed to give supernatural powers to those who consumed them, according to foodandnutrition.org. The tiny seeds are...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Rave: Here’s Jimmy

    After 22 years, an Emmy award and endless A-list celebrity guests, Jay Leno has stepped down from his hosting duties at “The Tonight Show,” a staple of American late night television. Enter funny-guy Jimmy Fallon. Previously, Fallon...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Mind, Body and Soul

    Flow into a campus yoga classBreathe in, breathe out. As I walked into Studio B in the Fitness Center on the Mount Carmel Campus, I felt a little anxious. I’ve been doing yoga for about a month...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Q&A with Mayor Scott Jackson

    Mayor of Hamden, Scott Jackson, was elected for the third consecutive year on Nov. 5, taking 7,799 votes compared to republican opponent Bob Anthony who took 3,665 votes, according to the New Haven Register. The Chronicle met...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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  • Volunteering abroad

    Things to know before you goThe nature of human beings is to help. When someone is struggling, it seems to be an innate characteristic to reach out and do what we can to make the situation better....

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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  • Fall Farmer’s Market

    The days of summer are quickly dwindling as August comes to a close and September begins. Fall brings signature groceries like apples and pumpkins, but the chance to grab some fresh summer produce and products is almost...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • A new era for new media

    It’s true that the print industry has been steadily declining, but the online world offers a multitude of media forms that are growing at a rapid pace. As a student journalist about to break out into the...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • Where in the World is Katie O’Brien: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    The children at the Dieu Giac Orphanage in Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam ran up to us, grabbed our hands, and pulled us in every direction. They put the stickers we gave to them all over our...

    • Posted March 2, 2013
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  • Where in the World is Katie O’Brien?

    The Great Wall of ChinaLaying inside my sleeping bag under layers and layers of clothes inside a stone watchtower on the Great Wall of China, I thought I would never be warm again. My toes had been...

    • Posted February 11, 2013
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  • Where in the World is Katie O’Brien?

    Kamakura, JapanI’d consider myself a professional daydreamer. Whether I’m sitting in class, waiting in line at Starbucks, or just laying in bed, I can guarantee I’m unintentionally distracted for at least a little while, replaying scenes from...

    • Posted February 11, 2013
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  • A Hawaiian woman, part of the "kupuna," or elders, cleans tea leaves to be braided into necklaces.
    Where in the World is Katie O’Brien

    Hilo, HawaiiI’m the kind of person who likes getting lost. I seek out opportunities to venture off the beaten path and explore new places and speak with new people. I’m a strong believer that the only way...

    • Posted January 24, 2013
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  • Quinnipiac's Nancy Dunn runs toward the in-goal area during Sunday's game.
    Quinnipiac 30, Marist 0

    The Quinnipiac women's rugby team beat Marist in their game on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 12:30 p.m.

    • Posted November 11, 2012
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  • Quinnipiac's Katie Wood makes a tackle during Saturday's game.
    Quinnipiac 32, West Chester 12

    The Quinnipiac women's rugby team beat West Chester on Saturday, Oct. 20.

    • Posted October 21, 2012
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  • Ireland's Great Hunger Museum opened to the public Thursday, Oct 11.
    Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

    Ireland's Great Hunger Museum opened to the public Thursday, Oct. 11.

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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