All posts by Katie O'Brien

About Katie O'Brien

Senior Managing Editor
Twitter: @KatieOhBee
Year: 2014
Major: Print journalism
  • Senior Sendoff

    “Wanna take some pictures?” Charlotte Greene, the former photography editor, was sitting next to me and waiting for an answer. “Sure,” I said. That was my first encounter with anyone from The Quinnipiac Chronicle. To anyone else,...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • 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 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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  • ‘Sochi problems’ are not real problems

    The hype for the 2014 Winter Olympics was met with a mix of excitement and concern. Excitement, because after all, it’s the Olympics. A time for countries and cultures to meet and allow their most qualified athletes...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Mind, Body and Soul

    Breathe 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 now and am most definitely...

    • 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

    The 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. A good friend offers advice;...

    • 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?

    Laying 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 numb for over an...

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

    I’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 today...

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

    I’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 to...

    • Posted January 24, 2013
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  • Quinnipiac 30, Marist 0

    • Posted November 11, 2012
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