All posts by Kellie Mason

About Kellie Mason

Associate Arts and Life Editor
  • ‘Spring Awakening’ explores issues of sexuality on stage

    Quinnipiac’s Theater for Community takes the Buckman stage once again with a musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s “Spring Awakening.” Set in 19th century Germany, the play focuses on a sexually oppressive culture and its erotic fantasies. The...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Major bullying is a major problem

    I’ve gotten myself into a mid-semester slump which leads to going on social media more than actually studying. I always end up scrolling through Yik Yak when Instagram no longer becomes interesting. The feed features everything from...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Sexual assault on the rise

    In April 1986, Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room. Clery’s dorm had auto-locking doors, much like ones in the Quinnipiac residence halls, Karoline Keith, Quinnipiac’s Clery compliance officer and investigator said....

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • Recruitment through the eyes of a senior

    As a rising freshman I always thought I wanted to be in a sorority. You get the chance to meet great, like-minded women who will stand by your side for a lifetime. I never thought going into...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Get things done

    The fall semester has only just begun but before you know it, it will be time for midterms and finals. You likely have already been assigned homework or readings. Female college students spend 10 hours a day...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Slavery in New Haven

    In 1850, an average slave in the American South cost $40,000 in today’s dollar. Today, a slave in terms of human trafficking costs about $90. Human trafficking is the illegal movement of people, typically for the purposes...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Have your bagel and eat it too

    As a young professional, dating is fun but it can also be stressful. You can only go to so many bars and parties to meet new single people. Coffee Meets Bagel makes dating easier for you. Coffee...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Rave: The 80-mile trail

    It was a long, cold winter, so it feels so satisfying to be able to take your workout from indoors to the great outdoors. There is no better way to spend a nice spring day than outside...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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  • One for the history books

    Quinnipiac University’s Theatre for Community took the audience back in time with its production of Horton Foote’s “1918.” The show ran from April 16-19 and was directed by Dr. Crystal Brian, a theater professor at Quinnipiac. The...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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  • 2015 Music Festival Lineup

    With the weather warming up and the spring semester coming to an end, students are busy making summer plans. Music festivals all across the United States offer two to four days of exciting performances, delicious food, unique...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • A night of laughs

    A throng of mostly women occupied the athletic center lobby on Tuesday, March 24, in a line that extended past the entrance to the gym to Burt Kahn Court. The students chatted, eagerly anticipating Student Programming Board’s...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • This is Me: Breaking tradition

    It’s 6 a.m on a Wednesday on a cold February morning in Granby. Debora Timms, 47, checks her phone for emails and messages before she faces the day. Timms tells her two children living with her it’s...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Become a serious swiper

    Men, have you ever found yourself laying in bed on Sunday night staring at Monday’s homework and wondering if we’re going to have a snow day so you don’t have to do it? To further put off...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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  • Stay true to yourself

    Another year has come and gone in the blink of an eye. A new year promises a fresh start, a clean slate, a blank page. It can be easy to stick to new year resolutions while at...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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