All posts by Kelly Ryan

About Kelly Ryan

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Twitter: @KellyRyanJRN
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Year: 2019
Major: Journalism
  • Breaking barriers on the slopes

    Quinnipiac students and faculty are spending their winters teaching students with disabilities how to ski at Mt. Southington. Skiers Unlimited is a program that started over 30 years ago when a nurse at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Wasteful ways

    Students for Environmental Action (SEA) is making it a point to show everyone at Quinnipiac just how much food they are throwing away everyday. Weigh the Waste is a new initiative the club is putting on weekly....

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Appropriation versus admiration

    I was listening to the radio the other day, and Damon and Cory, the morning hosts of Country 92.5, were talking about the controversy that comes up every October about culturally appropriate Halloween costumes. They were specifically...

    • Posted October 30, 2018
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  • Painting Hamden Pink

    Across Town In honor of breast cancer awareness month this October, Hamden is literally painted pink. Hamden resident Nancy Juliano spearheaded the Paint Hamden Pink initiative last year after she volunteered to help the daughter of one...

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • Crazy rich and inclusive

    Based on the novel by Kevin Kwan, “Crazy Rich Asians” follows an economics professor at NYU, Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), who is dating Nick Young (Henry Golding). Unbeknownst to her, Nick is a part of Singapore’s wealthiest...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Combined commencements cause some controversy

    The class of 2019 will be walking across the stage at graduation with more than just the people they have sat next to in their major-specific classes. The Commencement Committee announced the schedule for the 2019 Undergraduate...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Start watching your mph in North Haven

    Public Safety is watching faculty, staff and student’s driving speed a bit more intensely as the school year begins. Over the summer, a speed radar system was set up at the North Haven campus to monitor how...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • New Haven issues a Public Health Alert after over 90 people overdose

    UPDATE: 8/16/18 3:05 p.m. Over 90 people have overdosed in New Haven on Wednesday, according to News 8. 76 people overdosed on Wednesday, and another additional 19 on Thursday. News 8 reports three arrests have been made,...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Presidential Search Committee narrows candidate pool to five

    The Presidential Search Committee and the advisory committee met this week to narrow down Round II candidates for the next President of Quinnipiac University, according to an email sent to the Quinnipiac community by the Chair of...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Sophomore class representative Zhuoqi Helen Dong removed from office

    By Kelly Ryan and Victoria Simpri Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) voted during the general board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 8 to remove sophomore Class Representative Zhuoqi Helen Dong from her position. In a vote of...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Lights out

    Approximately 1,600 students living in The Commons, The Hill and The Village residential buildings on main campus were evacuated from their dorms on Friday, Nov. 11 after three transformers blew around 7 p.m., according to Public Safety...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Presidential search update

    Bill Weldon, the Chair of Presidential Search Committee at Quinnipiac, sent an email on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 2, to update the Quinnipiac community on the status of the presidential search. Weldon said the search committee...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • OPINION: Swearing in publications should depend on context

    Sometimes while interviewing a subject for an article, the person I’m interviewing lets out a “Holy s***!” or a “What the h***!” Though at my age, I am not very caught off guard, I have to think...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac professor calls for action in the wake of mass shooting in Las Vegas

    Professor Cindy Kern is 3,000 miles away from her hometown right outside of Las Vegas, and though she can try to offer help from a far, Kern is focusing on pushing for conversation. Currently serving as the...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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