All posts by Kelly Ryan

  • Oil fire in Crescent forces residents to move temporarily

    On Saturday, Sept. 16 around 8:30 p.m., junior Matthew Martin was in his bedroom in the Crescent residence hall room 356 on the York Hill Campus when he heard his roommate yell, “Guys! We’ve got a fire!”...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • Justice can be achieved through a balance of freedom, welfare and virtue

    I’ll start by admitting that yes I am a journalism major, but I am ashamed at how unconnected I am from the political world. It has always sort of bothered me that as a 20-year-old, I have...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • Local eateries dish out deals for Hamden Restaurant Week

    Calling all food lovers! Hamden Restaurant Week is taking place from Monday, Sept. 11 to Saturday, Sept. 16. The week long event is put on by the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Bankwell. The...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Unsure about studying abroad?

    At some colleges, study abroad is a thriving program, Quinnipiac included. When I was exploring schools three years ago, taking that into consideration was important to me, and it was important to my parents too. But as...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Student helps raise money for Chartwells employee fighting cancer

    Quinnipiac students see her everyday while checking out at the caf, but some may not know the internal struggles that Chartwells employee Leyanda DaSilva is facing. In 2014, DaSilva was diagnosed with breast cancer. After many rounds...

    • Posted August 5, 2017
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  • Mark G. Contreras appointed as dean of the School of Communications

    Mark G. Contreras will become the new dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac effective Aug. 23, according to Executive Vice President and Provost Mark Thompson. Contreras will replace Lee Kamlet, who is retiring on June...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • The fidget frenzy

    Pocket-sized, handheld fidget toys are flying off the shelves. These items are aimed at those suffering from ADD, ADHD, anxiety and Autism, according to a Quinnipiac University press release sent on Monday afternoon. Fidget spinners are popular...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Featured Events- May 2

    SPB to hold Finals & Chill On Wednesday, May 3 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Student Programming Board (SPB) will hold Finals & Chill on the Quad. This event will give students an opportunity to...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Campus Briefs: April 25

    Relay for Life to hold Luminaria Ceremony Relay for Life will be holding a ceremony to honor cancer survivors, remember lost loved ones and celebrate life without cancer on Wednesday, April 26 at 9:30 p.m on the...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • ‘Survivor. Speaker. Storyteller’

    “We’re living in a society where essentially rape is okay.” Brittany Piper survived rape when she was only 20 years old. Her talk at Quinnipiac on Wednesday, April 12 was centered around rape culture, consent and supporting...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac freshman revamps the world of texting

    Evan Rigsby is a freshman at Quinnipiac and is also the CEO of his own company, Cobra Innovative Technologies LLC. Rigsby’s company creates sticker packs used through iMessage. “We’re trying to create a more high def emoji,”...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Sherman Ave building to be new QU theater

    Quinnipiac’s theater department will be getting a new space to work and perform at on Sherman Avenue. The building, located at 515 Sherman Ave., is a property that was purchased by the university in 1974, according to...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • The person behind the parking

    From Hilltop Lot to Hogan Lot, there is one woman who controls all things parking and transportation at Quinnipiac, and her name is Shanon Grasso. Grasso is parking and transportation coordinator by title. She handles all the...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Be your own good friend

    Since college, I have been told that I’m a really good friend. I’ve got the good listener part down and I’m a pro at dragging my friends to get pints of Ben and Jerry’s whenever they have...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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