All posts by Kristen Altmeyer

About Kristen Altmeyer

  • Drinks are on me

    The Merriam Webster definition for an open bar is “a bar (as at a wedding reception) at which drinks are served for free.” At Quinnipiac, the term ‘open bar’ takes on another meaning for students. More often...

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • ‘Thank U,’ Pete

    Pete Davidson made the journey to Fairfield, Connecticut for his comedy show at Sacred Heart University on Feb. 24. The Staten Island native was upfront with the audience from the get-go, saying he had no clue where...

    • Posted February 26, 2019
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  • Running into trouble

    Fans were shocked earlier this month when news broke of 21 Savage’s arrest by ICE broke. The 26-year-old rapper claimed he was from Atlanta, Georgia, where many other successful rappers are bred. However, it was revealed on ...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • A closer look at marital laws in India

    The term child-bride is rarely used in America, however it is a different case in India. According to Global Citizen, an organization striving to end poverty by 2030, India is ranked 10th in the world for child...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • Students making miracles happen

    QTHON is one of the biggest events of the year on campus. The 10-hour dance marathon is an all-hands-on-deck event. QTHON is a nationwide effort for the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. This year, there are about 50...

    • Posted December 4, 2018
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  • Treasures may be hidden in your dorm

    The Quinnipiac residence halls have their own character and charm to them. Quads, doubles and sometimes triples to suite style: the buildings each offer something different. Roommates going through the ups and downs of college life together,...

    • Posted October 30, 2018
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  • Coming home

    Alumni Weekend at Quinnipiac offers something catered to everyone’s interests. From open sports practices, to a tailgate for the hockey game and BBQs–there are plenty of events for the alumni to choose to fit into their schedule....

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • Dunkin’…Nothing?

    Dunkin’ Donuts announced officially on Sept. 26 that the company will be changing its beloved name to just ‘Dunkin’’ this January.  “After 68 years of America running on Dunkin’, we’re moving to a first-name basis. Excited to...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac makes strides for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

    In honor of September being pediatric cancer awareness month, several Quinnipiac organizations are helping to support the cause including Quinnipiac’s chapter of Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta). Each year in the U.S., an estimated amount of 15,780...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Cats and coffee

    Mew Haven Cat Cafe is the ‘purr-fect’ place to get some work done alongside some new furry friends. This cat cafe is a coffee house with adoptable cats. Located at 904 Whalley Ave. in New Haven, the...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • Savor the sweetness

    Fall is a season of many changes. Foliage, sweaters and of course — pumpkin-spice everything. Why not take advantage of this joyous time and make everything pumpkin flavored? These delicious desserts are the  perfect end to the...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Music matters

    For anyone that walked by the Mount Carmel Auditorium on Tuesday evening, Oct. 10, they might have thought there was a party inside. A DJ stand was set up in the front, blasting hip-hop music. The event...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • Checking in

    In 2011, Jordan Porco committed suicide during his freshman year at Saint Michael’s College. His parents created the Jordan Porco Foundation after his death and thus Fresh Check Day was founded, according to the Hartford Courant. On...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • Two is better than one

    Apple continues to outdo itself with each and every release of its products. This time in particular, it released two groundbreaking technological advances. Instead of one iPhone, Apple dropped two, along with the Series 3 of the...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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