All posts by Kristen Riello

About Kristen Riello

Creative Director
Interactive Digital Design Major
Class of 2017
Kristen was formerly the Design Editor.
Twitter: @KristenRiello
  • Senior sendoff- One of two things

    When you’re a senior, you do one of two things: move on or hang on. We all know what the right thing to do is. But is it so easy to move on and pretend like you’ve...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Comic books, Cole Sprouse and cliffhangers

    There’s a point in every pilot episode when hopeful viewers either get hooked or shut the television off. The verdict on “Riverdale, The CW’s new show? After just six episodes into the first season, the show was...

    • Posted April 11, 2017
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  • RAVE: The Barnacle bring the laughs

    This week, The Barnacle, Quinnipiac’s satirical newspaper, released its latest issue and as usual, it did not disappoint.  Just a few of this issue’s headlines include “Student looking for parking finds himself,” “Clown clan makes murder fun...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Is change always for the better?

    Every new year at Quinnipiac comes with new changes across campus, throughout the residence halls, the majors and the professors, but where does that leave us as students? Freshman year, I went on something called the Visual...

    • Posted September 19, 2016
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  • Don’t be afraid to try something new

    Everyone you meet when you get to Quinnipiac is going to tell you the same thing: get involved.  And of course I’m going to tell you the same thing. Quinnipiac is a small school and it’s a...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
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  • Balancing act

    WQAQ is set to host its annual Spring Fest concert on Saturday, April 16 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. in Burt Kahn Court. This year’s lineup for the concert consists of four alternative...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Wreck: An open letter to seat stealers

    Dear Seat Stealer, I’m not sure if you’re aware of the date. Well, it is March, almost April, my not-so-friend. So when I walked into class and you were sitting in the seat I’ve unofficially claimed for...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Learn your students’ names

    One of the simplest ways to connect with another person is to learn his or her name. It’s an obvious sign of respect to learn and remember it. My whole life I’ve always been bothered if teachers...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Music for Meals rocks for a cause

    WQAQ hosted its annual Music For Meals concert on Friday, Nov. 13. Attendees could either donate two cans or pay $5, which is a pretty good deal considering eight cans for four people came to around $5....

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Both sides of the story

    I was born in Hamden, have lived my whole life here and chose to go to school here. But to attend this school that seems to be at a constant war with my hometown is beyond frustrating....

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Empowerment through ‘Shame’

    Petal’s debut full-length album “Shame” has been a long time coming for Scranton, Pennsylvania’s Kiley Lotz after the 2013 self-release of the EP “Scout.” The EP, which was made in her garage, caught the attention of Run...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Turnover morphs into their new sound with ‘Peripheral Vision’

    Turnover and pop punk used to be considered synonymous with one another, but the Virginia Beach quartet’s sophomore album “Peripheral Vision” is proving everyone and everything wrong. The transition from pop punk to another genre was once...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • Wreck: Students trashing the cafe

    During my freshman year, I saw a boy pick up a hard-boiled egg with his bare hands from the salad bar, walk around the entire cafe all while holding the egg and then put it back in...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • They’re Coming

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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