All posts by Matt Ciepielowski

About Matt Ciepielowski

  • Who’s your president? Cloutier, McDermott vie for presidential seat

    Junior Andrew McDermott and sophomore Benjamin Cloutier are in agreement about what challenges Quinnipiac will face in the upcoming years, but the candidates for student government president have different ideas about how to best serve the student...

    • Posted April 5, 2011
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  • SGA looks to revamp annual ‘State of the QUnion’

    Several SGA members are trying to reinvent the SOTQ by giving students a chance to directly question SGA and the administration.

    • Posted March 2, 2011
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  • Student seeks equal penalties for weed, alcohol

    After seeing one friend after another kicked off campus for marijuana possession, sophomore Ben Goodheart decided the conduct system at Quinnipiac was broken and needed fixing.

    • Posted February 23, 2011
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  • Student center completion one year away

    Once construction is done on the Carl Hansen Student Center, approximately one year from now, the largest meeting room on campus will be on the newly added second floor of Alumni Hall.

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Student organizations will lose Mt. Carmel offices

    Starting this spring break, Quinnipiac’s student organizations will have to move from their offices and lockers in the Carl Hansen Student Center, and some won’t have another place to go.

    • Posted January 26, 2011
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  • There’s no such thing as civil discourse

    What happened to the days of gentlemanly politics, when men like America’s founding fathers treated each other with respect?

    • Posted January 26, 2011
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  • Let’s face it: your vote didn’t count

    Let’s be honest, your vote this Nov. 2 didn’t matter, and I don’t mean just because it was one of many.

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • Obama’s campaign manager slams McMahon

    Barack Obama’s campaign manager for the 2008 presidential election came to campus last Wednesday to drum up support for Richard Blumenthal, the Democratic nominee for this year’s U.S. Senate race in Connecticut.

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Attorney general debate heats up

    Democrat George Jepson went so far as to discuss Brad Pitt’s body in Monday’s attorney general debate with Republican Martha Dean, while Dean shot back with criticism of Jepson’s tenure as Connecticut Senate Majority Leader. In the...

    • Posted October 12, 2010
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  • [VIDEO] Senior arrested after filming another student’s arrest

    While there are no laws on the books in Connecticut that make filming a police officer illegal, Quinnipiac senior Kenneth Hartford found out on Saturday night that it isn’t quite so simple. According to multiple witnesses, within...

    • Posted September 28, 2010
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  • Crescent security car left empty

    For large portions of Sunday and Monday, a security car that sits in front of the Crescent was empty. According to York Hill students, the only noticeable security presence were officers making frequent trips to the parking...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • SIFE raises $7.5k for Cameroon village

    The secret's in the beans. By simply selling coffee, some Quinnipiac students have raised $7,500 this year for a poor village in Africa. Café Cameroon President Jonathan Branch said that the village, Bawa, Cameroon, is six miles from...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • Socks for soldiers

    Both Quinnipiac University Republicans and Quinnipiac Young Americans for Liberty Vice President Chris Kito have recently worked with Soldier Socks, a nonprofit organization. Soldier Socks, run by founder and chairman Chris Meek, who is also a vice president...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • The great marijuana debate

    Steven Hager and Bob Stutman don't appear to have much in common. Hager is the former Editor-in-Chief of High Times, a marijuana lifestyle magazine. Stutman is a retired Drug Enforcement Agency special agent who was called "the...

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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