All posts by Melissa Scagliola

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  • Marketing tobacco to young teens on the rise

    With packs of cigarettes costing $5 and over, it should not be of surprise that the tobacco industry can afford to spend $258 million dollars each year on advertising. But wait. In New England alone...

    • Posted April 3, 2003
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  • Up in smoke: kick cigarette habit in the butt

    With the resources of Dr. Ronald Rozett, director of Health Administration, general smoking topics will be discussed in this section periodically for the remainder of the semester. General cigarette smoking, ways to quit and the marketing...

    • Posted March 27, 2003
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  • Facilities installs peepholes in dorm

    Peepholes were added to Mountainview doors over winter break for personal security. Facilities installed the peepholes on main suite doors and, in most cases, on each individual room door within the suite. Director of Facilities Joe Rubertone...

    • Posted February 6, 2003
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  • Bigger challenges for disabled students

    For disabled students in wheelchairs like Emily Pember, everyday tasks like entering the cafeteria, visiting people on the second floor of dorms or taking a lab science class are not always simple. While most students take...

    • Posted December 5, 2002
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  • Quit Smoking Committee looks to kick unhealthy habit

    Looking around campus, it appears a lot of cigarette smoking goes on. Whether seeing people smoke on their walk between buildings or standing at the doors to the Carl Hansen Student Center, it looks as though...

    • Posted November 28, 2002
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  • Mascot to be present at sporting events

    The Department of Athletics and Recreation held auditions on Nov. 3 for all students, faculty and staff interested in becoming the Bobcat mascot, a character that will be present at sporting events to show team spirit while...

    • Posted November 21, 2002
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  • In the spotlight: Sean Duffy looks to bring meaning to students

    Following the completion of his master's degree, Sean Duffy, assistant professor of political science, worked in Washington, D.C. It was during this time that he had a discussion with his father about how he wanted a...

    • Posted November 7, 2002
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  • Mountainview fire alarms have residents concerned

    Imagine you are sound asleep in the newest dorm on campus. Suddenly you are startled awake by the annoying buzz of the fire alarm. This has become a common feeling for students living in Mountainview residence hall.

    • Posted October 31, 2002
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  • In the spotlight: Linda Wooster shows energy and dedication

    Linda Wooster, Quinnipiac associate athletic and recreation director, is dedicated to bringing a wide variety of recreational programs to Quinnipiac students, staff and faculty. Wooster oversees the campus recreation program, which includes evening aerobics, the fitness center,...

    • Posted October 24, 2002
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  • Students upset over lack of Code Blues

    Fifteen Code Blues are stationed around Quinnipiac's parking lots, but some students are concerned about their own safety and feel that the number of safety devices should increase.

    • Posted October 3, 2002
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  • Prospective QU students to see new extended tour

    Admissions tour guides will now be extending their route for prospective students allowing them to see The Ledges and the new Mountainview dormitorites.

    • Posted September 26, 2002
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