All posts by Meredith Somers

About Meredith Somers

  • MED-SEG seeks approval from FDA

    Business and science students found a common ground this past Wednesday at a seminar presented by the Quinnipiac chapter of the scientific research society, Sigma Xi. The presentation, led by Fitz Walker Jr., the president and CEO of...

    • Posted March 8, 2006
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  • Editor Speaks Out: I don’t own an iPod, and I’m doing just fine

    My name is Meredith Somers, and I do not have an iPod. I don't own the 20 GB. I don't own the 60. I haven't chosen between a black and white case, and I don't carry the...

    • Posted March 1, 2006
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  • Students gain new perspective

    This past Saturday, Alumni Hall hosted the first annual Diversity Conference at Quinnipiac University. The daylong event invited students, faculty, and staff to participate in workshops and programs that fostered diversity. Jane Elliott, a teacher and champion of diversity,...

    • Posted February 22, 2006
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  • QU remembers Edward Keegan

    While students were preparing for the greetings they would give their friends after the long winter break, family, friends, and colleagues met in the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room to say goodbye to one of their own. On January...

    • Posted February 1, 2006
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  • Student creativity showcased

    Wednesday night Alumni Hall provided a place for a meeting very few thought would ever happen. Quinnipiac’s student organization Montage sponsored an “I Heart Art” evening which showcased all sorts of creative conceptions by students, and “celebrated...

    • Posted December 7, 2005
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  • ‘Run for fun’ with QU Running Club

    In Africa every morning, a gazelle awakens knowing that it must outrun the fastest lion if it wants to stay alive. Every morning, a lion wakes up knowing it must run faster than the slowest gazelle or...

    • Posted November 16, 2005
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  • Frisbee Fest raises over $12,000

    This past Sunday, Alumni Hall had its usual blue and green hues changed to bright purple and white for the seventh annual Alpha Chi Omega Frisbee Fest. The event is held every year to raise money...

    • Posted October 12, 2005
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  • New shuttle system

    In response to the ongoing problems concerning the university shuttles, security has instigated a number system to increase order and fairness. "The suggestion for such a system actually came from students," said John Twining, chief of security. The system...

    • Posted October 5, 2005
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  • New rabbi strives for community

    Many lessons are learned in the classroom but for Reena Judd, much of what she knows came far from the chalkboards. "When I was asked what the most important thing I learned at rabbinical school was, I said...

    • Posted September 28, 2005
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  • QU Daily informs university community

    It lurks in every Quinnipiac students' inbox. No account is safe. Every weekday without fail, it makes an appearance on computer screens throughout the campus. It is QU Daily, and there is no escape from its regular...

    • Posted September 21, 2005
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  • e-STARS shooting across university

    For students at Quinnipiac, computer problems are as frequent and prevalent as the flocks of geese on the quad. Trivial problems from a printer not working to major crises such as the "unmoving neon blue screen" wreak...

    • Posted September 14, 2005
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  • Students take part in 100-mile pilgrimage

    For most students, summer consists of swimming, sunshine, seeing movies and concerts with friends and generally relaxing in between shifts at their summer jobs. But for eight Quinnipiac students, rest and relaxation were just glimmers in...

    • Posted September 14, 2005
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  • Young alumni help grads

    A common misconception of a college alumni meeting is that it consists of about a dozen old men playing golf, or middle-aged women comparing who is fatter and who is the best trophy wife. But at Quinnipiac,...

    • Posted April 27, 2005
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  • Holocaust survivor shares experience

    Despite being dwarfed by the podium, Holocaust survivor Jack Polak's strong words carried themselves forcefully out and over the standing room only audience. On Friday, April 22, a day before the 60th anniversary of his own liberation from...

    • Posted April 27, 2005
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