All posts by Nate Sharir

About Nate Sharir

  • Student says farewell to Quinnipiac

    Quinnipiac is heaven on Earth. From the moment I arrived here in August of 2002, I was skeptical toward the majesty of the next for years of my life. With help and support of my closest friends...

    • Posted December 6, 2006
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  • Midterm elections: Dems on top

    Change is in the air. On Nov. 7, I went to Ned Lamont's campaign headquarters in Meriden to cover the Senatorial Midterm Elections. A short time after 10 p.m., Lamont addressed the crowd to announce that...

    • Posted November 14, 2006
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  • QU political groups baffled by apathy as election nears

    As the Nov. 7 Senatorial Elections approach, the university is making an attempt to bring political awareness to the student community. The QU Democrats and the QU Republicans are dedicated to providing entertaining and insightful programs in...

    • Posted October 31, 2006
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  • Fergie, Paris should not be aspirations

    On August 31, 2006, former vice president Al Gore spoke at the MTV Video Music Awards to declare the urgency of global warming; referring to the young audience as the generation that will save the world. ...

    • Posted October 17, 2006
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  • American music industry continues to evolve with the times

    Remember the days when music meant something? Do you remember the years when artists were more concerned with providing powerful lyrics within their music instead of always crooning about sex and getting drunk at parties? ...

    • Posted April 26, 2006
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  • Ireland program kick-off

    University College Cork visited Quinnipiac. Not physically, but in a figurative sense. Seven-Time All-Ireland champion button accordion recording artist, John Whelan, performed in the Mancheski Seminar Room on March 22 to publicize the new affiliation between Quinnipiac...

    • Posted March 29, 2006
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  • Freedom of the press can sometimes be taken too far

    Freedom of the press is perhaps one of the most influential forms of expression. With the provision of this freedom, people within the journalistic field express themselves through an outlet in which ideas and feelings can...

    • Posted March 1, 2006
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  • Avian Bird Flu is not getting attention it deserves

    Our country is facing a very significant international threat. When reading this, most likely you would immediately jump to the constant fear of terrorism from the Middle East. While Americans are indeed on constant guard...

    • Posted February 1, 2006
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  • Being impartial can help people in thinking

    Opinion pieces serve an interesting purpose. In most cases, an opinion piece is written by an author to strongly reflect how he or she feels towards a certain idea or an event that has taken place. During...

    • Posted December 7, 2005
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  • Making movies just for money?

    Movies are produced by production studios in order to serve many purposes towards the people who view and attend them while in local theaters. Movies are made to touch our hearts and depict raw human emotion...

    • Posted October 26, 2005
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  • Examining the media’s role in Katrina

    The media has had a very intriguing and exciting summer full of stories to cover. They had the ever-fascinating personal lives of Tom Cruise and Michael Jackson. They had the ongoing search and breakthroughs regarding the...

    • Posted September 21, 2005
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  • Humor can influence opinions

    Our mind can be influenced by a wide variety of sources in order for us to take a stance on a specific issue. One way we can be impacted is through what we gain from various...

    • Posted April 27, 2005
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  • News is too celebrity-driven

    The media has a strong appetite for news stories. They are always in a search to uncover the juiciest occurrences to showcase. Typically, journalists would attempt to report on the most important news stories of...

    • Posted March 30, 2005
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  • Public opinion has many dynamics, influences

    Public opinion is a powerful characteristic of society. It has the capability to unite people based on sharing a common concept or idea. It also provides the opportunity for us to analyze ourselves and each other...

    • Posted February 9, 2005
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