All posts by Nicole Kurker-Stewart

About Nicole Kurker-Stewart

  • Wounded U.S. soldiers in Iraq have highest survival rate

    With all the bad news centered on the war in Iraq, it is encouraging to know that for every American soldier killed in Iraq, nine others have been wounded and survived. This is the highest rate...

    • Posted December 15, 2004
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  • Take the stress out of the holiday mess

    After finals are over, many Quinnipiac Students will be joining the crush of holiday shoppers rushing to get their Christmas gifts bought and wrapped. This is often viewed as a daunting task, but it need not...

    • Posted December 15, 2004
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  • Bush nominates Kerik for Secretary of Homeland Security for second term

    President George W. Bush nominated Bernard Kerik, 49, to lead the Department of Homeland Security on Dec. 3, following current Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge's announcement of resignation on Tuesday. Kerik is a former New York City...

    • Posted December 8, 2004
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  • NASA exploration rover Opportunity confirms evidence of water on Mars

    Evidence has proven that water did exist on Mars in the past. However, whether the planet could have ever supported life is still uncertain. NASA's rover Opportunity has not found any signs of life since...

    • Posted December 8, 2004
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  • Chairman Yasser Arafat dies at age 75

    This past Thurs., Nov. 11, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat passed away around 3:30 a.m. in a military hospital in Paris after previously slipping into a coma on Wed. Nov. 3. He was 75 years old. ...

    • Posted November 17, 2004
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  • Peterson found guilty

    A major step in the Scott Peterson case occurred this past Friday around 4 p.m., when jurors declared their verdict of first-degree and second-degree murder convictions. Peterson was convicted of first-degree murder pertaining to his 27-year-old...

    • Posted November 17, 2004
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  • Flu vaccine shortage affects nation and campus

    This year, the shortage of the flu vaccine has left many wondering just how bad the flu this year will be in the United States. Early indications and milder flu outbreaks in Australia and New Zealand...

    • Posted October 27, 2004
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  • Some tough questions for the candidates

    With the presidential election less than a month away, this is a good time to examine the issues that will be addressed, and each candidate's stance. Below are three questions asked both Bush and Kerry in...

    • Posted October 13, 2004
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  • And they’re off: The presidential debates

    This past Thurs., the first presidential debate occurred at the University of Miami between Senator John Kerry and President George Bush. With anywhere from 15 million to 55 million Americans watching, it is sure to be...

    • Posted October 6, 2004
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  • Bush criticizes UN for its reluctance to support war

    As a follow-up to last week's article regarding Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan's statement that the United States-led invasion of Iraq was illegal, this article will focus on Bush's response and the consequences of...

    • Posted September 29, 2004
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  • Iraqi War is Illegal

    This past Thursday, Secretary General Kofi Annan said the war in Iraq is illegal because it does not have Security Council support, thus violating international law. Previously, Annan had said the war was "not in conformity"...

    • Posted September 22, 2004
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  • New History Club takes root

    Recently, a new club has joined the ranks of the Quinnipiac University list of organizations. It is known as the History Club. Founded last semester by Laura Pront, a junior history major and Kathy Cooke, a history...

    • Posted February 26, 2004
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  • Father Lou begins final semester at Quinnipiac

    Upstairs in the Student Center, next to the radio station, is the office of a very important man. His name is Father Lou Evangelisto, and he is the Catholic priest for Quinnipiac University. Evangelisto took the job...

    • Posted January 29, 2004
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  • Club giving gift of literacy to local students

    As the holidays approach, many people find themselves feeling more generous. However, students at Quinnipiac have already been in the giving mood. The members of the Physician Assistant Club (PA club) are a perfect example....

    • Posted December 4, 2003
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