All posts by Nicole Silva

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  • The pope-picking process

    Regardless of their religious affiliation, most people have knowledge of who the pope is and how he resides in Vatican City. However, the role of the pope can be unclear to non-Catholics and Catholics alike. According to...

    • Posted April 13, 2005
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  • Giving the gift of life: organ donation

    By Nicole Silva Lifestyles Editor For some, the most precious gift received could be from a friend, family member or a random stranger. In the grand scheme of things, organ and tissue donation is a fairly new phenomenon. On December...

    • Posted April 6, 2005
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  • Higher education cliques: coolness in college

    Remember high school? You probably knew exactly what group you belonged to and who your friends were. During our collegiate career and having met new people, have old cliques replaced with a more diverse group of...

    • Posted March 9, 2005
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  • Dell adds anti-theft program to laptops

    You walk into your dorm room, the door is wide open and your laptop is missing. No one saw anything suspicious,and there are no witnesses or suspects. How on earth will you find your computer? Irreplaceable pictures,...

    • Posted November 10, 2004
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  • Halloween today: religion and culture

    Trick or treat! Halloween is a holiday that many Americans celebrate, regardless of their religious faith. Halloween is commonly connected with ghosts, trick or treating or apple bobbing; however, there is a religious history to the...

    • Posted October 27, 2004
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  • New Avalon acceptance policy upsets students

    Current Avalon residents feel that the decision to stop accepting student applications was over the top and is a big mistake on the complex's behalf. Avalon distributed notices to all residents stating they would no longer be accepting...

    • Posted October 13, 2004
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  • Socks show character and keep feet happy

    As people pack up their flip flops and sandals before taking out their boots, they put on their socks. Unlike most clothing, a pair of socks can be put on without thought of matching or style; however socks...

    • Posted October 13, 2004
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  • Balancing books, balls and college

    Student athletes may find that they are busier than most students. College athletes have to balance work and class in addition to practice and games. With such busy schedules, teammates need good time management and organizational...

    • Posted September 29, 2004
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  • Students Helping Students

    Whether you were a bowl of cereal, a flavor of Snapple, or a type of car, most people remember the theme of their orientation group, and more often than not, they remember the faithful orientation leaders who...

    • Posted September 22, 2004
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  • Stripping for credits

    Several Canadian college students are taking off their clothes for class. At Quinnipiac, though, this is not so easy to swallow. Strip clubs in Ontario offer scholarships to college students in return for stripping at the club. ...

    • Posted February 26, 2004
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  • Secrets beyond the stall

    The bathroom is a private sanctuary where a lot of activity takes place, and some of it does not even circle around a toilet. The history of bathrooms and toilets is very extentsive. In ancient times people...

    • Posted January 29, 2004
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  • Time to take a break

    With a whole week of no classes and Thanksgiving celebration, Quinnipiac students and professors share their plans for Thanksgiving break. Many students such as junior marketing major Jeff Poplaski plan on relaxing and enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday. "I basically...

    • Posted November 20, 2003
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  • Mona and Lisa: dynamic duo

    You may have to go all the way to Paris to see the Mona Lisa painting, but right on campus students can see Mona and Lisa Gora, freshman twins. The girls said when their mother was pregnant...

    • Posted November 13, 2003
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  • Safe and secure at QU

    "Quinnipiac is the safest place in the world," said Dave Barger, assistant chief of Security, with a chuckle. Quinnipiac tries to have a cozy campus atmosphere, but how safe are Quinnipiac students? Barger said that Quinnipiac is one of...

    • Posted November 6, 2003
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