All posts by Olivia Higgins

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  • Chartwells changes satisfy community cravings

    With the new academic year, Quinnipiac’s food service provider, Chartwells, has gone out of its way to improve the dining experience on the Quinnipiac campuses with free food, pop up events and more. There have been several...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • ‘Giving psychology away’

    Psychology comes alive at Quinnipiac’s annual Fechner Day to celebrate the work of Gustav Fechner, a German philosopher, physicist, and experimental psychologist who pioneered the idea of psychology as a science. It’s said that on Oct. 22,...

    • Posted October 31, 2017
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  • Career Fair sparks connections between students and employers

    Devoted and working tirelessly to connect students’ classroom education with genuine career networking connections, Dean Dana Rosengard and Dean Jill Koehler had high expectations for the 2017 university-wide career fair. Dr. Rosengard, assistant dean for career development...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • Starbucks opens after busy test runs

    Quinnipiac students can now look forward to grabbing a piping hot latte between classes or relax and enjoy a snack with friends at the brand new Starbucks upstairs in the Carl Hansen Student Center Piazza. The fully-functional...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • Remembering 9/11 victims 16 years later

    By Olivia Higgins & Jennie Torres It was on a seemingly normal Tuesday morning in New York City when  the world would forever be impacted by the World Trade Center terrorists attacks. It has been 16 years...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Possible parking changes announced for 2017-2018 academic school year

    The Student Government Association (SGA), along with Quinnipiac staff members, have been hard at work for weeks to organize parking on Quinnipiac’s campuses for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Public Safety received feedback from students and staff who...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • It’s that ‘Greek’ time of year again

    Every fall the Greek Community holds recruitment for all its’ organizations so students can split off and find their place in the community and organizations can gain new members. But Greek Week is when all those organizations...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • QTHON raises record amount at annual fundraiser

    Quinnipiac University’s QTHON raised $218,184.83 this year as a part of the Miracle Network Dance Marathon for children’s hospitals around the United States. On Saturday, March 25, the QTHON executive board and all the organization’s committees worked...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Spreading the Word to End the Word

    On Wednesday March 1st, The Best Buddies organization held its national annual event, Spread the Word. The Spread the Word event has been held for six years on Quinnipiac’s campus, and the Best Buddies organization has been...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • University changes parking passes

    The Hilltop parking lot has become notoriously overcrowded and many students are being forced to use overflow spaces on the York Hill campus or Westwoods parking lots. Parking and Transportation Coordinator Shanon Grasso is preparing to launch...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • QU concerned with possibilty of DeVos’ appointment

    The recent nomination of Betsy DeVos as the Secretary of Education has led to backlash across the country, including at Quinnipiac University. Professors and faculty at Quinnipiac University are surprised by the comments and overall reputation Betsy...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Turf fields in the works for soccer and lacrosse

    Recently, the university began construction along Hogan Road and on the athletic fields behind the Mount Carmel campus. Vice President for Facilities and Capital Planning Sal Filardi said the construction on Hogan Road will lead to new...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • University hires new interim director of campus life

    Quinnipiac’s administration has brought in Michael Miller, interim assistant dean of student affairs and director of campus life. He is ready to hit the ground running. The former Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Director of Campus...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • University makes changes to shuttle schedule

    The shuttle systems at Quinnipiac impact the lives of many students who live on campus. The shuttle schedules have changed slightly, according to Parking and Transportation Coordinator Shanon Grasso. Grasso said students can find the updated shuttle...

    • Posted October 27, 2016
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