All posts by Owen Meech

About Owen Meech

  • No business like snow business

    No matter how old we get, the euphoria and excitement of receiving a “snow day” phone call or text message will never die. This winter at Quinnipiac is no different. For students, snow days are a chance...

    • Posted March 5, 2019
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  • Vaccinate your kids. Seriously.

    The year is 2019 and measles outbreaks are popping up across America. Yes, measles. If it feels like we’re living in the twilight zone, it’s because we are. In 2000, almost 20 years ago, measles was declared...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Opioid overhaul

    Quinnipiac University students, faculty and staff gathered Tuesday, Jan. 29 for the first Campus Cross Talk event of the spring 2019 semester: Medical uses for Opioid Drugs and the Risk of Addiction. The event, which featured five...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • Ocasio-Cortez: The recklessness of the Twitter rallying cry

    Instead of doing mental gymnastics to justify a double standard, let’s just call a spade a spade: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has proven herself to be a reckless and dangerous voice on Twitter. Long before the 2016...

    • Posted January 29, 2019
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  • Pro-life feminism: a candid conversation

    Professor Teresa Collett believes that women in the workplace have been marginalized by the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision and argued her opinion on Nov. 13 during her presentation, “The Feminist Case Against Abortion,” at...

    • Posted December 4, 2018
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  • Nation to Campus: Subjectivity and the Constitution

    On the surface, President Trump’s call on Oct. 29 to end birthright citizenship via executive order is undeniably a blatant violation of the Constitution. Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment clearly states that “all persons born or...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Elizabeth Warren’s tribal politics

    When Sen. Elizabeth Warren decided to release the results of her DNA test Oct. 15, she applied a new test of her own. For her next act, Warren will test if advancing oneself through blatant cultural appropriation...

    • Posted October 30, 2018
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  • Politically apolitical: The Taylor Swift conundrum

    In case you missed it, the left is now hailing Taylor Swift as the new voice of civic responsibility. Yes, the same Taylor Swift who has been relentlessly berated by the left for not being political enough...

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • Injustice for all

    Attorney Clark Neily of the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. argued that coercive plea bargaining has effectively killed off the criminal jury trial. Neily, who served as a senior attorney and constitutional litigator at the Institute for...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • When #MeToo meets political expediency

    If the Sept. 27 Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, tell us anything, it’s that we are in trouble. From the beginning, the process has been...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • Grandniece of Irish artist John Mulvany speaks at Great Hunger Museum

    The adventurous life of artist John Mulvany was on display Thursday, Sept. 20, when Anne Weber, Mulvany’s grandniece, presented his life’s work at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in Hamden. Weber spoke with pride about the ups and...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Sexism didn’t beat Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka did

    I want to start off by saying congratulations to Naomi Osaka, who earned every bit of her U.S. Open victory on Sept. 8. I want to follow up by saying Serena Williams remains the greatest female tennis...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • A cannabis conversation

    Over 60 Quinnipiac law students and professors gathered on Thursday, Sept. 6 to hear a former FBI agent advocate for federal legalization of marijuana at the Quinnipac School of Law (QUSL)  Federalist Society’s first event of the...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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