All posts by Samantha Bashaw

About Samantha Bashaw

Arts and Life Editor
Twitter: @Sam_Bashaw
LinkedIn: Samantha Bashaw
Year: 2020
Major: Journalism
  • Bleeding blue

    WHEEEEEEEEEEETTTTT The whistle screams into my ear and I attempt to bust out old dance moves in new khakis that weren’t quite made for body rolls and dropping it like it’s hot. It’s already sweltering hot at...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • We’re Ready Set for the Plain White T’s

    On Friday Sept. 1, the Student Programming Board (SPB) announced two feature artists for its annual Fall Fest production. The Plain White T’s and The Ready Set will be headlining this year’s show, which is also host...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Reconnecting your values

    I was born and raised Roman Catholic. Now, this might mean something to some of you and nothing to others, so I will do my best to explain its role in my story. This past week was...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Light it up

    In TD Bank Sports Center, Lender Court is usually home to the men’s and women’s basketball team in the winter and the acrobatics & tumbling team in the spring. However, on one spring night, the resemblance of...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Wake the Giant won’t be ‘Wasted’

    At exactly 14:28 remaining in the second period of the Quinnipiac vs. Yale game this past Friday, the Student Programming Board (SPB) made the announcement everyone was waiting for. The Jumbotron lit up and for a mere...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • EDM Exposed

    The beat drops and your body is no longer controlled by your own self being. Rather, it has taken an otherworldly approach as the stream of music you hear becomes one with your movements, almost as if...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Winter break wasted?

    Two days before returning to Quinnipiac, my dad told me that I had wasted my month long winter break. Of course my initial reaction was to vehemently oppose his every word and give examples x, y and...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • The Current Craze

    Hollywood a-Listers stun at Women’s March The largest protest in American history made its way down the streets of Washington D.C. one day after the presidential inauguration, according to CNN. Actresses America Ferrera and Scarlett Johansson gave...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • The Real Rabbi

    Reena Judd has a passion for all things Jewish. This should come as no surprise as she has been Quinnipiac’s Rabbi at the Herald House for Jewish Life for 13 years. However, Judd, who will immediately offer...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Wreck: The death of bookstores

    My first love was books. The smell of newly printed pages brought me to a place where lions could talk and fairies became my best friends. I would frequently visit my hometown bookstore, yearning for the next...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Spirit packed weekend

    After roughly seven weeks spent on campus, many Quinnipiac students needed a reminder of home. This came in the form of Parents and Family Weekend from Oct. 14-16. The University opened its scenic campus to a weekend of...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • The professor with a spark

    Six years ago an English professor, who was friends with her husband, asked Professor Engelsgaard to come work at Quinnipiac University. By that time, she had already had a life many would only dream of. Engelsgaard is...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Brangelina: Love is dead

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: power couple extraordinaire. Their steamy affair in 2004’s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” led to a 12-year romance that involved slaying it on the red carpet and traveling to the ends of the...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Inside the mind of a tour guide

    Ryan Cuttitta, a sophomore biomedical  sciences and media studies double major at Quinnipiac, used to make fun of tour guides. “I just thought it was a waste of time,” Cuttitta said. As a high school student, he never...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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