All posts by Shannon Corcoran

About Shannon Corcoran

  • Quinnipiac Buzzfeed article goes viral

    Uggs, Problems with BobcatNet and Rough Nights Out at Toads, Do You QU?The excitement of the beginning of the new school year is quickly dwindling. Classes are becoming repetitive and the idea of sitting down and doing...

    • Posted October 7, 2013
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  • Rave: Twerking Girl Fail

    Unless you have been living under a rock, chances are, you’ve seen the “Worst Twerk Ever” YouTube sensation. For those that haven’t, the action is simple; a girl tries, and succeeds for a few seconds to twerk...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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    This Is Me: More than a statistic

    It was July 30, 2013, Lexie Gruber’s heart was pounding so fast that her vision blurred and she couldn’t see through her glasses. In her hand was a speech and ahead of her was a room filled...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • Fall album preview

    Though the summer is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to be excited about. This fall is loaded with massive releases from artists all over the genre spectrum. From the acoustic genius, Jack...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • Country Music is Finally Coming to QU; Fall Fest Preview

    In place of having a fall concert, the Student Programming Board is hosting Fall Fest, which will feature country artists Love and Theft, Ashley Monroe and Canaan Smith. The event, which also features food trucks, will take...

    • Posted September 11, 2013
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  • RAVE: Girl Meets World

    “FEENN-AY! FEH-EH-EH-FEENAY!!” Most of us remember the infamous Feeny call from one of the Matthews’ brothers or Shawn from Disney Channel’s hit TV Show, “Boy Meets World.” It was one of a kind. After much debate about...

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • QU Eats promotes healthy living on campus

    Many students wander through the cafeteria in search of a healthy meal that’s also satisfying. Lindsey Corak, a senior health science student, is one of them. That’s why she founded a new club, QU Eats, which aims...

    • Posted December 4, 2012
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  • Parody news source, The QU Barnacle, takes campus by storm

    Random white stuff falling from the sky, a talking snowman, Chief of Public Safety David Barger saying he’d do outrageous things in the name of the law, and a senior’s streaking attempt at the Nov. 9 hockey...

    • Posted November 14, 2012
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  • Best websites for a dose of style inspiration

    As winter approaches, days become shorter, nighttime arrives quickly and the sunshine is limited. The weather is continuously throwing curve balls our way, as well, which makes choosing an outfit each morning difficult. If you don’t like...

    • Posted November 13, 2012
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  • Outside the QU norm, but happy with my choice

    I am not your typical Quinnipiac girl. Spending my Friday afternoon thrift shopping is the highlight of the week to me, my main mode of transportation is my skateboard, and instead of going to Toad’s on Saturday...

    • Posted November 13, 2012
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  • Bronze Radio Return performed at Toad's Place Thursday, Nov.1 despite the after-effects of Hurricane Sandy
    Bronze Radio Return shakes up Toad’s Place

    The lights dimmed, and a thundering applause echoed throughout Toad’s Place as Hartford-based band Bronze Radio Return took the stage. When the guitar riffs began to thrum, it was clear attendees of Thursday night’s show were in...

    • Posted November 5, 2012
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  • Gregg Gillis, better know as Girl Talk, brought confetti, balloons and high-energy to the Recreation Center Oct. 27 for SPB's fall concert.
    Girl Talk triggers ‘sensory overload’ in fall concert

    A video of fire lit up the screens as Gregg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, approached his laptop and massive setup of equipment on stage. The music became louder and louder, and as Gillis began his...

    • Posted October 29, 2012
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  • Mike Farrell (QU alum) plays in an jazz quartet based in Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Quinnipiac alumnus releases indie-jazz extended play

    Class of 2011 graduate, Mike Farrell, is a guitar player in the jazz-influenced band, Great Caesar. Its most recent Extended Play release, “Scattered Air,” proves that indie isn’t just for hipsters. Based out of Brooklyn, the sextet...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • The Script innovates with newest album, “#3”

    The Script, one of Ireland’s most successful exports to date, is back on the U.S.’s radar and airwaves with its new record, “#3.” For all of the tweeters out there, it’s number 3, not hashtag, contrary to...

    • Posted October 21, 2012
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