All posts by Shannon Corcoran

  • Inside the Mind of an Athlete

    Junior Jordan Paolucci, from Lake Mary, Florida discusses her life at Quinnipiac as a softball player. What are the best parts about playing college softball? The camaraderie. I spend mostly every day with the same people, and...

    • Posted October 18, 2012
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  • Gone Vegan: Halfway There

    For those who didn’t read my first article, here’s a quick brief: I’m spending the month of October as a vegan, trying not to eat any animal byproducts for 31 days: no milk, no cheese, no meat....

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Album Review: Tristan Prettyman

    “Wish I would’ve listened to myself, would’ve thought I’d known better, shouldn’t trust my heart this time but the mind, it changes like the weather.” Those are the first few words of “Never Say Never,” the final...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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    Who is Neon Hitch?

    In a pop music world filled with Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Justin Bieber, up-and-coming artists may get lost in the shuffle. One of which is Neon Hitch, the opener for the Student Programming Board’s Fall...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Gone vegan

    Before I begin, allow me to mention that I wrote this while eating my last slice of pizza until November. One day last summer, I took out the notebook that rarely leaves my side and started writing...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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    Headphone Disco hits Quinnipiac

    The relatively recent fad of silent dance parties made an appearance in Burt Kahn Court Saturday, Sept. 29. The Student Programming Board held its first “Headphone Disco,” adding a twist to Bobcats’ typical weekend night. Attendees were...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • Album Review: Mumford & Sons Stay True to Themselves with ‘Babel’

    After a debut record that launched London-based Mumford & Sons into the ears of millions, the band is back with its sophomore release, “Babel.” Every song is wonderfully written and perfectly produced, with lyrics that make this...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • RAVE: “Help Melena Meet One Direction”

    The music industry has some really nice people these days. This week it’s British boy band One Direction that’s going out of its way for a fan. “Help Melena Meet One Direction” is a Facebook page started...

    • Posted September 26, 2012
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  • RAVE: Taylor Swift’s “Ronan”

    If you still aren’t convinced that Taylor Swift is one of the sweetest people on Earth, well, now you should be. On Sept. 7, Swift debuted her new song, “Ronan,” the same day as the annual “Stand...

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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  • This Is Me: A Shot For Life

    Mike Slonina shot a basketball for 24 hours to raise money for brain cancerIt was the morning of April 10, 2011 when DJ Khaled’s song “All I Do Is Win” blasted through the speakers. The crowd in...

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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  • Farmer’s Market brings students closer to their food

    The Farmers Market returned to Bobcat Way Lawn Sept. 6, and will continue through September. The event, sponsored by QU Sustainability, provided students and faculty with a festive atmosphere where they could enjoy plenty of free samples,...

    • Posted September 12, 2012
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  • Rayland Baxter makes listeners want to break out their ‘Feathers and Fishhooks’

    In a world full of Beliebers, Directioners and way too many Call Me Maybe-ers, it’s hard to believe there is actually a side of music that isn’t dominated by pop melodies attempting to tell relatable love stories....

    • Posted September 5, 2012
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  • Boy Band Breakdown

    From The Beatles to One Direction and everything in betweenBoy bands have been a fixture in the music industry for as long as our generation can remember. Although the genre has seen its share of highs and...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • British boy band makes solid U.S. debut

      It’s safe to say that boy bands are officially back, and the British are partly responsible for the new craze. Not long ago, One Direction released its debut album to millions of crazy girls in the...

    • Posted May 2, 2012
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