All posts by Tara O'Neill

About Tara O'Neill

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  • It’s so hard to say goodbye

    I wasn’t involved in The Chronicle for too long. I was an English major during my freshman year and I had no idea what my future plans were. I thought I was going to (maybe) become a...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Rave: Ladies, start your Chariots

    With the university lifting the ban on Uber earlier this academic year, many students will, at some point, open their Uber app and get in a stranger’s car–alone or with friends. According to a BuzzFeed article, screenshots...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • University has no plan to build more dorms

    With the increase in the number of students at the university, the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission hopes Quinnipiac will provide more on-campus housing. But the university has no active plans to construct new dorms. Of the...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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  • Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to host open house

    The Quinnipiac University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (QUCIE) will host an open house event on Wednesday to showcase projects that have been worked on at the center since its inception on July 1, 2015. The purpose...

    • Posted April 19, 2016
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  • Fed up with loan exit counseling sessions

    If you don’t already know, if you borrow federal student loans then the government requires you to complete an exit counseling session, according to Quinnipiac’s Associate Director of Financial Aid and Loan Coordinator Mary Sola. However, Quinnipiac’s...

    • Posted April 4, 2016
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  • Commons, Complex damaged prior to three-day weekend

    Several freshmen say they want to find those responsible after Commons and Complex were vandalized in the early hours of Friday morning. The Hamden Police Department and Public Safety are currently investigating cases of vandalism in these...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • Great Hunger Institute to open new exhibit

    Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac will launch a new exhibit in the Arnold Bernhard Library on March 22, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Ireland’s quest for independence from Britain. The exhibit, The Seed of the People,...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Part-time professor arrested for larceny, fraud

    Angela Skyers, a part-time faculty member at Quinnipiac University, was arrested on March 2 and charged with illegally collecting unemployment benefits while working as a professor, according to the State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice website....

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Accepting Accomodations

    The university has experienced a noticeable increase in students requesting accommodations for their disabilities over the last few years, according to Associate Vice President of Retention and Academic Success Andrew Delohery. Quinnipiac complies with the Americans with...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • Students frustrated with QU-Yale, Fetty Wap ticket issues

    For many Quinnipiac students 10 p.m. usually means winding down from their day. But on Sunday, Feb. 21 and Monday, Feb. 22, 10 p.m. meant stress, aggravation and–for some–disappointment. The tickets for the QU-Yale men’s ice hockey...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • From the classroom to the primaries

    For the last two weekends, 22 students and one professor have been traveling to New Hampshire to work on campaigns for presidential candidates as a part of their political science class. This “Presidential Campaigns” course, taught by...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Sig Ep president has high hopes for fraternity

    Sigma Phi Epsilon is active again after returning from a September cease and desist order. The fraternity’s new president said the chapter is recruiting members and working to increase philanthropic efforts. Junior Robert Cowan was elected president...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Graduation on the Quad is overrated

    I represent a portion of the senior class that shares a very unpopular opinion: I do not want to graduate on the Quad on main campus. Though I understand the people who want to graduate on the...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Sophomore arrested for weapon possession

    Sophomore Nicholas Pappas was arrested Friday after Hamden police found weapons in his car, according to a police press release. Police say they received a complaint on Jan. 25 about a social media post that featured the...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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