All posts tagged "housing"

  • Dorm Debacles

    When March rolls around, a few things are for certain on Quinnipiac’s campus; spring break, Sleeping Giant hikes and the first crop of spike ball players on the Quad. But it’s not all fun and games this...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • ‘Tis the housing selection season

    It is that time of year again. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are planning their housing and living accommodations for the next school year. They are trying to pull groups of five, six, seven or eight together in...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • New year welcomes gender inclusive housing

    Residential Life announced that gender inclusive housing will be available in 2018 at the end of the fall semester. This change to Quinnipiac University permits students to live in mixed gender groups. “A student does not need...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • Trend among students to move off-campus

    As students prepare to choose where they will live next year, there is a trend that is hard to ignore: the trend of moving off-campus. There are currently 6,581 undergraduate students attending Quinnipiac, according to Joshua Berry...

    • Posted April 1, 2017
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  • University donates $1.4 million to Hamden

    President John Lahey announced multiple changes for the university at a Feb. 3 press conference, where he presented Hamden Mayor Curt Leng with a check for $1.4 million. These changes include adding a new residence hall to...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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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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  • Upcoming sophomores to overflow onto York

    More than 130 freshmen were unable to select housing on Monday for the next academic year, according to university officials. These 139 students will select housing on April 7 at 10 a.m. with their original selection numbers,...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • Current freshmen frustrated with sophomore housing changes

    Students are unhappy with the changes Residential Life has made for sophomore housing next year. The university implemented these changes due to the size of the Class of 2019. In the past, Village, a sophomore residence area,...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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  • Wreck: Do not make housing more stressful

    For some strange reason, the Resident Assistant (RA) group process and interviews occur less than a week before housing deposits are due. Talk about bad timing. The emails, which tell people whether they got the RA position,...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Hamden and QU are both to blame for town-gown issues

    When we left Quinnipiac for summer break, tensions between Hamden and the university were even higher than normal after a video surfaced of President John Lahey at an off-campus May weekend party, joking about buying all the...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Freshmen forced into ‘non-traditional’ housing

    Quinnipiac University has altered the living arrangements for some freshman residence halls because of increased enrollment in the freshman class. However, the freshman class size and exact number of students affected will not be released until after...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • QU sues Hamden in appeal attempt

    The university is suing Hamden to appeal the town’s decision to fine Quinnipiac for not having enough housing on campus, according to court records. Hamden’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) ruled in May that the university is...

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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  • University to request to build 300 beds

    The university announced Friday that it will soon submit plans to the town of Hamden to build 300 more beds on the York Hill campus, according to MyQ. This will cost the university an estimated $33 million....

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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  • Wherever WiGo, Lahey Goes

    Eight years ago, President John Lahey banned May weekend from the Quinnipiac campus. That ban didn’t stop more than 400 students from attending an off-campus party on sponsored by the app WiGo, however. The ban also didn’t...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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