All posts tagged "opinion"

  • Time flies, don’t let it pass by you

    I remember my first day of move-in. It was August 2012, I had just gotten my Q-Card, was all moved into my dorm in Commons and excited to get my college life rolling. Fast forward almost four...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Something to consider

    When I first bought the book “Half the Sky” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn for my QU 301 class, I had no idea what it was about. I just knew it was mandatory for me to...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Respect people’s mental illnesses

    Almost two years ago, my world was flipped upside down. I was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and have been struggling to come to terms with it ever since. For those who don’t know me...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • That seems like a ‘you’ problem

    To me, there are two less-than-admirable characteristics that some people possess: success-shaming and non-stop complaining. I’m sure that everyone knows someone who is constantly complaining about anything from school, grades to family matters. I’m also positive that...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • A case for an airport shuttle

    As a student from California, there are few things I love more than being on campus here in Hamden. While it may not always be the case when we are being barraged by snow and rain, the...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Politics shouldn’t be trendy

    In light of the current presidential race, more and more of my friends are beginning to identify themselves with one of the two major political parties: Democratic and Republican. Almost every time I walk into a classroom,...

    • Posted April 5, 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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  • Learn your students’ names

    One of the simplest ways to connect with another person is to learn his or her name. It’s an obvious sign of respect to learn and remember it. My whole life I’ve always been bothered if teachers...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • People don’t need to vote for Clinton to be feminists

    As the democratic race for the presidential nomination heats up between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, so too have tensions between their supporters. This has made deciding who I want to...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Why I can’t just ‘calm down’

    “You’re being ridiculous.” “I don’t understand why you’re so upset.” “Why can’t you just calm down?” These are just few phrases and questions I have heard because of my anxiety disorder. It’s not fake. It’s not me...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Stop saying ‘that’s so basic’

    Infinity signs, feathers, dream catchers, arrows and anchors. What do all of these things have in common? They are all considered tattoos that “basic” girls get. Why do these objects have to be considered basic? I think...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • FOMO affects us all

    FOMO: (foh-moh), or the fear of missing out; typical amongst most adults who always want to be a part of something. It is probable that most, if not all, people experience FOMO at some point in their...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Get out and vote

    Primary voting season for the 2016 presidential election is finally underway. After over six months of democratic and republican debates, residents of Iowa began determining who will represent each party in November’s general election on Monday. If...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Letter from the editor: Welcoming a dialogue

    After The Chronicle published an opinion piece a few weeks ago titled “Stop demanding safe spaces,” the campus community erupted into a dialogue on diversity, free speech and whether safe spaces should exist. The Chronicle welcomes these...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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