All posts tagged "opinion"

  • Solidarity shouldn’t be a post on Facebook

    By now everyone has heard about the terrorist attacks in Paris. With at least 129 people dead and hundreds more wounded, the whole world has been reeling in the aftermath of the violence. Within hours, millions of...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Stop shaming cigarette smokers

    Let me get one thing straight: I am not condoning smoking cigarettes in any way, shape or form. I am aware of the countless damages it does to one’s health, including increasing the risk of contracting different...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Counseling Center lacks staff

    I wrote a piece a couple years ago addressing the fact that students need to talk about mental health more often. But two years later, this is still a problem on our campus. We are so quick...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Not everyone deserves a trophy

    As a child, I remember receiving medals for merely participating in a sport. Was I thrilled then? Of course I was. It was a great feeling to earn a medal or trophy for something. As I grew...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • The (lack of) value in FYS

    When we walk into a classroom, how many of us contemplate the value of the course we are about to take? A valuable college course is one that makes you think you are getting the education you...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Major bullying is a major problem

    I’ve gotten myself into a mid-semester slump which leads to going on social media more than actually studying. I always end up scrolling through Yik Yak when Instagram no longer becomes interesting. The feed features everything from...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Sharing fiction

    John Green, young adult author and one-half of the Vlogbrothers YouTube duo, once said “books belong to their readers.” His comment was in response to an article that took remarks “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling made about...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • You can never have too many guy friends

    Sometimes I question why I hang out with so many guys, even though I’m a girl. In high school I had tons of guys friends, and college has proved no different. The majority of people I am...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • Animals have feelings too

    Being a senior in college, I like to pretend I think all college students are intelligent enough to act like responsible adults. But being a senior in college, I know better than to think something like that....

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • You’re not funny

    Last Friday night, I was celebrating the start of senior year at Aunt Chilada’s. It was great to see old friends and meet new people, until a man I don’t even know tried to set me up...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • ‘Gunman’ film underwhelms

    The first few minutes of “The Gunman,” starring Sean Penn, were drastically more interesting than the rest of the film. News footage shows that tensions in the Congo are high, with civilians and the government butting heads...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • ‘Vagina Monologues’ shocks, teaches

    The organization W.I.S.H., Women in Support of Humanity, staged a reading of “The Vagina Monologues” in Buckman Theater this past weekend on the Mount Carmel Campus. The sixteen monologues performed were written by Eve Ensler in 1996,...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Accessibility awareness for all students

    Quinnipiac University is known locally and nationally for its aesthetically outstanding campus. The lush, green Quad is surrounded by beautiful buildings of brick and glass, and there is no shortage of Instagram-worthy shots between the three campuses....

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • In defense of New Haven

    Before I even became a member of the Quinnipiac community, I was inundated with a number of caveats about New Haven and the time I would inevitably spend there. These came in the form of lectures from...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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