All posts tagged "Relay for life"

  • What happened to Relay?

    In recent years, Quinnipiac University’s annual Relay for Life event has seen a drop in participants and overall money raised. The walk was held on the Quad, Saturday Sept. 29. The eight-hour-long walk-a-thon sponsored by the American...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • The Big ‘C’ could now stand for cure

    In a study by Stanford University researchers in January, an experiment testing a vaccine created to combat cancer was successful. Initial trial results concluded that 87 of the 90 mice injected with the vaccine eliminated tumors, and...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • United for life

    This past  Saturday, Quinnipiac’s Mount Carmel campus bustled with activity while students and families gathered on the quad to participate in this year’s Relay for Life event. Relay for Life is an eight-hour-long walk-a-thon sponsored by, and...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac’s Relay for Life paints the campus purple

    Quinnipiac’s Relay for Life hosted events during the week of April 18-22 as a part of their “Paint the Campus Purple” week. The university used to host an event in the spring for Relay, but later moved...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Relay returns after more than a year-long hiatus

    Relay for Life returned to Quinnipiac on Sept. 11 after a hiatus during the 2014-2015 academic year. The overnight fundraising walk took place on the Mount Carmel campus from Friday at 6 p.m. until Saturday at 6...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Students spring into volunteering

    During the month of  April students get a chance to give back to the community with the Big Event and Relay for Life. The Big Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 5, and Relay for Life will...

    • Posted April 2, 2014
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  • Relay for Life’s Moe’s night

    Relay for Life hosts a fundraiser at the Moe’s in Hamden Wednesday, Nov. 6, to raise money to fight cancer. Students can take the 4:30 p.m., 5:20 p.m, 6:10 p.m., 7 p.m., or 7:50 p.m., shuttle into...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • Relay for Life: Why QU walks

    Quinnipiac University hosted their sixth annual Relay for Life event this past Friday at the TD Bank Sports Center on the York Hill Campus. Relay for Life is a walk that is held to help raise money...

    • Posted April 26, 2013
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  • Relay draws record numbers [SLIDESHOW]

    The Recreation Center turned into a celebration for the lives of cancer survivors and a memorial for cancer victims on Friday and Saturday at Relay For Life.

    • Posted April 20, 2011
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  • Ready to relay

    Melissa Dowers, a junior, lost her mother to breast cancer at 11 years old. Nine years later, Dowers preserves her mother’s memory by walking at Relay For Life.

    • Posted April 13, 2011
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