Wake up, lift, go to class, attend practice, study, eat, sleep. Rinse and repeat.
That’s the hectic lifestyle of a college student-athlete. These rigorous schedules leave limited time for socializing, alone time, or extracurricular activities. The pressure to excel at everything and be everywhere for teammates, family and friends can serve as the perfect storm of conditions leading to mental health problems.
Read and explore a generation that knows only an artificial identity of itself. The word selfie is not just an image. It is embedded in our minds that this single image is an expression of thought and identity.
Despite the feminist movement and other social advancements, women continue to be outnumbered by men within the field of economics. This podcast attempts to investigate the reasons behind this gender imbalance by interviewing a variety of people in the field, including students, professors, and professionals.
The city of New Haven, Connecticut is home to a world-class university and one of the top medical research hospitals in the United States. Yet amid the center of academic excellence, homelessness for hundreds of city residents continues to baffle even the brightest academic and political minds there.
The fear of the unknown is a common theme among many college athletes. College athletes often have worked their entire lives to put themselves in a position where they can have security in their life post college. The fear of losing all of that in the blink of an eye, as Kaepernick and many others did, is tangible — and keeps college athletes from expressing personally-held beliefs.
HQ Press reporter and QU men’s basketball player Aaron Robinson discusses the national anthem protests through his perspective as a student-athlete.
An assessment of sustainable solutions at Quinnipiac University that takes a closer look into students' on and off-campus efforts to make the university more environmentally friendly.
There may be a pile of stretched out pajamas shoved in the back of your bottom dresser drawer or a bag of too-small t-shirts in the trunk of your car. The first place you may think to drop your unwanted clothes may be in a clothing donation bin.
But have you ever put any thought into where the clothing you may drop in ends up?
Where does all of it go?
South of Quinnipiac University, Whitney Avenue is lined with restaurants and shops and is considered Hamden’s central hub. Drive north, past Quinnipiac and Sleeping Giant State Park, and sidewalks disappear a few miles out. Businesses become scarce, and the spaces between buildings start to resemble football fields. Why the void? The answer might have to do with sewers.
Hear the experiences of those affected by juvenile justice reform, from those who pass laws, to the ones who were incarcerated as children. In this podcast, the voices of juvenile justice in Connecticut are featured to shine light on what happens.
The NCAA is the only high-end, amateur hockey association that requires players to wear a full face mask at all times. This is an investigation into why that is the case.
A hole in the wall venue in the historic but equally as dangerous southern Hartford area has churned out some of the best in Connecticut art, despite its shockingly little recognition.
Quinnipiac University is the home of a back-to-back-to-back national championship women’s rugby team. It is also the home of a club men’s rugby team that has been around for 20+ years. Statistics show that rugby is the fastest growing sport in the country, but why is that interest not being shown at the games of these teams.
The ideal outcome of study abroad trips is for students to expand their minds, gain equal perception of the people they met and make connections to our society. At Quinnipiac University, dozens of students travel each year in global solidarity programs. The university is still defining what those trips mean and designing curricula to guide students toward ethical engagement abroad.
The campaign season for 2018 midterm elections have begun. Across the country, current and aspiring politicians are vying for positions at the national and state level, including Connecticut.
But the 2016 election is still on everyone’s minds
When Lyn Johnson first walked into the Almost Home Animal Rescue in Plainville, Connecticut, she saw that it wasn’t like other shelters where she had volunteered before. The smell was overwhelming and there were cages stacked on top of each other with minimal room for the animals to move.
Connecticut has seen a rise in women’s sports throughout the years. This shouldn’t be a surprise considering the history of female athletes in the state, as well as the growth of the “UConn effect” in the area. The only question remaining is whether or not Connecticut can be an example for the rest of nation when it comes to women’s sports.
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Quinnipiac women’s rugby players were celebrating their second consecutive national title in the cafeteria of Quinnipiac’s main campus. Joy filled the room-they had done it again with a victory over Central Washington to bring the title back to Hamden. Everything was good, except for one thing: John Lahey, current president of Quinnipiac, was nowhere to be seen.
Despite budget cuts in the Hamden public schools theater program, it still manages to pull some of the best performances. A look into Hamden public schools budget for the theater program gives audience members an idea of what they’re in for.