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Beyond the Bobcats

February 11, 2015

African lions to be the last cat under Endangered Species Act

Sal Siciliano

October 29, 2014

The African lion population has dropped by 30 percent in the last two decades, leading to a proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make them the last big cat to receive protection under the Endangered Species Act, according...

U.S. and British forces leave Afghanistan

Sal Siciliano

October 29, 2014

Monday marked U.S. and British forces withdrawal from Afghanistan following 13 years of combat. Troops ended operations in the Helmand province with a 20-hour secret departure mission, according to the Washington Post. Approximately...

New Jersey releases doctor from Ebola quarantine

Sal Siciliano

October 29, 2014

Doctors Without Borders volunteer Kaci Hickox was released from a New Jersey state hospital Monday, after being detained in a strict Ebola quarantine since Friday in conditions she has described as “inhumane,” according to...

Ebola outbreak is deemed an international crisis

Sal Siciliano

October 14, 2014

The director general of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan described Ebola as “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times” on Monday, according to the New York Times. More than 4,000...

Columbus Day Parade celebrates Italian-Americans

Sal Siciliano

October 14, 2014

Thousands of people came together to participate in the region’s annual Columbus Day Parade in North Haven on Sunday, according to the New Haven Register. It was a day not only to honor the man credited with the discovery of...

Weekend of peaceful protests ends in friction

Sal Siciliano

October 14, 2014

Protesters gathered in St. Louis over the weekend, triggered by the two month anniversary of the shooting in Ferguson, Mo. involving Michael Brown and a recent shooting of Vonderrit Myers Jr. in St. Louis’s Shaw neighborhood,...

Professor to offer nutrition seminars

Sal Siciliano

October 7, 2014

Within the last year, a new tool for healthier living has become available to students and faculty at Quinnipiac University - a tool that many do not even know about. Rebecca Purcell, a professor of SCI 161 Nutrition: An Investigative...