October 30, 2014

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    FORM Gallery: Henry Fuller

    By Brianna Holcomb SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Hofstra senior Henry Fuller, fine arts major, will be presenting his third show, “Dope Art.” His artwork will be displayed in Calkins Hall from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. The series of hyper realistic portraits started two years ago when Henry posted a portrait of Knicks player, J.R. Smith, to Instagram, “I guess enough people tagged him in my post because he reposted my painting on his Instagram with the caption, ‘#DopeArt.’” Since then, the hashtag has been the name of his art shows, embodying the style his style of art. For his…

  • DIY spooky snacks for Halloween night

    By Amanda Valentovic Staff Writer Costumes, decorations and candy are among the most important parts of having a successful Halloween. But snacks are great too, so here are a few Halloween themed munchies that are easy to make, whether you are making them for friends or just want to enjoy some fun holiday themed food. 1. Fill a rubber glove with water and stick it in the freezer for a few hours. When it’s frozen, cut the glove off and put it in a bowl filled with red fruit punch, to make it look like a hand floating in a…

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    Dorm room dish: Spice up your night with a fun new dip

    By Jenna Grasso Staff Writer Buffalo Chicken Dip: Chips and dip are the most basic recipes that can be made within a school dorm. Dip is the easiest thing to make when getting together with a few friends for a late night gossip session or just for a late-night snack during the week or weekend. Buffalo chicken dip is a trend that has become something new and delicious for all people to eat and love. It’s a way to keep everything spicy and different during get-togethers, or something different for yourself, when you are trying to eat something unusual late…

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    Hofstra supports domestic violence awareness

    By Shannon Nia Alomar STAFF WRITER Members of the Hofstra community are taking this week to inform their peers and express solidarity with victims of domestic violence, in acknowledgement of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “[Sigma Delta Tau is] supporting domestic violence [awareness] because it’s a hidden issue that needs to be brought to light somehow,” said junior public relations and political science major Francesca Bove. Bove is a member of the Gamma Gamma Chapter of Sigma Delta Tau, which is working to help spread the influence of the initiative by selling purple nail polishes called “girls achieve greatness.” One noticeable…

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    FORM Gallery: Kay Hopkins

    By Michelle LaFiura SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Senior photography major, Kay Hopkins is a colorful individual. While sporting bright blue lipstick, she spoke about her upcoming FORM gallery art show “Ashe•Asante•Shukran,” a collection of photos from a recent journey to Africa. “My show is going to be based on color,” Hopkins said. “I’m going to showcase it as a grand [connection of] everything by color.When you’re looking at the images, you’re seeing them as a whole and seeing them in relation to each other.” The inspiration for her project came from a month-long trip to Kenya and a brief stop…


Public Safety Briefs, 10-28-2014

Oct 28, 2014

Compiled by Ehlayna Napolitano A fire alarm was activated in Constitution Hall as a result of a broken steam water pipe on Oct. 17. This resulted in some flooding in the building and caused some damage. The Uniondale Fire Department and the Plant Department responded to the building, which was evacuated. The Plant Department turned off the water and the damage was also repaired. During a fire alarm activation in Bill of Rights Hall on Oct. 18, a male was discovered sleeping in the 8th floor lounge. The male was identified to be a non-student who had not been properly…

Mental health options detailed in TRP

Oct 28, 2014

By Ariana Queenan SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE At Hofstra University, if a student must completely withdraw from classes due to a mental health condition and has failed to purchase the $127 tuition insurance, he or she may not get their tuition refunded. According to a survey report published by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64 percent of college students with mental health conditions are no longer attending college, because of mental health related reasons.  The primary diagnoses of those surveyed are depression, bipolar disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Hofstra’s tuition refund plan is run through a company named Dewar….

SGA welcomes new members to Congress

Oct 28, 2014

By Nico Machlitt STAFF WRITER There are some new faces at the weekly Student Government Association (SGA) meetings as a result of recently-held elections for justice, senate and public relations positions. Many applied for positions and 18 were voted in to be part of SGA. Sophomore and SGA Senator Carol Pollock thought the election process was relatively smooth. “The election process was not too difficult and it was much more of a friendly competition than anything,” she said. One of the first tasks a candidate must complete before running is collecting 150 signatures from students around campus – that is…


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On senior day, junior Leah Galton was the one to shine, notching a hat trick in the regular season finale for the Pride.

Victories give women’s soccer third seed in CAA tourney

By Jeffrey Werner and Marco Meglio – STAFF WRITERS The Hofstra women’s soccer team ended the 2014 regular season with a high note, winning five out of their last six games. The last two matches ended well with back-to-back wins for the Pride. Leah Galton sparked the Hofstra offense over the weekend scoring four of the six goals in the two matchups. The Pride defeated Drexel University by a score of 2-1 and the University of Delaware by a score of 4-2. “We’re playing with a lot of confidence and heart right now and it could not come at a…

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Danny Elliott comes down on the ball with a Dragon player right on his back. Elliott notched six shots on Wednesday night.

Men’s soccer battles the elements in conference win

By JP Guzhnay and Anders Jorstad – SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE AND STAFF WRITER The Pride managed to defeat the Drexel Dragons 2-1 at home, but fell to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks 2-0 away on Saturday. Hofstra was seeking their second consecutive victory after their previous win over James Madison University, but failed in the attempt. After splitting the series, the Pride currently set themselves at 9-5-2 overall and 4-2 in Colonial Athletic Association standings. Hofstra holds the second place spot in the CAA standings with two conference matches left in the regular season. The Pride started it…

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Corrina Delgadillo and Hannah Klemm celebrate after notching a key point in their win over UNC-Wilmington.

Volleyball completes impressive weekend sweep

By Nick Mazzarella and Kevin Carroll – STAFF WRITER AND SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Coming off the first conference loss of the year at James Madison, Hofstra bounced back to sweep The University of North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks on Friday night at the Mack Physical Education Building for the second time this season. Set scores were 25-21, 25-23, 25-18. Hofstra improved to 20-3 overall and 8-1 in the CAA, while UNC-Wilmington fell to 15-8 (5-4 CAA). In the first set, neither team led by more than two points until Hofstra held a 16-13 advantage. An 8-3 run turned a 13-13 tie…


Field hockey comes out on top following CAA road trip

By Gio Annatelli – STAFF WRITER Hofstra came away with a win on Friday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium, defeating Towson University 4-2 in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup. This is the Pride’s fourth straight win. Junior midfielder Charlotte Loehr and sophomore forward and midfielder Stella Schoen each tallied a goal and an assist to lead Hofstra to the key conference victory. This was the Tigers eighth straight loss, as they plummeted to 2-13 overall and 0-4 in the conference. Even though Hofstra dominated the first 20 minutes of play, Towson struck first. Junior Heather Jenney took a pass from…