October 23, 2014

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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…

  • ‘The Mother******with the Hat’: A suspensful and hilarious “vehicle” for human condition

    By Justine Re SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE “The Mother****** with the Hat” is a high-intensity play filled with suspense and hilarity.  The Stephen Adly Guirgis text is brought to life by the vivacious cast. At the start of the show, Veronica, played by Kiana Kountze, captures the audience’s attention as she cleans her room and talks on the phone. Kountze is a spitfire and her energy sets the precedence for the rest of the show. Following suit, Jackie, played by Isaiah C. Stanley, feeds off of Kountze as he enters the scene. Jackie is a new man as he has…

  • Legislation changes club office allocation

    By Marisa Russell ASSISTANT COPY EDITOR Student clubs may have to vie for office space next semester as a result of a debate amongst club leaders and the Student Government Association (SGA). Legislation concerning the reallocation of small club office space sparked debate and two drafts were voted on in consecutive senate meetings before a final version passed. With club office space reallocation coming up this spring semester, SGA brought legislation to the table to determine how office spaces should be reallocated and if an office space should be given to non-SGA-recognized clubs. “Our new club relations chair Alex Engelson,…

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Hofstra supports domestic violence awareness

Oct 21, 2014

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…

Public Safety responds to increase in bike theft

Oct 21, 2014

By Ehlayna Napolitano NEWS EDITOR Bicycles on campus are disappearing in increasing numbers this semester, according to officials at Hofstra Public Safety. Hofstra’s campus has seen a rise in bike theft this semester, according to Karen O’Callaghan, the director of Hofstra Public Safety. More than previous semesters, bikes have been disappearing from various places on campus. “We have noticed an increase and we are addressing [it] as best we can,” O’Callaghan said. Although O’Callaghan identified the area outside of Axinn Library as a problem area, she said that most places on campus have been subject to the increase as well….

Berliner leaves legacy of dedication

Oct 21, 2014

By Danielle Moskowitz SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Dr. Herman Berliner, who holds the title of Provost three times longer than all who preceded him, has announced that he will step down from the position next fall. The Provost is the second-in-command to the President of the University, who advises the President on academic affairs. Dr. Berliner has worked at Hofstra University for 45 years. He started in 1970 as a professor and intends to teach again after taking a year off. Dr. Berliner was the dean of the business school and the dean of the education school for a year….

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Field hockey raises awareness in win vs. Rider

By Jeffrey Werner – STAFF WRITER The Hofstra Pride field hockey claimed a 6-3 victory over Rider University on Sunday, Oct. 19. Prior to the start of the game, the Pride honored one of their former players battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a form of cancer. Jillian Geysen was a Hofstra field hockey player and class of 2013 graduate. She was a three-time recipient of the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award, two-time member of the Hofstra Athletics Academic Honor Roll, and part of the 2009 National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Academic Squad. Geysen majored in Health Science and aspires to be an anesthesiologist….

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Women’s soccer catching fire with two games remaining

By Marco Meglio and Kevin Carroll – STAFF WRITER AND SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Hofstra women’s soccer team stayed hot on Friday, defeating College of Charleston 5-0 in one of the most mismatched games of the year. It was clear that everything was clicking on the offensive end as the Pride netted one of their highest goal totals for a game this season. Within 10 minutes, Hofstra had already earned two goals. The first was a beautiful back heel kick by Amber Stobbs who was assisted by none other than Leah Galton. Minutes later, Galton took it upon herself to…

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Men’s soccer falls in double overtime against Delaware, rebound v. JMU

By Gio Annatelli – SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Hofstra lost a heartbreaker in the pouring rain on Wednesday, falling to Delaware 2-1 in double overtime at Grant Stadium. This ended Hofstra’s five-game winning streak. Delaware’s Guillermo Delgado scored with just 16 seconds left in double overtime to get the win for the Fightin’ Blue Hens in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup. Hofstra was the first to strike, with senior forward Maid Memic scoring 15 yards out, beating Delaware goalkeeper Borja Barbero in the 20th minute. The assist came from sophomore Joseph Holland, who leads the CAA in assists with eight. Memic…

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Pride volleyball’s win streak ends at ten vs. JMU

By Anders Jorstad – STAFF WRITER The Hofstra women’s volleyball team continued its winning streak with a 3-0 set sweep of William & Mary on the road Friday. The win pushed the Pride to their 10th consecutive victory, and clearly showed that the team has figured out a formula that’s working for them, as the Pride swept in 12 of their 19 victories. Kelsie Wills led the way on offense with 19.5 points on 18 kills and also helped her squad on defense with 11 digs for the match. In addition, four players tallied double digits in points: Emily Burke (10),…