Author Archives: Melanie Occhiuzzo

Second Soundscapes is a go

This Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., in Gaines Theater, a few of the fraternities and sororities from the Alternate Greek Council will be hosting a benefit concert for the Soundscapes Program. The organizations involved, Nu Kappa Epsilon, Sigma...

Tips for dodging the CNFlu

The CNU flu strikes every semester without fail. It’s up to you, fellow captains, to brave the coughing masses. But, just in case you’re a little short on luck—or basic cleanliness habits—here are few helpful hints to stay healthy...

The month of the Mockingjay part 2

The Hunger Games franchise caught my eye after a good friend recommended it to me on a whim. I am a fantasy nerd in all aspects; I devoured the “Harry Potter” series, waited in line for hours to see “The Hobbit” and even spent tim...

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Before college, the thought of hanging out with my parents voluntarily was not something I looked forward to. Sure, I watched TV with them on the weekends and we had family dinner almost every day of the week but that was the exte...

Nightmare before Halloween

There are hundreds of movies that come to mind when you think of good Halloween fun and for most, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is somewhere on that list. With the word “Christmas” included in the title, most would think that w...

Inside an Anxiety 101 workshop

The Office of Counseling Services held its second Anxiety 101 Workshop of the semester on Oct. 20. A group of 12 students gathered in the Harrison Room of the DSU to discuss and learn about their own unique forms of anxiety. These...