The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Chronicle Exclusive: Picking Carlos Mencia’s “mind”

Allison Corneau

April 26, 2006

Comedy Central comic Carlos Mencia isn't afraid to speak his mind. Viewers of his weekly series "Mind of Mencia" (Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.) have heard his take on everything from race relations to pop culture icons in his stand-up...

SPB to sponsor Carlos Mencia performance

Allison Corneau

April 19, 2006

Quinnipiac's Student Programming Board is set to bring popular comedian Carlos Mencia to Hamden as part of the university's annual May Weekend celebration. The host of his own Comedy Central series, "Mind of Mencia," now in its...

Thanks for the memories, QU

Allison Corneau

April 12, 2006

As May 21 creeps closer and us seniors prepare to don our caps and gowns for the rite of passage that is college commencement, I'll be the first to readily admit my trepidation about the future. Six short weeks before graduation,...

Media professor to discuss changing roles of women on television

Allison Corneau

March 1, 2006

Assistant professor of media studies and public relations Lisa Burns will present a discussion on the portrayal of women in the media next Thursday, at East Haven's Hagaman Memorial Library at 7 p.m.. The event is free and open...

Local student hangs with ‘geeks’ on WB series

Allison Corneau

February 22, 2006

Maine native Tristin Clow was pursuing a psychology degree at the University of New Haven, when she was given the opportunity to experience the ultimate 'social experiment' outside of the classroom. The 22-year-old was cast as...

Songwriter Charles Kelley engages in grassroots effort to release debut disc

Allison Corneau

February 15, 2006

University of Georgia graduate Charles Kelley was in quite the predicament following his college commencement. Armed with a finance degree but spending his days at a job that offered little advancement, the budding musician took...

Piano virtuoso William Joseph talks of touring, his famous friends and more

Allison Corneau

February 8, 2006

Looking back on their first job as a teen, a handful of adults may remember hawking newspapers or mowing lawns to make a few extra bucks, but 27-year-old William Joseph has an early story of success to rival many others. Showcasing...

G.L.A.S.S. to sponsor ‘Monologues’ performance

Allison Corneau

February 8, 2006

Quinnipiac's G.L.A.S.S. will sponsor performances of its annual Vagina Monologues this weekend in Buckman Theater with proceeds benefiting an, as yet undecided, domestic violence women's shelter. The showings are part of V-Day,...

North Haven native cut from remaining ‘Runway’ designers

Allison Corneau

February 1, 2006

He may have not made the cut on Bravo's reality hit "Project Runway," but North Haven native Emmett McCarthy is certainly proving he knows how to work it, both on the runway and off. The New York City-based designer, whose family--including...

Clay Aiken makes “Joyful Noise” in Wallingford

Allison Corneau

December 7, 2005

Christmas cheer came to the area early with Clay Aiken's "Joyful Noise" tour, appearing at Wallingford's Chevrolet Theatre for the second year in a row. Last Saturday's performance, attended by approximately 3,500 fans, was part...

Australian Kai Brown debuts songwriting talents in US

Allison Corneau

November 2, 2005

Music's most recent newcomer has made his way from the land down under to make a name for himself here in the States. Australian born Kai Brown took the first step in making his musical dreams come true when he said goodbye to...

‘Gilmore’ guy with local ties makes name in Hollywood

Allison Corneau

October 26, 2005

Most college students are all too familiar with the constant rigors of early morning classes and endless streams of reading assignments. After four years of higher education, the majority of those co-eds are ready to say goodbye...