The Quinnipiac Chronicle

A ‘Whole Lotta Love’ but no love for me

Alysis Richardson

October 17, 2007

Most music fans - most true music fans - remember the first moment when the gears suddenly clicked. For me, it was my discovery of Led Zeppelin. It happened when I was a young girl snooping through my father's displaced album...

Eyes roll at empty promises

Alysis Richardson

April 25, 2007

Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series. Sitting in the bleachers of Keene State College, my adrenaline is pumping with excitement. My pen is ready but my mind is not. This is my first time covering an event as a...

State Radio delivers message through music

Alysis Richardson

April 25, 2007

It's hard to imagine a band driving a biodiesel van and singing of peace and social injustices to be anything short of passionate. State Radio, the Boston-based trio, held up to expectations in a small deli in New Haven before...

Quilt of many colors

Alysis Richardson

April 17, 2007

"This is the safest sex you will ever have in your life," Elaine Pasqua said to a small crowd in Alumni Hall April 10 at an interactive lecture following an annual two-day AIDS Memorial Quilt exhibit. Pasqua, who is the president...

Obama-nia hits near home

Alysis Richardson

April 10, 2007

Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part series. Part two will appear in next week's issue. What was supposed to be a full car has dwindled down to the two of us; the empty seats symbolizing Quinnipiac's political numbness....

Dirt roads and shacks: Spring break in Nicaragua

Alysis Richardson

March 28, 2007

The rundown orange school bus is but an ant under the glare of the unforgiving Nicaraguan sun. A cloud of dust trails playfully behind, eventually settling in the sugar cane fields surrounding the dirt roads. In my seat by the...

Lesson from 1960s: Protest Darfur

Alysis Richardson

March 7, 2007

Today, Hitler is synonymous with such evil that you almost have to whisper his name. When you think of Nazis you fill with hate, sickness or terror. However, I will bet my entire tuition money that most people don't know who Musa...

Speaker gets ‘smashed’ with Quinnipiac students

Alysis Richardson

March 7, 2007

New York Times best-selling author Koren Zailckas spoke to a packed Alumni Hall about her 2005 memoir, "Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood," an account of her years of alcoholism from age 14 to age 23. JoLynn Hamilton, the...

Athletics: share the wealth

Alysis Richardson

February 7, 2007

Some of us have already grown weary of the TD Banknorth hype. But most of us are still painting our faces and catching a shuttle up the hill to a Super Fan's paradise. With students cloaked in yellow, a new sense of school spirit...

New majority, same results?

Alysis Richardson

November 14, 2006

I sit on the uncomfortable brown Salvation Army couch in my off-campus living room, eyes glued to the TV. With a skyrocketed electric bill, our heat will not go on until December and I get my first taste of winter tonight in our...