The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Global Affairs Association joins 3,000 at Model UN conference

Amy Maciejowski

March 2, 2011

For Colleen Driscoll, assistant professor of political science, attending the Model United Nations with the Quinnipiac chapter of Global Affairs Association was like coming home. “I have worked with Model UN groups before...

QUOTE hopes to turn words into action

Amy Maciejowski

February 16, 2011

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Ghandi’s famous quote is the basis for Quinnipiac University Outreach Through Expression’s first project. QUOTE started last semester when students decried the absence...

J-Term housing not cost-effective, officials say

Amy Maciejowski

February 2, 2011

Quinnipiac did not offer housing for students taking J-Term classes over winter break, and according to academic and residential administrators, it is expected to remain that way. According to Mark Thompson, senior vice president...

Hoop field trip brings smiles for Best Buddies

Amy Maciejowski

December 8, 2010

Quinnipiac’s men’s basketball team saw an entirely new cheering squad at Saturday’s game against Mount St. Mary’s. Members of Best Buddies, a subgroup of Community Action Program, enjoyed showing blue and gold spirit while...

New classroom gig pays off

Amy Maciejowski

September 15, 2010

A cup of coffee doesn’t always have to be just a cup of coffee. In some instances, a meeting with coffee involved can result in an entirely new experience for the Quinnipiac community. When Professor Mark Hoffman sat down...

Phi Sigma Sigma remembers lost sister

Amy Maciejowski

April 21, 2010

Quinnipiac University’s chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma brought the tradition of eating ballpark franks while watching baseball to Quinnipiac’s fields in honor of a lost sister on Sunday, April 18. Partnered with Quinnipiac...

Shoeless students walk for awareness

Amy Maciejowski

April 14, 2010

Perhaps it is a good idea to think twice when putting on shoes. Quinnipiac students took part in an event sponsored by TOMS Shoes on April 8 called One Day Without Shoes to experience the difficulties of being without shoes. Throughout...

Women MBAs club looks to bridge gap

Amy Maciejowski

April 14, 2010

The amount of women in the work force has steadily increased, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor: Women’s Share of Labor Force. In 2008, women made up 48 percent of the labor force.  In order to...

Fulbright scholar faces risky journalism ventures

Amy Maciejowski

March 31, 2010

Amidst the juicy baobab fruits and plentiful plátanos, among the African tribal dance and the hot sun setting over the desert landscape, there is a world on this continent that goes unnoticed.  It is with this picturesque setting...

QFS brings film fun to Girl Scouts

Amy Maciejowski

March 24, 2010

Beautiful weather on Saturday turned out to be a great day to do some volunteer work for the Quinnipiac Film Society (QFS).  The organization partnered with the Girl Scouts of Connecticut to delve into the movie industry. Over...

Best Buddies call for an end to ‘R-word’

Amy Maciejowski

February 24, 2010

Students will be making an effort to put an end to the use of the word “retard” through the Best Buddies organization on campus and Special Olympics event.  The hope to eliminate this word from people’s vocabulary is the...

Robinson sees new America

Amy Maciejowski

February 11, 2010

America is a much different place than it was when he was growing up, according to Eugene Robinson. Alumni Hall was filled to capacity with students, faculty and alumni as he took the stage on Feb. 3 to deliver his speech,...