The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Hogan isn’t my hero

Andrew Vazzano

September 22, 2009

For three years, I lived on the Mount Carmel campus and all I had to do to get to class was roll out of bed, grab my backpack and walk a few minutes. Now, as a senior, commuting is more of a hassle than I ever could have imagined. I...

Students turn out for free flu shots

Andrew Vazzano

September 22, 2009

Each year, 36,000 people die from flu-related causes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With the media coverage of the H1N1 flu virus blanketed across the news, many people are taking precautionary...

York Hill pulling its own weight

Andrew Vazzano

September 15, 2009

Fitness fanatics at Quinnipiac University now have another venue where they can pump some iron. The York Hill Fitness Center opened on Tuesday, Sept. 8 in a temporary room on the new York Hill campus. With 520 beds open on the...

If you want May Weekend back, show some respect

Andrew Vazzano

April 28, 2009

Last weekend was the unofficial May Weekend here at Quinnipiac University. For most of the day, people seemed to have a great time, congregating with friends and getting in that last bit of fun before hunkering down and preparing...

WRECK of the week: Lost

Andrew Vazzano

April 7, 2009

A lot of people have stuck with the show through it all, but "Lost" has completely derailed from the initial theme it had going. Too many plot lines, too many loose threads and too many unresolved questions has led to more and...

The Weekly Peeve

Andrew Vazzano

April 7, 2009

Almost everyone has been there before: the tourist trying to take in all the new sites in the new country/city/locale. You're walking around with your chin in the air, gasping, pointing and snapping off as many pictures as your...

The Weekly Peeve

Andrew Vazzano

March 31, 2009

Hey, guy-with-an-eyebrow-ring-that-spent-30-minutes-straightening-your-hair-this-morning-to-the-perfect-emo-bangs-while-you-tore-holes-in-your-girly-jeans-so-you'd-look-cooler, I don't want you to get offended by this - but you...

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Stanley Rothman, Professor of Mathematics

Andrew Vazzano

March 4, 2009

Leaning back in an office chair and listening to sports talk radio on WFAN, with papers covered with batting averages and on-base percentages scattered about his office, Dr. Stanley Rothman obviously loves baseball. Rothman,...

The Weekly Peeve

Andrew Vazzano

February 11, 2009

The Webster's dictionary defines diversity as "the inclusion of different race and cultures." I'm all for the action of diversity at QU, but I can't stand when people overuse the word. In fact, the word "diversity" does more...

The Weekly Peeve

Andrew Vazzano

February 4, 2009

Let's imagine I'm driving along in my car one fine Connecticut day and I hit a patch of ice on Whitney Ave. I'm suddenly skidding out of control, grabbing at the wheel and pumping the brakes trying not to severely injure myself...

The Weekly Peeve

Andrew Vazzano

January 28, 2009

Almost every weekend in the winter, I find myself heading off to the Recreation Center, boarding a shuttle and heading up to the TD Banknorth Sports Center to take in a Quinnipiac athletic event. I'm not here to talk about the...

What grinds my gears

Andrew Vazzano

December 3, 2008

A weekly tirade from Andrew Vazzano Let me preface this by saying I enjoy most "holiday" music - and by holiday music, I mean Christmas music. The song "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus," written by Tommie Connor, is not only...