The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Ronan slays ‘Hanna’ performance

Daniella Appolonia

April 13, 2011

Hanna is a perfect, unassuming assassin. The 16-year-old is smaller in stature, somewhat shy, and has messy blond hair and ice blue eyes. She was part of a scientific experiment to create the perfect soldier. Trained by her...

Get to know Hawthorne Heights

Daniella Appolonia

April 6, 2011

Ohio’s platinum-selling band Hawthorne Heights has overcome tragedy, bitter legal battles, and plenty of personal obstacles in the fight to make their music heard. With the loss of guitarist Casey Calvert in 2007 to an accid...

Rap/punk rocker Beardo will open for Ke$ha [Video]

Daniella Appolonia

March 25, 2011

Things are about to get hairy at Quinnipiac’s “Wake the Giant” concert as Beardo joins “The Get $leazy Tour,” SPB Mainstage Chair Jamie Kloss confirmed today. “Beardo is the name of a singer/songwriter based out...

You’re a sad man, Charlie Sheen

Daniella Appolonia

March 10, 2011

Say what you want about actor Charlie Sheen – whether he’s “winning” or has “tiger blood” running through his veins. Either way, I find him obnoxious. He needs to get off all the news sites I read, and fast. His...

Montage promotes artistic input on campus

Daniella Appolonia

March 9, 2011

Quinnipiac’s Montage is getting digitized. With the launch of its website on Sunday, March 6, the organization is promoting more involvement from the community with its student-run art and literary magazine. ...

Diverse lineup planned for Saturday

Daniella Appolonia

March 2, 2011

Indie rock, acoustic, rap, heavy metal, and maybe some a capella will all invade Burt Kahn Court at WQAQ’s annual Battle of the Bands on Saturday. Submissions to perform at the event were accepted until Feb. 25. The only...

Famous slam poet captivates crowd

Daniella Appolonia

February 16, 2011

World-renowned poet Taylor Mali is funny, witty and has his dream job now. Rising from the slam poetry movement, he travels across the globe inspiring and entertaining audiences with his words, showcasing the art form that poetry...

[UPDATE] It’s Ke$ha for SPB’s ‘Wake the Giant’ concert

Daniella Appolonia

February 7, 2011

Sleeping Giant might wake up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy when Ke$ha invades the Bank for the Student Programming Board’s annual “Wake the Giant” concert. Ke$ha’s “Get Sleazy Tour” will make its way to Hamden...

Miley’s a (salvia?) stoner

Daniella Appolonia

December 10, 2010

A picture is worth a thousand words. But videos are so much better. Miley Cyrus partied a little too hard in the U.S.A. at her L.A. home five days after she turned 18. In a video posted to, the controversial celeb takes hits from a bong, laughing like a hyena, and speaking gibberish. The scary thing is ...

Echo Movement gives a whole new meaning to alternative, reggae and rock

Daniella Appolonia

November 19, 2010

Finally. Some talent from New Jersey that does not revolve around a six pack with an orange glow. Brothers Stephen and Dave Fowler, members of the band “Echo Movement,” bring a rare energy to their music. And sound like...

‘Cash Crop’ documentary explores marijuana industry [Video]

Daniella Appolonia

October 27, 2010

Call it bud. Call it cannabis, or even ganja. Call it whatever you want. It’s the biggest cash crop in America, worth an estimated $35.8 billion. Northern California’s “Emerald Triangle” consists of Mendocino, Humboldt...

RAVE and WRECK of the week: Oct 20, 2010

Daniella Appolonia

October 19, 2010

South Park: “It’s a Jersey Thing” “South Park’s” take on all things Jersey was hysterical. Characters expressed concerns about Jersey taking over the rest of the country, making the West Coast “West Jersey,” reach...