The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Sniper suspect talks about recent shootings

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

November 28, 2002

John Lee Malvo, 17, the younger of the two accused snipers in the October shootings that killed ten people and wounded three others, talked to investigators in Virginia on Nov. 8, confessing that he was the sniper in some of...

U.S. missile kills

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

November 21, 2002

The U.S. CIA killed six suspected al Qaeda members in Yemen last week by firing a Hellfire missile at the car the alleged terrorists were in. Among the victims was Abu Ali, also known as Qaed Senyan al-Harthi. He was a former...

Reasons wanted for missing antidote in Moscow theater gassing

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

November 14, 2002

Relatives of the hostages held captive for 58 hours in a Moscow theater last week are demanding answers as to why an antidote was not immediately available after Russian authorities gassed the theater to end the stand-off. "That...

Foreign journalists kicked out of Iraq after coverage of ‘fabricated reports’

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

November 7, 2002

News coverage of anti-government protests in Iraq has angered officials in the Middle Eastern country so much that they are beginning to expel some journalists. Iraqi officials claim that CNN fabricated a report last week that...

Sniper identity remains a mystery as victims increase

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 31, 2002

Nine dead, three injured and still no identity of the serial sniper. The latest development in the story comes after a 37-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the parking lot of a Ponderosa Steakhouse in Ashland, Va., last...

Lawmakers look to expand use of Amber Alert

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 23, 2002

The Amber Alert system has been credited in helping to find several kidnapped children this year, but the system is only used in 17 states. Lawmakers are now looking to put the system in every state. The House passed a measure...

Old playground game favorite among adults

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 16, 2002

Throw down those bats and gloves. Lose the football. Make way for the newest game that is causing leagues to sprout up all over the country: kickball. It's no longer just a kid's game. Thousands of people in their 20's and 30's...

Quinnipiac alumna finds her place at Polling Institute

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 16, 2002

In order to keep a highly regarded poll like the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute running, you need dedicated people to conduct the polls. To get these people to remain dedicated, you need a good manager. This is where...

Terror threat level lowered, U.S. attacks still possible

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 9, 2002

The terror threat level in the United States was lowered last week from orange to yellow, but government officials still say there is a significant risk for more terrorist attacks. The decision to lower the nation's terror alert...

Blackboard still deemed reliable

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 2, 2002

A recent server failure prevented faculty and students from accessing Blackboard, a program used for communication outside of the classroom. The trouble with the Blackboard server started the first week of classes, but the Academic...

Actor Christopher Reeve makes small, significant improvements

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

October 2, 2002

More than three years of dedication and treatment are paying off for actor Christopher Reeve, who was paralyzed seven years ago in a horse riding accident.

Disney aquatic theme park makes splash in Tokyo

Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

September 25, 2002

Maybe it is not such a small world after all. Florida has Disney World.