The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Album Review: R.E.M. – “Accelerate”

Jason Braff

April 9, 2008

Why it rocks: After their 2004 album "Around the Sun" flopped and only sold 300,000 copies, it looks like R.E.M. has rebounded with their newest effort. Rolling Stone magazine gave "Accelerate" 4 stars, saying that Michael Stipe...

Cafe to undergo $12 million renovation

Jason Braff

April 9, 2008

Quinnipiac will be going under the knife this May. "This project will affect everyone," Joe Rubertone said at last week's SGA meeting. "It is like open heart surgery." The Mt. Carmel campus will be undergoing a facelift when...

Editor Speaks Out: QU can afford to be diverse

Jason Braff

March 26, 2008

There is a problem at Quinnipiac University. Solving a problem is not an easy thing to do, but in certain instances it is very possible to either solve it or at least alleviate it. Many people are in agreement, including President...

Security mum on why T-Pain was asked to leave

Jason Braff

March 5, 2008

Chief of Security John Twining said he was "not at liberty to say" why rapper Faheem Najm, known by the stage name "T-Pain," was originally asked to leave campus by Quinnipiac security on Feb. 23. "We made some requests, they...

Speaker: ‘Hate lives in silence’

Jason Braff

February 27, 2008

Diversity Conference keynote speaker Brent Scarpo told his audience he was going to introduce "hate" to them. "I know exactly where 'hate' comes from and where it lives," Scarpo said. "We need to see 'hate' before we deal with...

Super Tuesday Wrap Up: Democrats

Jason Braff

February 13, 2008

One thing was certain when the smoke cleared from the chaos of Super Tuesday's Democratic primaries: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are in a neck and neck battle to become their party's 2008 presidential nominee. Clinton barely...

Super Tuesday Wrap Up: Republicans

Jason Braff

February 13, 2008

Super Tuesday resulted in the completion of the super upset last week as Senator John McCain took the most delegates and broke away from the Republican pack. Only a month ago, it was doubtful McCain would be in the position he...

A Walk to Remember

Jason Braff

January 30, 2008

Braff, 12 students and three professors traveled to South Africa for three weeks as part of a lab for their documentary making class this spring semester. The group spent time in Cape Town and Kruger National Park from 12/28/07...

Editor Speaks Out

Jason Braff

November 7, 2007

CLUELESS JOE: TORRE HAS NO IDEA WHAT HE IS GETTING INTO. This was the backpage headline of the Nov. 3, 1995 edition of the New York Daily News, the day after the New York Yankees introduced Joe Torre as their new manager. Apparently,...

SGA official resigns

Jason Braff

October 31, 2007

Student Government Association Vice President of Student Concerns, Andrew Clark resigned last Wednesday for personal reasons. Clark, a junior political science major, officially announced his resignation at last week's SGA meeting...

Save the drama for…your major?

Jason Braff

October 10, 2007

When Professor Crystal Brian came to Quinnipiac in 2000 there were only two students with a theater minor. "I didn't feel like there was a real focus or direction for the program," said Brian, the chair of the new visual and...

Pigskin won’t fly at QU anytime soon

Jason Braff

October 10, 2007

Many students have set foot upon the Quinnipiac campus wondering why the Bobcats don't have a football team. A common response that is given is "some woman told Quinnipiac that she'll never donate money if they had a football...