The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Woodruff is no stranger to politics

Jonathan Carlson

April 25, 2002

On Sept. 11, Judy Woodruff was proud to be a journalist. "It was one of the finest moments in American television," said the veteran newswoman, who spoke on campus last Tuesday. "It was also a day of which no one in journalism...

Immigrants face dangerous journey crossing into the U.S.

Jonathan Carlson

April 18, 2002

PHEONIX- Nearly 120 miles southwest of this city, alongside the Arizona-Mexico border, lays the small dusty town of Yuma. Alfredo Casillas patrols this area as a local field supervisor with the U.S. Border Patrol. He and 300 fellow...

Figure skater Sarah Hughes talks about her Olympic glory and SAT’s

Jonathan Carlson

March 21, 2002

The new year brought a glimmer of hope and pride however, this time in the form of a petite 16-year-old girl. A New Yorker, Sarah Hughes stunned the sports world with her upset victory in winning an Olympic gold metal this past...

Legalization of marijuana remains a controversal topic at many colleges

Jonathan Carlson

March 21, 2002

The Heads have long battled the Feds in the spirited debate over the legalization of marijuana. The dispute is alive and well on college campuses nationwide, and Quinnipiac University is not immune. This past fall, students packed...

Tanning beds double risk for skin cancer

Jonathan Carlson

February 21, 2002

Tanning beds can double the risk of some common types of skin cancer, especially in young people, according to newly released study. In a report, out in last week's Journal of the National Cancer Institute, scientists found that...

Special Report: Preventing Suicide

Jonathan Carlson

February 7, 2002

A survey is passed out every two years to nearly 300 colleges and universities nationwide, providing information as to the frequency of suicidal behavior on campuses. In 1995, the National College Health Risk Behavior Survey,...

Security tightened at Conn. Plum Island

Jonathan Carlson

December 6, 2001

Since Sept. 11, U.S. government officials have been stepping up security at various federal facilities across the nation, such as nuclear power plants. The tri-state area is of particular concern, with the presence of nuclear...

Talking with Hillary Clinton as she celebrates her year anniversary as NY junior senator

Jonathan Carlson

November 8, 2001

This week, former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton is celebrating her first year in office as the junior senator from New York. It was over a year ago when Clinton defeated Long Island Congressman Rick Lazio in a landslide victory. ...

Kroll runs for district seat in Town Council

Jonathan Carlson

November 1, 2001

It is down to the wire for Quinnipiac junior Jon Kroll, in his grassroots quest to win the 9th legislative district seat on Hamden's town council. Last spring, Kroll declared himself an unaffiliated candidate in this year's 2001...

Janet Reno: Life after the Clinton Administration

Jonathan Carlson

April 26, 2001

t's been a few months since Janet Reno left her post as the most powerful law enforcement official in America. As the United States Attorney General under the Clinton administration, Reno left the top spot at the Justice Department...

Pulitzer Prize winning historian visits Quinnipiac

Jonathan Carlson

March 22, 2001

Doris Kearns Goodwin remembers the day President Lyndon Johnson asked her to dance. It was at the celebration the night after she was selected to serve as a White House fellow. The young Goodwin was one of only three girls at...

SGA President Aaron Blank cleared

Jonathan Carlson

March 22, 2001

Life goes on for the Student Government Association and its president, Aaron Blank, after members of the SGA voted to clear Blank of the impeachment charges brought against him. A 25-member majority voted to clear Blank of any...