The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Energy drinks eliminated from Café Q, but still at Den

Joe Pelletier

April 20, 2011

Citing meal plan budget constraints and health reasons, Chartwells eliminated energy drinks from Café Q yesterday, Chartwells Director Leean Spalding said. Energy drinks are “not a healthful meal replacement,” Spalding...

WQAQ’s 2011 spring concert [SLIDESHOW]

Joe Pelletier

April 20, 2011

Burt Kahn Court projected a sound uncharacteristic of Quinnipiac’s typical pop-enthused anthems last Saturday night. The musically apt student workers behind the annual WQAQ Spring Concert were hard at work upholding the station’s...

SGA elections will be a changing of the guard

Joe Pelletier

April 6, 2011

Seven hundred and thirty-five days ago, I called Louis Venturelli immediately after I learned that he won the election for student body president. We were both sophomores then. I was the young reporter, and he was the young...

Toad’s shooting doesn’t faze QU crowd

Joe Pelletier

March 30, 2011

Quinnipiac students were largely unconcerned with a Wednesday shooting at Toad’s Place in New Haven, taking to the popular nightclub on Saturday in familiar droves. The consensus acknowledged that Toad’s draws its share of...

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Limitless’ won’t win any Oscars, but you’ll still want to see it

Joe Pelletier

March 30, 2011

Credits Directed By: Neil Burger Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro Synopsis “Limitless” is an action-thriller about a writer named Eddie Morra who discovers an experimental drug that allows him to use 100 percen...

Dempsey: Mitch Albom will give commencement address

Joe Pelletier

March 29, 2011

Class of 2011 President Dan Dempsey confirmed that esteemed author and journalist Mitch Albom will provide the keynote address at the 2011 commencement ceremony on May 22. Albom’s agency for speaking engagements, Royce Clayton...

Suckers will headline WQAQ’s Spring Concert [Video]

Joe Pelletier

March 23, 2011

Suckers will headline the WQAQ Spring Concert, WQAQ released Wednesday. The Brooklyn pop/indie band will highlight the April 16 concert. Also performing will be The Fresh & Onlys, Trophy Scars, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, an...

Law School dean has ‘complete confidence’ in Durso, sentenced to three years probation after bank fraud

Joe Pelletier

March 13, 2011

Mary Ellen Durso will stay on board as Quinnipiac’s Law School registrar after being sentenced to three years probation for bank fraud and conspiracy, according to Law School Dean Brad Saxton. A Thursday e-mail from Saxt...

Quinnipiac drops ECAC quarterfinal opener to Cornell, 2-1

Joe Pelletier

March 11, 2011

Quinnipiac men's hockey had 10 more shots than Cornell in their ECAC quarterfinal opener on Friday, but the Big Red held on to the only statistic that mattered. A late second-period goal from Joe Devin, his second of the ...

Law school registrar faces possible jail time [DOCUMENT]

Joe Pelletier

March 9, 2011

Mary Ellen Durso, Quinnipiac Law School’s registrar, faces sentencing today in New Haven’s U.S. District Court after allegations of conspiracy, bank fraud, and filing fraudulent tax returns. A federal grand jury charged Durso, a Milford, Conn., resident, along with a couple from Weston, Conn.,...

Thompson: Kamlet will be appointed new SoC dean

Joe Pelletier

March 8, 2011

Lee Kamlet will be appointed as the next dean of the School of Communications, according to an e-mail from Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Mark Thompson. Thompson issued the announcement to the School...

Two arrested, charged with possession of “magic mushrooms,” marijuana

Joe Pelletier

March 2, 2011

Discovery of “magic mushrooms” and 42 grams of marijuana led to the arrest of two students on Tuesday, according to a Hamden police report. Hamden police charged Christopher Folsom and Adrian Miles, both 19, with possession of an...