The Quinnipiac Chronicle

$2.5M grant on chopping block

Joe Pelletier

March 2, 2011

Gov. Dan Malloy’s plans to chop a state grant program, of which Quinnipiac draws $2.5 million, drew an impassioned response from Quinnipiac students and administrators who took to a Hartford rally on Monday. In his proposed...

Blood drive battles winter shortages

Joe Pelletier

March 2, 2011

Icy roads and massive snow piles took their toll on the amount of blood donations this winter. Gail Mills, donor recruitment account manager for the American Red Cross, estimated 38,000 donations were lost because of canceled...

After arrest, 20 Quinnipiac students discovered with fake IDs; none charged

Joe Pelletier

February 24, 2011

Following a Westchester arrest, 20 Quinnipiac students were discovered to have purchased fake licenses tied to Daniel Capossela, 19, of White Plains, N.Y., according to a Friday release. A majority of the fake IDs were recovered...

Involvement fair not in the cards

Joe Pelletier

February 9, 2011

After a snow day dashed any hope for last Wednesday’s annual Spring Involvement Fair, student center officials decided that a rescheduled involvement fair wasn’t in the cards. According to Erin Twomey, associate director...

QFS’s staple Sundance trip gives film students inspiration [Video]

Joe Pelletier

February 2, 2011

Senior Caitlin Goldberg stood in front of a crowd of 300 students at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and she had to smile. It was the denouement to a journey that began four years ago when Goldberg, a hopeful freshman, applied for a Quinnipiac delegation to attend the Park City, Utah film festival. “It was my first semes...

Wilkerson lecture canceled, will be rescheduled

Joe Pelletier

January 26, 2011

A Quinnipiac spokesman confirmed this afternoon that tonight's lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson has been canceled. The lecture will be rescheduled "for later in the semester," according to Associate...

Shuttle boycott honorable, but misguided

Joe Pelletier

January 26, 2011

We can’t forget the Montgomery bus boycotts of 1955. To do so would be disrespectful to our civil rights today and the very people who boycotted those buses in hopes of equality and civil rights legislation. These people...

Cold open

Joe Pelletier

January 25, 2011

The spring semester kicked off with a chill in the air and some snow on the ground. Check out some photos from Chronicle photographers from the first week of classes. ...

Quinnipiac staves off Central, toughs out 73-68 win [Video]

Joe Pelletier

January 15, 2011

Déjà vu it was not for the men’s basketball team. After blowing a 23-point lead against Bryant on Thursday, Quinnipiac let a 15-point lead against Central Connecticut State dwindle down to two with one minute remaining. But de...

Quinnipiac runs by Rhode Island in historic win, 73-66 [Slideshow]

Joe Pelletier

December 12, 2010

Tom Moore didn’t need any time to think about whether Saturday’s win against Rhode Island was the biggest win in program history. He knew it was. Men’s basketball’s 73-66 win at home was the first ever against an A...

So you want an ‘A’ on your final?

Joe Pelletier

December 8, 2010

Finals time. You can smell it, can’t you? It’s a beautiful bouquet of coffee, AMP and sleep deprivation. I’d like to tell you that after seven semesters of finals, I figured out the secret. Alas, I cannot. I’m still...

Spike Lee will give Black History Month lecture [Video]

Joe Pelletier

November 30, 2010

[Clarification: The lecture will take place in Burt Kahn Court] Spike Lee, critically acclaimed director and producer, will speak on Feb. 11 in Burt Kahn Court, Quinnipiac announced earlier today. Lee will deliver Quinnipi...