The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Alternative Spring Break in Nicaragua

Joe Pelletier

October 8, 2008

For Kelsey Ives, the reason for going down to Nicaragua to aid families is simple. "It's something a good human should do," she said. Ives, a junior, has been to Nicaragua seven times, and she will not be stopping this year. The...

QU students take part in “Gay Day” celebration

Joe Pelletier

October 1, 2008

Michael RieckeIt began as a normal SPB trip. It then had a decided plot twist. Afterwards, it became "the best day ever," according to some. "It" was the SPB-sponsored trip to Six Flags New England scheduled for September 20...

Students discuss “hatred,” diversity at Quinnipiac

Joe Pelletier

October 1, 2008

It has been 17 days since Quinnipiac released Mark Thompson's memo surrounding the "acts of hatred" on campus, and as of press time, those who committed the acts have yet to be found. "We are vigorously trying to find out who...

QU receives “D-” from Green Report Card

Joe Pelletier

October 1, 2008

While Quinnipiac University may be one of the premiere "up and coming" and "innovative" universities in the North (according to their website), Mother Nature begs to differ. The College Sustainability Report Card, a yearly study...

QU Alaskan Set to Leave Mark

Joe Pelletier

September 24, 2008

It takes about 14 hours to get from Wasilla, Alaska to Hamden, Connecticut. But even that cross-national, cross-country flight did not stop Jordan Elkins from coming to Quinnipiac. "You know it has to be a long ride whenever...

Cherilus to Lead ’12

Joe Pelletier

September 24, 2008

It appears that, for now at least, Barack Obama has nothing on Jameson Cherilus. Cherilus was voted Quinnipiac's Class of 2012 president last week. "Congratulations should be given to everyone who ran," vice president of student...

SPJ Faces Warning from QU

Joe Pelletier

September 24, 2008

Quinnipiac University has threatened to revoke the campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) after their connection with the student-run independent newspaper The QUAD News. Daniel Brown wrote to SPJ that...

QU Battles “Hatred” on Campus

Joe Pelletier

September 24, 2008

Michael Riecke"Deplorable" was the word used by Mark Thompson, senior vice-president for academic and student affairs, to describe the acts of hatred occurring on the Quinnipiac campus this semester. Thompson spoke for Quinnipia...

SGA Elections Wednesday

Joe Pelletier

September 17, 2008

"Barack Obama has nothing on me!" So reads Jameson Cherilus's Facebook picture. The SGA presidential candidate for the freshmen class, decked out in a suit and tie in his default, called himself a "CLASS PRESIDENT IN THE MAKING!" Katie...