The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Student says farewell to Quinnipiac

Nate Sharir

December 6, 2006

Quinnipiac is heaven on Earth. From the moment I arrived here in August of 2002, I was skeptical toward the majesty of the next for years of my life. With help and support of my closest friends and professors, however, I was able...

Midterm elections: Dems on top

Nate Sharir

November 14, 2006

Change is in the air. On Nov. 7, I went to Ned Lamont's campaign headquarters in Meriden to cover the Senatorial Midterm Elections. A short time after 10 p.m., Lamont addressed the crowd to announce that he had come short in...

QU political groups baffled by apathy as election nears

Nate Sharir

October 31, 2006

As the Nov. 7 Senatorial Elections approach, the university is making an attempt to bring political awareness to the student community. The QU Democrats and the QU Republicans are dedicated to providing entertaining and insightful...

Fergie, Paris should not be aspirations

Nate Sharir

October 17, 2006

On August 31, 2006, former vice president Al Gore spoke at the MTV Video Music Awards to declare the urgency of global warming; referring to the young audience as the generation that will save the world. However, on the very...

American music industry continues to evolve with the times

Nate Sharir

April 26, 2006

Remember the days when music meant something? Do you remember the years when artists were more concerned with providing powerful lyrics within their music instead of always crooning about sex and getting drunk at parties? In...

Ireland program kick-off

Nate Sharir

March 29, 2006

University College Cork visited Quinnipiac. Not physically, but in a figurative sense. Seven-Time All-Ireland champion button accordion recording artist, John Whelan, performed in the Mancheski Seminar Room on March 22 to publicize...

Freedom of the press can sometimes be taken too far

Nate Sharir

March 1, 2006

Freedom of the press is perhaps one of the most influential forms of expression. With the provision of this freedom, people within the journalistic field express themselves through an outlet in which ideas and feelings can exist...

Avian Bird Flu is not getting attention it deserves

Nate Sharir

February 1, 2006

Our country is facing a very significant international threat. When reading this, most likely you would immediately jump to the constant fear of terrorism from the Middle East. While Americans are indeed on constant guard against...

Being impartial can help people in thinking

Nate Sharir

December 7, 2005

Opinion pieces serve an interesting purpose. In most cases, an opinion piece is written by an author to strongly reflect how he or she feels towards a certain idea or an event that has taken place. During the course of their...

Making movies just for money?

Nate Sharir

October 26, 2005

Movies are produced by production studios in order to serve many purposes towards the people who view and attend them while in local theaters. Movies are made to touch our hearts and depict raw human emotion in many dramas and...

Examining the media’s role in Katrina

Nate Sharir

September 21, 2005

The media has had a very intriguing and exciting summer full of stories to cover. They had the ever-fascinating personal lives of Tom Cruise and Michael Jackson. They had the ongoing search and breakthroughs regarding the whereabouts...

Humor can influence opinions

Nate Sharir

April 27, 2005

Our mind can be influenced by a wide variety of sources in order for us to take a stance on a specific issue. One way we can be impacted is through what we gain from various news sources, TV news, newspapers and the Internet....