The Quinnipiac Chronicle

‘Nothing is more important than…safety and security’

Amanda Hoskins

January 29, 2014

The university is working to enhance the Department of Public Safety officers’ ability to keep the campus community safe by appointing armed officers over the course of the semester. [media-credit name="Megan Maher" align="ali...

Lack of input on armed officer decision

Contributing Writer

January 29, 2014

In a recent email announcing a new policy of arming a Public Safety officers at Quinnipiac, the University sought to justify its decision by noting its conformity to similar programs at other elementary schools, high schools and ...

An open letter to administration and Public Safety

Contributing Writer

January 29, 2014

An Open Letter to University VP Mark Thompson and Public Safety Mark, This past Wednesday I received an email about Quinnipiac Public Safety receiving an armed component. When has a situation ever arisen on this campus...

Public Safety strengthens security

Adelia Couser

November 20, 2013

The Public Safety Department has been undertaking new measures to strengthen the university’s security after recent local and nationwide events such as the violence in New Haven, the burglaries in Village and the Boston Marat...

Falling chair strikes student

Josh Brewer

November 20, 2013

A student was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital after she was struck in the head by a falling chair on Nov. 9 in Westview on the York Hill campus. The 20-year-old student from Massachusetts, who remains unidentified, was walking thro...

Alcohol violations increase on campus

Nicole Hanson and Chris Mannen

November 13, 2013

In 2012, 634 students were documented for liquor law violations on campus, according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics. Chief of Public Safety David Barger said this number has i...

Public Safety launches Ticket for a Toy

Julia Perkins

November 5, 2013

If students give a toy or gift card with a value of $10 or more, Public Safety will waive their parking ticket. Public Safety launched a holiday toy drive with Hamden Community Services, the Hamden Fire Department and the Hamd...

Parking issues persist

Lovanda Brown

October 19, 2013

Students assigned to park at Westwoods have been illegally parking on the Hilltop parking lot. Some students purchased Hilltop parking decals from students assigned to the area, according to Public Safety.   [media-cred...

South Lot closed Friday, Saturday

Julia Perkins

September 26, 2013

The South Lot will be closed Friday and Saturday due to Student Programming Board’s Fall Fest on Sept. 28, according to Chief of Public Safety David Barger. SPB will begin setting up for Fall Fest at South Lot on Friday, Sept. 27,...

Student allegedly sexually assaulted

Julia Perkins

September 26, 2013

On Sept. 15, the Yale Police received a report that a Yale undergraduate student allegedly  assaulted a Quinnipiac undergraduate student on the Yale campus early that morning, according to a message from Chief of Yale Police ...

New Haven crime increasing

Andy Landolfi

September 25, 2013

The New Haven Police Department has seen a rise in crime within the city since late August, the precise time that students returned to Quinnipiac. This rise in crime has occurred primarily in the city’s entertainment district, wh...

Public Safety unveils new decal system

Julia Perkins

September 6, 2013

The Public Safety Department will initiate its new parking decal system, developed by Adirondack Solutions, within the next two weeks, according to Chief of Public Safety David Barger. Students will now have a barcode with the d...