All posts by Amanda Perelli

About Amanda Perelli

Managing Editor
Journalism Major
Class of 2019
  • OPINION: Climate change is real

    Climate change, global warming, the end of the world. Call it what you want but it’s real and we’re in deep trouble. Here’s what’s happening and why you should have started caring yesterday. Feel any warmer? Whether...

    • Posted February 26, 2019
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  • A closer look at microplastics

    On-campus and within the surrounding community people are taking a closer look at microplastics. In Hamden, one bill, co-sponsored by Reps. David Michel, D-Stamford, and Josh Elliott, D-Hamden would ban goods containing microplastics. This ban would include...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Quinnipiac mourns staff member

    Reporting by Amanda Perelli and Emily DiSalvo The Quinnipiac community is mourning the loss of one of our own, a Quinnipiac Dining employee who, according to students, served so much more than food. Leyanda DaSilva, who worked...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • The community reacts to the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

    Following the news that Quinnipiac has ended its 30-year sponsorship with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the community is left wondering: what is the future of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum? “Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • BREAKING: Finance chair Thomas Coe confronted by anti-child abuse activist, on leave from the university

    Quinnipiac finance department chair Thomas S. Coe is placed on leave with the university after being confronted by an anti-child abuse activist who said they have record of him chatting explicitly with a volunteer from the website...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • What’s wrong with America?

    “Several college women were celebrating their 21st birthdays.” “Country music was blaring and beer was flowing.” “Then all of a sudden, into ‘College Country Night!’ at the Borderline Bar & Grill stepped a man with a gun.”...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac Dining responds to food complaints

    Quinnipiac Dining removed the food products in question after two different social media posts were shared last week, when students allegedly found a snail, and what appears to be a small worm, in the fruit they purchased...

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse head coach relieved of duties

    Quinnipiac University removed Eric Fekete from his position as the Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse head coach, effective immediately. Mason Poli, an assistant to Fekete for the past four years, has been named interim head coach. Fekete was with...

    • Posted October 6, 2018
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  • Lahey makes Hamden his permanent home

    Former Quinnipiac President John Lahey told The Chronicle that building a mausoleum in Hamden was a ‘family decision.’ “We wanted to have our final resting place and then we actually looked around,” Lahey said. “The decision was...

    • Posted October 5, 2018
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  • Lahey chooses Hamden as final resting place

    Former Quinnipiac president John Lahey plans to spend an eternity in Hamden.   John Nolan, president of Nolan’s Hamden Monument Company confirmed that the mausoleum at Saint Mary’s Cemetery on Whitney Ave. with “LAHEY” carved atop belongs...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • What happened to Relay?

    In recent years, Quinnipiac University’s annual Relay for Life event has seen a drop in participants and overall money raised. The walk was held on the Quad, Saturday Sept. 29. The eight-hour-long walk-a-thon sponsored by the American...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • Critique your students’ work

    Here is a list of things I believe professors should take into consideration for their classes. A professor or mentors honest feedback is just as important as the work itself. Next time your students hand something in,...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac Student Injured in Hit-and-Run

    Reporting by Amanda Perelli and Jessica Ruderman  Hamden Police Department is searching for the vehicle that injured a Quinnipiac student in a hit-and-run Tuesday night on Whitney Ave. The student suffered from non-life threatening injuries to her...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Student dies in biking accident

    The Quinnipiac community is mourning the loss of sophomore philosophy major Anthony Massaro, 23, from Wethersfield, Connecticut. Massaro, known as Tony to friends and family, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, in an off-campus biking accident, according to an...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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