All posts by Amanda Perelli

About Amanda Perelli

Managing Editor
Journalism Major
Class of 2019
  • 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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  • Person arrested on Mount Carmel campus

    Hamden Police Department was called to Mount Carmel Ave. on Monday, Sept. 3 at 1:50 p.m. on reckless endangerment, according to a Hamden PD daily activity log. Josiah Chad Diaz-Cregan, an 18-year-old Meriden resident, was arrested for...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Sleeping Giant remains closed for start of semester

    The fall semester is underway, but a staple of Quinnipiac culture is missing. The 32 miles of the Sleeping Giant park and trails are indefinitely closed, as well as surrounding areas near local businesses. On Tuesday, May...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Dear Journalism Students

    Today’s Daily News layoff, of half the staff including editor-in-chief, Jim Rich, may have you believing that news is truly dying. But these drastic cuts are only preparing us – the media student, for the new wave...

    • Posted July 23, 2018
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  • ‘No more silence, end gun violence’

    ‘Hey—hey ho—the NRA has got to go.’ If you’ve been paying attention to the news even a little this month, you’d know that this past Saturday, March 24th cities around the globe participated in the March for...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • AEPi hosts bone marrow drive

    “Do you want to save a life today?” Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), a global Jewish college fraternity, hosted a bone marrow drive for the first time on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Carl Hansen Student Center.  ...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • The pressure to donate is on

    To make a $10 donation text HARVEY. After reading this phrase stamped countless times all over social media in the last few weeks, my initial response was to donate. Then I remembered that I recently gave money...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • Letter from the Opinion Editor

    Writing an opinion piece is like starting a conversation. When you write for The Chronicle, students, staff and people you may never get the chance to meet will read your words. Quinnipiac students are given the resources...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • How I’ve learned to survive college

    As I’m reaching the end of my second year of college, I’ve taken a lot of time lately to reflect. I’m halfway done with my college career and somedays I feel like I only just got here....

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • Backstage with Kelly Ledwith

    Fall Fest, Wake the Giant and all other weekend events sprinkled in between are just some of what brings students together and makes campus feel like home. Although the amount of events going on around campus each...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Why main campus should be tobacco-free

    Over a thousand college campuses in the country are tobacco-free, according to a study done in 2016 by, but surprisingly, Mount Carmel campus is not on that list. North Haven, one of the three Quinnipiac campuses,...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Speaking out on speaking up

    I’m an introvert living in an extrovert’s world. Half of all people are introverts, according to This might seem off, but if we think about it, extroverts are easier to spot than introverts. They’re energetic. They...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Thriving against all odds

    On Friday afternoons at 4:45 p.m, you can find Alena Galan setting up for her radio show, “Alena Galan’s Amazing Hour” in Quinnipiac’s student-run radio station WQAQ’s studio. Galan, a freshman business undecided major and communications minor,...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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