All posts by Christine Burroni
This Is Me: Dancing with a real star
When it comes to working the room, John Midy knows what to do when he’s dancing ballroom. But when it comes to lighting up a room, he doesn’t have to do anything – that comes naturally....
- Posted April 24, 2012
Junior shows surprise talent at QU Idol Competition
Ilisse Gomez would have made Whitney Houston proud at SGA’s QU Idol Competition last week. Gomez’s rendition of Houston’s classic “I Will Always Love You” wowed the crowd in Buckman Theater and landed her a first place...
- Posted April 3, 2012
WRECK of the week: Chris Brown and Rihanna: Rumors of a Relationship?(..again?)
Ever since the release of “Birthday Cake,” it has been rumored that the controversial domestic violence duo are back together and possible engaged, as reported by an australian entertainment magazine earlier this month.Thankfully, contrary to some bad...
- Posted March 26, 2012
Channel some British courtesy on Quinnipiac shuttles
It’s been almost two and a half months since I returned home from my semester abroad in London and I can’t help but make some comparisons with my two lives. Throughout the day, I find numerous things...
- Posted February 29, 2012
Fishing for a future in film
This summer, while filming his first documentary, Austin Hopkins tested the waters — literally and metaphorically. “I have never done anything like this before,” said Hopkins, a junior film, video and interactive media major. “This time last year...
- Posted February 28, 2012
Campus-wide sing-a-long underway
All hands are on deck to produce Quinnipiac’s “lip dub” video, an innovative way to show off QU’s beauty and diversity. “I’m really excited, we have a really beautiful campus and it will be cool to showcase...
- Posted February 21, 2012
Q & A with Isis King
Isis King, the first transgender contestant on the hit show “America’s Next Top Model,” spoke about her real-life experiences and answered questions from the audience on Saturday night. After her speech, the Chronicle sat down and chatted...
- Posted February 7, 2012
Rave of the Week: Remembering Etta James
On Saturday, Los Angeles residents and the rest of the blues- and jazz-loving world remembered legendary singer, Etta James. The performer, famous for her wedding song anthem “At Last,” died on Jan. 13 and was laid to...
- Posted January 30, 2012
WRECK of the week: ‘Dance Moms’’ Second Season Spotlight
Abbey Lee Miller hits the small screen again with her army of military-like trained 12-year-old dancers on Lifetime’s second season of the trashy hit, “Dance Moms.” However, we know that the girls’ outrageous ability is not really...
- Posted January 23, 2012
Students audition for ‘X-Factor’
Two Quinnipiac students didn’t quite have “The X-Factor” when they auditioned for FOX’s newest singing competition, but they still had an adventure they will never forget.
- Posted May 5, 2011
Stop turning teen pregnancy into ratings, MTV
Get your baby bottles warmed and ready everyone, season three of MTV’s hit “16 and Pregnant” airs April 16.
- Posted March 30, 2011
My world is turning business casual
With an internship and a freelance gig under my belt before age 20, I feel as though the “kid” days are over, and yes, I’m in the real world of completing responsibilities in business casual attire.
- Posted March 9, 2011
Lee’s lecture was an eye-opener
Few can say they know Spike Lee beyond his directorial abilities, occasionally caustic comments, and New York Knicks obsession. But after hearing his lecture on Thursday night, it became clear he is more than all of those...
- Posted February 16, 2011
Show your school spirit properly; don’t boo the opponent’s pep band
The student section at Friday night’s men’s hockey game was filled with gold T-shirts, but with such misguided spirit, it might as well have been empty.
- Posted February 10, 2011