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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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