All posts by Jason Braff

About Jason Braff

  • Album Review: R.E.M. – “Accelerate”

    Why it rocks: After their 2004 album "Around the Sun" flopped and only sold 300,000 copies, it looks like R.E.M. has rebounded with their newest effort. Rolling Stone magazine gave "Accelerate" 4 stars, saying that Michael Stipe...

    • Posted April 9, 2008
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  • Cafe to undergo $12 million renovation

    Quinnipiac will be going under the knife this May. "This project will affect everyone," Joe Rubertone said at last week's SGA meeting. "It is like open heart surgery."

    • Posted April 9, 2008
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  • Editor Speaks Out: QU can afford to be diverse

    There is a problem at Quinnipiac University. Solving a problem is not an easy thing to do, but in certain instances it is very possible to either solve it or at least alleviate it.

    • Posted March 26, 2008
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  • Security mum on why T-Pain was asked to leave

    Chief of Security John Twining said he was "not at liberty to say" why rapper Faheem Najm, known by the stage name "T-Pain," was originally asked to leave campus by Quinnipiac security on Feb. 23.

    • Posted March 5, 2008
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  • Speaker: ‘Hate lives in silence’

    Diversity Conference keynote speaker Brent Scarpo told his audience he was going to introduce "hate" to them.

    • Posted February 27, 2008
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  • Super Tuesday Wrap Up: Republicans

    Super Tuesday resulted in the completion of the super upset last week as Senator John McCain took the most delegates and broke away from the Republican pack. Only a month ago, it was doubtful McCain would be...

    • Posted February 13, 2008
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  • Super Tuesday Wrap Up: Democrats

    One thing was certain when the smoke cleared from the chaos of Super Tuesday's Democratic primaries: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are in a neck and neck battle to become their party's 2008 presidential nominee.

    • Posted February 13, 2008
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  • A Walk to Remember

    Upon my arrival back to the United States, I sat on the plane reflecting on the whirlwind three weeks I had just experienced. I thought about what I had come away with, and how I would become...

    • Posted January 30, 2008
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  • Editor Speaks Out

    CLUELESS JOE: TORRE HAS NO IDEA WHAT HE IS GETTING INTO. This was the backpage headline of the Nov. 3, 1995 edition of the New York Daily News, the day after the New York Yankees introduced Joe Torre...

    • Posted November 7, 2007
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  • SGA official resigns

    Student Government Association Vice President of Student Concerns, Andrew Clark resigned last Wednesday for personal reasons. Clark, a junior political science major, officially announced his resignation at last week's SGA meeting in front of SGA officals and turned...

    • Posted October 31, 2007
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  • Save the drama for…your major?

    When Professor Crystal Brian came to Quinnipiac in 2000 there were only two students with a theater minor. "I didn't feel like there was a real focus or direction for the program," said Brian, the chair of the...

    • Posted October 10, 2007
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  • Pigskin won’t fly at QU anytime soon

    Many students have set foot upon the Quinnipiac campus wondering why the Bobcats don't have a football team. A common response that is given is "some woman told Quinnipiac that she'll never donate money if they had...

    • Posted October 10, 2007
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  • Former President Carter to visit QU

    Move over President Lahey, another president is coming to town. Former United States president and 2002 Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter will come to Quinnipiac on Wednesday Sept. 26 to accept a Schweitzer Award from the Albert...

    • Posted September 26, 2007
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  • Lahey gathers mixed reviews

    A week after Quinnipiac President John Lahey spoke with The Chronicle, students and faculty have differing reactions regarding his comments on diversity and the university's handling of the racial slur incidents. "Overall, I'm happy with the statement of...

    • Posted September 19, 2007
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