All posts by Jennie Torres

  • Man who survived suicide attempt speaks to students

    Kevin Hines addressed a room of students and faculty on March 1 about his miraculous second chance at life after he attempted suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. His attempt was a result of a...

    • Posted March 5, 2016
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  • Tuesday Talks guest to address mental health

    The Student Programming Board’s (SPB) Tuesday Talks guest for March 1 is expected to encourage discussion about mental health on campus. Over 1,600 people have attempted suicide by jumping off San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge since its...

    • Posted February 28, 2016
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  • Date rape drugs: what you don’t know

    A fun weekend outing can quickly turn dangerous if someone is misinformed about the dangers of date rape drugs. Otherwise known as Club Drugs, Roofies, Liquid Ecstasy or Special K, date rape drugs are known for being...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Taking on taxes

    Several faculty and students plan on helping both the Hamden and campus community for the upcoming tax season through the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. Next week, the program will be held in two locations: The...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Student receives threats after voicing opinion

    Isaiah Lee started receiving death threats after posting a video on Facebook before Thanksgiving break; it involved his comments about a previous opinion piece in The Chronicle called Stop Demanding Safe Spaces. “My video was to shed...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Public Safety offers shuttles to churches in New Haven

    After students said they wanted an easier way to attend church off campus, the university implemented shuttles that take them to nearby churches every Sunday. Sophomore mechanical engineering major Peter Cramer said he and other members of...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Engineering students begin using new labs

    The university introduced new laboratories for engineering students at the beginning of the fall 2015 semester. These labs are a part of the administration’s big plan to strengthen the relatively new engineering program. The university has been...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Students frustrated with Chartwells workers ringing up wrong prices

    Junior Christopher Laferriere said he has seen a lot of his friends and roommates get overcharged when purchasing meals or beverages from Chartwells. “I remember my roommate getting overcharged,” Laferriere said. “He looked and...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Behind the bell

    Across the Mount Carmel campus, sounds of music ring out at every hour from the clock tower on the Arnold Bernhard Library. While the library provides peace and quiet, its clock tower keeps people updated with the...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Pi Kappa Phi sponsors second annual EAC

    About 1,200 students spent the night of Oct. 1 sheltered from the rain at the second annual Electric Ability Carnival at the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford. The fraternity Pi Kappa Phi sponsored the event, which was...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • Brothers carry Mullaney up mountain

    Joseph Mullaney, a junior at Quinnipiac, experienced the joy of making it to the top of the Sleeping Giant—something that he didn’t think he’d ever be able to do. However, this feeling of joy was built not...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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