All posts by Joe Pelletier

  • Men’s tennis misses out on finals in home tourney [Slideshow]

    For the first time in the eight-year history of the Quinnipiac Invitational, men’s tennis didn’t win a singles or doubles draw on their home courts. And faced with sterling performances from UConn and Fairfield this weekend, the...

    • Posted October 12, 2010
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  • NHPD actions under fire

    Recent New Haven police conduct is “indefensible,” one New Haven civil rights lawyer said. Another identified one instance of false arrest and a “chilling of the First Amendment.” The lawyer for the recently-raided Alchemy Nightclub likened certain...

    • Posted October 5, 2010
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  • Q30 News: Cheshire slayings, book rentals and New Haven dangers [VIDEO]

    Q30 seniors Amanda Eugenio and Jack Lamson bring you the latest in local news: For more from Q30, check out their new news website.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Make history: Nickname Crescent spot

    Nicknames are an integral part of the college experience--and not those positive, university-inspired “Bobcat Den” nicknames. I’m talking about nicknames that make our public relations department cringe. Case in point: Hep Creek.

    • Posted September 22, 2010
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    More than 1,000 tickets remain available for the Student Programming Board’s Fall Show featuring Bob Saget on Oct. 2. All are for arena seating, though, as tables for undergraduates on the floor of the TD Bank Sports...

    • Posted September 15, 2010
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  • Late penalty kick lifts Boston College over Bobcats, 1-0 [Video]

    Eagles midfielder Conor Fitzpatrick capitalized on an 89th minute penalty kick to lift Boston College to a 1-0 victory over the men's soccer team on Saturday.

    • Posted September 5, 2010
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  • Judge: Quinnipiac was not in compliance with Title IX (See his ruling here)

    Quinnipiac University was in violation of Title IX by eliminating their volleyball team and introducing a competitive cheer team, U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill ruled on Wednesday in his 95-page decision.

    • Posted July 21, 2010
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  • Textbook rentals start up next fall

    Following the financial boom of textbook rental Web sites like, a rent-a-text program will be in place at Quinnipiac University’s bookstore beginning this fall semester.

    • Posted April 14, 2010
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  • Skidmore reinstated as VP of Programming candidate

    Allison Skidmore was reinstated as a candidate for SGA's vice president of programming position as of this morning, Election Committee Chair Victoria Stankus said in an e-mail.

    • Posted March 30, 2010
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  • Dance Company charter revoked after longstanding violation

    After at least one year of turning a blind eye, Student Government revoked Dance Company’s organizational charter last Wednesday at the weekly SGA meeting.

    • Posted March 29, 2010
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  • Sophomore snowboarder breaks into design world

    Sophomore Victor Ventura lives life on a board. When there is snow on the ground, the 19-year-old snowboards. When there isn’t, he surfs. When all else fails, he skateboards.

    • Posted March 24, 2010
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  • Bill Nye (the ‘Science Guy’) revealed as commencement speaker

    Student Government's Class of 2010 cabinet revealed Thursday morning that Bill Nye, most famous for his television program "Bill Nye the Science Guy," will be the speaker at this year's commencement ceremony.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • End campus drug problems

    Forget the pro-decriminalization debate for a second. For that matter, forget the anti-decriminalization debate. Please stop selling drugs on the Quinnipiac campus.

    • Posted March 3, 2010
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  • Junior spearheads hoops fundraiser

    When junior Paden Livingston came back from his Study Abroad semester in South Africa, he had only one thing on his mind: helping those he had just left.

    • Posted March 3, 2010
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