All posts by Joe Pelletier

  • Alwood pushes investigative limits in Eastern Europe

    Alwood was nearly killed in the Czech Republic in 2002. After extracting names of former secret policemen in Eastern Europe, he was pushed into a construction pit, broke his back, and contracted MRSA, then pneumonia. But when...

    • Posted February 24, 2010
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  • The Fray to play QU’s spring concert

    Platinum-selling rock band The Fray will grace the TD Bank Sports Center on Sunday, April 18 for the Student Programming Board’s (SPB) annual Spring Concert.

    • Posted February 24, 2010
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  • Freshman arrested on marijuana charges

    Freshman Peter Moran was arrested on on Friday, Feb. 19 with 58.4 grams of marijuana allegedly in his possession. The street value, according to Hamden Police, was $1,160.

    • Posted February 23, 2010
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  • Scherl expelled after trespassing arrest

    Freshman Mathew Scherl was expelled on Feb. 4 following drug and trespassing arrests on Quinnipiac property, friends of Scherl told The Chronicle on Monday. Scherl, 18, faced four drug and narcotic charges this morning at Meriden's Superior...

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • ‘The Wall’ magnifies immigration issue

    “Imagine you’re a drug dealer,” Ricardo Martinez, director of “The Wall,” advises when discussing illegal immigration. “You make thousands of dollars every day crossing into my property. Can I just build a fence and turn my back?”

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • Security won’t stop everything

    Campus security at Quinnipiac University is doing exactly its job as well. But if a professor were to bring a firearm on campus in their briefcase, just about nothing could be done to stop it.

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • QU student comedians [Video]

    Quinnipiac students Brad DePrima and Patrick Reynolds performed in Café Q on Jan. 29

    • Posted February 3, 2010
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  • Estimated $75M for medical school, but no reductions to current programs, Lahey says

    Quinnipiac’s medical school will cost an estimated $75 million over the next seven or eight years, but according to President John Lahey, no current University programs will be affected, no money will be pulled from the endowment,...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Obama’s nation: A year in review

    Barack Obama rode a veritable tsunami of support to the presidency in 2009. But one year later, the waves have died down considerably, leaving Obama’s influence, as Professor of Political Science Scott McLean put it, “dead in...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Chief of Security injured, Barger to assume role for ‘indeterminate’ period

    In the wake of a recent injury to Chief of Security and Safety John Twining, Assistant Chief David Barger has assumed Twining’s position for an unspecified amount of time, according to Richard Ferguson, senior vice president for...

    • Posted January 24, 2010
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  • Freshman dies in snowmobile accident

    Jessica Bolognani, a freshman health sciences student, was pronounced dead en route to the hospital after sustaining serious injuries from a snowmobile accident on Jan. 2, according to the Vermont State Police.

    • Posted January 20, 2010
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  • FIFA ’10 improves on a classic

    I really did not expect much from EA Sports in the release of FIFA '10--frankly, I was content to keep playing the classic '09 version. But a few modifications and a reverence to the great parts of...

    • Posted December 29, 2009
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  • FIFA ’10 improves on a classic

    I really did not expect much from EA Sports in the release of FIFA '10--frankly, I was content to keep playing the classic '09 version. But a few modifications and a reverence to the great parts of FIFA...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • Junior faces jail time for Scientology attack

    Junior Dmitriy Guzner will spend 366 days in a federal prison after pleading guilty to participation in an Internet attack on the Church of Scientology, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Guzner, a 20-year-old Interactive Digital Design...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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