All posts by Joe Pelletier

  • Education 101: Use Blackboard

    Handouts should be illegal. I'm referring, of course, to the papers handed out in classes--not donations to the less fortunate. That would just be evil. But it's time to get rid of paper handouts. There is, of course, the...

    • Posted December 9, 2009
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  • Single bedrooms planned for York Hill

    One hundred forty-one single bedrooms are planned to be added to the York Hill campus in the West Wing apartments next year, according to Cindy Long Porter, director of Residential Life. In an effort to better accommodate seniors,...

    • Posted November 18, 2009
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  • Class of ’13 rep bows out

    Freshman Fresnelson "Sonny" Charlestin has resigned from the Student Government Association, according to Vice President of Student Concerns Victoria Stankus. Stankus received Charlestin's letter of resignation on Monday afternoon, citing "personal reasons" as his basis for stepping down.

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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  • QU is just being safe with H1N1

    The H1N1 is not your average flu. My roommate was sent home a few weeks ago with flu-like symptoms. I say flu-like, because his symptoms were far worse than the average flu. He was bedridden for days, dealt...

    • Posted November 11, 2009
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  • Yale student found dead in dorm

    Yale students gathered on Monday night to mourn the death of Andre Narcisse, a sophomore at Yale University. Narcisse was found dead in his dorm room on Sunday, Nov. 1. Students were alerted with an e-mail from Yale...

    • Posted November 4, 2009
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  • On campus or online?

    Type "University of" into Google's search box, and you may be surprised with the first auto-complete suggestion. It is not the University of Florida, which boasts more than 59,000 enrolled students. It is not the University of Minnesota,...

    • Posted November 4, 2009
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  • ‘Conscientous, effective, diligent’

    Michelle Geremia, chair of the biological sciences department, glanced outside her office on a Friday afternoon in the Buckman Center to see Irwin Beitch, professor of biology, standing outside his pathology lab. Exactly one week later, she looked...

    • Posted October 21, 2009
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  • Class of ’11 Rep resigns from SGA

    Dean Czerwonka, Class of 2011 representative and former candidate for Student Government president, resigned from SGA on Monday, Oct. 12. Czerwonka told The Chronicle that he was "overwhelmed" between his classes, internship and SGA obligations. "Academics are a huge...

    • Posted October 21, 2009
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  • New chaplain calls for real talk

    Meet Father Hugh Vincent Dyer. And do try to meet him face-to-face. In a college environment built on Facebook and Google searches, Dyer has entered his chaplain spot at Quinnipiac University with a hope to bring a bit...

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • Blood, sweat and rugby

    Looking across the pitch on Saturday, New Blue rugby saw the usual. They saw a head coach, clipboard in hand. They saw warm-up uniforms with the Central Connecticut State logo. They saw players who didn't need to...

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • Bobcats put Buckeyes on ice twice

    Quinnipiac men's hockey defeated #17 Ohio State for the second time in as many days on Friday night, upping their record to 2-0-0 this season.

    • Posted October 7, 2009
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  • Faculty, others decry Lahey’s words on Donnelly

    Something seemed askew with President John Lahey's words on former School of Communications dean David Donnelly, and some members of the Quinnipiac faculty picked it up pretty quickly. Within minutes of releasing Lahey's characterization of Donnelly's "accidental"...

    • Posted September 23, 2009
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  • A friar’s farewell

    There was a bit of deja vu for Father Jonathan Kalisch as he left his chaplain position at Quinnipiac University this year. Forced into the Recreation Center over the summer as the Campus Ministry office was repainted,...

    • Posted September 16, 2009
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  • QU’s instrumental crew

    "Here we go Bobcats! Here we go!" cried Information Systems Management professor Bruce White, tuba in tow, at the women's lacrosse game. "Come on, Bruce. We're destroying them," sophomore Michel Coutermarsh retorted, drawing chuckles from spectators. Such is the...

    • Posted April 29, 2009
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