All posts by Kim Green
Kim Green: ‘Writers don’t retire’
Andy Rooney, one of the most influential journalists of our time and times before, has worked on television since its birth, but he was always insistent on one fact: he was simply a writer. On his farewell...
- Posted April 25, 2012
Students promote importance of occupational therapy
Scott MacDonald describes himself as many things: a triathlete, road racer, professional poker player, an employee of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and a paraplegic. One word he does not identify with is handicapped. Ryerson Stinson,...
- Posted April 19, 2012
Alpha Chi Omega mum about investigation
Alpha Chi Omega’s national headquarters investigated Quinnipiac’s Iota Phi chapter, confirmed Janine Grover, Alpha Chi Omega’s national marketing and communications director. Neither Grover nor Quinnipiac’s Panhellenic executive board would divulge the basis of the investigation, which completed...
- Posted April 3, 2012
SGA raises GPA bar
The Student Government Association general board voted last Wednesday in favor of a motion to change its election policy, which would require executive board members to have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and 2.5 for general board...
- Posted March 7, 2012
Q&A with ‘How I Met Your Mother” writer, QU alum
1) Can you give me some insight to your childhood? Where did you grow up and what drew you to the film industry? I grew up about 30 minutes north of Boston, the second of four children....
- Posted March 7, 2012
Separate is not, and never has been, equal
I do not care, plain and simple. Sounds apathetic, right? But I think apathetic is the last word I would use to describe how I feel about breaking down “one of the last legalized barriers to equal...
- Posted February 22, 2012
Board of trustees member Bill Weldon to retire as CEO of Johnson & Johnson
Bill Weldon, Johnson & Johnson’s CEO and member of Quinnipiac’s Board of Trustees, announced Tuesday he will retire from his longtime position at the health care giant in April, according to the Associated Press. The announcement comes...
- Posted February 21, 2012
Quinnipiac alum writes Monday’s episode of ‘How I Met Your Mother’
George Sloan, Quinnipiac 2004 School of Communications alumnus, wrote Monday night’s episode of CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” Michael Calia, director of the Ed McMahon Communications Center, worked with Sloan when he studied film and...
- Posted February 20, 2012
Quinnipiac Media MashUp
Quinnipiac’s School of Communications will hold its first professional development event April 20 – 21 at the Rocky Top Student Center. The event will bring all four departments of the SoC together for a career development fair...
- Posted February 14, 2012
Quinnipiac SGA special elections vote in three new members
The Student Government Association held special elections Wednesday, selecting three new Class of 2013 representatives after resignations.
- Posted February 9, 2012
Professor’s son dies after Sleeping Giant fall
Tobias Engel was pronounced dead Sunday night after falling 200 feet from the chin area of Sleeping Giant, according to WTNH. The 18-year-old Hamden High School student was son of Len Engel, a professor of English at...
- Posted February 6, 2012
Let the man speak
Marc Elliot’s most personal confessions echoed through Burt Kahn Court last Thursday night, making 70 strangers some of his closest confidants. He drew a standing ovation. Recipient of Campus Activities Magazine 2011 College Speaker and Diversity Artist...
- Posted February 1, 2012
Frisbees fly for domestic violence
Alpha Chi Omega’s annual philanthropic event Frisbee Fest, an ultimate frisbee tournament held on campus in October, raised $28,500 for domestic violence. The sorority donated the money in full to the Domestic Violence Services of Greater New...
- Posted January 31, 2012
SOPA can’t clean up Internet
Web protesters fought two controversial bills last week, refusing to relinquish their First Amendment rights to free music and movies, and they succeeded.
- Posted January 25, 2012