All posts by Madison Fraitag

About Madison Fraitag

Creative Director
Film, Television and Media Major
Class of 2019
  • Moving forward, looking back. Farewell Lahey

    It’s December 1986. The Mount Carmel campus is covered by a blanket of snow. The Sleeping Giant commands the Quad on Quinnipiac’s then-small campus. John Lahey has just stepped on campus for the first time, barely 40...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • The beginning of the end

    Ten years of dedication, questions, confrontation, crossover and heroism have all lead up to this. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) finally gave viewers some answers when it released “Avengers: Infinity War” on April 27. Let me begin...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Opinion | Leave Katy Alone

    Katy Perry was accused of sexual assault for kissing a 19-year-old contestant on “American Idol” on March 11. “Would I have done it if she said, ‘Would you kiss me?’ No, I would have said no,” he...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Hamden’s Hawaiian Hotspot

    It’s dinner time at Quinnipiac. Your options seem to be limited to Chartwells, Dominos and easy mac. In the middle of the spring semester, it doesn’t seem feasible to venture out of Hamden for the diverse cuisine...

    • Posted March 3, 2018
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  • Review | Donut Crazy

    For many people, there is no such thing as a bad donut. For others, there is a limit. Donut Crazy is an essential spot for any New Haven foodie, but how crazy is too crazy? Here’s what...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Khalid’s next ‘Location’

    The Student Programming Board (SPB) grabbed the attention of the university community at the #WTG18 Reveal Party on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Dozens of students attended the event in the Piazza at 11:30 a.m. as they waited for...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • The finals countdown

    How do your finals compare to the rest of the QU community? Over 280 students ranging from freshmen to graduate students were polled to find out how their finals add up by the numbers.

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • Making the cut

    For many students at Quinnipiac, entrepreneurship is simply a field of study or a required class, but for junior Cameron Burbank, it’s a way of life. At the age of 20, Burbank is undoubtedly an entrepreneur, launching...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
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  • Revolutionary

    The highly anticipated Revolution sushi and noodle bar has arrived on Mount Carmel, but is it living up to students’ expectations? -M. Fraitag “(The spicy tuna roll) is mushy, but it’s good…I like that you have the...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Be persistent

    This summer, hundreds of Quinnipiac students embarked on their first, second and even third internships. The School of Communications alone had over 100 students across the country expanding their educations and making new connections. As a film,...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Remove the label

    When I was in high school, it seemed like all anyone cared about was who liked who, who was dating who, who got dumped, who was a thing but not actually together and so on. For me,...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • Bobcat’s best friend

    Quinnipiac is home to students of many nationalities, genders, religions and, as of this year, species. A dog became a Bobcat this fall. Ace, a Havanese and Maltese mix, has made a home on campus with owner...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • The cool ‘Aunt’

    When Bobcats think of Fridays, they think of Aunchie’s. And when they think Aunchie’s, they think themes. At least that’s what senior political science major Chanele Davis thinks. “Aunchie’s is the best part about senior year. No...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Take care of yourself first

    “You can’t take care of others if you can’t take care of yourself.”–Mary Mazzer. I used to think this quote was a guilt trip for people whose lives were a mess. I am someone who struggles to...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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