All posts by Matt Grahn

About Matt Grahn

Staff Writer, Journalism Major, Political Science Minor
  • Frank H. Netter School of Medicine students run free clinic in Bridgeport

    Students at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine have been running the Bobcat Community Health Alliance (BCHA), a clinic which operates in Bridgeport, since 2016. They provide health education, and two different clinics, one which checks...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Q&A with Professor Batty

    Associate Professor of Political Science Fodei Batty offers his opinions on the mayoral election. Q: With the mayoral election, what is your main concern? A: My main concern is city taxes. Property taxes. Taxes are a little...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Students speak up (Oct. 31)

    Question: It’s been a year since the election, have your opinions changed or not, and why? Amanda Charlton, Junior,  Communications and Elementary Education “I still don’t agree with how it all went down. I still don’t agree...

    • Posted October 31, 2017
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  • Quinnipiac survey reveals students’ reasons for transferring

    A 2017 report from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) exposed the main reasons for first-year students wanting to leave school or transfer from one institution to another. In the survey, respondents, who were first year...

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Annual Clery Act released

    Public Safety released its data for offenses that occured at Quinnipiac during the 2016 calendar year. Multiple charts show that violent crimes and theft are down, while drug arrests and alcohol referrals are up. The Clery Act...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • Hamden gives tax break to Quinnipiac student veteran residents

    In a press release from Tuesday, Sept. 19, the town of Hamden announced a $15,000 property tax break for its veterans. The application deadline was Monday, Oct. 1, and the tax break will be applied to taxes...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • Freshmen in Ledges establish ‘underground fraternity’

    A group of freshmen in the Ledges residence hall has formed its own unofficial fraternity, known as Delta Ledges. Mark Katz, one of the founding brothers, estimates that they are currently 15-20 brothers strong. However, administration has...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • Hamden to consider expanding smoking ban

    The town of Hamden has been contemplating expanding its smoking ban from fall 2016. According to the New Haven Register, the ban will now go beyond places like schools and public parks, and will include town properties...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Executive Director of Albert Schweitzer Institute to step down

    David Ives, the current Executive Director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute (ASI), is retiring on Dec. 31, 2017. The 68-year-old cites disease as the main cause of his retirement. Professor of political science, Sean Duffy, will take...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Recent New York legislature may impact Quinnipiac enrollment

    New York’s legislature passed a plan, the Excelsior Scholarship, on April 9 to make tuition free for the schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) system to students from households making less than $100,000 per...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • School of Business to start microlending program

    The Ion Bank Foundation recently gave the School of Business $10,000 in order to start a microlending program for local businesses, according to a press release on March 6. Students from the School of Business will also...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • (EP)ic

    To someone looking from the outside, Brenda Alderete may seem like your typical Quinnipiac student. She currently  is a Junior, as a sociology major and a global public health minor, as well as being the president of...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • I’m 21, but I still feel like a kid

    By the time you are reading this, I will have just turned 21 years old. With being 21, that means that I can buy alcohol, but I don’t drink. With being 21, that means I can get...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Information security warns about fake tech support

    Recently, a tech support employee notified senior Lezlie McEachern that her computer had a virus on it, or so she thought. McEachern was told to call a number so she could get her computer fixed. The “repair”...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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