All posts by Matt Grahn

About Matt Grahn

Staff Writer, Journalism Major, Political Science Minor
  • Students display ‘I.T. for Good’ in capstone showcase

    On May 2, a semester’s worth of work will come to fruition. The students of CIS490, the computer information systems (CIS) capstone, will present their semester projects to a panel of judges, which include professors and the...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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  • Powered down

    Wire problems caused power outages in the Hill, Village and Commons residence halls, leaving students stranded on March 19. During the outage, students were evacuated to the Carl Hansen Student Center, the Arnold Bernhard Library and the...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Making the case

    The Consulting Group club will be hosting its second Case Competition on April 14 and 15. Teams of three to five students will be given a problem and data at the event, and will have 24 hours...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • SGA launches positive environmental impact initiative

    Rallies and water bottles were topics of discussion at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Wed. Jan. 24. Early in the open forum segment of that day’s meeting, talk turned to seeing how the Quinnipiac community...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Quinnipiac professor William Hennessy receives lifetime achievement award

    Clinical professor of diagnostic imaging William Hennessy received the Josephine Piccone Lifetime Achievement Award from the Connecticut Society of Radiologic Technicians (CSRT), during their 75th Anniversary Conference on Saturday, Oct. 14. To be considered for the award,...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • 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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