All posts by Matthew Fortin

About Matthew Fortin

Associate Arts and Life Editor
  • ‘It wasn’t me’

    Everyone has their embarrassing moments. I know I have had my fair share – well, maybe more then my fair share. But I try to keep moving forward and just own them. This week I went around...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Less than AMAzing

    If Nielsen ratings are any indicator, you probably missed the AMAs. ABC’s broadcast of the storied American Music Awards took a remarkable tumble in viewership this year, marking a 28 percent dip.  About 6.55 million people tuned...

    • Posted October 16, 2018
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  • Toxic Toffee

    Move over Tinder, Christian Mingle and eHarmony; there’s a new dating app in town, and it’s causing a stir. Thing is, signing up requires more than just a bio and profile picture– you’ll also need to break...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • The wrath of Bell

    Unlike most Quinnipiac students, Friday night marked Drake Bell’s first ever stop at Toad’s Place. The “Drake & Josh” child star turned acoustic rocker took the stage not long after 9 p.m.. Bell, dressed in black skinny...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • QCard office’s ‘Hall’ of fame

    For 71-year-old David Hall, students losing their QCards is his favorite part of the day. And it should be–because for 45 years, Hall has been the go-to guy when QCards go missing. “What makes it special to...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • QUiz yourself

        Can we guess which state you’re from? Quinnipiac hosts a diverse group of students, some hailing from destinations afar. However, the majority of students come from the northeast– a small yet heterogeneous region filled with...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • QUiz yourself

        Which freshman dorm are you? Good or bad, it’s hard to forget your freshman year of college. At Quinnipiac, the very different dorms can lead to very different experiences. Take this test to find out...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Mourning Mac

    Rapper and producer, Mac Miller, died in his San Fernando Valley home on Friday, Sept. 7, sending shockwaves of grief through the music industry and his fan base. An apparent overdose, the hip-hop legend was only 26...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • CT concert lineup

    Keith Urban The New Zealand country star will be making two stops in the area on his Graffiti U World Tour– and soon. Urban will be playing Mohegan Sun on Sept. 7 and 8. The tour is...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • The health of our habits

    Wanting to be healthy and actually living healthy are two different things– especially on a college budget. Here a few things to keep in mind regarding some of college students’ favorite things. – Matthew Fortin Seltzer: With...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • It goes down in the VM… A

    The bright lights. The public outrage. The spacemen. Only one cultural phenomenon involves these three entities. Well, actually two phenomenons do. But this article is about last week’s Video Music Awards, not alien-based conspiracy theories. The 2018...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • University administration suspends Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity until 2020

    Quinnipiac’s chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has been suspended by university administration through June 1, 2020. Until then, the fraternity will not be permitted to host events, have representation at school-sponsored activities, or recruit new...

    • Posted June 14, 2018
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  • May the weekend go on

    College students across the country are flocking to sun (and alcohol) soaked “darties” (“day” plus “party” equals darty) in celebration of the springtime weather. And Quinnipiac Bobcats are certainly no exception. This past weekend marked what is...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Chaos at Clubhouse

    Quinnipiac students were without their dollar beer fix this past Wednesday, as the popular biker bar Clubhouse had its doors shut by the state of Connecticut. The Bobcat watering hole, located at 3816 Whitney Ave. in Hamden...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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