All posts by Matthew Fortin

About Matthew Fortin

Associate Arts and Life Editor
  • 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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  • Mariah ‘Careys’ on

    “I was so terrified of losing everything, I convinced myself the only way to deal with this was to not deal with this.” Those are the words of an uncharacteristically vulnerable and open Mariah Carey, confessing to...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Serving up some good

    If there’s ever been a surefire way to get attention for an event, it probably has something to do with ice cream or charity. Combine the two, and people are guaranteed to be interested. Such was the...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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  • It’s just a Jersey Shore thing

    “Jersey Shore.” A phrase comprised of two fairly innocuous words (well, the word ‘Jersey’s’ innocuity is debatable)– but when combined, are able to elicit a strong reaction out of just about anyone you ask. So when MTV...

    • Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Hung up on the hangover

    First comes the headache. Then the upset stomach, the intense thirst and the relentless bewilderment as to what conspired before your head hit the pillow (or wherever you woke up). You down a Gatorade, pop an Advil...

    • Posted April 3, 2018
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