All posts by Tara O'Neill
It’s so hard to say goodbye
I wasn’t involved in The Chronicle for too long. I was an English major during my freshman year and I had no idea what my future plans were. I thought I was going to (maybe) become a...
- Posted May 4, 2016
Rave: Ladies, start your Chariots
With the university lifting the ban on Uber earlier this academic year, many students will, at some point, open their Uber app and get in a stranger’s car–alone or with friends. According to a BuzzFeed article, screenshots...
- Posted April 20, 2016
University has no plan to build more dorms
With the increase in the number of students at the university, the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission hopes Quinnipiac will provide more on-campus housing. But the university has no active plans to construct new dorms. Of the...
- Posted April 19, 2016
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to host open house
The Quinnipiac University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (QUCIE) will host an open house event on Wednesday to showcase projects that have been worked on at the center since its inception on July 1, 2015. The purpose...
- Posted April 19, 2016
Fed up with loan exit counseling sessions
If you don’t already know, if you borrow federal student loans then the government requires you to complete an exit counseling session, according to Quinnipiac’s Associate Director of Financial Aid and Loan Coordinator Mary Sola. However, Quinnipiac’s...
- Posted April 4, 2016
Commons, Complex damaged prior to three-day weekend
Several freshmen say they want to find those responsible after Commons and Complex were vandalized in the early hours of Friday morning. The Hamden Police Department and Public Safety are currently investigating cases of vandalism in these...
- Posted March 29, 2016
Great Hunger Institute to open new exhibit
Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac will launch a new exhibit in the Arnold Bernhard Library on March 22, commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Ireland’s quest for independence from Britain. The exhibit, The Seed of the People,...
- Posted March 8, 2016
Part-time professor arrested for larceny, fraud
Angela Skyers, a part-time faculty member at Quinnipiac University, was arrested on March 2 and charged with illegally collecting unemployment benefits while working as a professor, according to the State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice website....
- Posted March 2, 2016
The university has experienced a noticeable increase in students requesting accommodations for their disabilities over the last few years, according to Associate Vice President of Retention and Academic Success Andrew Delohery. Quinnipiac complies with the Americans with...
- Posted February 25, 2016
Students frustrated with QU-Yale, Fetty Wap ticket issues
For many Quinnipiac students 10 p.m. usually means winding down from their day. But on Sunday, Feb. 21 and Monday, Feb. 22, 10 p.m. meant stress, aggravation and–for some–disappointment. The tickets for the QU-Yale men’s ice hockey...
- Posted February 23, 2016
From the classroom to the primaries
For the last two weekends, 22 students and one professor have been traveling to New Hampshire to work on campaigns for presidential candidates as a part of their political science class. This “Presidential Campaigns” course, taught by...
- Posted February 15, 2016
Sig Ep president has high hopes for fraternity
Sigma Phi Epsilon is active again after returning from a September cease and desist order. The fraternity’s new president said the chapter is recruiting members and working to increase philanthropic efforts. Junior Robert Cowan was elected president...
- Posted February 9, 2016
Graduation on the Quad is overrated
I represent a portion of the senior class that shares a very unpopular opinion: I do not want to graduate on the Quad on main campus. Though I understand the people who want to graduate on the...
- Posted February 3, 2016
Sophomore arrested for weapon possession
Sophomore Nicholas Pappas was arrested Friday after Hamden police found weapons in his car, according to a police press release. Police say they received a complaint on Jan. 25 about a social media post that featured the...
- Posted February 2, 2016