All posts tagged "sleeping giant"

  • Saving Sadie

    When Chris Roush relocated to Hamden, Connecticut, less than a month ago to become the new dean of the Quinnipiac School of Communications, he didn’t think his dog Sadie would be the one to make a name...

    • Posted August 6, 2019
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  • Wide awake

    Gov. Ned Lamont abruptly woke Sleeping Giant and its loyal hikers from a year-long nap when he announced today that the park will reopen Friday, June 14, at 8 a.m. “I am pleased that this restoration work...

    • Posted June 13, 2019
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  • Sleeping Giant set to reopen with concert this spring

    Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform a free concert, awakening the Sleeping Giant State Park from its nearly year-long slumber. The composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter will perform April 2 at the Quinnipiac University Theater Arts Center, according to a...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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  • Sleeping Giant State Park set to reopen in spring

    Almost a year after a tornado struck a staple of both the Hamden and Quinnipiac community, Sleeping Giant State Park is expected to wake from its slumber. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Sleeping Giant State Park closed indefinitely after tornado damage

    On Tuesday, May 15, a tornado struck down in Hamden leaving significant damage to the area including Sleeping Giant State Park, which has been declared closed until further notice. Classified as an EF1 with maximum winds of...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Spring things

    Spring is in the air which means that the weather is warming up. Quinnipiac students typically enjoy hiking the Sleeping Giant when the weather is nice, but there is a lot to do besides that. Throughout the...

    • Posted April 3, 2018
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  • A second home in Hamden

    Located across the street from the Mount Carmel campus, Sleeping Giant State Park gives members of the Quinnipiac community easy access to nature. Quinnipiac’s Community Service Director Vince Contrucci said everyone appreciates the Sleeping Giant. “One of...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Planning and Zoning approves new athletic fields

    Hamden’s Planning and Zoning Commission has approved the proposal for adding new athletic fields near Sleeping Giant State Park. In a recent memorandum from Daniel Kops, the acting town planner of Hamden, the Planning and Zoning Commission...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Latest with Lahey

    The Chronicle sat down with President John Lahey for an interview on the future of the university and the issues it has faced this year. While the university has focused on growing its campus, programs and enrollment...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Sigma Phi Epsilon members carry Mullaney up Sleeping Giant

    Junior political science major Joey Mullaney’s Friedreich Ataxia prevented him from hiking Sleeping Giant–that is, until his fraternity brothers helped him make the climb. Friedreich Ataxia–a debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuromuscular disorder–affects approximately one in 50,000 people in...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Student survives 30-foot fall

    Courtney Barry’s typical hike on the Sleeping Giant mountain ended wretchedly after she fell nearly 30 feet, landing on rocks during her mid day hike on Nov. 16. The senior was free-climbing the part of the mountain...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Instagram inception

    Next time you’re out taking pictures of the clock tower, look out, because @Peopleinstagrammingquinnipiac is on the prowl! Peopleinstagrammingquinnipiac, run by junior Matt Francia, is the newest craze on campus. It is an Instagram account that posts...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • Sixth-year PT students hike for a cause

    Oct. 2 marks the 30th day that third-year graduate student Daniel Munkley and 22 others consecutively hiked the mountain, Sleeping Giant. What began as a competition between Munkley and his roommate during their senior year, turned into...

    • Posted October 3, 2013
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  • Hike to Yoga begins

    The athletic center’s “Hike to Yoga” offers participants a place to meet and meditate at the base of Sleeping Giant with a selected theme. Participants then hike up the mountain to a short yoga practice and reflective...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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