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Quinnipiac Pledges to Take Anti-Racist Action on Campus

Quinnipiac Pledges to Take Anti-Racist Action on Campus

Skylar Haines, Associate Producer

June 30, 2020

It's been over a month since George Floyd was murdered, and people all across the world are still demanding action against racial injustice. Now, Quinnipiac University is joining the conversation. This comes after nationwide demands for more anti-racist educational institutions, and students are asking the que...

A Call for Change

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

June 28, 2020

Black Lives Matter.  That was the first sentence in the faculty senate’s solidarity statement and action pledge document.  The death of George Floyd has been an eye-opening moment for people of all backgrounds. Seeing another Black man choked to death while being recorded didn’t sit well wi...

Quinnipiac University Sued for Breach of Contract

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Hannah Mirsky and Hephzibah Rajan

June 23, 2020

A student has filed a lawsuit against Quinnipiac University, claiming she did not receive the services and full experience she paid for after completing the second half of the 2020 spring semester online due to the pandemic. Attorneys at Hagens Berman filed a class-action lawsuit on Friday, June 5,...

Budget Shortfall for the Upcoming Year

Budget Shortfall for the Upcoming Year

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

June 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and a decline in enrollment over the past two years, Quinnipiac University will experience a budget shortfall for the 2020-21 school year according to Daryl Richard, vice president for marketing and communications. “Approximately $10 million in new expenses related to COVID-19 and a slightly low...

Quinnipiac Introduces President’s Speaker Series

Quinnipiac Introduces President’s Speaker Series

Hephzibah Rajan, Associate Producer

June 12, 2020

Quinnipiac University is launching a new presidential speaker series titled, “The Way Forward.” The goal of the series is to unify the Quinnipiac University community with “leaders, visionaries, and established professionals from across the country.” “The Way Forward” will be a virtual...

Former faculty member charged with murder

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Skylar Haines, Associate Producer

June 11, 2020

A former Quinnipiac faculty member has turned himself into Connecticut State Police after a warrant for his arrest was put out, following an investigation into his wife’s death. He has been arrested and charged with murder as of June 9, but won’t go to trial until after a quick wedding party.  ...

Quinnipiac moves new student orientation online this summer

Quinnipiac moves new student orientation online this summer

Luca Triant, Executive Producer

June 10, 2020

Quinnipiac University has moved the orientation program online due to the ongoing pandemic. According to Erin Provistalis, director of campus life for Student Centers & Student Involvement, the new pre-orientation program is a “virtual engagement program” that will run for eight weeks. ...

Quinnipiac responds to racist posts on social media

Quinnipiac responds to racist posts on social media

Kaye Paddyfote, News Director

June 9, 2020

Two offensive images have circulated around social media this past week regarding a pair of incoming first-year students. One picture consisted of a student depicting blackface on Snapchat. The second was a Facebook post where the coronavirus was referred to as the “Chinese virus.” These post...

Hamden Honors Life of Floyd

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Hephzibah Rajan, Associate Producer: Q30 Newscast

June 9, 2020

The Hamden Police Department held a tribute to honor the life of George Floyd. The tribute took place at Hamden's Town Hall. George Floyd died in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25 after police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes. He was handcuffed and lying facedown on...

CARES funds to support Quinnipiac students amid COVID-19

CARES funds to support Quinnipiac students amid COVID-19

Hannah Mirsky, Associate Producer

June 4, 2020

Quinnipiac University has acquired $2,672,000 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds, approved by the Federal CARES Act. Students who were enrolled in the 2020 spring semester who faced financial difficulties due to COVID-19 were able to apply if they met the criteria. On Friday, March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Re...

Stamford residents march in honor of George Floyd

Stamford residents march in honor of George Floyd

Jennifer Cuevas, Associate Producer

May 31, 2020

Hundreds of Stamford, CT residents marched in honor of George Floyd, who died while being arrested this past week in Minneapolis, MN. The #JusticeforBrunch event was hosted by members of the Black Lives Matter movement. #JusticeforBrunch is an Instagram account and a hashtag that was created for protestors to use o...

Quinnipiac to continue classes on-ground this fall.

Quinnipiac to continue classes on-ground this fall.

Kaye Paddyfote and Skylar Haines

May 26, 2020

Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Jennifer Brown have made the announcement that there will be in-classroom instruction and an on-campus residential experience this fall. The Quinnipiac community will experience some changes to the 2020-2021 sch...

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