Newscast: 12/08/21


Matthew Jaroncyk, Associate Producer: Newscast

On this week’s newscast, Hephzibah Rajan and Alyssa Murphy were on the desk talking about the recent armed robbery that took place in the parking lot of Dogwood Apartments, as well as tips from Chief of Public Safety Otoniel Reyes on how to stay safe if found in a similar situation.

Joe LoGrippo covers the recent events and the latest details around Hamden High School’s reopening after threats of online violence.

After the first case of the omicron variant was discovered in Hartford County, the number of Hamden residents hospitalized with COVID-19 has reached its highest point since last April, alongside the number of daily cases increasing.

Katie Coen has the details about the new Esports arena that recently opened on York Hill.

With finals around the corner, Vanessa Blasi covers how SGA brought therapy dogs to campus for the first time this semester.

Nationally, Mason Glod highlights the recent meeting between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding recent events pertaining to Ukraine and Mark Meadows ending his cooperation with the House Select Committee regarding the January 6th insurrection.

With the first snowfall of the fall semester occurring, Joe LoGrippo is on hand to tell us about what the weather will look like for the upcoming week.

Nationally, Ethan Logue discusses the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and how the Robert E. Lee statue will be melted and transformed into street art.

Rounding out the newscast, Connor Coar gives us a recap of the events surrounding Quinnipiac athletics this week, including the women’s basketball team defeating the Northeastern Huskies and the national recognition received by the men’s ice hockey team.