Q30 Newscast: International Women’s Day, Future of Education and St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Emily Sweeney and Mike Singer host this edition of the Q30 Newscast. Julia Barcello attended a brand new event hosted by Student Programming Board in honor of International Women’s Day. The anchors discuss two additional events on campus to raise awareness for this day, covering reproductive justice and gender equity. Emily has information on the Department of Strategic Communication’s new name change. Joe Monte has details on new initiatives from the School of Education to prepare students entering the workforce. The anchors share Quinnipiac’s recent ranking as a military-friendly institution.

Jackie Ydrovo is in the studio for this week’s political news update, including former President Donald Trump’s recent speech. Joey O’Donoghue has the weather forecast for the upcoming week as well as temperatures around the state. Vanessa Blasi has the story on recent updates to President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan. Ben Rickevicius is in the studio for national news updates, including information on the American citizens kidnapped in Mexico.

David Maher gives a preview into the Battle of Whitney Avenue’s second round as men’s hockey takes on Yale in the postseason. Connor Coar is in the studio for updates on all things Quinnipiac athletics heading into march madness. For this week’s edition of QuinniPeople, Samantha Perelli spoke with a participant of last year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City to learn more about the tradition.