Q30 Newscast: New Food Delivery Protocols, Talks on the Rocks and Native American History Month

Ben Kane and Fiona Stevens join the newscast this week to bring you all the updates. To start the show, Olivia Kettell spoke with Chief of Public Safety Tony Reyes and has information on the new protocols for food deliveries and transportation pick-ups on the Mount Carmel campus. From the desk, the anchors then talk about the Student Government Association’s plans to increase accessibility on campus, the six Quinnipiac faculty and professors who were honored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Service to Students and the first cohort of small businesses that will work with the university and surrounding community as a result of the $406,000 grant awarded earlier this semester. Tim Malone also attended the second Talks on the Rocks event this semester to learn more about SGA’s new partnership with Chief Experience Officer Tom Ellett. Back at the desk, Ben and Fiona discuss a reproductive health lawyer who will speak about abortion laws as well as the twelfth Alternate Dispute Resolution Symposium at the School of Law.

Julia Barcello spoke with student leaders as Native American History Month kicks off to see how the university is celebrating. The anchors also talk about some events to kick off the month, including the Indigeneity Initiative Teach-In and Indigenous Student Union food celebration. Fiona also provides information for the QU in DC week-long seminar in January that students can apply for. This week’s political news update is brought to you by Olivia Kettell, who discusses President Biden’s midterm campaigning, a race in Michigan’s unlikely endorsement and the Arizona gubernatorial race.

Keith Savage is in the studio for this week’s forecast and temperatures around Connecticut. Ben shares information on a drama course that is making a return and David Kloepfer has this week’s national news updates including missiles launched by North Korea, changes to hiring at the CDC and the Parkland High School gunman’s life sentence. Andrew Reynolds is also here for the sports report with updates on women’s ice hockey, cross country and soccer. To close the show, the anchors talk more about the women’s soccer team after their MAAC conference championship win.