Q30 Newscast: State of the QUnion, President Olian Interview and Artificial Intelligence

Samantha Perelli and Hannah Smith host this week’s Newscast and have all the updates. Katie Coen starts off the show with a recap of the topics discussed at this year’s State of the QUnion event. Vanessa Blasi sat down for an interview with QU President Judy Olian to talk about important campus issues and featured an excerpt of their discussion for the show. The anchors have updates on upcoming parking and driving advisories for the Mount Carmel campus and share information on the number of residential assistants on campus, the university’s new Vice President of Career Development and Experiential Learning and a program that allows students to teach English to children in Poland.

Julia Barcello spoke with professors about the rising popularity of artificial intelligence, specifically ChatGPT, and how they view its use in and out of the classroom. Joe Monte is in the studio for this week’s political news update including the Ohio train derailment and government views on TikTok. Ethan Logue joins us for this upcoming week’s weather forecast and temperatures around the state. The anchors have updates on events around campus in support of victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria as well as to promote discussions about reproductive justice. Keith Savage has this week’s national news update including the Michigan State University shooting, the Buffalo supermarket shooter’s sentencing and the Chinese spy balloon.

Andrew Reynolds previews the upcoming weekend’s highly anticipated hockey matchup against Yale and Nick Boyd is in the studio for more on QU athletics including women’s basketball and the acrobatics and tumbling team. To close the show, Olivia Kettell visited Hamden’s town hall to learn more about a special Valentine’s Day tradition.