Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hofstra to host third consecutive presidential debate

Hofstra University has been named the host of the first presidential debate, to be held on Sept. 26, after Wright State University announced that it had pulled out Tuesday. The announcement from the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), means that Hofstra will become the first university to hold three consecutive presidential debates after previously hosting […]

TKE suspended through spring 2017 semester

Mere hours after being cleared of hazing charges, the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) found out they were suspended again. TKE has been suspended through the 2017 spring semester for violating the terms of the temporary suspension that were in place as the University investigated the organization for the hazing allegations. According to Andrew Garcia, […]

Kasich visits Hofstra as students consider candidates

Presidential candidates are gearing their campaigns toward New York as the state primary, set for April 19, rapidly approaches. Ohio Governor John Kasich, a candidate for the Republican nomination, came to Hofstra for a town hall on April 4, where he was met with open arms from some local community members, and tough questions from […]

Lifters power their way to the top

The Hofstra Powerlifting Club is proving it is a force to be reckoned with after two lifters broke a total of three world records at a Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate (RPS) competition on March 19. Louis Ban set the world record for squat and deadlift in his division and Miguel Ayala did the same for the […]

Sen. Schumer launches #InTheRed Campaign

With 40 million people owing over $1 trillion in student loan debt, N.Y. Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats launched the #InTheRed campaign in conjunction with the Reducing Education Debt (RED) Act, which aims to make college debt free. The Chronicle participated in a conference call with Sen. Schumer on Feb. 11 to find […]

Music Fest faces downsizing due to smaller budget

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of Hofstra’s student-run concert, Music Fest. However despite being allocated about one-fourth of the Student Government Association’s (SGA) budget, Hofstra Concerts and Entertainment Unlimited are struggling financially to make this year’s concert even better than the rest. Creating the largest student-run event at Hofstra costs a fortune. Hofstra […]

Student petition earns 800 supporters and seeks change

This week the Hofstra Pride has been roaring, calling for action on an issue weighing heavily on some students’ bank accounts. With 799 signatures as of Monday night, an online petition has created dialogue in the community about a policy idea that would pay for students’ transportation costs when commuting to New York City for […]

Hofstra holds dialogue regarding racial tension on college campuses

In the wake of recent racial tension on college campuses across the nation, Hofstra held the #Mizzou Let’s Talk About It dialogue on Nov. 17. The three-hour event, lead by Dean of Students Sofia Pertuz and the Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion (IEI) office allowed students to voice any concerns they had about these issues. The […]

New school named after Peter S. Kalikow

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) is no longer the home to three divisions of disciplines, but is now the home to three new schools including the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the School of Humanities, Fine Arts and Performing Arts. The third and last new school, after a multi-million dollar donation […]

16 arrested after police raid local bars

Nassau County police carried out a sting operation on the three local bars – Bangers, the Dizzy Lizard, more commonly referred to as Dizzy’s, and McHebes – that led to the arrests of 16 bartenders on Sept. 3. All of those arrested were charged with a violation of the state alcohol beverage and control law, prohibited sale […]