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Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin and Allie Bassetti pictured with the 2021-22 team during their last year before they moved on to bigger opportunities. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor and Features Editor When the spring semester ended, the women’s basketball team bid a farewell to two of its own: Allie Bassetti and Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin. After years of encouraging the team to make moves on … Continue reading Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

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Golf Team Loses Coach To St. John’s, Anticipates New Coach Before Fall Season

By, Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Manhattan College’s men’s golf coach Phil Wildermuth has accepted a coaching position at St. John’s University. “[Wildermuth is a] great guy and coach for the Jaspers,” says Director of Athletics Marianne Reilly, “but was offered a wonderful opportunity at St John’s.”  With 16 years of professional coaching experience, including 10 years at Pelham Country Club and 4 years at … Continue reading Golf Team Loses Coach To St. John’s, Anticipates New Coach Before Fall Season

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‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Two-time captain Matthew Glassman’s athletic scholarship has been revoked without explanation. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor and Managing Editor Just after walking across the stage at the Manhattan College commencement ceremony, Jasper basketball player Matthew Glassman signed an agreement to renew his athletic scholarship for his graduate season.  But on July 14, Glassman posted an Instagram reel to announce this scholarship was wrongfully taken … Continue reading ‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

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2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Exercises will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Wednesday, May 18. GRAPHICS PRO EXPO / COURTESY By Nicole Rodriguez, Senior Writer The Manhattan College Office of Commencement disclosed the required protocols to attend all 2022 Commencement events in an email sent out on Thursday, April 28.  Regardless of vaccination status, all graduating students must complete their customized graduation checklist, … Continue reading 2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

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The Search for a Dean of SoLA

By Maria Thomas, Senior Writer (Interview with DeVaughn Harris conducted by Katie Henegan) Since December, a committee made up of various faculty members and one student representative have been searching for a new dean for the School of Liberal Arts. The committee is chaired by Donald Gibson, Ph.D., dean of the School of Business. Additionally, it has five professors from the school of liberal arts, … Continue reading The Search for a Dean of SoLA

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Booster Vaccine Required for Manhattan Students for the Fall Semester

By Isaiah Rosario, Asst. Sports Editor  Students who are enrolled for on-campus classes in the fall 2022 semester must receive a booster vaccine by Aug. 1. Employees of Manhattan College also must receive their booster vaccine by June 15.  Students that are enrolled in on-campus classes in the summer of 2022, who will reside in residence halls for summer break, and those participating in college … Continue reading Booster Vaccine Required for Manhattan Students for the Fall Semester

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 Pre-Game Meals at What Cost

By, Anna Woods and Caroline McCarthy, Managing Editor and Sports Editor Food insecurity has been a topic of conversation in the Manhattan College athletic department this school year, as teams have faced issues with designated practice times interfering with shortened Locke’s Loft hours, resulting in lack of dinner for many student athletes. The men’s basketball team, however, seems to have found a loophole.  At a … Continue reading  Pre-Game Meals at What Cost

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 Jessie Rising Named Valedictorian of the Class of 2022 

Jessie Rising posing for her softball team headshot. GOJASPERS/ COURTESY By Katie Heneghan, Senior Writer Senior Pitcher Jessie Rising of the Manhattan College softball team was recently named the Valedictorian of the Undergraduate Class of 2022. As a student-athlete, Rising has gone above and beyond the expectations of her peers, teammates and professors. In her four years at Manhattan, Rising has accumulated quite the resume … Continue reading  Jessie Rising Named Valedictorian of the Class of 2022 

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The QUAD 10

Interviews compiled by: Jocelyn Visnov, Lauren Raziano, Karen Flores, Jilleen Barrett, Megan LaCreta, Kyla Guilfoil The Quad 10 issimilarto Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list, but on a Manhattan College scale. The ten following members of the graduating class of 2021 were chosen by the executive board of The Quadrangle assome of the best and brightestseniors MC has to offer. Ally Mejia Ally Mejia … Continue reading The QUAD 10

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Remembering Christian Gallante ‘23 

By, Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Christian Gallante, a junior at Manhattan College, lover of history and a beloved friend, son and classmate, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Thursday, March 24. He was 20.  Gallante was born on Dec. 21, 2001 at St. John’s Hospital in Queens, New York to Marie E. Guadarrama and Joseph R. Gallante. He attended St. John’s Preparatory School in Astoria, Queens, and … Continue reading Remembering Christian Gallante ‘23 

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Breaking: NYPD Says MC Student has Died After Fall From Horan Hall

This is a developing story and more information is to come.  By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing editor and Features editor & Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Christian Gallante, a junior at Manhattan College, has died after falling from Horan Hall on Thursday March 24, according to the New York Police Department.  The New York Police Department 50th Precinct responded to an incident outside of Horan Hall after a … Continue reading Breaking: NYPD Says MC Student has Died After Fall From Horan Hall

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Provost Schreiner Speaks at Student Government Meeting Amid Students’ Graduation Concerns

By Maddie Johnson, Senior Writer Provost Steven Schreiner and other administration members held a meeting with the student government in light of the administration’s decision to hold the Manhattan College 2022 commencement ceremony in New Jersey in order to address student concerns.   In the second week of the semester, Schreiner sent an email to seniors and their families addressing that graduation will officially be held … Continue reading Provost Schreiner Speaks at Student Government Meeting Amid Students’ Graduation Concerns

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Bryan Paredes, Sophomore at MC and Friend to Many, Dies at 20

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer Bryan Paredes, of the O’Malley School of Business at Manhattan College class of ‘24, died Mon. Feb. 7 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. “With prayers for Bryan’s family, and with heartfelt condolences to everyone who knew and loved him.  May he rest in peace, and may perpetual light shine upon him,” President Brennan O’Donnell wrote in … Continue reading Bryan Paredes, Sophomore at MC and Friend to Many, Dies at 20

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Hurricane Ida Aftermath on Campus

By, Angelina Persaud & Lauren Raziano, Staff Writer & Social Media Editor Severe flooding due to Hurricane Ida left many people in the tristate area picking up the pieces in the following days, and Manhattan College residents were no exception. During the days following the tragic storm, many students have been trying to handle the damage that has been done to their living spaces. Several … Continue reading Hurricane Ida Aftermath on Campus

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Manhattan College Budget Deficit Decreases to $3.8 Million, Still Higher Than Administrators Anticipated

by Gabriella DePinho & Kyla Guilfoil, Senior Writer & Asst. News Editor  While Manhattan College administrators originally projected a $10 million budget deficit, administrators say that due to measures taken in the fall semester, the college is now only facing a projected $3.8 million budget deficit. This new projection, which is higher than administrators had hoped for, was communicated to community members at a college … Continue reading Manhattan College Budget Deficit Decreases to $3.8 Million, Still Higher Than Administrators Anticipated

Manhattan Caucus: What to Know About the Primary Elections 

By Maria Thomas, Senior Writer Primary elections have begun nationwide, with the earliest race being on March 1 in Texas. The majority of primaries will take place in June and August. The final primary elections are on September 13 and involve multiple states. Primary elections are used to establish which individuals will be on the general election ballot in November, and involve candidates pertaining to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What to Know About the Primary Elections 

Students React to End of Mask Mandate 

By Anna Woods, Managing Editor COVID-19 regulations are changing on campus with the end of the mask mandate, which ended on April 9. However, it is up to the discretion of professors, departments, offices and hosts of large events to mandate masks. The Quadrangle published a piece about professors’ opinions of the end of the mask mandate. In this follow-up, students from several schools of … Continue reading Students React to End of Mask Mandate 

Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer The annual Take Back the Night event, hosted by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, raised awareness about gender-based violence and taught techniques to help support survivors. This student-coordinated event consisted of speakers and students on campus that shared their stories.  The overarching message of the event was that survivors are never alone, even though the situation they may … Continue reading Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer This is my first Jasper Jams, and I am so excited because sharing and receiving music recommendations is one of my favorite love languages. When MC’S radio station WRCM was up and running, junior Katie Martone and I had a show on Tuesday nights called “Soundtrack Sunshine.” Although I miss sharing music over the radio more than anything, this week’s … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Sitting across from Kelly Commons Starbucks, Isabel Cameron sat crocheting her latest project – an intricate wedding cape specifically designed for her sister’s romantic woodland themed wedding next year.  A project of this stature takes Cameron about 40 hours to complete and uses an estimated 1500 yards of yarn. But even before all of this, Cameron has created a prototype … Continue reading Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby