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Manhattan College Listed Highly in Regional Colleges Ranking 

By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Manhattan College was recently ranked highly on both the Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list and on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Regional Universities North Ranking” list.  According to the Washington Monthly’s website, a ranking takes place each year that is based on what contributions colleges make to the country. This year, the college was featured on … Continue reading Manhattan College Listed Highly in Regional Colleges Ranking 

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Fenwicks Announces “College Nights” and a New Closing Time

By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Fenwicks Pub will now host “college nights,” a revival to the rule that was enacted last spring that said only Manhattan College students could enter the bar on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between the hours of 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. This rule was developed in February after a fight broke out between two groups of people, none of … Continue reading Fenwicks Announces “College Nights” and a New Closing Time

MC Reacts to Queen Passing

By Angelina Perez, Contributor On Sept. 8, 2022 Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, the now former Queen of England, passed away. Many in the United Kingdom and around the world were hit with grief and sadness and had some thoughts on the matter. Manhattan College students from different parts of the world opened up and expressed their opinions on the former Queen’s reign.  Gabrielle Blair ’26, Philosophy … Continue reading MC Reacts to Queen Passing

Poms Up! Manhattan College Cheer Back at it for Another Season 

By Grace Cardinal, Staff Writer Manhattan College cheerleading wrapped up their yearly tryouts last week, welcoming seven new members to the team. Manhattan Cheer has made a name for itself in the last few years through various performances at basketball games, yearly performances at the MAAC tournament, and by challenging the traditional ideals of cheer through accepting students based on attitude, not just skill.  Even … Continue reading Poms Up! Manhattan College Cheer Back at it for Another Season 

Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

By Karen Flores,  Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College is home to a unique and artistic major: sound studies. Have you heard of it? The music and theater department here at the college introduced the sound studies major in the fall of 2020 with the pioneering influence of Mark A. Pottinger, Ph.D, chair of the department.  The sound studies major aims to combine both the traditional … Continue reading Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

Manhattan College Advocates for Refugees

By Mack Olmsted and Brianna Coppola, Asst. Production Editor & Contributer Manhattan College kicked off refugee advocacy week with a discussion event on war and displacement. The discussion was organized by junior Christopher Belden and campus minister Conor Reidy, with the intention to encourage faculty to raise awareness about the Ukrainian refugee crisis. The idea came after Belden spent his summer internship at The Holocaust, … Continue reading Manhattan College Advocates for Refugees

Manhattan College Expands Program to Offers Scholarships To Students From Lasallian Schools

The Manhattan College Lasallian Ambassadors logo.  MANHATTAN.EDU/COURTESY By Lauren Raziano, Copy Editor/Web Editor Manhattan College is the only Lasallian higher education institution in New York City, and is now seeking to expand their Lasallian tradition through a revised scholarship award. The Lasallian Scholars Award is a $2,000 scholarship that is offered annually to all full-time undergraduate students who have graduated from a Lasallian high school, secondary … Continue reading Manhattan College Expands Program to Offers Scholarships To Students From Lasallian Schools

Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

By Angelina Perez, Contributor ABBA tunes filled the air. Food trucks lined the parking lot. Students gathered together, and Quadstock kicked off the fall semester. Quadstock was hosted by Student Engagement on Sept. 2 on the Jasper lawn. John Bennett, assistant vice president of student life, explained the history of the event. “It was an event when I was a student 20 years ago, then … Continue reading Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor A tight knit group of friends started a new club here on campus to help students get creative and meet new people – the Crochet Club. The Crochet Club is a new club at Manhattan College this semester, where four students are hoping to share their love for crocheting with the community and help teach others how to crochet … Continue reading MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?

By Cristian Saravia, Contributor On Sept. 8, One Manhattan released a statement that 13 people in the Manhattan College community were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. This number raised some concern for students and faculty alike, prompting some people to wonder if they should begin wearing masks on campus again. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. of the Religious Studies department and fellow students give their … Continue reading Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?