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Masiello Terminated Days Before Madness, Two Weeks Before Start of Season

Perez and Masiello embrace after defeating first-seed Iona in the final seconds last season. Gerald Rodriguez/COURTESY By, Caroline McCarthy, Managing Editor/Sports Editor Head basketball coach Stephen Masiello was fired from the Jaspers just 13 days before the start of their season, as announced on Tuesday, Oct. 25.  This would have been Masiello’s 12th season at Manhattan College, but now, days before Manhattan Madness, the school’s … Continue reading Masiello Terminated Days Before Madness, Two Weeks Before Start of Season

Jasper Jams: Quadrangle Staff Picks

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor/Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Despite the fact that journalists get inspired through words, another way that they find inspiration and relaxation is through music. Our Quadrangle staff is made up of so many different backgrounds, majors and ages which translates into the different genres of music we all love.  Ranging from pop music to alternative music, the playlist below … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Quadrangle Staff Picks

MC Students Practice Mindfulness

The zen room, created to relax students and relieve stress. BRIANNA COPPOLA /THE QUADRANGLE By: Brianna Coppola, Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College offers a new space for students to take a moment for themselves. The zen room was created by the counseling center to practice relaxation techniques, cope with stress and practice mindful meditation.  The small space with dim lighting sets a peaceful mood. The … Continue reading MC Students Practice Mindfulness

Sophomore’s Historical Research Becomes Published on the History News Network

Alyssa Spinosa hopes to eventually attend law school after graduating from MC. ALYSSA SPINOSA/COURTESY By: Jocelyn Visnov, Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Spinosa has shed light on the legacy of recently deceased feminist icon Charlene Mitchell. With the help of Professor Adam Arenson, Ph.D, Spinosa’s research on Mitchell was recently published to the History News Network.  Spinosa is a sophomore majoring in history with a minor in philosophy. … Continue reading Sophomore’s Historical Research Becomes Published on the History News Network

Manhattan Basketball Falls to Iona in Overtime

Masiello joined former-mentor Rick Pitino’s (right) coaching staff as Director of Basketball Operations. (From left to right) Ricky Johns, Steve Masiello, Taliek Brown, Rick Pitino. LAURA MCCARTHY/COURTESY By: Caroline McCarthy, Senior Writer The roar of the sixth borough was described as a hostile environment for the Iona Gaels on Friday night as the Manhattan College Jaspers battled into overtime on their home court. Draddy Gymnasium … Continue reading Manhattan Basketball Falls to Iona in Overtime

The Season is Not Over For Manhattan’s Women’s Basketball Team, Despite Current Standing

Dee Dee Davis (1), Emily LaPointe (11), and Anne Bair (2) take the court against the Siena Saints. @NCAAMARCHMADNESS(TWITTER)/ COURTESY By: Maddie Mulkigian, Senior Writer After an upset win against the current second seed Siena, the Manhattan College Women’s Basketball team remains stuck at the bottom of the MAAC rankings as they approach the second half of their season. While the Lady J’s can’t seem to … Continue reading The Season is Not Over For Manhattan’s Women’s Basketball Team, Despite Current Standing

Joe Jacques: From the Bronx to Boston

Manhattan College Alum Joe Jacques was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the Rule 5 draft. GOJASPERS.COM/ COURTESY By: Isaiah Rosario, Asst. Sports Editor Joe Jacques ‘18, a walk-on Manhattan College baseball alum, has been drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the Rule 5 draft.  The Rule 5 draft allows baseball teams that do not have a 40-man roster to select specific players … Continue reading Joe Jacques: From the Bronx to Boston

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Welcomes Their Newest Intern

Lauren Driscoll, candidate for the Peggy Guggenheim internship, with her camera LAUREN DRISCOLL/COURTESY By: Mack Olmsted Asst. Production Editor/Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s very own Lauren Driscoll is going overseas this summer to take part in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection internship program. The Guggenheim Collection partners with various educational institutions, usually universities and very selective colleges from all across the world.  MC has … Continue reading The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Welcomes Their Newest Intern

New Mock Trial Team Brings Opportunities for Pre-Law Students

The whole team at the mock trial scrimmage against Iona. ALICIA CAMARGO/COURTESY  By: Kelly Kennedy, Senior Writer Last August, four students had an idea to bring a new club to Manhattan College, where students could come together and compete simulating a real-life trial through the American Mock Trial Association. Mock trial is present at many schools across the country, and is now finally a part … Continue reading New Mock Trial Team Brings Opportunities for Pre-Law Students

Feel The Electric Rush With Thrush

(Left to right) Michael Kurtis, Peter Johannes and Jack Schiller playing a gig MICHEAL KURTIS/ COURTESY . By Karen Flores, Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College has many rocking bands on campus, including Thrush. Michael Kurtis, a sophomore computer engineering major, is one of the four members of Thrush. Three of them are MC students, while one member is off-campus. Kurtis is a vocalist and … Continue reading Feel The Electric Rush With Thrush