The Healthy McDonald: MC’s Resident Nutritionist

BY: MONICA HORAN How many calories are contained in each gram of fat? What percentage of total deaths in the United States is linked to heart disease? How much soy should you eat each day to lower cholesterol levels? For students on campus feeling clueless about diet and nutrition, MC’s resident Dietician and Nutritionist Alexa McDonald is on campus with the answers to all of these questions and more. … Continue reading The Healthy McDonald: MC’s Resident Nutritionist

Our Jasper Nation

  Even though Kevin Thwala was born in Maryland, his childhood was spent on the other side of the world, splitting time between Swaziland and South Africa before returning to the United States to attend college. Thwala’s hometown of Durban, South Africa, is a coastal town and may not seem too different from a typical suburban town in the United States: semi-urban, with both malls and residential areas all … Continue reading Our Jasper Nation

Professor Chat: Amir Masoumi

Professor Amir Masoumi left Iran to complete his graduate studies and has been teaching in the School of Business since last August. Social Media Editor Sean McIntyre sat down with him for a quick “Professor Chat.” Sean McIntyre: You are originally from Isfahan, Iran, what made you decide to leave Iran and venture to the United States? Amir Masoumi: Completing graduate studies in the United States is … Continue reading Professor Chat: Amir Masoumi

Men’s Championship Streak Broken; Women Take Third

The incredible streak of 18 consecutive Indoor MAAC Championships for the men’s team was snapped on Feb. 21. Monmouth took home both the men and women’s MAAC title with a total of 169 points and 215.5 points respectively.  The Manhattan men’s team came in second with a total of 110 points to Iona’s 108 points, a lead that was sealed only after Manhattan won second … Continue reading Men’s Championship Streak Broken; Women Take Third

The Road to the MAAC: The End of an Era

After a loss at Siena last week and some Iona wins over the weekend, Manhattan is unlikely to win the MAAC regular season title. Manhattan would need to win its final two games, and have Iona and Quinnipiac lose its final three and two games respectively. Even if those were to oddly happen, Manhattan would need Canisius to be the third highest seed to win … Continue reading The Road to the MAAC: The End of an Era

MC’s Transfer Trends

BY CARA LEDWIDGE STAFF WRITER As the application season is in full swing, transfer applications bring to mind the question of the transfer student experience at Manhattan College. The majority of MC students enter the college as freshmen, but this past fall, 134 students became Jaspers by transferring from other colleges. One in three college students nationwide will most likely transfer at one point in … Continue reading MC’s Transfer Trends

Ongoing Investigation in Jasper Hall

Students kicked off the weekend with an email from residence life stating that “an unknown person was observed recording a female student who was showering on the third floor of Jasper Hall.  The unknown person was using an iPhone with a dark purple case on it.” The New York Police Department, residence life and public safety are conducting an ongoing investigation into the incident, according … Continue reading Ongoing Investigation in Jasper Hall

X-Ray Major Introduced at Manhattan College

LESLEY JOHN SENIOR STAFF WRITER Starting in the fall semester of this year, the School of Education and Health will now be offering a bachelor’s degree in radiological technology. The primary purpose of this major is to help students co-work with doctors and nurses, in identifying various diseases using x-ray imaging. “Manhattan College now has the triple crown in radiological sciences, meaning that we offer … Continue reading X-Ray Major Introduced at Manhattan College