Snowstorm Response Still Needs Improvement

BY: NATALIE HEINITZ Wake up. Check phone. Jasper 911 text. No class. Yes. This routine has been splendid the past couple of snow days and has given students a couple extra reasons to stay cooped up inside Netflix binging, napping, and putting classes on the backburner. This bliss however, only extends indoors and inside heated dorm rooms and comfortable beds. The second you walk outside, … Continue reading Snowstorm Response Still Needs Improvement

Quick Q&A with The Quad Staff: Lauren Carr

Who: Arts and Entertainment Editor, Lauren Carr Year: Sophomore Major: Communication (Concentration: Broadcasting) Minor: Marketing   Q: Who would you want with you if you were stranded on a deserted island (& why)? A: I would definitely want my best friend Kendall with me. She has been my partner in crime since the 7th grade and she’s the one person I would not get sick of … Continue reading Quick Q&A with The Quad Staff: Lauren Carr

What Really is D.R.E.A.M. Weekend?

BY: KYLEIGH PANETTA Last week the snow didn’t stop 90 Manhattan College students from piling onto buses and making the four-hour drive up to The Sagamore Resort in Lake George to participate in Student Activities’ D.R.E.A.M. weekend. Director of Student Activities John Bennett and Assistant Director of Student Activities Gabrielle Occhiogrosso coordinated this weekend with one main goal in mind. “My goal was that 90 students attended and … Continue reading What Really is D.R.E.A.M. Weekend?

The Evolution of MC Partying

Manhattan College students live in the world of fake IDs and needing to know “the right person” to enter a bar. We don’t have mixers or frat house parties, and it’s undeniable that the way city schools party is unlike any other college in the nation. For current students this is the only world we know, but 30 years ago MC kids were actually partying a little bit … Continue reading The Evolution of MC Partying

A Day in the Life: The Ten-Man Suite

The big day has finally arrived. You walk up the hallway scanning for your room number with your family behind you lugging boxes and bags filled with your belongings for the first semester. But even as the numbers continue to climb, you still don’t see your name scrawled on any of the assorted tags taped to the suite doors. You start to worry and double-check the room number … Continue reading A Day in the Life: The Ten-Man Suite

Jasper Jams: Country Music for People Who Don’t Like Country Music

The return of the Olympics also brings with it a resurgence of American patriotism. Amidst the flag-waving and “U-S-A” chants, now is as good a time as any to revisit a genre of music that is thoroughly American ­– country. Unfortunately, country music is a style that many people have unfairly sworn off; often casting the genre aside as twangy tunes fit only for hicks, … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Country Music for People Who Don’t Like Country Music

Students, Faculty Adjust to Path Closure

For students who have had class in Leo and RLC, the path past the Waldo parking lot has been the lifeline that connects North and South campus, but as of recent, that path is closed for construction. The path closure, with the combination of snow and a new semester, is something that students will have to adjust to over time. According to an email sent … Continue reading Students, Faculty Adjust to Path Closure

MC Works To Make Campus Safe After Dual Snowstorms

As New York City transforms from a winter wonderland to an icy, slushy mess, Manhattan College is no exception. Back to back to back snowstorms from Feb. 13 through Feb. 15 dumped snow, ice and rain onto campus and the local area, creating treacherous conditions for traveling and even getting from building to building. Classes were cancelled all day Feb. 13 and until 10 a.m. … Continue reading MC Works To Make Campus Safe After Dual Snowstorms

NYC Mayor de Blasio’s First State of the City Address

BY: AMBER CALABRO On Feb.10, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave his first annual address to the city. De Blasio had a very liberal and progressive agenda which was consistent with the platform on which he ran. This contrasts greatly with past state of the city speeches given by former Republican mayors such as Manhattan College alumnus Rudy Giuliani and more recently Michael … Continue reading NYC Mayor de Blasio’s First State of the City Address