7 Pieces of Advice to Rising Seniors, From an Expert Senior

BY CAROLYN QUEST SENIOR WRITER Hey. I’m a graduating senior. And I’m not going to tell you rising seniors to take advantage of the city while you’re at MC and to do all the senior trips. Nor is this Op/Ed a therapeutic list to secretly preach the things I wish I did but didn’t really do at all, (Ex: utilize Dante’s salad options a month … Continue reading 7 Pieces of Advice to Rising Seniors, From an Expert Senior

Young Folks: Sex and Age in Duke University’s Belle Knox Affair

BY PAMELA SEGURA SENIOR WRITER In February, Duke University freshman Miriam Weeks identified herself as the porn star that has gripped the imagination college campuses and various social media platforms. Using the moniker “Belle Knox,” Weeks reportedly developed this performative identity to pay off her college tuition. During Christmas break Weeks received a plethora of friend requests from male Duke students on Facebook, according to … Continue reading Young Folks: Sex and Age in Duke University’s Belle Knox Affair

Oh, so Close: Jaspers Fall Shy of a Victory Over Louisville

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two minutes and 34 seconds. That is the time that separated the Manhattan Jaspers from pulling off one of the major wins in its history. But after a Tyler Wilson layup gave Manhattan a 60-58 lead at the 2:34 mark, Louisville went on a 13-4 run to close the game and crush Manhattan’s dreams of advancing onto the next round of the … Continue reading Oh, so Close: Jaspers Fall Shy of a Victory Over Louisville

This Week in History: Men’s Basketball Edition

The past 25 years of Manhattan College Men’s basketball have been some of the best the Jaspers have ever seen. From 1987 to 2014, the Men’s Basketball program at Manhattan is something to be truly proud of. Despite a few dry spells over the years, the Jaspers have made major accomplishments, especially in 1995, 2004, and now 2014. Here is a look back to the … Continue reading This Week in History: Men’s Basketball Edition

Michael Alvarado, George Beamon & Rhamel Brown: Greatest Senior Class in Jasper History?

At first, it seemed like hyperbole. When head coach Steve Masiello went on “Inside Manhattan Men’s Basketball” and went as far as calling Michael Alvarado, George Beamon, and Rhamel Brown, the greatest senior class in Jasper history, it felt like something was missing. “I think it’s a great argument,” Masiello said. “I think Jack Powers probably has his, Bob Byrnes probably has his, and I … Continue reading Michael Alvarado, George Beamon & Rhamel Brown: Greatest Senior Class in Jasper History?

Carly Eskenazi Helping Lead Women’s Lacrosse Team

In an afternoon game on March 15, the Manhattan College women’s lacrosse team came out strong against Delaware State to win their second straight game. The Jaspers scored the first three goals of the game and two of those were from senior co-captain Carly Eskenazi. These two goals were Eskenazi’s first of the season, along with her three assists she had by the end of … Continue reading Carly Eskenazi Helping Lead Women’s Lacrosse Team

The Road to the NCAA Tournament: 38 Minutes

ORLANDO — Cinderella was a tall, beautiful girl with blonde hair and blue eyes who was forced into a tough situation working for her evil stepmother. Her clothes were ragged, her only friends were animals, and she got picked on by her stepmother and step sisters. When the prince prepared to look for a princess, he sent out invitations to all the single mistresses. Cinderella, … Continue reading The Road to the NCAA Tournament: 38 Minutes

Student Musician Brings Talents to MC

When asked what she liked to do in her free time, Samantha Bowers immediately responded with song writing. This makes complete sense after getting to know the sophomore transfer student who is better known by her stage name Sammy Rae. Bowers has been involved with music her entire life and first started playing the piano at age 5. She expressed an interest in song writing … Continue reading Student Musician Brings Talents to MC

The Book of Mormon and Student Activities

Rude, clever, offensive and vulgar. Everything one would expect from the creators and writers of the Comedy Central animated show “South Park.” The off-color comedy, and jokes that would easily be described as insensitive of the Tony Award winning musical, “The Book of Mormon,” had the audience in fits of laughter throughout. “The Book of Mormon” has quickly become a successful Broadway production, and fame … Continue reading The Book of Mormon and Student Activities