The All-Quadrangle First Team

The Spring semester is coming to a close, which means it is time to reveal the second batch of Manhattan College athletes to have made the All-Quadrangle first team. The first group consisted of the five best athletes during the fall semester, which ranged from Aug. 26, 2013 to Dec. 13, 2013. Here were the criteria for the All-Quadrangle first team: 1) Only the athletes … Continue reading The All-Quadrangle First Team

Kate Bowen Named Valedictorian for Class of 2014

MONICA HORAN SENIOR WRITER Softball team captain Kate Bowen becomes first Kinesiology major to be named valedictorian. It was announced this past week after all nominees presented their speeches to a panel of faculty members that student athlete Kate Bowen would be delivering the Valedictorian speech at the 2014 undergraduate commencement speech. In her immediate reaction to being nominated the senior pitcher and second base … Continue reading Kate Bowen Named Valedictorian for Class of 2014

Improvements Need to be Made in Health Services

JESSICA RISOLO GUEST WRITER Recently, the Health Services Center was moved into an elevator suite on the 5th floor of East Hill and despite the previous misunderstanding with the office, I went on a Saturday morning when I was sick with a somewhat severe cough and cold. The sign on the suite said Health Services but there was no information regarding hours of business or … Continue reading Improvements Need to be Made in Health Services

Baseball’s Strong Finish Not Enough

It’s been a long and disappointing season for the Jaspers for a second straight year. Last year, they finished 24-28 (11-13 MAAC), which ranked them sixth in the MAAC. This was after winning back-to-back MAAC championships in 2011 (20-2 MAAC, 34-19) and 2012 (18-6 MAAC, 33-27). Head Coach Jim Duffy said the team is still learning and is already looking toward the future. “It certainly … Continue reading Baseball’s Strong Finish Not Enough

Professor Chat: Dr. Kern

MAYA ASTABIE ASSISTANT OP/ED EDITOR The Quadrangle sat down with Dr. Rebecca Kern of the Communication Department to discuss her background in the advertising industry, life outside of teaching, her research and more for another “Professor Chat.”   Maya Astabie: I understand that you have worked in the advertising industry for many years? Please describe your transition from working in the industry to teaching advertising. … Continue reading Professor Chat: Dr. Kern

A Week After Jasper Days, Relay for Life Shines

CARA LEDWIDGE STAFF WRITER Exactly one week after Jasper Days, students gathered once again on the Quad at noon on a Saturday, but this time their goal was to save lives. Manhattan College’s Relay For Life with the American Cancer Society group has been working since August to put together its annual event held on May 3 to help end the fight with cancer. Students … Continue reading A Week After Jasper Days, Relay for Life Shines

A Few Strokes Short

It was a golf season full of inconsistencies for the Manhattan Jaspers until the end when the Jaspers were a mere four strokes shy of winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title. Captain Chris Calabro liked the effort the team gave, but it wasn’t enough to win the MAAC championship. “We collectively didn’t put it all together in the final round,” said Calabro. “We were … Continue reading A Few Strokes Short

A Bit of Advice to Continue Improving the Environment at MC

ARIELLE SIMMONS GUEST WRITER April, or Earth Month, has left us for another year, but its purpose and value should continue be reflected. A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a name that’s been popping up a lot lately in recent news and social media, states that there is “95 percent certainty that humans are the ‘dominant cause’ of global warming since … Continue reading A Bit of Advice to Continue Improving the Environment at MC