A Different Way to Work Out, Zumba

Pouring rain falls outside the window of Alumni Hall and rhythmic music pulsates through the walls of the mini gym. Students, dressed head to toe in athletic wear, are dancing to the beat of the music and watching the instructor and fellow student, Luke Hartman (Editor’s Note: Hartman is a member of The Quadrangle staff). Sweat moves across the assistants’ foreheads as they jump and squat. … Continue reading A Different Way to Work Out, Zumba

Volleyball Trio Lead Team as Season Winds Down

As Manhattan’s volleyball season enters its home stretch, the contributions it gets from its players become that much more important. The Jaspers are fighting for the No. 2 seed in the MAAC and one slip up can prove costly. But in the month of October, three Jaspers, Jade Gray, Claire Van Dyk and Malia McGuinness, have gone on career stretches, putting up numbers that have … Continue reading Volleyball Trio Lead Team as Season Winds Down

Ending Assault: MC Pushes New Policies, Programming to Stop Sexual Assault in its Tracks

MICHELLE DEPINHO & LUKE HARTMAN NEWS/MANAGING EDITOR & STAFF WRITER Contributor: John Abbatangelo As sexual assault, harassment and dating violence become the topics of a national conversation, Manhattan College is finding ways to tackle the issue and end assault on its own campus. In fact, colleges are epicenters for this type of gender-based misconduct because of situations they inherently facilitate. “Women in college are especially at … Continue reading Ending Assault: MC Pushes New Policies, Programming to Stop Sexual Assault in its Tracks

New York Botanical Garden Halloween Exhibit

MADELEINE SCHWARTZ STAFF WRITER The New York Botanical Garden is putting out all the stops for Halloween this year with its Haunted Pumpkin Garden Exhibit.  This family friendly event is filled with fall spirit and spooky adventures that even college students will enjoy. According to the NYBG, “The Haunted Pumpkin Garden returns to its roots with a massive display of pumpkins and gourds from North … Continue reading New York Botanical Garden Halloween Exhibit

Ebola: Do You Have It? (Probably Not)

SAMANTHA BERARDI STAFF WRITER Ebola. That’s the term that we’ve been hearing around lately. It has everyone across America worried and in a state of panic, but what actually is it, and is it really as big as the media are portraying it? Ebola is a virus that causes a fatal disease in humans and some animals. It is spread by directly touching an infected person’s broken … Continue reading Ebola: Do You Have It? (Probably Not)

More Vendors Join Jasper Dollars Plan

It was easy to miss, but last Monday the administration released in an MC announcements email an updated list of eight merchants that accept Jasper dollars, or off-campus dining dollars that are a part of the campus meal plan. The full list is comprised of Dunkin Donuts, Planet Wings, Jasper Deli, Goodfellas Pizza, New Riverdale Gourmet Deli, Generico’s Pizzeria & Café, Lee’s 2 Chinese Kitchen … Continue reading More Vendors Join Jasper Dollars Plan

Ben Marcus at MARS: Addicted to Literature

“It’s just too dangerous now to take a lot of drugs. I got a job, I got kids… I’m just too busy. I can’t take those amazing drugs because I know I have to teach tomorrow,” Ben Marcus said. “But I was thinking about how these stories actually change you biologically; they can make you scared, they can make you delighted, they can confuse you…all … Continue reading Ben Marcus at MARS: Addicted to Literature

Discovering a New Beat

LAUREN CARR & SEAN MCINTYRE A&E EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Members of The Quadrangle were invited by Red Bull to attend the Red Bull Sound Select Concert series. Red Bull provided guests concert tickets, transportation and meals. Red Bull did not influence the opinions made by the writers in this article. It seemed like the New York skyline followed us all the way to Brooklyn. … Continue reading Discovering a New Beat

Women’s Soccer Suffers Loss, Eliminated From Playoff Contention

A 3-0 loss to Canisius on the afternoon of Oct. 25 ended the playoff hopes of the Manhattan College women’s soccer team (2-5-2 MAAC, 7-8-2). Canisius (5-5 MAAC, 6-13) clinched the sixth spot for the playoffs. Canisius scored with 28 minutes left in the first half. Their second goal came just about five minutes later. They went on to score their third and final goal … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Suffers Loss, Eliminated From Playoff Contention