The Manhattan Jaspers found themselves looking up at every other school in the MAAC after failing to win 12 straight games from early September to late October. Next thing they knew, they were on the team bus taking a 14-hour round trip to take on the Niagara Purple Eagles in cold, freezing temperatures with a rain and snow mix falling. To this point in the … Continue reading Back of the Net: Season Meanings
There was much speculation during the offseason as to who would step up and replace the productivity Manhattan lost in seniors Michael Alvarado, George Beamon and Rhamel Brown. The consensus seemed to be Emmy Andujar and Ashton Pankey, who as upperclassmen on the team, were expected to lead on the court. The Jaspers have gotten solid production from Andujar and Pankey through the first … Continue reading Inside the Numbers: Shane Richards off to a Career Start
It was Alex Shackley’s senior year at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas when Justin Mayorga, a former high school teammate, lost his sister Jessica at the age of 22 – no cause of death was ever found. “I look back at that day and I remember every single second of it,” Alex says, who played center mid-field for the Palo Verde soccer team. … Continue reading Average Height, Big Heart
Everyone remembers the process of applying to colleges. Mostly basic questions fill up the pages until you get to the one that asks, “Have you ever been arrested or convicted of a felony?” The answer to this could make or break someone’s college future. Three New York colleges have removed it from their application. However, Manhattan College is not one of them. But should it … Continue reading Should Criminal Records Be on College Applications?
JENNA BLOOMER STAFF WRITER Norman Vincent Peale once said, “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful”. This is particularly true for this city. There is something about the time from the end of November to the beginning of January where there is a spell over the city, making every minute magical. Manhattan does have some holiday … Continue reading The Insider’s Guide to a Christmas Spectacular
Friday, 11/21 The women’s swimming and diving team takes on Sacred Heart at the Riverdale Country Day School from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. As always, the Campus Ministry & Social Action Department will be holding their weekly pizza and a movie event, where the audience will watch a video and discuss current events while enjoying pizza. The event is held in the Social Action Suite … Continue reading Briefs: What You Need to Know This Week
Freshman orientation is hardly the place where eager high school seniors, soon-to-be college freshmen might look for a future spouse, but for Phil and Melissa (née Maffei) Kuhner, their first experience at the college would be linked to a future they had never anticipated. Phil and Melissa first met at Manhattan College’s Freshman Orientation in July 2001. While all the newcomers were busy with orientation … Continue reading Classmates to Soul Mates
Once again, Matthew Coyne has managed to do more in one semester than many students have accomplished up to this point in their lives as juniors in college. As an art history and English double major with a minor in Spanish, not only is Coyne’s class schedule packed, but so is the other half of his life as a designer of men’s and women’s fashion. … Continue reading Matthew Coyne Goes Commercial: Men’s Wear and Beyond