Gender Factors into the Experience of Women Engineering Students at MC

Manhattan College is well known for its engineering program. The school, according to US News and World Report, graduates more engineers than any other major. In 2013, 26 percent of the graduating class was part of the School of Engineering. Still, the number of female students enrolled in engineering programs at Manhattan remains around 20 percent of the total engineering enrollment. MC’s female enrollment in … Continue reading Gender Factors into the Experience of Women Engineering Students at MC

Between Two Neighborhoods, A Campus at the Crossroads

MICHELLE DEPINHO AND SEAN SONNEMANN EDITOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF During Manhattan College’s underdog NCAA tournament run last year, sports commentators loved to address a geographic fun fact about a school that is not normally featured on the national stage. For those unfamiliar with the college, it is understandably confusing that an institution located in The Bronx actually shares its name with the island to its south. … Continue reading Between Two Neighborhoods, A Campus at the Crossroads

Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Over the last 100 years, the United States has seen great change in the way Americans think about and treat African-Americans, at least, in theory. According to a recent study, explicit actions and thoughts about race and gender inequality have diminished significantly since a similar study conducted in 1928.  However, what psychologists have discovered is that the inadvertent, or uncontrollable actions of people towards other … Continue reading Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center

John Evans is the typical English major at Manhattan College. He reads Shakespeare, Homer and Dante and has written two collections of poetry and a series of short stories. Evans, however, has one major difference from most other students at MC – he cannot see any of the works he has ever read or written.  He can only see bits of light and darkness. “There … Continue reading Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center

Swimming and Diving Teams Combine for 18 Broken Records at MAACs

Manhattan started off on a high note at the 2015 MAAC Championships last week. Its strong performance continued for the duration of the championships. By the end of the fourth and final day, both teams combined to set 18 new school records. “It’s really outstanding for our women’s team,” Sara Buckley, freestyle swimmer, said. “I feel like each year we are improving drastically and each … Continue reading Swimming and Diving Teams Combine for 18 Broken Records at MAACs