Where Do Our Leftovers Go?

Tara Marin & Ally Hutzler Staff Writer and Assistant Editor The weight of food leftovers is responsible for the largest component of the municipal waste stream in the U.S., according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Since this kind of waste has both short and long-term environmental and economic consequences, measures have been taken on campus to reduce the amount of food that thrown away everyday. … Continue reading Where Do Our Leftovers Go?

Softball’s Ten-Game Home Stand Succeeded by Twelve-Game Road Trip

Conventional wisdom says there is nothing wrong with having a long home stand. But, it actually does have its downside. As is usually the case with these extended periods at home, a long road trip is attached to balance the schedule. For the Manhattan College softball team, after playing 10 consecutive games at Gaelic Park, a 12-game road trip is next on the slate. “We’re … Continue reading Softball’s Ten-Game Home Stand Succeeded by Twelve-Game Road Trip

College Return on Investment Rankings Provide Accurate Portrayal of Life After Graduation

At about 9 p.m., Joe Murtagh strolled into An Beal Bocht Café for an after-work double-shot of vodka. Murtagh graduated from Manhattan College in May 2014 and, despite the over one-hour commute to his job in the financial district, still lives in Riverdale during his first few years of life after college. “It’s nice to stay in the neighborhood,” he said, “but as soon as … Continue reading College Return on Investment Rankings Provide Accurate Portrayal of Life After Graduation

Pizzola and Weyland Compete for Student Body President

ANTHONY CAPOTE AND DANIEL YNFANTE ASSISTANT EDITORS Student government elections are officially underway, with both presidential candidates and their parties filed and ready for campaigns. The election pins Nick Weyland—a sophomore—and Blake Pizzola—a junior—against each other. Weyland, whose party he has named The Quad Squad, plans to champion Manhattan’s Lasallian values at the root of his campaign. He is a Lasallian Leader on campus and … Continue reading Pizzola and Weyland Compete for Student Body President

A Humble, Hyped Bench Player

In July 2011, Trevor Glassman’s aunt Ivy Siegle died of breast cancer. At the time of her funeral, he was at AAU Nationals with his team Bishop Elite. When he realized he would miss out on his aunt’s ceremony, he cried before and after games but knew she would want him to play and perform well, Trevor says. “Listen, you’re at AAU Nationals you don’t … Continue reading A Humble, Hyped Bench Player

Between the Base Paths: Dutchess to the Rescue?

Manhattan’s season has been okay. At the start of the season, the pitching and overall depth of the team looked to be promising. Tom Cosgrove caught the attention ofD1Baseball.com‘s Eric Sorenson and The Quadrangle. The return of Mike Scarinci from last season’s Tommy John surgery recovery and Scott McClennan from a blood clot (2013), micro-fracture left knee surgery (2014) are a few examples of that. … Continue reading Between the Base Paths: Dutchess to the Rescue?