Humble Freshman Credits Her Success to Teammates

by Ashley Columbia, Contributing Writer The week of Oct. 5 is the week Manhattan College took the MAAC by storm when it swept the weekly awards. Lizzy Carlson and Kristen Skonieczny registered performances that garnered the Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week awards, respectively. But it was another player who stole the show. Nicole Copping finished off the two-game stretch with … Continue reading Humble Freshman Credits Her Success to Teammates

Studying Abroad…And Returning Home

Most Manhattan College students call Riverdale their home during the school year. These three Jaspers, however, embraced a change of scenery and traveled to foreign countries during their college career. As a college student, arguably one of the best things you could do is study abroad. It is a great way to learn how to be independent even more than simply being at college away … Continue reading Studying Abroad…And Returning Home

The Noise Next Door

It’s no secret that some Manhattan College students like to have fun and get rowdy on the weekends, just like students at any other college. But this penchant for partying leads to cases of noisy, destructive and (in some cases) illegal behaviors off-campus and in the surrounding community. Riverdale residents are fed up and, more importantly, working with the college on what to do to … Continue reading The Noise Next Door

Women’s Soccer Sets School Records, Secures Playoff Spot

With two games left in the regular season, Manhattan College has already had a season of matching or setting new school records. Most notably, it went on a seven-game winning streak in the middle of the season, which is the longest stretch in the program’s 25 year history. “The team has been working so well together,” Nicole Copping said. “We deserve this. We are definitely … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Sets School Records, Secures Playoff Spot

The Book Nook

Title: “The Glass Castle” Author: Jeanette Walls Genre: Memoir For centuries people have come to the United States for great opportunities and a chance at freedom, but even those living here have one thing forced upon them: their family. In Jeannette Walls’ memoir, “The Glass Castle,” she tells the story of how she came to be the person she is today and what comes to … Continue reading The Book Nook

This Week In History: Issue One

by Taylor Brethauer, Staff Writer The Archives in O’Malley Library hold an important part of Manhattan College history—past editions of The Quadrangle.  Just as our campus is continuing to grow, change and expand, so has the newspaper. Here’s a very interesting look back in time: The first Quadrangle ever published was on Oct. 27, 1924. Manhattan’s first paper was called “The Green Horn,” but once … Continue reading This Week In History: Issue One

Fair Trade Promotes Fair Farming

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Staff Writer Recently, free Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and stickers made an appearance right outside of Thomas Hall. While the school routinely touts its status as the first school in New York to be labeled Fair Trade and the fifth school in the nation, some students may not know what this distinction means. According to the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International, “Fairtrade is … Continue reading Fair Trade Promotes Fair Farming

Local Drug Busts Shed Light on Drug Activity Near Campus

by AMY CARDOZA, Staff Writer Several drug busts over the past year in the college’s surrounding community have brought attention to the dealing operations–and the drug culture–in and around MC. According to an article in the Riverdale Press, on Aug. 13, the NYPD Narcotics Borough Bronx team busted two cocaine dealers just blocks away from Manhattan College. One occurred on Kingsbridge Avenue and the other … Continue reading Local Drug Busts Shed Light on Drug Activity Near Campus

More than Just an (Intramural) Game

By Gabriela Badard, Contributing Writer The overwhelming sound of people shouting, sneakers screeching on the polished floors and bouncing basketballs fills the air. It’s a Thursday night, and students have gathered in Draddy Gymnasium for intramural basketball. Each week, the three-on-three men’s and coed teams — often consisting of two boys and one girl, meet up and play against each other. From 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., each … Continue reading More than Just an (Intramural) Game