Local Delis Provide Jaspers with Wide Variety of Food

Manhattan College has been bringing business to Riverdale since the 1920s. The concentrated student population brings a large demand for stores, restaurants and entertainment. Living a late night life style, college students often go to one of three different local delis located right here in the neighborhood. If you are craving a burger with a side of curly fries at 3:00 a.m. and Burger King … Continue reading Local Delis Provide Jaspers with Wide Variety of Food

Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

As the Manhattan College softball team was practicing ahead of a six-game road trip in California from March 11 through March 13, it had one goal in mind: To win. The team was in the midst of a five-game winning streak to get some early-season motivation. The Jaspers won a double-header against Hartford at home on March 1 and had three-straight wins at the Hampton … Continue reading Softball Concludes Long Road Trip, Record Now 9-7

Barcelona Bites Denied Cabaret License by Community Board

The public safety committee of Bronx Community Board 8 voted to deny an application by Barcelona Bites for a cabaret license on Mar. 3. The special hearing was convened after a small controversy on Nov. 12, when Urbano Estevez, the bar’s owner, applied for a liquor license for his new restaurant, Yokomo.  During that night’s meeting, committee member Bob Press mentioned that there was an … Continue reading Barcelona Bites Denied Cabaret License by Community Board

Student Veterans Spend Spring Break Experiencing the Transformative Power of Meditation

This past spring break, four student veterans were able to discovered the restorative powers of yoga and meditation on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. Dr. Michele Saracino, Chair of the Religious Studies Department, was in charge of the trip this semester, as the trip was a part of her course, The Nature and Experience of Religion: Veterans’ Stress Reduction Program. “The trip was amazing. Transformative. … Continue reading Student Veterans Spend Spring Break Experiencing the Transformative Power of Meditation

MC Students Models for Photographer, is Featured in Harlem Gallery

By RikkiLynn Shields, Asst. Editor Manhattan College student Michelah Desnai Brown recently modeled for artist Fabiola Jean-Louis. Jean-Louis photographed portraits of Brown that are being featured in the exhibit “Rewriting History: Paper Gowns and Photographs.” The Rewriting History series that Jean-Louis shot is based on the concept of social change and slavery. Jean-Louis questions how much slavery has actually changed since the beginning of history, and … Continue reading MC Students Models for Photographer, is Featured in Harlem Gallery

First L.G.B.T.+ Group Allowed to March in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

For the first time since 1991, an L.G.B.T.+ group was allowed to march in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The Lavender and Green Alliance, also known as Muintir Aerach na hÉireann in Gaelic, marched in the parade, along with 300 supporters and activists who have worked since 1994 for the right to participate.  Among the attendees, former speaker of … Continue reading First L.G.B.T.+ Group Allowed to March in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

by Angela Quadrini, Guest Writer The Manhattan College Women’s Lacrosse team came into this 2016 season with their minds set on one thing, winning. Last season, its record was 4-13. This season the team has started off well with a current record of 2-3, winning half as many games last season just within the first five games. After many losses, the hunger for wins is as strong … Continue reading Promising Start for the Jaspers Fueled by the Bond Shared Between the Tight Knit Team

Trek and Angel Venture: 4th Annual Innovative Idea Contest Winners

This year’s proposed ideas for the Innovative Idea Contest included non-profit organizations, clothing companies, applications for smart phones, a flexible portable speaker, a website to assist in college planning and first aid kits that are customizable depending on country. This contest was started by Salwa Ammar, Ph.D. and dean of the School of Business, and Aileen Farrelly, assistant dean for the School of Business. Ammar and Farrelly wanted … Continue reading Trek and Angel Venture: 4th Annual Innovative Idea Contest Winners