By John Jackson, Staff Writer Manhattan College’s improv group, Scatterbomb, performed their second show of the Fall 2016 semester on Sept. 23. It fell on the birthday of Will Lamparelli, one of their members. It was a good time for Lamparelli and he was pleased with the results of the show. “That was a really great show,” Lamparelli said. “It’s a different kind of team … Continue reading Scatterbomb Troupe Celebrates Member’s Birthday with Show
by KELLY BURNS, Editor & KIERAN ROCK, Editor Every year the Manhattan College Public Safety department releases the Security and Fire Safety Annual Report. “We are mandated by the U.S. Department of Education [to release the report],” Juan Cerezo, director of public safety said. “Every college or university that is taking federal money has to report the numbers for the last three years.” The current report includes … Continue reading Public Safety Releases Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Three of Manhattan College’s newest head coaches are women (women’s basketball, cross country and women’s lacrosse respectively) and all were hired by the college’s first female athletic director Marianne Reilly. Although in a recent interview with The Quadrangle Reilly said that selecting female head coaches was not intentional, it still stands out when women fill less than 40 percent of head coaching positions available across … Continue reading Women Calling the Shots: Female Head Coaches in College Sports
On the morning of 9/11, FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller was off duty and heading to meet his brothers to play golf when he was alerted of the attacks on the Twin Towers. Immediately, Siller traded his golf clubs for his fire uniform and abandoned his truck in the traffic jammed Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and ran, in 60 lbs of gear, to the World Trade Center. … Continue reading MC Students Honor Fallen 9/11 Hero in Memorial 5K
The Office of Student Engagement at Manhattan College has received several requests in the past from students looking to start clubs and activities on campus. John Bennett, the director of student engagement, recalls instances where students have wanted to start hockey and quidditch teams. But an idea that had never come across the office, just did. Sophomores Brynn Buonanno and Ariella Omar contacted Bennett about … Continue reading Equestrian Coming to Manhattan?
TOM HILL writes, Hello Jaspers, I wanted to thank everyone who has shared in Father Hill’s life and his mission at Manhattan College. It is important to understand that his work is now our own, quietly helping to shape the world one person, one idea at a time. I thought I would share for a few minutes the person I knew George Harry Hill to … Continue reading Letters to the Editor: September 27, 2016
By Megan Dreher & August Kissel, Staff Writers Thursday afternoon, Manhattan College students witnessed the Student Government members blowing up a giant inflatable screen on the Quad while walking to and from class. They may not have realized that the students were preparing for the year’s first Movies on the Quad night. That evening students gathered to watch “Finding Dory,” the sequel to the ever … Continue reading Movies on the Quad Makes a Triumphant Return