Manhattan Caucus: October 25

Manhattan Caucus is a column in the news section, which will run weekly until Election Day, offering students a voice in the ongoing presidential elections. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump debated for the third and final time Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. The debate was the most substantive of the three – but still featured some heated and personal … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: October 25

Local Kids Come to Campus for Safe Halloween

Children from all around the northwest Bronx got to attend Kappa Delta Pi’s annual Safe Halloween celebration on Friday, where they could go from room to room to get candy and participate in activities from an array of Manhattan College clubs and students. Brigid Phelan, president of Kappa Delta Pi, said the education honors society tries to keep MC involved in the community but hosting … Continue reading Local Kids Come to Campus for Safe Halloween

South Campus Residence Hall Coming Fall 2019, New STEM Building September 2020

Redesigning South Campus In a few short years, Manhattan College’s South Campus (the area near Leo Hall and RLC) will look very different to the college community. A series of ongoing projects are well underway that have already and will continue to impact the appearance and operations of not just that area, but the entire campus. The first stage of the plan is already complete, … Continue reading South Campus Residence Hall Coming Fall 2019, New STEM Building September 2020

Dennis Eriksson Finds Identity Through Track and Field

By Jeffrey Cool, Guest Writer Dennis Eriksson’s passion for track and field grew in a practice field in Sweden, thousands of miles away from Riverdale. The jumper for Manhattan College’s track and field team is from Sundsvall, Sweden, where he fell in love with the sport when he was six years old after one of his friends took him to a practice. “Track and field is … Continue reading Dennis Eriksson Finds Identity Through Track and Field

This Week in Sports

  Volleyball The Jaspers went 2-1 on the week, defeating Saint Peter’s on Oct. 19, Quinnipiac on Saturday and losing to Fairfield on Sunday. Manhattan is 9-18 and 5-8 in the MAAC. Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team (5-10-1) went 0-2 this week and were eliminated from MAAC Tournament contention. The Jaspers suffered a 3-0 loss against Marist at home on senior night on Oct. … Continue reading This Week in Sports

Jaspers Talk: Rich Llewellyn

By John Jackson, Staff Writer Rich Llewellyn is a senior on the men’s swimming and diving team for Manhattan College. Recently, he had two first place finishes, a second place finish and swam on a winning medley-relay team in a meet against Fairfield. Llewellyn was named Manhattan’s ATAX Student-Athlete of the Week for his performance on October 10-17, which included the Fairfield meet. Llewellyn has … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Rich Llewellyn

Jaspers Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

The Manhattan College Jaspers enter the 2016-2017 college basketball season with tame expectations. At least that’s what the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches think. On Oct. 18, the Jaspers were chosen by the 11 head coaches to finish sixth in the MAAC Preseason Poll. But while the Jaspers seem to be an afterthought in the MAAC, head coach Steve Masiello has his sights set on … Continue reading Jaspers Picked Sixth in Preseason Poll

The Book Nook: The Opposite of Loneliness

Title: The Opposite of Loneliness Author: Marina Keegan Genre: Essays and Short Stories / Nonfiction and Fiction Marina Keegan is a New York Times bestselling author- posthumously. Keegan was excelling in college at Yale University and life when it was tragically cut short. But thankfully, she had compiled many essays and short stories throughout her college years before graduating. Her writing style is well before … Continue reading The Book Nook: The Opposite of Loneliness

MC Film Society Screens “Lost in Translation”

By Haley Burnside, Staff Writer On Friday night the Manhattan College Film Society screened the Sofia Coppola film, “Lost in Translation” in Hayden 100. The 2003 film depicts the adventures of Bob Harris and Charlotte, played by Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson respectively. These two lonely characters cross paths in Tokyo, Japan and discover that they share a profound level of similarity despite their obvious … Continue reading MC Film Society Screens “Lost in Translation”