What’s Up This Week

By RikkiLynn Shields, Editor Last Tuesday, the men’s basketball team was defeated by longtime rival Iona, breaking their two-in-a row winning streak, concluding their three-game homestand. Although junior Zavier Turner scored 20 points himself, with an added 15 from teammate Zane Waterman, it still was not enough from Manhattan’s men to defeat Iona. In front of the 1,500+ fans packed in Draddy gymnasium, the game … Continue reading What’s Up This Week

Manhattan College Forms Partnership with Bethlehem University

by Haley Burnside Asst. Editor A group of eight Manhattan College professors and administrators spent the first week of January in Bethlehem as they traveled to Palestine to work with Bethlehem University. More specifically, their goal was to form and strengthen an academic partnership between the two colleges. The trip consisted of meetings between faculty from MC and Bethlehem University to map out the possibilities … Continue reading Manhattan College Forms Partnership with Bethlehem University

Lotus Magazine Finalizes 2017 Editorial Board

Production is underway for Manhattan College’s first women’s lifestyle magazine.  Masthead positions have been assigned for the Lotus Magazine 2017 editorial board. The board is a series of leadership positions that oversee the production of the magazine, and consists of a managing editor, two executive editors, four section editors, a photography director, an art director and a technology director. All positions will be presided over … Continue reading Lotus Magazine Finalizes 2017 Editorial Board

Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Graduating in the spring is usually standard for the majority of college students, but Kayla Smith finished her final semester this past fall. The nuclear medicine technology graduate finished her degree with a pre-medicine concentration in three and a half years. Smith originally started off as an allied health major and after her switch she needed to take roughly 16-18 credits per semester along with … Continue reading Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Bloomberg Made Easy

Students and staff at Manhattan College are working on completing a manual that will help students navigate through Bloomberg, a website that provides business and market news, data, analysis and other things of that nature. More specifically, “Bloomberg for Education brings the pace and excitement of real business and macroeconometrics into the classroom,” the Bloomberg website says. “Students gain hands-on experience using the same information … Continue reading Bloomberg Made Easy

Jaspers Talk: Elizabeth Pierson

Junior goalie Liz Peirson is has watched the Manhattan Women’s lacrosse team struggle for 2 seasons, but is ready to change that this year. She has confidence in the young nucleus of this team, which she thinks can make a run at a MAAC championship this season. The Quadrangle: When did you start playing lacrosse? Elizabeth Pierson: In the seventh grade, it was for a … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Elizabeth Pierson

Where Old Books Find New Life

Sophomore Repairs and Restores Archaic Works for MC Library Tim Gress, a work study student at Manhattan College’s O’Malley library, stands in the empty computer room on the first floor. The room, with six enormous windows and tons of empty bookshelves around its perimeter, is the space that is being dedicated to a massive collection of rare books, a project that fell into Gress’s lap … Continue reading Where Old Books Find New Life