This Week in Photos: February 5-11, 2017

On Tuesday, the Multicultural Center hosted its Emerging Nollywood Film Festival in Kelly Commons Room 5B. For eight continuous hours, films from five prominent Nigerian filmmakers were screened. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
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On Wednesday, the Muslim Student Association hosted a town hall-style discussion on President Donald J. Trump’s Muslim ban. The event began with a prayer lead by Brother Jack Curran, vice president of mission. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
Haris Ali, the President of the Muslim Student Association, acted as a moderator for the night’s discussion. Here he is speaking with his mother and with Brother Jack. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
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Towards the end of the town hall, a student explains to the audience his rationale for supporting President Trump’s candidacy and for supporting the the President’s executive order. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
On Thursday, the Greater New York City area was hit with an intense snowstorm, which brought over a foot of snow to the region and forced Manhattan to cancel the day’s classes. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
During the snow, someone created a snowman on the Quad – complete with a pair of eyes, a nose, a mouth, and two arms. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
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Despite the weather, Uncle Sam survived the storm in the empty parking lot adjacent to the Leo Engineering Building. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
The path leading to the back entrance of Miguel Hall was not even visible beneath the vast amount of snowfall. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
After the storm, the campus was picturesque as this photo suggests. Smith Auditorium is visible in the background. Anja Pollozi/The Quadrangle


Sophomore Guard Thomas Capuano shoots a free throw during Manhattan’s crushing 62-58 loss before the home fans in Draddy Gymnasium on Friday night. Stephen Zubrycky/The Quadrangle
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Zavier Turner drives to the basketball. Manhattan was largely propelled by Turner’s offensive explosion wherein he dropped 27 points in 27 minutes. Harriet Carino/The Quadrangle
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The Jasper Dancers, as always, provided entertainment during the tilt between the Jaspers and Hawks. Harriet Carino/The Quadrangle
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The Manhattan men’s track and field team competed at the New York Road Runners Millrose Games at the Armory Track & Field Center. Harriet Carino/The Quadrangle
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Manhattan Attacker Trevor Pelletier winds up for a shot-on-goal during the Jasper’s tilt againt Wagner on Saturday afternoon. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
During the first quarter, a shot from Jasper Parker Giarratana beats Wagner netminder Matt Sefcik. Giarratana also scored the game-winner in triple overtime and had three goals on the day. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
During the second quarter, Jasper goaltender Michael Zingaro makes a save on a shot from point-blank range. Zingaro made 16 saves in the Jaspers’ 14-13 win. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle
Jasper Midfielder Matt Garvey celebrates after scoring to give Manhattan a 8-4 lead with six minutes left in the second quarter. Aaron Mayorga/The Quadrangle