People of Manhattan:Rocco Marinaccio

“Most broadly, my scholarly interests are 20th and 21st century American literature and culture. Within that, I am interested particularly in cities and urban experience, in food studies, and also in Italian American studies. That is really diverse and sometimes it makes for a chaotic research agenda, but what I often find is that two or three of those interests connect. “I’ve written about Italian … Continue reading People of Manhattan:Rocco Marinaccio

College Reaches Out to Muslims

On Jan. 27. President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa for 90 days. President Trump also banned Syrian refugees indefinitely and has suspended the entire US refugee program for 120 days. Although some saw this as a way of prevention and a proactive way to secure the United States from different … Continue reading College Reaches Out to Muslims

Peña Receives MAAC Preseason Honor

As Manhattan’s baseball team gears up for their season, the aggregate of MAAC baseball coaches came together and tabbed the Jasper’s sophomore catcher Fabian Peña as the preseason player of the year. The Miami, Fla. native exploded on the season as freshman, earning his spot in the heart of the lineup with superb hitting and a reliable glove behind the plate. For Peña, the prestigious … Continue reading Peña Receives MAAC Preseason Honor

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Broadway’s Longest Running Musical

By Anja Pollozi, Assistant Editor If anyone wishes to have time traveling experience, “The Phantom of the Opera” will transport you to the glamorous 1900s. With its glittering gowns, surrealistic masquerade ball and the impossible love of a deformed composer, this musical is Broadway’s longest-running hit ever. The Majestic theatre, located on 44th Street and Broadway, brought more than 1,500 spectators together to enjoy the … Continue reading PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Broadway’s Longest Running Musical

O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

bestaby Leah Cordova Editor The DVDs are in. On the fourth floor of the O’Malley Library, past the couches and tables, right next to the busiest study rooms, now sit over 500 films available for checkout. They are neatly organized on their shelves, finally for everyone to see. “We had space and we felt that not many people knew we even had a film collection. When … Continue reading O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

Commuter Athletes Balance Athletics, Academics and Life

Being a Division I student-athlete requires more than just a physical gift honed over years of practice and execution. At the collegiate level, there is a call to the young men and women of the athletic department to achieve on the field of play, and in the classroom; an objective many students can readily achieve with all of their facilities in walking distance of their … Continue reading Commuter Athletes Balance Athletics, Academics and Life

2017 Fall-Winter Week Hits Manhattan Runways

NewYork Fashion Week is a world-renowned event where international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press and the general public. Hundreds of fashion connoisseurs wait for this week to arrive in order to set trends with their street style outfits. But, admission is only reserved for a few as attendance to the shows is by invitation only. This season, I had the chance to … Continue reading 2017 Fall-Winter Week Hits Manhattan Runways

A Mitchell Scholar Amongst the Manhattan College Family

“[She] never lets fear dictate any of her decisions.” That’s how Kelly Douglas, alumni relations manager at Manhattan College and Kathleen White’s best friend, described her. Kathleen White, a Manhattan College graduate holding a degree in history and peace studies, was one of the 12 scholars selected by the George J. Mitchell Scholarship committee. A member of the class of 2014, White received the Gunn … Continue reading A Mitchell Scholar Amongst the Manhattan College Family

De La Salle Dinner Shatters Record

$2 MILLION RAISED The Waldorf Astoria, closing doors for renovation on March first, hosted one of the most important fundraisers for Manhattan College, the De La Salle Medal Dinner. This year, an outstanding amount of money was collected by the school, breaking an all-time record of $2 million. The De La Salle Medal is an honor conferred annually to honor executives who exemplify the principles … Continue reading De La Salle Dinner Shatters Record