It Was Him: Shaggy Headlines Springfest 2017

This past Saturday, Orville Richard Burrell, otherwise known as Shaggy, headlined Manhattan College’s 2017 Springfest. Born in Jamaica and raised in New York City, Shaggy is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion artist. Shaggy’s best known for his singles, “Angel,” “Boombastic,” and “It Wasn’t Me,” and when he appeared on the stage at Springfest, he most certainly delivered these hits. When asked what made him get into … Continue reading It Was Him: Shaggy Headlines Springfest 2017

Excelsior Scholarship Become Law

College tuition has always been a concern for those attending, but New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Sen. Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont, believe they have finally found the solution for families who live in New York State: The Excelsior Scholarship. The idea of college tuition being free for students had always been an idea that didn’t seem achievable, however since Senator Sanders presidential … Continue reading Excelsior Scholarship Become Law

Bad to the Bone: Five Films So Bad They’re Good

by Justin Meinken Staff Writer A “Hilariocity” is a film that is so atrocious that it becomes even more hilarious than most comedies. This count down holds the top five terrible movies that are a guilty pleasure of many film seekers. This is the best of the worst. Number Five: The Sharknado Film Series, 2013-, directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. This is one of the few … Continue reading Bad to the Bone: Five Films So Bad They’re Good

Jasmine Davis’ 400-m Success

Jasmine Davis, a sophomore sprinter on the Women’s Track and Field team, recently claimed first place at the Dennis Craddock Carolina Relays in North Carolina. The relay served as a season opener meet for the outdoor women and men’s teams. Coming from Ronkonkoma, NY, Davis has been mastering the 400m run since high school. She is looking forward to rest of the season and breaking … Continue reading Jasmine Davis’ 400-m Success

A Bright Future Is Ahead For The Golf Team

by Ariel Pacheco Contributor After coming off of a second place finish in last year’s MAAC Men’s golf championship, Manhattan’s golf team looks to build off of that impressive finish in this year’s upcoming MAAC golf championship. “We’re ahead of last year’s pace,” said Frank Darby, who is in his second year as head coach of the golf program. “This is a very talented team that … Continue reading A Bright Future Is Ahead For The Golf Team

Commuters Celebrate Commuter Appreciation Day

by Michevi Dufflart Staff Writer Manhattan College commuter students can typically be found eating, studying and lounging around campus in places like Kelly Commons and Cafe 1853, but this past Friday, some of these dedicated students were found in Jasper Hall’s backyard participating in Commuter Appreciation Day. Commuter Appreciation Day, a newer tradition at Manhattan, is a day dedicated to giving back to commuter students for … Continue reading Commuters Celebrate Commuter Appreciation Day

Mission Month Makes Its Mark: Highlighting Our Lasallian Heritage

By RikkiLynn Shields, Editor Mission Month at Manhattan College takes place every April, and this is when our mission as a Lasallian Catholic College comes to life. The month of April is meant for us to reflect on and emphasize the characteristics of our Lasallian heritage that make us unique. The five Lasallian core principles highlight the most important characteristics of our Lasallian roots: concern … Continue reading Mission Month Makes Its Mark: Highlighting Our Lasallian Heritage

M.C. Students Among First On Scene to Riverdale Hit and Run

Several Manhattan College students were first responders to a hit and run that occurred near the corner of Riverdale Avenue and West 236th Street on Friday, Mar. 31st. According to witnesses, a mother was struck by a vehicle while walking with her daughter not far from Popcorn Pawz pet store around 8pm. Freshman Seane Satkunanathan, walking with a friend to get food nearby at the … Continue reading M.C. Students Among First On Scene to Riverdale Hit and Run

M.C.’s New President: A Conversation with Micaela Bishop

The Jasper Pack was the name of the game during last week’s student government elections.  The party swept all nine executive board positions, and sitting at the head of the Pack was the new student body president-elect: Micaela Bishop. Bishop is currently a junior at Manhattan double majoring in government and economics while also double minoring in philosophy and communication.  She plans to graduate in … Continue reading M.C.’s New President: A Conversation with Micaela Bishop