This past Wednesday, Manhattan College hosted a webinar session on the launch of Pope Francis’ new migration campaign. The campaign, which has been titled “Share the Journey,” is aimed at supporting immigrants and refugees around the world. According to the Justice for Immigrants website, the mission’s goal is to use Catholic teachings and values “to educate the public, especially the Catholic community, about Church teaching … Continue reading “Share the Journey” Campaign for Refugees Announced
by Haley Burnside Asst. News Editor On Aug. 22, Manhattan College President Brennan P. O’Donnell, Ph.D., sent an email addressing the events of late summer to the entire Manhattan College community. The email, which served as a welcome and a statement on the recent events in Charlottesville, Va., broke Manhattan College’s silence on the matter of current race relations in America. “Our core values challenge … Continue reading College Responds to Racial Unrest in Charlottesville
Death of Brother Ray As reported by the Quadrangle on July 18, former visiting assistant professor of education, Brother Raymond Meagher, F.S.C, passed away that morning. Meagher had recently retired at the end of the previous school year after teaching at Manhattan College for 15 years. Meagher taught many favorite education courses and also served as the counselor of the Mu Sigma chapter of Kappa … Continue reading Summer of 2017 Leaves its Mark at M.C.
by Cheyenne Ubiera Change is coming in the world of higher learning in the form of the Excelsior Scholarship. Under this program, which will be phased in over the next three years, New York state residents attending CUNY or SUNY schools may be eligible for a tuition-free education starting this fall semester. The Excelsior Scholarship is the first of its kind in the United States. … Continue reading Students and Faculty Respond to New York’s One-of-a-Kind Excelsior Scholarship
Dear Reader, Welcome back. It’s been a long, hot summer in the United States. News-wise, it was kicked off by President Donald J. Trump’s May 9 firing of former F.B.I. Director James B. Comey. But it did not stop there. Since the summer began, Trump has fired his chief of staff (Reince Priebus), his chief strategist (Stephen K. Bannon) and his brand new communications director … Continue reading Notes from the Editor
The sorority Alpha Upsilon Pi is no longer recognized by Manhattan College. The college made the decision to cut ties with the organization soon after the close of the Spring 2017 semester, following an investigation into alleged hazing. “There is no longer any connection between Manhattan College and A.Y.Pi.,” said senior Allison Ready, the sorority’s public relations chair. Ready spoke to The Quadrangle over the … Continue reading COLLEGE CUTS TIES WITH SORORITY, CITES HAZING