Meet Maggie Tebbetts

Maggie Tebbetts is a senior member of Manhattan College’s women’s rowing team.  Originally from North Haven, Connecticut, she came to MC to study environmental science.  As a four-year member of the team, Tebbetts saw rowing evolve from simply a club sport to a Division I force to be reckoned with. The Quadrangle: How did you get into rowing? Maggie Tebbetts: So I didn’t do it … Continue reading Meet Maggie Tebbetts

A Look Back: Fall Semester’s Jasper Highlights

By RikkiLynn Shields, Asst. Editor The 2017 fall season is coming to an end, and the Manhattan College Jaspers have made it one to remember, yet again. For starters, the men’s basketball team, while their season still continues, made a tremendous comeback from the previous season. In the beginning of the season, Head Coach Steve Masiello announced that Michael Alvarado has been elevated to Assistant Coach … Continue reading A Look Back: Fall Semester’s Jasper Highlights

Ink Advertising Looks to Make its Mark at Manhattan College

Some clubs come and go, but it takes a strong club with an important purpose to create a lasting impact. This is where Ink Advertising comes in. The new club, founded by president Andrea Mendez, has one goal in mind: a Manhattan College group focused on bettering the advertisements of other clubs. Flyers for events are a staple in any college community. They don the … Continue reading Ink Advertising Looks to Make its Mark at Manhattan College

Letter from the Editor

Dear Reader, Well, we’ve had a good run, haven’t we? But all things must come to an end. This will be the last time I share this space with you as Editor-in-Chief of The Quadrangle. This year has been a successful year for our publication. We broke a lot of major stories this year, including last spring’s flood of on-campus bias reports, the death of … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

COLLEGE SENATE APPROVES MINIMUM WAGE RESOLUTION

by Jack Melanson & Daniel Molina Editors Just before the College closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, other doors were seemingly being opened for students. Student Government’s revamping of  Government Professor Margaret Groarke’s minimum wage proposal met the Manhattan College Senate on Nov. 21, passing unanimously. The proposal specifically called for the following, which was stated as the rationale behind the bill. “The Manhattan College Student Government … Continue reading COLLEGE SENATE APPROVES MINIMUM WAGE RESOLUTION

Campus Talks Sexual Assault, Title IX and #MeToo

  In the last few months, the #MeToo movement has changed the national conversation around sexual assault and harassment, but legislation that mandates how we confront these issues remains uncertain. Here on campus, there are multiple organizations and people who are promoting awareness about sexual assault and harassment. Samantha Monfils, a junior sociology major, is the president of Take Back the Night (TBTN), a campus … Continue reading Campus Talks Sexual Assault, Title IX and #MeToo

Manhattan Rolls in Home Opener

By Charles Lippolis, Asst. Editor On Wednesday night, Manhattan’s Men’s Basketball team took St. Francis Brooklyn to overtime in their 80-79 win. It was the first home opener since Nov. 12, 2011, when Head Coach Steve Masiello recorded his first collegiate win. For the Jaspers though, a win all the same, and the first one of the year. After the game, Masiello was happy to get … Continue reading Manhattan Rolls in Home Opener

Jaspers Hold Off Harvard 73-69

By John Jackson, Staff Writer The Manhattan Jaspers (2-0; 0-0 MAAC) topped the Harvard Crimson (2-2; 0-0 IVY) by a score of 73-69 on Saturday afternoon in Draddy Gymnasium. After a thrilling 80-79 overtime victory in their season opener against St. Francis Brooklyn on Nov. 15, the Jaspers looked to put up their second consecutive win in a row to begin the season for the first … Continue reading Jaspers Hold Off Harvard 73-69

“The Glass Castle” Revisits Author’s Interesting Childhood

By Alexa Schmidt, Staff Writer When I think of my childhood, the first couple of things that come to mind are bedtime stories, playdates and a lot of peanut butter sandwiches. I know I was lucky in that I grew up in a stable home filled with whatever I needed. However, the same cannot be said for everyone, especially Jeannette Walls. She turned from a scrappy … Continue reading “The Glass Castle” Revisits Author’s Interesting Childhood