What Baseball Means to Manhattan College

Baseball is a game deeply ingrained in the identity of Manhattan College. Brother Jasper of Mary F.S.C., the same man who would become the inspiration for the school’s nickname, founded the college’s baseball team late in the 19th century. He would wear many hats during his time at Manhattan. Starting as the head of resident students in 1861, Brother Jasper would also become the prefect … Continue reading What Baseball Means to Manhattan College

Pipes and Drums: Preparation to Parade

by SHANNON GLEBA, Editor  Manhattan College’s Pipes and Drums band has been spreading Irish culture since 1981, and this year is definitely no exception. With a large assembly of both students and alumni, Jasper pride is strong among the group’s members. Alumni members are a large part of what make Pipes and Drums so great, as many other college bands do not allow students to be a … Continue reading Pipes and Drums: Preparation to Parade

Spring Break L.O.V.E Trip Recap

by MEGAN DREHER& VICTORIA HERNANDEZ,  Editor and Senior Writer Over Spring Break, Manhattan College students had the opportunity to participate in L.O.V.E service trips, spreading the Lasallian message of service across the globe. The students below had the opportunity to speak to the Quadrangle about their time abroad, what they learned, and most importantly, what these trips meant to them. L.O.V.E. Jamaica Sara Naessig, ‘19 A … Continue reading Spring Break L.O.V.E Trip Recap

Manhattan College Surveys Students About Sexual Assault Climate On Campus

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO & SHANNON GLEBA, Editors  On March 16, all Manhattan College students received an email announcing the 2018 Sexual Assault Climate Survey which would be available to fill out starting March 19, and ending on April 29. Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Vicki Cowan, sent the email to inform the students about the survey. New York Education Law Article 129-B, also … Continue reading Manhattan College Surveys Students About Sexual Assault Climate On Campus

MC Students Join Millions in Worldwide “March for Our Lives”

In 846 marches worldwide, millions of people took to the streets demanding an end to gun violence in the first March for Our Lives on Saturday, March 24. This movement gained major traction in wake of a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where Nicholas Cruz shot and killed 17 of his classmates on Feb. 14, 2018. Following the shooting, … Continue reading MC Students Join Millions in Worldwide “March for Our Lives”

Manhattan College’s Fourth Annual Take Back the Night

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Editor  According to RAINN, every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Every eight minutes, that victim is a child. Meanwhile, only six out of every 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison. On Thursday, March 22 in Smith Auditorium, Manhattan College held a fourth annual Take Back The Night event. TBTN is an international event and a non-profit organization whose mission is to … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Fourth Annual Take Back the Night

WAGS: (Re) Constructing Masculinity Panel

Instead of hosting a Brown Bag lecture, Women and Gender Studies hosted a panel featuring three male professors in different departments titled (Re)constructing Masculinity in Womanist Solidarity. The idea for a men’s panel during women’s week came from a brainstorm between Dr. Ashley Cross and Dr. Jordan Pascoe. Dr. Ashley Cross selected English professor Dr. David Witzling, religious studies professor Dr. Jawanza Clark and sociology … Continue reading WAGS: (Re) Constructing Masculinity Panel

Student Government Campaign Season Underway

by TAYLOR BRETHAUER & JOE LIGGIO, Editor-in-Chief & Asst. Editor The annual student government campaign season is underway. For the next week, students should expect to see three major parties running for the student body executive board, up until online elections on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28. The three parties, B.E.S.T of the Bronx, The Jasper Shore: The Lasallian Experience and the Jasper Student … Continue reading Student Government Campaign Season Underway

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, Imagine our delight in Campus Ministry & Social Action when we read the February 27 story about Jaspers becoming post-grad volunteers! We want Quadrangle readers to know that the CMSA staff is always ready to help our students learn about and decide if post-grad volunteering is right for them.  We especially recommend Lasallian Volunteers as a possibility – because we want to … Continue reading Letter to the Editor