22 Push-Ups For Veteran Suicide Awareness

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, Asst. News Editor On Monday, Sept. 17, Manhattan College’s Student Veteran Organization hosted the 22 Push-Up Challenge at noon on the main quadrangle. A group of approximately 30 students gathered on the quad to partake in the challenge, which is an initiative to raise awareness of the fact that approximately 22 veterans die by suicide each day and to raise awareness about … Continue reading 22 Push-Ups For Veteran Suicide Awareness

The Feast of San Gennaro Returns for 92nd Year

by CATHERINE GOODYEAR & MARIA THOMAS, Social Media Editor & Staff Writer It’s that time of the year again when everyone feels a little Italian. Similar to the Catholics’ St. Patrick’s day, the Feast of San Gennaro is a holiday and event that people of all backgrounds participate in. For the 92nd year in a row, American-Italians will celebrate their heritage with traditional Italian food, … Continue reading The Feast of San Gennaro Returns for 92nd Year

Asbestos Abatement Continues in Leo

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO and RICHARD GERLING, Asst. News Editor and Contributor As Manhattan College makes progress on renovations and construction around campus, asbestos found as work is completed poses a snag that must be dealt with. The Environmental Protection Agency banned asbestos usage in the 1970s but most campus buildings were built before that policy went into effect,  and utilize asbestos for electric insulation as … Continue reading Asbestos Abatement Continues in Leo

Men’s Soccer Topples Fordham In Final Minute

by JOHN JACKSON, Sports Editor The Manhattan College men’s soccer team (7-1; 0-0 MAAC) took down No. 25 Fordham (3-1-2; 0-0-0 A-10) thanks to a late goal from junior defenseman Adrien Awana on Sept. 18 at Gaelic Park. This latest installment of the “Battle of the Bronx” was much anticipated as the Jaspers came in rolling at 6-1 on the season and the Rams came … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Topples Fordham In Final Minute

Fatimah Asghar Featured at MARS Reading

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Social Media Editor Each year, the Manhattan College English Department’s own Dr. Adam Koehler and Dr. Dominika Wrozynski put together the Major Author Reading Series, otherwise known as MARS. Throughout the years, there have been a variety of different authors and poets visiting campus, holding readings of their work in Hayden 100, answering questions from students and professors and selling their work … Continue reading Fatimah Asghar Featured at MARS Reading

Assembly Talks Elevators, Orca TV and Club Budgets at Second Meeting

by TAYLOR BRETHAUER, Editor-in-Chief Student Government held their second assembly meeting of the semester on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 12 p.m. in Kelly 4B. The Cooper administration had the idea of assigning seats for voting members in order to pass out ballots and fill the front rows. The meeting started with a brief talk with Nick Valinotti, the resident district manager of Gourmet Dining. He … Continue reading Assembly Talks Elevators, Orca TV and Club Budgets at Second Meeting

Jasper Student-Athletes Thriving In The Classroom

by Jamie Regan Contributor The athlete who slacks off in class is seemingly unbeknownst to Manhattan College. Jaspers are doing the most they can to debunk the stigmas surrounding the college jock- and they’re doing a pretty good job. Despite the demanding commitments of being a Division I athlete, last spring provided the perfect illustration of how proficiently Manhattan’s student-athletes are excelling in the classroom. Women’s soccer … Continue reading Jasper Student-Athletes Thriving In The Classroom

Rabea Ali and Her Relationship with Poetry

by August Kissel Web Editor People Of Manhattan The Quadrangle: At what point did you start your relationship with poetry? Rabea Ali: I think the fact that you summed it up as a relationship is the most accurate summary I have gotten to date. I have always been really interested in creative writing, that has always been something that is my thing. My father always said that … Continue reading Rabea Ali and Her Relationship with Poetry

Yanagihara Addresses Tough Issues in “A Little Life”

by Regan Alejo Contributor Raw. Honest. Powerful. Necessary. Hanya Yanagihara’s “A Little Life” is a heart-wrenching, heartbreaking, and yet heartwarming novel that resonates with our generation and speaks volumes about growing up, chasing success, and facing pain. The story is centered around four friends: Willem, the handsome and auspicious actor; Malcolm the aspiring architect; JB, the passionate painter; and Jude, the brilliant and tragic mystery of a … Continue reading Yanagihara Addresses Tough Issues in “A Little Life”