Jeovanna Badson on Becoming a U.S. Citizen

by Megan Dreher, Features Editor Jeovanna Badson is a senior at Manhattan College majoring in biochemistry who recently became a United States citizen. The Quadrangle: What led up to you decision to becoming a citizen in the U.S.? Jeovanna Badson: My dad lives in Brooklyn, so that definitely influenced it. He’s been a citizen for almost 21 years. I am originally from Jamaica, but the main reason … Continue reading Jeovanna Badson on Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Senior Uses Creative Eye to Make Original Pieces

by August Kissel, Wed Editor Katherine Clyde is a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Manhattan College.  Clyde has a passion for fashion and enjoys making her own clothing. She sat down and discussed her style with us. The Quadrangle: How would you describe your style? Katherine Clyde: I don’t really know, I feel like my style, I work hard to not be able to be described. … Continue reading Senior Uses Creative Eye to Make Original Pieces

Commencement Addressed at Student Government Assembly Meeting

by Megan Dreher, Features Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 14, students gathered in Kelly 5A at the Student Government assembly meeting to address their concerns regarding the location of Spring Commencement with members of the Manhattan College administration. Members of the administration in attendance include William Clyde, Provost and executive vice president; Charles Clency, new director of residence life; John Bennett, director of student development; Lydia Gray, executive … Continue reading Commencement Addressed at Student Government Assembly Meeting

Jaspers Drop Third Straight Game with Lopsided Loss to Stony Brook

by Pete Janny, Staff Writer The Manhattan College women’s basketball team looked to snap their two-game skid when they hosted the Stony Brook University Seawolves on the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 17th. The matchup marked the sixth ever between the two programs with the Seawolves having won last season’s matchup 74-59 on Long Island. Entering Saturday’s tilt, the Jaspers held a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series. … Continue reading Jaspers Drop Third Straight Game with Lopsided Loss to Stony Brook

Once a Student, Now a Teacher

by Brian Asare, Staff Writer Brandon Thomas graduated from Manhattan College in 2006, and majored in psychology with a minor in religious studies.  Since graduating, he has worked in a number of high schools in New York as a counselor and college advisor. He has helped many students see the benefits of attending college and has helped students choose the college that will best suit them. Thomas … Continue reading Once a Student, Now a Teacher

Scatterbomb Teams Up with English Department for “English Night”

by Taylor Brethauer, Editor-in-Chief The improv comedy troupe, Scatterbomb, hosted another hilarious show, partnering with the English department. On Friday, Nov. 16, Hayden 100 was filled with students eager for the annual “English Night.” The annual tradition of English Night is when Scatterbomb invites English professors to tell a crazy or funny story from their lives. The troupe then creates improvised scenes inspired by details of their … Continue reading Scatterbomb Teams Up with English Department for “English Night”

Snowstorm Strands Commuter Students

by Taylor Brethauer, Cathy Goodyear & Rosa Ortega, Editor-in-Chief, Social Media Editor & Contributor The snow started coming and it did not stop coming for many hours on Thursday, Nov. 15, causing many commuter students to become stranded on campus. What was predicted as a light snowfall plus a mix of frozen rain quickly turned into approximately six inches of snow according to NBC New York. In some areas of … Continue reading Snowstorm Strands Commuter Students

What’s In Your Bag?: Eva Vredenburgh

by Alexa Schmidt, Asst. A&E Editor Carrying a backpack with you at all times is almost like an unwritten rule at Manhattan College. It’s easy to carry everything with you, especially when you’re running from classes, to meetings, to work or to practices, rather than having to go back to your room to grab something. Sophomore Eva Vredenburgh is a finance major who carries some treasures in … Continue reading What’s In Your Bag?: Eva Vredenburgh

New Campus Organization: Dining for Women

by Nicole Rodriguez & Maria Thomas, Staff Writers The Manhattan College Chapter of Dining for Women is a new campus organization with the purpose of bringing awareness to global women’s issues while engaging in a communal way on campus. Founded by junior biology major Shannon Forty and sophomore peace and religious studies major Ireland Twiggs, Manhattan College’s chapter of Dining for Women began this semester, holding their … Continue reading New Campus Organization: Dining for Women