Annual Lessons and Carols Ushers in the Holiday Season

by ALEXA SCHMIDT, Asst. A&E Editor The annual Lessons and Carols event was held on Sunday, Dec. 2 in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers. It included performances by the Manhattan College Singers, Orchestra, and two acapella groups, the Manhattones and the Performing Hearts. The lead-up to the event requires practice and preparation. Andy Bauer, the director and coordinator of performing arts, … Continue reading Annual Lessons and Carols Ushers in the Holiday Season

Winterfest Awakens Jasper Nation

by ALYSSA VELAZQUEZ, Production Editor The Battle of the Bronx is an event that many look forward to watching as the Manhattan College Jaspers face off against their local rivals, the Fordham University Rams. However, this year there was more the fans had to look forward to when it came to gameday. On Saturday, Dec. 1 the first Manhattan College Winterfest was held by Manhattan … Continue reading Winterfest Awakens Jasper Nation

LETTER from The Editor

In my first “letter from the editor” in my first issue as editor-in-chief, I finished it by saying “let’s get this party started.” And what a party it has been! This past year has been a whirlwind and has given me such an incredible background in leadership, organization and maturity. I have seen my staff grow in wonderful ways whether in quality, quantity or most … Continue reading LETTER from The Editor

Jaspers Give Back to the Bronx for Thanksgiving

by ROSE BRENNAN & HALEY BURNSIDE, A&E Editor & Senior Writer The holiday spirit among Manhattan College students has turned into a motivation to give back to the community. In the weeks surrounding the Thanksgiving break, a number of charitable initiatives are happening on and off campus with the help of students. Making its annual return to the campus in the form of neon pink … Continue reading Jaspers Give Back to the Bronx for Thanksgiving

MC Players Offer a Look at Life: “Backstage on Broadway”

by LAUREN SCHUSTER, Asst. Features Editor This weekend in the Black Box Theater, the Manhattan College Players brought something a bit unusual to the stage: a glimpse at what goes on behind it. This year’s theme for the club’s annual Cabaret was “Backstage on Broadway,” in which the cast members performed numbers from famous Broadway musicals. The numbers from various shows were all woven together … Continue reading MC Players Offer a Look at Life: “Backstage on Broadway”

A Look Into Accessibility At Manhattan

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, Asst. News Editor In assessing accessibility on Manhattan College’s campus, mobile accessibility and educational accessibility both need to be considered. Manhattan College adheres to all the mandates set out by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as well as those set out in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504. ADA and Section 504 prohibit discrimination based on disability. ADA covers … Continue reading A Look Into Accessibility At Manhattan

Jaspers Drop 57-56 Battle of the Bronx Thriller to Fordham

by PETE JANNY, Staff Writer MBB: FOR: 57, MAN: 56 The Manhattan College Jaspers (2-5) hosted their crosstown nemesis the Fordham University Rams (6-1) on Saturday night in front of a near capacity crowd of 2,023 at Draddy Gymnasium. In the 111th installment of the “Battle of the Bronx,” both teams were backed by an impressive turnout in what ended up being a historic clash between the … Continue reading Jaspers Drop 57-56 Battle of the Bronx Thriller to Fordham

Agape Latte: “The Best Mistakes I Ever Made”

by ALEXA SCHMIDT, Asst. A&E Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 26, Deirdre O’Leary Cunningham, Ph.D., delivered a lecture at the last Agape Latte of the fall semester. O’Leary is an associate professor of English, with particular interests in Irish literature and theater. Sophomores Meggie Osorio and Jeremy Capuder are part of the Agappe Latte planning committee. They go to a meeting with whoever is doing the talk … Continue reading Agape Latte: “The Best Mistakes I Ever Made”

Students Protest Commencement Location in Memorial Hall

by MEGAN DREHER & ALYSSA VELAZQUEZ, Features Editor & Production Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 28, students marched from the Kelly Commons to Memorial Hall in protest of the ongoing Commencement issues. While holding signs and chanting, members of the Student Government and other concerned students requested to speak to both Dr. Brennan O’Donnell, President; and Dr. William Clyde, Provost and Executive Vice President about student … Continue reading Students Protest Commencement Location in Memorial Hall