Women’s Basketball Freshmen All Win Rookie Award

by HALEY BURNSIDE, Senior Writer The three freshman on the women’s basketball team have more than just a love of their sport  and team in common. They are all MAAC Rookie of the Week award recipients. D’Yona “Dee Dee” Davis, Kania Pollock and Sydney Watkins made a name for themselves on the court quickly with their impressive stats and high-scoring tendencies. They have scored 289 points between … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Freshmen All Win Rookie Award

Dr. Goma Receives Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

by KATIE HENEGHAN, Asst. Features Editor Dr. Ahmed Goma of the O’Malley School of Business was recently honored as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator. This award has been an honor for professors at Manhattan College since 1987. Goma is making a name for the O’Malley Business School as the first professor in the school to be honored for this specific award since 2003. What makes Goma such … Continue reading Dr. Goma Receives Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

Performer Profile: Naomi Uy

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Senior Writer Naomi Uy, a junior psychology major from Centereach, N,Y., first got into music when she was very young, beginning private piano lessons at about seven years old. Originally wanting to learn to play the guitar, Uy was hesitant– but agreed to learning the piano as her parents encouraged. Fast forward to the fourth grade when Uy began playing violin. That’s when everything … Continue reading Performer Profile: Naomi Uy

“Time’s Up” for VAWA

by ROSE BRENNAN, A&E Editor On Friday, Jan. 25, the federal government was reopened after 35 days of being shut down.  It currently holds the record for the longest government shutdown in American history. Because of this shutdown, over 800,000 federal workers were furloughed or worked without pay.  The shutdown might have been easy to ignore because many of us are not federal workers, nor do we … Continue reading “Time’s Up” for VAWA

SGA Holds First Meeting of the Spring Semester

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor Student Government held its first assembly meeting of the spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at noon in Kelly 4B, filling in an open position, discussing committee updates and other new or future plans. Mentor System After taking attendance of all assembly members and any club representatives, President Jaycie Cooper announced a new mentorship system for assembly members. “The [executive] board, after … Continue reading SGA Holds First Meeting of the Spring Semester

Men’s Basketball Falls to Marist

by Pete Janny, Asst. Sports Editor The Manhattan Jaspers (4-15, 2-5 MAAC) returned home after four straight road tilts to host the Marist Red Foxes (7-11, 2-4 MAAC) for an MLK Day showdown. With both teams hovering in the cellar of the MAAC standings, this game had higher stakes than the typical mid-season conference game. An early surge by the Red Foxes and an inauspicious Manhattan start … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Falls to Marist

Scatterbomb Drops and “Epic Fail”

by Mariana Duque, Contributor  New year, new Scatterbomb tropes! The first show of the semester, on Jan. 25, 2019, was filled with laugh after laugh, video fails, accidents and more! The show started with a video of Kevin Donald and Aedan Roney yelling, “Epic fail” and showing various clips of the Scatterbomb cast doing several activities that made the auditorium filled with laughter. After the clip, the … Continue reading Scatterbomb Drops and “Epic Fail”

Manhattan College’s Radio Makes a Comeback

by Brian Asare, Photography Editor WRCM, Manhattan college’s student run radio station, has been around since the 1970s, but due to some major setbacks and lack of personnel, the radio station was forced into dormancy in 2014 and had no signs of coming back until now. The revival of the WRCM was definitely something that did not happen overnight. Led by sophomore communication major Samantha Walla, WRCM … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Radio Makes a Comeback

Minimum Wage Increases for Campus Employment

by Haley Burnside, Senior Writer The minimum wage for campus employment went up to 15 dollars an hour on the first for 2019. The increase, which has been a hot topic of discussion among student government and the administration alike for the past year, has drawn mixed reviews from the students themselves due to confusion about how their overall income will be affected in the midst of … Continue reading Minimum Wage Increases for Campus Employment