Jasper Jams: Every Day Is Valentine’s Day

Editor’s Note: Jasper Jams will return to posting on Sunday afternoons; it previously followed this schedule but was changed to Wednesday afternoons. Love songs are a mix of extremely intimate and hyper-commercialized, which is an interesting combination. I, for one, am a sucker for good love songs, but I’ve set out to ponder what makes a good love song? Is a good love song upbeat? … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Every Day Is Valentine’s Day

Courtney Warley: A Family Tradition

by Alexa Schmidt, Features Editor Jaspers Talk Sophomore Courtney Warley is finance and management major with a minor in psychology. At 6’3”, she plays center for the Women’s Basketball team. She was named to the 2018 All-MAAC Rookie Team, and manages to balance practice, class and games throughout the year. A strong rebounder and goal scorer for the team, Warley took the time to sit down and … Continue reading Courtney Warley: A Family Tradition

Freshman Joseph Koroma Signs as Forward to Men’s Soccer Team

by Brian Asare, Photography Editor Jaspers Talk Manhattan College’s new freshman forward signed to the male soccer team,  Joseph Koroma, is a player that seems to have great potential and the driving force to add a little more greatness into this great soccer team. Starting to play the sport at only age 6, he shows signs of maturity and talks with experience The Quadrangle: How do you … Continue reading Freshman Joseph Koroma Signs as Forward to Men’s Soccer Team

MC Pizza Showdown: Goodfella’s, Broadway Joe’s, or the new Pizza Supreme?

by Katie Heneghan, Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College students have consistently debated the age old question: to walk down the hill to Broadway Joe’s from campus, or to walk up the hill to Goodfellas? A curveball was thrown at students who returned to campus in January to see the brand new Pizza Supreme on Broadway. Students originally from New York have a high standard for the perfect … Continue reading MC Pizza Showdown: Goodfella’s, Broadway Joe’s, or the new Pizza Supreme?

Samson Usilo: Working Hard On and Off the Court

by MICHEVI DUFFLART, Web Editor When Samson Usilo arrived at Manhattan College, he knew he wanted to pursue engineering, but he was unsure of which discipline to choose. Now in his last year, Usilo is set to graduate with a bachelor’s of science in civil engineering. Growing up, Usilo always had an interest in the way things could come together. And like many engineers, he spent some … Continue reading Samson Usilo: Working Hard On and Off the Court

“The Independent Woman”: MC Players Host V-Day Performance

by August Kissel, Web Editor Each year, the Manhattan College Players host the V-Day play. This play is meant to be a brave space where the players can take action through the medium of theater and this year monologues. The play was called “The Independent Women” and it was directed by junior Isabel Quiñones and sophomore Katie Doyle. Together the girls curated a variety of poems, spoken … Continue reading “The Independent Woman”: MC Players Host V-Day Performance

Women’s Basketball Gets Overwhelmed By Quinnipiac

by  PETE JANNY, Asst. Sports Editor Following a tough road loss to Monmouth on February 12th, the Manhattan women’s basketball team (7-17, MAAC 5-8) returned to Draddy for a Friday night match-up vs. the first place Quinnipiac Bobcats (18-6, MAAC 13-0). The Jaspers knew they needed to play a well-rounded game to compete with the mighty Bobcats. Entering the night, Quinnipiac had navigated their MAAC slate with … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Gets Overwhelmed By Quinnipiac

A Night of Love in the Dark

by BRUNA LAUERMANN, Contributor On the evening of Monday, Feb. 11—the night before New York City woke up to its second biggest snowstorm in the year— room 3C at the Kelly Commons building was one of the warmest places at the Manhattan College. Not only due to the body heat of 42 people gathered at the Lasallian Women in Gender Resource Center but also because of the … Continue reading A Night of Love in the Dark

New Year, New Laws for NYC

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Senior Writer Change comes in many forms. For some, the new year seems to be the most inspiring and popular time to kick old habits and replace them with new ones. One’s list of new year’s resolutions could go on for pages. In fact, New York City hopped on the bandwagon, implementing over 19 new laws on Jan. 1, 2019. Minimum Wage Increase Amongst … Continue reading New Year, New Laws for NYC