Higgins Construction Continues on South Campus

by BRIAN ASARE & AUGUST KISSEL, Photography Editor & Senior Writer After a year and a half of construction, the master plan for South Campus has begun to take shape. For students returning to campus, the progress made from when they were gone for the summer is noticeable and for the college as a whole, the transformation is an exciting process. “When we left last year, … Continue reading Higgins Construction Continues on South Campus

Letter from the Editor

by MEGAN DREHER, Editor-in-Chief Hi readers! Welcome to the official beginning of Fall, and also welcome to Issue 5! We’ve got some great stories this week, and I’m so proud of all of our writers for another job well done! I want to draw attention to some of the content we covered this week. One of our Web Editors, August Kissel, and our Photography Editor, Brian Asare, … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

Mikeisha Kelly Reflects on 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Nomination

by ALEXA SCHMIDT, Features Editor This summer, Mikeisha Kelly was nominated out of 585 female college athletes to be 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year. A communication major at Manhattan College, Kelly was a four-year track and field athlete, serving as the captain and MAAC champion. Additionally, she holds a school record as a member of the indoor distance medley relay team that ran a 11:50.06 at … Continue reading Mikeisha Kelly Reflects on 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Nomination

Blood Drive Draws Crowd of Those Willing to Lend a Helping Hand, or Pint

by SOPHIA SAKELLERIOU, Production Editor Manhattan College held its first blood drive of the semester on Wednesday Sept. 18 and Thursday Sept. 19 in Smith Auditorium from 12-6 p.m. Employees of the New York Blood Center collected pints of blood as students and other members of the MC community took time out of their day to help others. Below students explain why they chose to donate: Mike … Continue reading Blood Drive Draws Crowd of Those Willing to Lend a Helping Hand, or Pint

Senate Has First Meeting, Search for Provost Starts

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, News Editor Nearly a month into the school year, Manhattan College’s Senate hosted its first meeting; on the same day, a public meeting for students regarding the issue of finding a new provost for the college was held. Tuesday, Sept. 17, was a busy day for upper administration. President Brennan O’Donnell, Richard Satterlee, VP of Student Life, and Provost Bill Clyde were all in … Continue reading Senate Has First Meeting, Search for Provost Starts

Jenna Dingler, Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach

by MADALYN JOHNSON, Asst. A&E Editor Jenna Dingler is starting her first year as head coach for the Manhattan College women’s lacrosse team. Initially coaching at Caldwell University, a Division II school, Dingler has been a passionate and strong lacrosse player for quite some time. A New Jersey native from Washington Township, located right outside of the Philadelphia area, Dingler played college lacrosse for Lock Haven University … Continue reading Jenna Dingler, Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach

Puppies Visit the Mini-Quad to Fundraise for Breast Cancer

by EMILY HOLLAR, Contributor A crowd favorite event has come and gone: for the fifth year in a row the first puppy party on the Mini-Quad took place on this past Thursday, Sept. 10. The event is run by the Chi Theta chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the Biology Honor Society, run by Professor Lance Evans of the biology department. The Honor Society has been running the … Continue reading Puppies Visit the Mini-Quad to Fundraise for Breast Cancer

New Updates to Academic Integrity Policy in Place for New Semester

by RICHARD GERLING, Staff Writer Students know the deal: cite sources, do not copy homework and do not cheat on exams. How the college reacts to violations of academic integrity may not be as familiar to students as those basic concepts. The Educational Affairs Committee worked all of the 2018-2019 academic year to update the college’s policy, hoping to clarify, for both students and faculty, just exactly … Continue reading New Updates to Academic Integrity Policy in Place for New Semester

Welcome to the Squad: Jasper Dancers

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, News Editor Being just a few months out from basketball season, the Jasper Dancers are already hard at work preparing routines and even looking to nationals in the distance. With each year, new dancers come to team tryouts, hopeful to make the team and hopeful to make their marks on the dance floor. This year, the Jasper Dancers took seven new freshmen and one … Continue reading Welcome to the Squad: Jasper Dancers