Mastering the Art of Quarantine: Social Distancing Through Creation and Exploration

by Sophia Sakellariou, Production Editor  With all of the newfound free time that quarantine has afforded those who are not at work on the front lines, many have struggled with how to fill their time. After all, Netflix can only fill the void for so long. That is why it is the perfect time to start a new hobby or pick up an old one, … Continue reading Mastering the Art of Quarantine: Social Distancing Through Creation and Exploration

Spring Fest Cancelled In Response To COVID-19

by Gillian Puma, Staff Writer  The Spring Fest event that would have been held on April 4 in Draddy Gymnasium has officially been cancelled in response to COVID-19. Spring Fest getting cancelled isn’t the only change that has occurred to the Manhattan College campus over the past few weeks, as students have officially moved out of the residence halls, and classes have moved to an online … Continue reading Spring Fest Cancelled In Response To COVID-19

Book Nook: A Guide To Loving Yourself As-Is in “Over The Top: A Raw Journey To Self Love”

by Kelly Kennedy, Asst. Production Editor  Two years ago in 2018, the reboot of “Queer Eye” came out on Netflix. A reality show about five gay men who make over the lives of straight men in need; it’s nothing less than a modern masterpiece. Everyone was talking about it, especially about one of the gurus, Jonathan Van Ness. Jonathan appeared as a completely confident and hilarious … Continue reading Book Nook: A Guide To Loving Yourself As-Is in “Over The Top: A Raw Journey To Self Love”

Newman Civic Fellow: Priya Varanasi Recognized for Committing to Change in Local Community

by, Alexa Schmidt, A&E Editor Known to many people as a friendly face around campus, sophomore Priya Varanasi has been named a Newman Civic Fellow. A double major in peace studies and political science, Varanasi has received this prestigious fellowship that recognizes community-oriented students who are committed to change and solving public problems.  The fellowship officially starts in September of 2020, with a national convention … Continue reading Newman Civic Fellow: Priya Varanasi Recognized for Committing to Change in Local Community

Jasper Jams: Quarantunes for Working from Home

by, Gabriella DePinho & Alexa Schmidt, Editor-in-Chief & A&E Editor We always love trying to find new music and trying to curate the best playlists possible, and now that we’re at home with a lot of time to bake bread, learn Tik Tok dances, and call loved ones, we’ve also got the time to curate some awesome playlists for you. This first one is quarantunes to listen … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Quarantunes for Working from Home

Spring Sports Athletes Reflect on the Cancellation of the 2020 Spring Season

by, Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor Only a few weeks have passed since the MAAC’s announcement on March 13 that all spring sports would be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Unsurprisingly, the news left many athletes disappointed and shocked about the abrupt ending to their spring season. And while many would agree it was the right decision, that does not make it any easier to … Continue reading Spring Sports Athletes Reflect on the Cancellation of the 2020 Spring Season