Movie Nights on the Quad Make a Reappearance This Semester

by, Lauren Raziano, Contributor For the month of September, Manhattan College’s Student Government has set up outdoor movie nights every Friday night on the quad. As an incentive for students to attend, Student Government provides green and blue gingham blankets which students can sit on and then keep for free. These blankets, set six feet apart, serve as a great visual for social distancing among … Continue reading Movie Nights on the Quad Make a Reappearance This Semester

MAAC Conference Unveils Plans for a Social Justice Campaign

by, Kyla Guilfoil, Staff Writer This summer the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced its MAAC United for Justice Campaign. This campaign was created in response to protests and petitions across our country calling for social justice and the dismantling of systemic racism in America. The MAAC, along with the conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee — better known as the SAAC — will be at the forefront … Continue reading MAAC Conference Unveils Plans for a Social Justice Campaign

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, What a week it’s been. The Quadrangle staff saw three birthdays this week, positive tests on campus have remained incredibly low and the weather is getting a little colder and feeling more like fall. However, we also saw the passing of the Notorious RBG and conversations about replacing her on the Supreme Court have begun.  It’s hard to come to terms with the … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

LWGRC Hosts Annual “Love in the Dark” Event

by Shannon Gleba & Jasmine Allen, Copy Editor & Contributor On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center hosted their annual event titled “Love in the Dark,” with a new focus on love during the time of COVID-19. The event was held virtually and had an attendance of around 20 participants, with four moderators from the LWGRC including faculty members and alumni … Continue reading LWGRC Hosts Annual “Love in the Dark” Event

#MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

by Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor As the Jasper community adapts to college life both inside the classroom and online, many student-led clubs are finalizing plans for how they will address this fall semester. Campus programs are now forced to be creative in how they can create a welcoming atmosphere through the computer screen. #MeToo Mondays is one program at Manhattan College that started last March … Continue reading #MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp

by Christine Nappi, Features Editor For Edgar Zavala, MC’s director of non-credit programs, commitment to education and community is one of the most important Lasallian values that should be present, even in the time of COVID-19. Although summer 2020 was a whirlwind of uncertainty when trying to decide whether or not undergraduate students would return to campus in the fall, Zavala and other dedicated Jaspers … Continue reading Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp

Rest in Power: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by C. Garrett Keidel, Social Media Editor I think that the evening of Friday, September 18, 2020, was a national evening of grief. As the notifications and news began circulating that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had passed, sorrow and uneasiness intensified with the loss of a powerhouse in America’s highest court.  Ginsberg was an inspiration to many, becoming the second ever female to be … Continue reading Rest in Power: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

by Sophia Sakellariou & Kyla Guilfoil, Senior Writer & Staff Writer Social justice, climate change, and healthcare policy are a few issues that have always been at the forefront of candidates’ agendas. However, this year these issues have taken on greater significance as 2020 has proven to be tumultuous in all three areas. With a global pandemic, raging wildfires on the West Coast, and an economy comparable to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

Manhattan Faculty Speak on the Return to School

by Jilleen Barrett & Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. A&E & Staff Writer  Heading into its fourth week of classes, Manhattan College is teaching its students something it never has before: how to get a higher education during a pandemic. With some on campus and some in remote locations, the student body is adjusting to learning mostly online. But students aren’t the only ones learning. Faculty members, who are usually at … Continue reading Manhattan Faculty Speak on the Return to School