BSU and LWGRC Generate Discussion on the BLM Movement

by, Christine Nappi & Kelly Cwik, Features Editor & Contributor The Manhattan College Black Student Union and Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center co-hosted “A Chat with BSU and LWGRC on the BLM Movement and its Origins,” on Wednesday, Nov. 18.  Mamady Ballo, a junior international studies major and president of the BSU, and Ashley Cross, Ph.D., faculty co-Director of the LWGRC, led the discussion … Continue reading BSU and LWGRC Generate Discussion on the BLM Movement

Watching a Basketball Game Takes a Village — and a Truck

by, Gabriella DePinho, Editor-in-Chief The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), the Division I athletic conference that Manhattan College’s sports teams are affiliated with, is going full steam ahead with the basketball season — despite the national rise in COVID-19 cases — and is doing so with one new rule: no fans in the stands for the foreseeable future. However, fans who want to catch the … Continue reading Watching a Basketball Game Takes a Village — and a Truck

Manhattan Caucus: Here’s What a Biden Presidency Means for Higher Education

by, Katie Heneghan, Web Editor As President-elect Joe Biden’s return to the White House is approaching quickly, the question of what changes college students, administrators, and institutions of higher education expect is being raised. Biden is a supporter of free college education, student loan debt relief, as well as the return to a new normal amid the pandemic.  Biden carried overwhelming support from college students … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Here’s What a Biden Presidency Means for Higher Education

Faculty Prepare to Give Online Finals

by, Maria Thomas & Jilleen Barrett, News Editor & Asst. A&E Editor As the transition to college-wide remote learning quickly approaches, faculty continue preparing to give their finals to students online. A group of faculty members from all five schools chosen by Provost Steven Schreiner came together during the summer to begin planning for the shift to remote learning for the fall semester. As part … Continue reading Faculty Prepare to Give Online Finals

Manhattan College Faces $10M Budget Deficit, Results in Furloughs, Pay Cuts

by, Gabriella DePinho, Editor-in-Chief With hybrid classes, concerns of contracting the coronavirus and the threat that campuses across the country may shut down at any moment, many students at Manhattan College opted to stay home and learn entirely remotely, or even take a semester off, to save money and stress. With a number of other factors, such as canceled athletics and increased costs for COVID-19 … Continue reading Manhattan College Faces $10M Budget Deficit, Results in Furloughs, Pay Cuts

“Fighting the Flame of Burnout: LWGRC Hosts Slow Burn Roundtable”

by Jilleen Barrett & Caroline McCarthy, Asst. A&E Editor & Staff Writer  The Lasallian Women and Gender Center teamed up with Women in Business to continue their ongoing series called Slow Burn, where students discuss their experiences with burnout. This lecture primarily focused on the effects of burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordan Pascoe, Ph.D. was involved in the creation of the series during the fall … Continue reading “Fighting the Flame of Burnout: LWGRC Hosts Slow Burn Roundtable”

New York City Prepares for Riots; Instead Hosts a Rave

by Caroline McCarthy, Staff Writer  Faced with intense political turbulence, Manhattan businesses boarded windows in preparation for the 2020 presidential election results. What was predicted to be a day of rioting and destruction was instead a city-wide celebration when the Biden-Harris campaign was announced as the President and Vice President-Elect.  Some Manhattan College students were among the thousands of other New Yorkers who flocked to popular … Continue reading New York City Prepares for Riots; Instead Hosts a Rave

Senior Writer Sophia Sakellariou Says Goodbye to The Quadrangle

by Kyla Gulifoil, Staff Writer  After three and a half years of contributing to The Quadrangle, senior Sophia Sakellariou will graduate from Manhattan College and face the chaotic world of media in New York City.   Sakellariou will graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, with a focus in journalism and a minor in political science. She did not always intend to graduate with such a degree, as … Continue reading Senior Writer Sophia Sakellariou Says Goodbye to The Quadrangle

Letter from the Editor

Hi readers! I hope you’re all well and that you had the chance to really enjoy our special issue last week. Coming off of such a time- and energy-consuming issue, it can be hard to put out another great paper, but like always, The Quadrangle staff delivered. Though only eight pages, this issue packs a punch with great coverage in each section. We actually had … Continue reading Letter from the Editor