by Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. Production Editor Before coming to Manhattan, the thought of attending a religious affiliated college was absolutely terrifying. Growing up, I was never put on a path to subscribe to one specific religious label. Unlike many of my peers here on campus, I did not attend bible study or weekly church services growing up, nor did I attend a Catholic-affiliated high school … Continue reading I Wasn’t Raised Religious. Here’s How I Feel About Attending a Lasallian Catholic College.
by Pete Janny & Samantha Walla, Sports Editor & Senior Writer It’s never the wrong time to start doing philanthropy. Just ask junior Mamady Ballo, the CEO and founder of the non-profit Help Kids in Côte d’Ivoire! whose service work has transcended international borders. Ballo’s first visit to Ivory Coast came when she was a freshman in high school. At that point, she had never … Continue reading Mamady Ballo ‘22 Helps People of Ivory Coast by Starting Non-Profit
by Samantha Walla, Senior Writer After a year of criticism and defense of fluff pieces, Netflix original “Emily in Paris’’ garnered not one, but two Golden Globe nominations. After its release in October, the comedy-drama created by Darren Star has received an overwhelming amount of criticism while becoming one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. The series stars Lily Collins as Emily, a young marketing … Continue reading Why Are We Still Talking About Golden Globes Snubs?
by Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor Sam Szabo is a senior at Manhattan College majoring in kinesiology. Over the years, Szabo has been heavily involved with the school’s jazz band. After joining in hopes of improving his skills with the drums, an instrument he’s played since he was 10 years old, Szabo ended up committing to playing jazz with a group of students who share the … Continue reading Meet Sam Szabo: Whose Passion for Music Perseveres Through All
by Pete Janny & Matt Sweeney, Sports Editor & Staff Writer Depending on which way one approaches the Manhattan College campus, the athletic endeavors housed in Gaelic Park, Draddy Gymnasium, and Van Cortlandt Park might catch the attention of passersby. These athletic venues are graced by student-athletes with miscellaneous interests and experiences that are sometimes overshadowed by their own athletic prowess. But the dedication required … Continue reading There’s No Place Like SWEAT For Female Student-Athlete Engineers
by Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor MC Operation Smile is holding the Beloved Bracelets fundraiser throughout the month of February to raise money for children who are born with cleft lip or cleft palate worldwide by selling bracelets to students in Kelly Commons. The mission of MC Operation Smile is to raise as much money possible every semester to contribute to the smile fund, where all … Continue reading MC Operation Smile Makes Bracelets for a Cause
by, Jilleen Barrett & Zoe Defazio, A&E Editor & Staff Writer Manhattan College Players performed their annual V-Day production titled “Who are my people? Where is my rage?” directed by seniors Camryn Kidney and Maren Kain in honor of victims of sexual assault and other gender-based crimes. Viewers were able to stream the show via Twitch on Feb. 15, the day after Valentine’s Day. Camryn … Continue reading MC Players Presents Valentine’s Day Production “Who are my people? Where is my rage?”
by, Katherine Heneghan & Madalyn Johnson, Web Editors Wednesday, Feb. 17 marked the start of the Lenten season in the Catholic Church and here at Manhattan College. Lent begins with the Ash Wednesday service, where churchgoers are typically marked with ashes in the sign of the cross on their foreheads. However, the pandemic has changed how Campus Ministry and the Archdiocese of New York practice … Continue reading Pandemic Forces Changes to Sunday Mass and Beyond
by Katie Heneghan, Web Editor This year’s theme of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is “Everybody has a seat at the table.” 29 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime. Eating Disorders do not discriminate, they come in all shapes and sizes, and affect both males and females. Eating disorders are the deadliest mental illness, and come with dangerous and lifelong … Continue reading NEDA Week 2021: A Reflection on Diet Culture