Jaspers Return Update: New Testing Policy Established

by, Kyla Guilfoil, Asst. News Editor Jaspers Return addressed the Manhattan College community via email on Feb. 18, reporting a total of 1820 completed COVID-19 tests on campus in the last 14 days, with 19 positive tests and 371 pending test results. As for off-campus testing, MC Health Services received 402 tests, with 12 positive test results regarding on-campus personnel. The email reads, “Positive COVID-19 … Continue reading Jaspers Return Update: New Testing Policy Established

Manhattan College Counseling Center Establishes a COVID Support Group

by, Kyla Guilfoil & Zoe DeFazio, Asst. News Editor & Staff Writer To respond to the mental health needs of students, the Manhattan College counseling center has initiated a COVID support group. This weekly group meeting is intended to give students both a voice and support while they navigate this “new normal.” Anthony Nazaire, LM-HC-LP, is a staff clinician at the college’s counseling center and … Continue reading Manhattan College Counseling Center Establishes a COVID Support Group

Time Out for Black Lives Initiative Inspires and Encourages

by, Alexa Schmidt, Senior Writer The Time Out for Black Lives initiative was spearheaded by the MAAC Conference last summer to call for inclusion of all players and coaches. It’s purpose serves to support black culture and representation in a fun way as children’s books are read aloud in a fun and engaging way. In addition to sharing diverse literature, the Time Out for Black … Continue reading Time Out for Black Lives Initiative Inspires and Encourages

O’Malley School of Business Adds Real Estate Minor

by, Shannon Gleba & Pete Janny, Senior Writer & Sports Editor Manhattan College students have the opportunity to pursue a minor in real estate through the O’Malley School of Business beginning this semester. The announcement comes after the formation of the Real Estate Club during the previous academic year. Richard Ross, who acts as the real estate program director that oversees the formation of the … Continue reading O’Malley School of Business Adds Real Estate Minor

Study Abroad Set to Resume Summer 2021

by, Christine Nappi & Nicole Fitzsimmons, Features Editor & News Editor Get your passports ready– the office of Study Abroad is planning to resume programs this summer with accordance to the conditions of the pandemic, which will permit it’s continuation. After stopping the program midway through Spring 2020 and canceling plans for a Fall 2020 and winter intersession program due to worsening conditions, study abroad … Continue reading Study Abroad Set to Resume Summer 2021

Mamady Ballo 22’ Helps People of Ivory Coast by Starting Non-Profit

by, Peter Janny, Sports Editor, & Samantha Walla, 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 met … Continue reading Mamady Ballo 22’ Helps People of Ivory Coast by Starting Non-Profit

Tom Brady Ends G.O.A.T Debate

Michael Bottiglieri, Contributor On March 20, 2020, Tom Brady officially signed his contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, breaking both the internet and the hearts of lifelong Patriots fans.  Backtrack to the 2019 season, the Buccaneers were 7-9 being while led by former first overall pick Jameis Winston, who tallied up an all-time high 30 interceptions which led to 112 total points for opposing teams. … Continue reading Tom Brady Ends G.O.A.T Debate

Jasper Jams: Post-Valentine’s Day

Gabriella DePinho & Nicole Rodriguez, Senior Writer & Production Editor While Valentine’s Day is only one day, celebrating and experiencing love is a year-round thing. Though the candy hearts will now be on sale and the seasonal aisle in Rite Aid won’t look like pink and red threw up all over it, the lovey-dovey feeling doesn’t have to go away. However, if you’re like us, … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Post-Valentine’s Day

Alternative Narrative Art Show: Painting a Picture of What Black History Month is All About

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor Art oftentimes works as a narrative; it has a story to tell and can be an outlet for many to express their deepest desires. Its beauty and meaning contain the power to bring others together. Come Feb. 23, Jaspers will have the chance to appreciate a special kind of artwork when Student Engagement reveals its Alternative Narrative Art Show featuring … Continue reading Alternative Narrative Art Show: Painting a Picture of What Black History Month is All About