Students Feel and Deal with Finals Week Stress

by Megan LaCreta, Asst. Features Editor As winter intersession draws near, students face one last hurdle: finals week. With deadlines looming and exams approaching, the stress of the final high pressure week of the semester grows greater.  This semester’s finals week is particularly challenging, as it falls in the wake of a year and a half of remote and hybrid learning. This change resulted in … Continue reading Students Feel and Deal with Finals Week Stress

New Advanced Certificate Program Helps Create a Sustainable Environment

by Zoe DeFazio, Staff Writer Manhattan College’s School of Engineering, School of Continuing and Professional Studies and O’Malley School of Business have announced a new post-baccalaureate certificate program for Green Power and Sustainable Energy.  The certificate program is open to all college graduates and consists of five courses that total to fifteen credits. Students can complete this program in less than one year. There are … Continue reading New Advanced Certificate Program Helps Create a Sustainable Environment

In Person National Model UN Conference: Students Bring Back Success from DC

by Victor Franco, Staff Writer For the first time since the pandemic, Pamela Chasek ,Ph.D., chairperson of the political science department at Manhattan College, was able to physically take students to the National Model UN Conference in Washington D.C., and returned with an honorable mention award and two awards for outstanding position papers. The National Model UN Conference takes place twice a year, in different … Continue reading In Person National Model UN Conference: Students Bring Back Success from DC

Manhattan College Recognized for Its Efforts Regarding Voter Turnout and Registration 

by Maria Thomas, Kyla Guilfoil & Nicole Rodriguez, Managing Editor, Asst. News Editor & Production Editor Washington Monthly has recognized Manhattan College in its annual list of colleges that have best encouraged students to become active citizens.  Student voter turnout increased from 41.3 percent in the 2016 election to 59.6 percent in the 2020 election, which was significant enough to win the college its first first silver … Continue reading Manhattan College Recognized for Its Efforts Regarding Voter Turnout and Registration 

Omicron Variant Sparks Concern

by Anna Woods & Caroline McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor One Manhattan addressed the pressing concern of the Omicron variant in their weekly email Thursday Dec. 2, shortly following a positive case found in a patient who was recently in New York City.  In light of the variant, Manhattan College officials are urging students to follow the New York City Department of Health’s indoor mask … Continue reading Omicron Variant Sparks Concern

Two Wins, 1,000 Points, One Successful Trip

By, Lauren Raziano & Adrianne Hutto, Social Media Editor & Asst. Production Editor The Jasper basketball teams competed in the ASun Tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World in Orlando, Florida from November 19th to the 21st. The men’s team dominated their end of the tournament. In their first game, the team won against North Alabama with a score of … Continue reading Two Wins, 1,000 Points, One Successful Trip

Pep Band Makes Some Noise for the Mop Guys

By, Rosalia Cefalu, Contributor If you’ve attended a basketball game this fall, you know music isn’t the only sound coming from the pep band’s section of the Draddy bleachers. Their friendly competitive banter accompanied by eye-catching signs are an essential part of game night’s live entertainment. One sign in particular has been getting lots of laughs from the stands this season. The mop guy sign, … Continue reading Pep Band Makes Some Noise for the Mop Guys

Behind the Mask: Get To Know Your Brother Jaspers

By, Jilleen Barrett & Megan LaCreta, A&E Editor & Asst. Features Editor The crowd inside Draddy Gymnasium is on its feet. The sound of cheers echoes throughout the building. Jasper Nation’s energy is palpable. Who is the star worthy of such celebration? Is it the men’s basketball MVP? The women’s rookie of the year? Or is it a towering, big-headed, Irish-jig dancing Catholic brother? That’s … Continue reading Behind the Mask: Get To Know Your Brother Jaspers

Discovering the Joy of Fashion on Campus

By, Josh Grewal & Lauren Raziano, Staff Writer & Social Media Editor Fashion seems to be a universal language, particularly at Manhattan College. With a very diverse campus, it is inevitable to see each student’s uniqueness by the way they dress and the reasoning behind their respective clothing attire. Much like personality, fashion is a depiction of the person at hand and what they seem … Continue reading Discovering the Joy of Fashion on Campus