Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

By Angelina Perez, Contributor ABBA tunes filled the air. Food trucks lined the parking lot. Students gathered together, and Quadstock kicked off the fall semester. Quadstock was hosted by Student Engagement on Sept. 2 on the Jasper lawn. John Bennett, assistant vice president of student life, explained the history of the event. “It was an event when I was a student 20 years ago, then … Continue reading Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor A tight knit group of friends started a new club here on campus to help students get creative and meet new people – the Crochet Club. The Crochet Club is a new club at Manhattan College this semester, where four students are hoping to share their love for crocheting with the community and help teach others how to crochet … Continue reading MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?

By Cristian Saravia, Contributor On Sept. 8, One Manhattan released a statement that 13 people in the Manhattan College community were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. This number raised some concern for students and faculty alike, prompting some people to wonder if they should begin wearing masks on campus again. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. of the Religious Studies department and fellow students give their … Continue reading Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?

What Can A Woman Athlete Look Like? Serena Williams Changed our Answer

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief For decades, women athletes have been defined not just by their skills on the field or the court, but also by their bodies.  From soccer to tennis to ballet to swimming, a woman athlete is expected to look a certain way. Be strong, but don’t let us see too many muscles. Be fast, but be quiet. Be great, but don’t take … Continue reading What Can A Woman Athlete Look Like? Serena Williams Changed our Answer

Residence Life Guest Policy Revised After Years of Restrictions

By Zoe Defazio, Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s residence life office has made a few changes following the new academic year, including the permittance of external overnight guests — or, guests that are not students — for more than one night. AJ Goodman, director of residence life, is excited to start moving back to some of the guest policies that were in place … Continue reading Residence Life Guest Policy Revised After Years of Restrictions

Falling for Autumn Fashion Finds

By Mary Haley, Staff Writer With the beginning of a new semester and the days getting colder and shorter, styles at Manhattan College are shifting to embrace this change. Whether it is baggy pants to the chemistry lab or oversized sweaters to go thrifting in NoHo, Eliz Ohanian, Savannah Connelly and Nathan Noble weigh in on what they are excited to see this season.  Eliz … Continue reading Falling for Autumn Fashion Finds

Cross Country Teams Boost Camaraderie During Preseason

By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Manhattan College’s cross country teams are ready to race to the top this season. After a preseason focused on team building and preparation, graduate student Michael Hennelly and senior Andria Scaglione feel optimistic about continuing to put some pride to the Jasper name. Scaglione, who consistently has been a top finisher for the team since her freshman year, is … Continue reading Cross Country Teams Boost Camaraderie During Preseason

No Battle of the Bronx in the 2022 Season: Women’s Soccer

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer Women’s soccer was the first of Manhattan teams to announce the Rams would not be on their schedule this season, putting a pause on a rivalry dating back to 1911.  The rivalry, primarily competed by men’s basketball, first started in 1911-1912 during the Men’s basketball season. The Jaspers took the first win, with 20-19 points. Women’s soccer has taken part … Continue reading No Battle of the Bronx in the 2022 Season: Women’s Soccer

Jaspers Volleyball Gains Unlikely New Teammates

By Megan LaCreta, Arts & Entertainment Editor When you look out onto the volleyball court this semester, you’ll see some familiar faces. Where have you seen these faces before? Probably the roster for the women’s basketball team. The Manhattan College volleyball team has welcomed four players from the women’s basketball team to compete with them this season. Anne Bair, ​​Christina Katsamouri, Bella Nascimento and Leyla … Continue reading Jaspers Volleyball Gains Unlikely New Teammates