Letter From the Editor

By, Jocelyn Visnov, Editor-in-Chief Hey Jaspers, welcome to issue 3!  This week we’ve got some interesting articles across all sections about jaspers from the past and present honing their craft. From STEM fields to education as well as communication and English, I’m proud that The Quad can serve to highlight the academic success and individual creativity of our students and alumni across all disciplines. That … Continue reading Letter From the Editor

My Experience with Summer Study Abroad

by Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. Production Editor This past July, I boarded a plane with seven other MC students and a professor I had never met before. The weeks that followed were easily the most adventurous and memorable of my summer. Two and a half weeks may not seem like a long time compared to the traditional semester-long study abroad experience. However, each day was so … Continue reading My Experience with Summer Study Abroad

Letter from The Editor

Dear Readers,  What a year it has been! This is officially the last publication of The Quadrangle with me as your editor-in-chief. It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to serve as editor-in-chief for this paper. I love this publication, the people who make it happen each week and the community whom we cover so very much.  I love journalism and hope it continues … Continue reading Letter from The Editor

Letter from the Editor

By, Jocelyn Visnov, Editor-in-Chief Dear readers,  Hello and happy Issue 2! Within this week’s issue we have news updates on the state of student residence halls, information about local Riverdale restaurants, and an article featuring Pat Kehrberger ‘69, MC’s first female student..  As you’ll see on the front cover, we’re announcing the artist who will perform at this year’s Springfest concert! The annual Springfest carnival … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

What is the “Jasper Journal?”

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor & Asst. Production Editor It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, It’s Jasperman.  The Jasperman is a comic strip originated by Jerry Breen, who is a graduate of the Manhattan College class of 1971. The comic strip was published in the Jasper Journal from 1966 to 1971.  The Jasper Journal, a rival student-run newspaper to the Quadrangle, served the MC … Continue reading What is the “Jasper Journal?”

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers,  Hello and welcome back to campus! My name is Jocelyn Visnov, and I have the privilege of being Editor-in-Chief of the Quadrangle this year.  If you’re reading the print version of the paper, to the left you’ll find a very talented list of writers and editors. This masthead, along with many other wonderful writers not listed, will be working hard to excite and … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

Jaspers Talk Journalism with NPR’s Melissa Block

By Megan LaCreta, Arts & Entertainment Editor Peabody Award-winning journalist and former host of NPR’s “All Things Considered” Melissa Block stopped by for an online Q&A with some journalism-minded Jaspers last week. The Wednesday evening event was co-sponsored by the Manhattan College chapter of Her Campus and PRSSA, and hosted by students Jocelyn Visnov and Angelica Niedermeyer. Block shared advice, stories and answered questions about … Continue reading Jaspers Talk Journalism with NPR’s Melissa Block

Jasper Talk: David Mlynek Places at Men’s Golf Invitational

By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor Freshman David Mlynek started his Jasper athletic career strong this fall bringing home a 10th place lead for the men’s golf team at this year’s Autumn Invitational.  The Autumn Invitational took place in Lake Placid, New York. After three rounds, the team putted a total score of 895 (+43). At the conclusion of the tournament, the Jaspers remained in … Continue reading Jasper Talk: David Mlynek Places at Men’s Golf Invitational

Candy Club: Chemical Engineering with a Twist

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Production Editor Corn syrup and material science may sound like an unlikely combination at first. However, with experiments led by Connor Bilchak, Ph.D. ’14, students learn how to make their own sweet creations using principles of material sciences as part of the all new Candy Club.  Bilchak, a Manhattan College alum and current visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, first found … Continue reading Candy Club: Chemical Engineering with a Twist