A Summer Spent Working in the Food Industry

A big part of college is landing the perfect internship. This past summer, many students stayed in New York City to intern full time, or went home and got internships there. However, there are many other ways to gain valuable experience. Instead of internships, some students work full time jobs, several part time jobs, study abroad or do research. When that dream internship just does … Continue reading A Summer Spent Working in the Food Industry

“Psycho Barn” Adds Mystery and Horror to The Met

The rooftop garden at The Met is currently showing a quite different form of art, a haunting multi-story home they like to call “Psycho Barn.” The exhibition sits atop the otherwise calm and serene rooftop. The “Psycho Barn” is the mixture of a classic barn, red panels and white lining, but in the style of the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film “Psycho.” While this … Continue reading “Psycho Barn” Adds Mystery and Horror to The Met

Empty Dantes Space Will Become Home to Center for Student Success

At the bottom of the stairs exiting Lockes, the entrance to a formerly rarely used space is now boarded off due to major construction in progress. In just a few months, this will be a bustling new Center for Student Success. The new Center for Student Success will bring together all the student resource offices into one space, allowing for easy access to all the … Continue reading Empty Dantes Space Will Become Home to Center for Student Success

Museum of Sex: Exploring Human Sexuality and the Human Body

Throughout time, human sexuality has been seen as a taboo, either through the outright objectification of women or, on the other side of the spectrum, abstinence with a degree of fear. Currently, The Museum of Sex is exhibiting “Hardcore: A Century and a Half of Obscene Imagery.” This edgy exhibit discusses the role of human sexuality in images. Essentially, the exhibit features the role of … Continue reading Museum of Sex: Exploring Human Sexuality and the Human Body

The Internship Series: Utilizing the School’s Tools

While tirelessly searching for an internship, it is always important to use everything that is right in front of you. This is precisely what Sarah Caruso, a junior communication major, has done. Deginning in her freshman year, Caruso worked in the Manhattan College Office of Marketing and Communications as a student assistant. From there she decided that she wanted to declare a concentration in public … Continue reading The Internship Series: Utilizing the School’s Tools

Mock Border on the Quad: MC Reacts to Pope’s Mexico Visit

Last week, Pope Francis made an historic visit to Mexico, including stops at the U.S.-Mexican border and a prison in Ciudad Juarez, in order to to bring world-wide attention to immigration issues. At Manhattan College, students felt that there needed to be a presence addressing immigration reform in honor of the Pope’s visit. Campus Ministry/Social Action (CMSA) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) erected a “mock … Continue reading Mock Border on the Quad: MC Reacts to Pope’s Mexico Visit

The Internship Series: Reflecting on Past Internship Experience

  “The Devil Wears Prada” means nothing to Manhattan College senior, Jacquelyn Beaulieu. In May of 2015, Jacquelyn landed an internship with Marie Claire Magazine, one of Hearst’s largest fashion publications in the world. The world of fashion can be cold, crawling with Miranda Priestlys, competitive and somewhat terrifying, however, Beaulieu knows the major keys to success in the fashion industry. From networking to photoshoots, … Continue reading The Internship Series: Reflecting on Past Internship Experience

“Fairy Tale Fashion”: FIT Exhibit Makes Old Fairy Tales Fashionable

This spring The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology, compiles a vast collection of garments from every era of fashion to tell the classic fairy tales of everyone’s childhood. “Fairy Tale Fashion” exhibits dresses and capes from the best collections and the best designers.   Wandering through Sleeping Beauty’s quarters, one finds a glass coffin-like bed with a sparkling black gown with silver accents … Continue reading “Fairy Tale Fashion”: FIT Exhibit Makes Old Fairy Tales Fashionable

The Internship Series: Applying and Landing the Internship

Congratulations! You’ve landed your dream internship. You went through the interview process and killed it, now all that is left is, well, starting your new job. In college, especially in New York City, internships are extremely important for your resume, so here’s how to shine bright during that first week. Erin Cassidy, a senior at Manhattan, landed a spring internship at a huge conglomerate, Viacom. … Continue reading The Internship Series: Applying and Landing the Internship