More Presidential Candidates Set Their Sights on 2016

Last week, only one day apart, two very different people announced they will be vying for the same job: Commander in Chief. One of these two is Hillary Rodham Clinton who will try for the second time to be the first Madam President. The other is Senator Marco Rubio, a young Republican of Florida, who according to The New York Times, “present[s] himself as the embodiment … Continue reading More Presidential Candidates Set Their Sights on 2016

Five Weeks (And Possibly More) Without Jasper Dollars

Upon arriving on campus this semester, I was a little confused when I learned at Jasper Deli that they were not accepting Jasper dollars yet, despite the semester starting within a few days. Sure enough, a few days later I found out at my floor meeting in Overlook Manor that the student body would not have Jasper dollars to use off-campus until Oct. 1 or … Continue reading Five Weeks (And Possibly More) Without Jasper Dollars

Professor Chat: Arno Kolz

This week’s Professor Chat is with Arno Kolz, associate professor of psychology. This semester he is teaching Roots: Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Research in Psychology. Continue reading to find out a little more about your professor. Q: Why are you a professor in the subject you are? A: Well, I always knew I wanted to be a psychology major, even when I was … Continue reading Professor Chat: Arno Kolz

Why Amsterdam is the Liberal Dream

Prostitutes, marijuana and sex shows, oh my! Amsterdam can sound a crazy capital city initially, but it’s actually a place that is rather ahead of its time. It is an essential part of a very liberal country, the Netherlands. Walking around the city and seeing just how free you are to live life was a liberating experience for me. The locals are friendly and there … Continue reading Why Amsterdam is the Liberal Dream

Health and Fitness Tips By Amber

Week 4: Boosting Your Metabolism A good way to stay in shape and lose weight is to eat specific foods that can boost your metabolism and therefore help you burn fat faster. Besides these five foods that help do that, drinking plenty of water also helps. 1.) Spinach Filled with nutrients, spinach not only boosts your metabolism but also fights diseases such as osteoporosis and … Continue reading Health and Fitness Tips By Amber

The Yik Yak App: MC’s Latest Obsession

Yik Yak, a new phone application that allows one to anonymously post to a feed based on their location, is the new obsession of some Manhattan College students. It has been funny and intriguing but also a place to cyber bully many students, myself included. The app also allows its users to report any seemingly inappropriate yaks, like and dislike posts, reply to a post … Continue reading The Yik Yak App: MC’s Latest Obsession

Health and Fitness Tips by Amber

Week 3: Healthy Body Image We all get fit to feel better about ourselves, but it’s not all about what we see in the mirror. Learning to love ourselves and getting into the right mindset can actually make a difference. 1.) Appreciate your body Our body does amazing things without us even knowing it. If you’re reading this, you’re breathing and seeing at the very … Continue reading Health and Fitness Tips by Amber

Health and Fitness Tips by Amber

Week 2: Abs Maintaining your abdominal core muscles is an essential part of being in overall good physical health. 1.) Abs are made in the kitchen Supposedly abs are a result of your diet, not necessarily of your workout routine alone. This statement definitely correlates with the theory that our diet makes up 70 percent of our health and working out is only the remaining … Continue reading Health and Fitness Tips by Amber