College Celebrates Black History Month

February is dedicated to black history, and the Multicultural Center at Manhattan College has a plethora of events set up to celebrate and recognize contributions from the African American community. Hayden Greene, director of multicultural affairs, helped set up and organize each event to cater to the needs of the student body. “I think heritage months as a whole are important because we are at … Continue reading College Celebrates Black History Month

New Sushi Station Opens in Kelly Commons, Among Other New Food Options

Gourmet Dining has introduced a sushi bar as one of their new amenities in Kelly Commons. ‘The One Sushi’ is a high-end company and can also be purchased in Yankee Stadium where they do made-to-order sushi and prepare grab and go sushi, much like they are doing in the Commons. The company Tong, also located in Yankee Stadium, the Prudential Center in New Jersey, and … Continue reading New Sushi Station Opens in Kelly Commons, Among Other New Food Options

Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Graduating in the spring is usually standard for the majority of college students, but Kayla Smith finished her final semester this past fall. The nuclear medicine technology graduate finished her degree with a pre-medicine concentration in three and a half years. Smith originally started off as an allied health major and after her switch she needed to take roughly 16-18 credits per semester along with … Continue reading Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Students Establish a Chapter of Operation Smile on Campus

After a year of hard work, three Manhattan College students established a chapter of Operation Smile on the MC campus. Operation Smile is a nonprofit international medical charity that is dedicated to bringing surgeries to countries where kids don’t have access to safe medical care. Through donations, they bring medical staff, doctors, surgeons, and everyone else needed to the country and perform surgeries that save … Continue reading Students Establish a Chapter of Operation Smile on Campus

Local Kids Come to Campus for Safe Halloween

Children from all around the northwest Bronx got to attend Kappa Delta Pi’s annual Safe Halloween celebration on Friday, where they could go from room to room to get candy and participate in activities from an array of Manhattan College clubs and students. Brigid Phelan, president of Kappa Delta Pi, said the education honors society tries to keep MC involved in the community but hosting … Continue reading Local Kids Come to Campus for Safe Halloween

Family Weekend: 2016

Every fall Manhattan College gives students’ families the opportunity to be a part of the Jasper community. Family Weekend sponsors events that students can attend with their families, giving them a taste of what it’s like to be a Jasper. This weekend offers free on campus entertainment while providing a chance for parents to learn about the experiences students receive while both studying and living … Continue reading Family Weekend: 2016

Greek Life Unites in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, Oct. 16, students from Manhattan College participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Central Park hosted by the American Cancer Society. This year, in addition to MC’s athletes and other clubs, the college’s sororities and fraternities came together with the hopes of finding a cure. MC’s four Greek life organizations were inspired to walk together because some members have been … Continue reading Greek Life Unites in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

James Patterson Recipients Announced

For the fifth year applications for the James Patterson Scholarship have opened for select junior and senior students. “The James Patterson Scholarship recognizes and rewards the academic achievement and leadership potential of Manhattan College students,” according to Manhattan College’s website. “Especially those who are interested in a career in education. The scholarship is based on merit, need and involvement in activities related to the College’s … Continue reading James Patterson Recipients Announced

New Commuter Meal Plan Seeks to Make Life Easier for Non-Residential Students

Manhattan College is extending their services to commuters by offering them a new meal plan option that students can enroll in. The commuter meal plan was created to offer the commuter students an opportunity to save money while continuing to dine on campus. In the past students could pay out of pocket and purchase Jasper Dollars or Dining Dollars to add onto their ID cards … Continue reading New Commuter Meal Plan Seeks to Make Life Easier for Non-Residential Students