By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s study abroad program has opened its doors to new possibilities, with a new expansion of this program that can help students who prefer kinesthetic learning. This winter, there are 76 students traveling to a number of locations such as Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Italy and France in 6 different courses. According to manhattan.edu, “Students … Continue reading Journeys with Study Abroad Expand
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
By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor One of the main things that I love about NYC are the delis. Not only are they walking distance, but they are a place where you could buy just about anything you want. Jasper Deli bears the same green colors as MC and in a way, has become a staple place on campus. Now, if you have gone to … Continue reading Jasper Jams: J-Deli Edition!
By Grace Cardinal, Staff Writer Chris Cody ‘07, the 2017 Manhattan College athletics hall of fame inductee, is revisiting his roots in baseball 15 years after his graduation from the program.Cody started his journey with baseball at a young age. Former head coach Steve Trimper worked with him as an eighth-grader, recognizing his polished talents. “I knew Chris when he was in eighth grade, actually. … Continue reading Former Baseball Star and Coach Chris Cody Speaks About His Time Since Leaving the Mound
By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor/Managing Editor Van Cortlandt Park is a “natural showcase featuring the last vestiges of New York City’s native woodlands and wetlands,” according to the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance. It’s already surprising to most that this exists in The Bronx, but even more shocking that its landscape has sparked the beginning of many running careers. This is true for George Febles, who … Continue reading Van Cortlandt Park: The “Mecca” of the Running Worldby Jilleen Barrett
By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor He has the brawn of Samson, the intellect of Socrates and the courage of Achilles. He is Jasperman. Jasperman was a comic strip featured in The Jasper Journal, a student-run newspaper at Manhattan College that ran from 1966-1970. The story and illustration of the Jasperman character came from the imagination of alumni Jerry Breen. The Green Gladiator first debuted … Continue reading History of The Green Gladiator: Jasperman!
By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor A white board hangs in the MC fitness center with the names of previous Jaspers who showcased their strength and set records within the powerlifting community. On Dec. 1, current Jaspers put their strengths to the test and set out to put their names on the board during this semester’s powerlifting competition. Jay Ahmed, director of the fitness center, … Continue reading Jasper Powerlifters REPresent a strong community at the MC Powerlifting Competition
By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief The Manhattan College Players’ “Cabaret” is returning this semester with the largest cast in recent years and a theme which incorporates pop culture alongside its traditional theater focus. John O’Connor and Richard Divirgilio, both seniors, are leading the production as co-directors this semester. Their choice of theme: And here’s what you missed on Glee. The theme, an homage to the hit … Continue reading Players’ Cabaret Tells Us What We Missed on Glee
By Adrianne Hutto, Production Editor The Manhattan College fall play this year was “Enemy of the People” by Ibsen, a play which took on an extremely prevalent theme with heavy hefty dialogue for the actors. The set was that of an 1800s town, the period in which the piece was written, with features which drew the audience in and costumes that added to the realism … Continue reading A Quadrangle Review: Player’s Enemy of the People is One For the People