The Science Behind The College Halloween Costume

As the end of October approaches, young children are not the only ones worrying about what to be for Halloween. College students are also given the task of thinking of the best Halloween costumes of the year. In college, however, Halloween is not just simply the night of Oct. 31. The holiday tends to stretch across the entire Halloween weekend and is given the name … Continue reading The Science Behind The College Halloween Costume

McGuinness Makes Manhattan History

In her senior year at Manhattan College, Malia McGuinness has certainly made her mark on the women’s volleyball program. During the team’s match at Ryder on Oct. 4, McGuinness recorded her 1,000th career dig, securing her spot as only the fifth Jasper to record 1,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs. She had previously recorded her 1,000th career kill during the match at Fairfield on … Continue reading McGuinness Makes Manhattan History

Autism Speaks: Where It’s Going and Where It Has Been

Three years ago, a Manhattan College senior had a vision of bringing an Autism Speaks chapter to campus. Today, it is a thriving club with active members and a growing campus presence. “I thought it was important to shed light on autism and for our school to be a part of a cause that does so much good for people,” Becca Cook, the founder of … Continue reading Autism Speaks: Where It’s Going and Where It Has Been

Luis Ortiz Ends the Lecture Series With a Boom

Boom! Anyone who watches the Bravo television show “Million Dollar Listing New York” knows that this is real estate agent Luis D. Ortiz’s catchphrase. Ortiz uses this catchphrase when completing a deal, convincing a client to do what he wants or even just when he is excited. But on Sept. 12, he could have used it after speaking at Manhattan College as the last speaker … Continue reading Luis Ortiz Ends the Lecture Series With a Boom

‘Movies on the Quad’ Has New Name, New Location

One of Manhattan College’s most well-known traditions has been given a new name and a new location. The popular “Movies on the Quad” has officially been moved to the new Student Commons building for the Fall 2014 semester. Given the new name “Cinemas in the Commons,” this classic MC event will still essentially be the same, as the only changes are the new name and … Continue reading ‘Movies on the Quad’ Has New Name, New Location

Third Annual Lecture Series Kicks Off the New Year

The start of a new school year at college does not just mean the return of dreaded homework assignments, essays and projects, but also opportunities to attend stimulating lectures and events. This is the case for Manhattan College students, as Student Activities has brought back their popular “lecture series” for a third year in a row. Scattered throughout the entire month of September, students can … Continue reading Third Annual Lecture Series Kicks Off the New Year

Emergency Drill in Jasper Runs Smoothly, Alarms Some Students

Ambulances, firetrucks, and NYPD cars crowded Jasper Hall on Thursday, April 3 due to a planned emergency scenario exercise run by the Manhattan College Public Safety Department, the NYPD and Con Edison. According to an email sent out by Public Safety, the simulated drill was a part of the school’s “ongoing training to prepare in case of a real life-threatening emergency.” “The point of the … Continue reading Emergency Drill in Jasper Runs Smoothly, Alarms Some Students