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Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin and Allie Bassetti pictured with the 2021-22 team during their last year before they moved on to bigger opportunities. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor and Features Editor When the spring semester ended, the women’s basketball team bid a farewell to two of its own: Allie Bassetti and Kiambra “Kiki” Griffin. After years of encouraging the team to make moves on … Continue reading Allie Bassetti and Kiki Griffin of Women’s Basketball Part Ways with the Jaspers

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Golf Team Loses Coach To St. John’s, Anticipates New Coach Before Fall Season

By, Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Manhattan College’s men’s golf coach Phil Wildermuth has accepted a coaching position at St. John’s University. “[Wildermuth is a] great guy and coach for the Jaspers,” says Director of Athletics Marianne Reilly, “but was offered a wonderful opportunity at St John’s.”  With 16 years of professional coaching experience, including 10 years at Pelham Country Club and 4 years at … Continue reading Golf Team Loses Coach To St. John’s, Anticipates New Coach Before Fall Season

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‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Two-time captain Matthew Glassman’s athletic scholarship has been revoked without explanation. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor and Managing Editor Just after walking across the stage at the Manhattan College commencement ceremony, Jasper basketball player Matthew Glassman signed an agreement to renew his athletic scholarship for his graduate season.  But on July 14, Glassman posted an Instagram reel to announce this scholarship was wrongfully taken … Continue reading ‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Manhattan Caucus: What to Know About the Primary Elections 

By Maria Thomas, Senior Writer Primary elections have begun nationwide, with the earliest race being on March 1 in Texas. The majority of primaries will take place in June and August. The final primary elections are on September 13 and involve multiple states. Primary elections are used to establish which individuals will be on the general election ballot in November, and involve candidates pertaining to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What to Know About the Primary Elections 

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2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Exercises will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Wednesday, May 18. GRAPHICS PRO EXPO / COURTESY By Nicole Rodriguez, Senior Writer The Manhattan College Office of Commencement disclosed the required protocols to attend all 2022 Commencement events in an email sent out on Thursday, April 28.  Regardless of vaccination status, all graduating students must complete their customized graduation checklist, … Continue reading 2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

Students React to End of Mask Mandate 

By Anna Woods, Managing Editor COVID-19 regulations are changing on campus with the end of the mask mandate, which ended on April 9. However, it is up to the discretion of professors, departments, offices and hosts of large events to mandate masks. The Quadrangle published a piece about professors’ opinions of the end of the mask mandate. In this follow-up, students from several schools of … Continue reading Students React to End of Mask Mandate 

Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer The annual Take Back the Night event, hosted by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, raised awareness about gender-based violence and taught techniques to help support survivors. This student-coordinated event consisted of speakers and students on campus that shared their stories.  The overarching message of the event was that survivors are never alone, even though the situation they may … Continue reading Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer This is my first Jasper Jams, and I am so excited because sharing and receiving music recommendations is one of my favorite love languages. When MC’S radio station WRCM was up and running, junior Katie Martone and I had a show on Tuesday nights called “Soundtrack Sunshine.” Although I miss sharing music over the radio more than anything, this week’s … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Sitting across from Kelly Commons Starbucks, Isabel Cameron sat crocheting her latest project – an intricate wedding cape specifically designed for her sister’s romantic woodland themed wedding next year.  A project of this stature takes Cameron about 40 hours to complete and uses an estimated 1500 yards of yarn. But even before all of this, Cameron has created a prototype … Continue reading Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby