Two Jaspers at the Lasallian International Development Program for Student Leaders

By Carlos Pinto-Corredor, Contributor Jazi Riley ‘25 and Kayla Reyes ‘25 are the two Manhattan College fellows participating in the 2022 Lasallian International Development Program for Student Leaders run by the International Association of Lasallian Universities (IALU). Jazi Riley is a political science major and is the Student Government Association freshman class representative. Kayla Reyes is a computer engineering student. Both students belong to the … Continue reading Two Jaspers at the Lasallian International Development Program for Student Leaders

Joe Hale’s Journey from Track Star to Pro-Photographer

By Katie Heneghan, Senior Writer Joe Hale’s fascination with track and field photography started on the opposite side of the camera. Hale has always been passionate about track and field and even competed at the Division 1 level at Manhattan College, but his true talents can be seen through his photography.  It’s difficult to convey Hale’s accomplishments, but in an article with Opal House Magazine, … Continue reading Joe Hale’s Journey from Track Star to Pro-Photographer

Book Nook: The Shack 

By Katie Heneghan, Senior Writer William P. Young’s “The Shack” is my personal favorite book, but also one of the most influential pieces of literature I’ve ever read. When my mom first suggested I read “The Shack” I passed it off as just another religious novel she wanted me to read, in hopes of inspiring my own personal experience with religion and faith. When a … Continue reading Book Nook: The Shack 

Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor On March 20, the Manhattan College women’s softball team recognized teammate Jessie Rising’s older brother, Michael Rising, during a pregame ceremony to show solidarity during brain injury awareness month. Michael threw the ceremonial first pitch to Jessie before the first of two games against the Wagner Seahawks.  Head coach Cat Clifford came up with the idea and wanted to … Continue reading Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

New York to New Haven: Meet Manhattan College’s Soon to Be Yalie

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Isabel Frazza, a Christian raised, camel-tattoo sporting senior at Manhattan College, is set to attend Yale University Divinity School to pursue a masters degree in religion with a concentration in women, gender and sexuality studies in the Fall of 2022. When asked how these seemingly contradictory subjects relate to one another, as some interpret the Bible to be a little … Continue reading New York to New Haven: Meet Manhattan College’s Soon to Be Yalie

Updates on Online Courses Offered at Manhattan College

By Josh Grewal, Asst. Social Media Editor Despite the college discontinuing most online and hybrid class options in the current academic year, the course catalog for the summer and fall of 2022 will include brief offerings of remote learning for further flexibility.  This year, students saw some hybrid implementation of both online and in person courses, mainly due to the looming threat of COVID. In … Continue reading Updates on Online Courses Offered at Manhattan College

Radical Catholic Journalist Launches Peace and Justice Week at 8th Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer The 8th Annual Dorothy Day Lecture gathered a panel of Catholic women journalists and a member of the Dorothy Day Guild, who discussed the intergenerational effect of Day and her ongoing process of canonization.  The Day lecture commenced the Manhattan College annual Peace and Justice Week titled “Contemporary Pathways to Peace and Justice.” The event was held on March 29 … Continue reading Radical Catholic Journalist Launches Peace and Justice Week at 8th Annual Dorothy Day Lecture

LWGRC Reading Series Hosts “Self-Preservation and Creating Embodied Boundaries”

By Nicole Rodriguez, Senior Writers On Monday, March 28, the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center (LWGRC)  hosted a student-led discussion entitled “Self-Preservation and Creating Embodied Boundaries” as part of their reading series.  The event, led by senior Ashley Lawton and junior América Pineda, focused on Carmen Maria Machado’s short story “The Husband Stitch” — a cynical, insidious love story that follows a female protagonist … Continue reading LWGRC Reading Series Hosts “Self-Preservation and Creating Embodied Boundaries”

Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation  

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor  Manhattan College is undergoing evaluation on its status, legitimacy and appropriateness of policies by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) to attain re-accreditation.  MC will be evaluated on seven standards, namely Missions and Goals, Ethics and integrity, Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience, Support of the Student Experience, Educational Effectiveness Assessment, Planning Resources and Institutional … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation