Manhattan College to Participate in Annual iGEM Jamboree

by John Jackson Staff Writer Professors Bryan Wilkins and Alexander Santulli will be bringing a group of Manhattan College students from across a variety of science and engineering majors to the 14th annual iGEM Jamboree at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on November 9. The iGEM foundation began in 2003 and it stands for International Genetically Engineered Machine. Back in 2003, iGEM was an … Continue reading Manhattan College to Participate in Annual iGEM Jamboree

“Mary Jane” Tackles Parenthood

Theater and the City is a column of student-written reviews in the ENGL 400 class taught by Deirdre O’Leary Cunningham. This week’s entry is by Chloe Ludlow. I’m sure we can all remember a point in our childhood when we got hurt, that time we got sick for just a little bit too long, that time we needed to go to the hospital for a … Continue reading “Mary Jane” Tackles Parenthood

Sophomore Creates Video on Immigration

By Samantha Walla, Staff Writer What comes to your mind when you hear the word “immigrant?” That’s the question sophomore Shannon Raczynski sought to shed light on during her first weeks back at Manhattan College by creating a short but impactful video of student opinions on immigration. Directed by Raczynski and filmed by junior Kaiyun Chen, the video features the unfiltered responses of several MC students … Continue reading Sophomore Creates Video on Immigration

Sophomore Finds Freedom on the Stage

by RikkiLynn Shields Editor Ellen Farrelly, a sophomore chemical engineering major with a theater minor, has been involved in preforming arts since the second grade. Originally from Queens but currently residing in Yonkers, Farrelly began singing in her elementary school choirs in the second grade and by the time middle school rolled around, she decided to give musicals a try, and that’s when she fell in … Continue reading Sophomore Finds Freedom on the Stage

Lecture Series Opens with Ndaba Mandela

By Haley Burnside, Asst. Editor Last Wednesday, students and faculty alike gathered to hear the smooth, clear, trademark Mandela voice. Grandson of the late South African President Nelson Mandela, Ndaba Mandela spoke to a wide audience in the Kelly Commons. He opened with a simple phrase. “Today, I am going to share my story with you,” Mandela said. From that point on he spoke about … Continue reading Lecture Series Opens with Ndaba Mandela

Jaspers Baseball Takes on Staten Island

By Gillian Puma, Contributor The Saint George and Bay Street area of Staten Island is starting to grow into quite the tourist attraction. From the construction of the world’s largest ferris wheel to the new shopping center near the ferry terminal, more and more people are starting to take a ferry boat ride down to Staten Island to see the buzz. Down the street from these … Continue reading Jaspers Baseball Takes on Staten Island

Benefit Concert Raises Over $300 For Hurricane Harvey Victims

by Rose Brennan & Daniel Molina Asst. Editor & Editor An 80-degree day at the end of September might seem a little unusual to some.  But for Manhattan College Student Government and Student Engagement, the beautiful weather could not have come at a more opportune time. In Jasper Hall’s backyard, students gathered for free food but, more importantly, to raise money for those in Texas affected … Continue reading Benefit Concert Raises Over $300 For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Manhattan Holds Memorial for Edward DeGuisto

by Jess Solan Contributor Many were shocked this past July to hear of the sudden and tragic loss of Manhattan College student, as well as United States Marines Veteran, Edward Christian DeGuisto. Fellow students and faculty wanted to have a service on campus to commemorate his loss, and did so on Sept. 12 in the Chapel of De La Salle. “It is extremely sad losing a … Continue reading Manhattan Holds Memorial for Edward DeGuisto

Lacrosse Player Talia Price Shares Her Story

By Jessica Saio, Contributor Junior Talia Price has been on the women’s lacrosse team at Manhattan College since she was a freshman. Off the field, she’s a psychology major from Kinnelon, New Jersey; but on the field, she’s an attack wearing number 20. Price continues to thrive as a student-athlete, and looks forward to being a part of another great season in her second to last … Continue reading Lacrosse Player Talia Price Shares Her Story