Meet Maggie Tebbetts

Maggie Tebbetts is a senior member of Manhattan College’s women’s rowing team.  Originally from North Haven, Connecticut, she came to MC to study environmental science.  As a four-year member of the team, Tebbetts saw rowing evolve from simply a club sport to a Division I force to be reckoned with. The Quadrangle: How did you get into rowing? Maggie Tebbetts: So I didn’t do it … Continue reading Meet Maggie Tebbetts

On Charlottesville

In Volume 95, Issue 3 of The Quadrangle, printed on Jan. 31, 2017, I contributed an opinion-editorial article titled “The Punch is Not the Problem”.  Within the piece, I urged Americans to loudly and overwhelmingly reject Nazism, a subject brought about after white supremacist Richard B. Spencer was punched in the face. I ended the article with a call to action, which stated, “Make your … Continue reading On Charlottesville

Samer Alraey, Muslim Chaplain, Builds Community at MC

Many students may not be familiar with Sheikh Samer Alraey, the imam and chaplain for Muslim students at Manhattan College.  But those who have not gotten to know him are truly missing out. Becoming a sheikh is a very long and difficult process for anyone, as it involves more than the duties of an imam, which is to lead a community in Friday jummah prayers. … Continue reading Samer Alraey, Muslim Chaplain, Builds Community at MC

Trump to Rescind Protections for “DREAM-ers”

In an address to the nation on Tuesday, Sept. 5., U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. DACA was implemented in 2012 and allowed the possibility for deferred action for undocumented youth, provided they met certain criteria.  In the year 2015, the U.S Department of Homeland Security estimated that over 680,000 undocumented youth … Continue reading Trump to Rescind Protections for “DREAM-ers”

Sophomore Performing Arts Scholar Follows Childhood Dream at M.C.

Manhattan College’s performing arts scholarships are awarded to just a few standout students every year.  One of these lucky recipients is sophomore Isabel Quinones. Originally from Beacon, N.Y., Quinones is currently majoring in childhood and special education with a concentration in math.  But her interests extend from the classroom to the stage. Quinones has been in the performing arts realm for “as long as [she] … Continue reading Sophomore Performing Arts Scholar Follows Childhood Dream at M.C.

Jaspers Attend Lasallian Women’s Symposium in New Zealand

This summer two female Jaspers traveled over 8,000 miles to uncover what a Lasallian identity meant to them as women. The 2017 Lasallian Global Women’s Symposium (LGWS) took place from July 16 to 19 in Auckland, New Zealand at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and was attended by approximately 120 people. Two of them, senior Alannah Boyle and graduate assistant Jacqueline Martin, were representatives of Manhattan … Continue reading Jaspers Attend Lasallian Women’s Symposium in New Zealand

In First of its Kind Class, Students Learn and Perform “Abbey Road”

There are few images which are more iconic than the one adorning the cover of the Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album.  But the music lying within the record truly cemented its place in the music history books.  This past weekend, Manhattan College performing arts students made it their mission to pay “Abbey Road” the epic tribute it deserves. “Abbey Road” was released by The Beatles in … Continue reading In First of its Kind Class, Students Learn and Perform “Abbey Road”

Lotus Magazine Student Models: The Visual Component of Journalism

Magazine journalism is unique in that it is much more visually based than other print media; it is dependent on visual aids, and one of these visual aids is modelling. Manhattan College’s own Lotus Magazine has several students who serve as models for more visually-based articles such as makeup tutorials.  One of these women is junior Caitlin Hall, who joined the magazine staff quite unexpectedly. … Continue reading Lotus Magazine Student Models: The Visual Component of Journalism

M.C.’s New President: A Conversation with Micaela Bishop

The Jasper Pack was the name of the game during last week’s student government elections.  The party swept all nine executive board positions, and sitting at the head of the Pack was the new student body president-elect: Micaela Bishop. Bishop is currently a junior at Manhattan double majoring in government and economics while also double minoring in philosophy and communication.  She plans to graduate in … Continue reading M.C.’s New President: A Conversation with Micaela Bishop