COMPUTERS HACKED IN CRYPTOMINER ATTACK: More Than 400 Lab Machines Impacted Across Campus

by TIMOTHY HAMLING & STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY, Senior Writer & Managing Editor Manhattan College’s computer system was compromised last month in a large-scale, cross-campus effort to mine cryptocurrency. According to Information Technology Services (ITS), nearly all of the college’s roughly 500 lab computers were compromised in the attack. These included about 430 machines in the Research and Learning Center (RLC), De La Salle Hall and O’Malley Library. ITS … Continue reading COMPUTERS HACKED IN CRYPTOMINER ATTACK: More Than 400 Lab Machines Impacted Across Campus

Italian Cafe and Restaurant Opens on Manhattan College Parkway

Caffe Buon Gusto is open for business in Riverdale. Located across the street and down the block from Hayden Hall at 4576 Manhattan College Parkway, the compound bar-restaurant-coffee shop fully opened for business last week. Caffe Buon Gusto had been serving coffee and light pastries for three weeks before the kitchen opened last week, offering a wide variety of tried-and-true Italian favorites. Riverdale is Caffe … Continue reading Italian Cafe and Restaurant Opens on Manhattan College Parkway

Early Work Begins on South Campus Transformation

Plans to change the face of Manhattan College’s south campus are beginning to materialize. Work in Leo Engineering Building has already begun – including the installation of conduits that will house a new fire alarm system and the addition of office space on the third and first floors. A large section of the parking lot – straddling Tibbett Avenue along the west side of the … Continue reading Early Work Begins on South Campus Transformation

MC Helps Bring Holocaust Exhibit to Riverdale

The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale became home to a twelve-panel exhibit on the Holocaust last week. Compiled in large part by undergraduate researchers at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz., “Through the Eyes of Youth: Life and Death in the Bedzin Ghetto” follows the stories of six young people in the city of Bedzin, Poland during the German occupation. The Riverdale showing was the exhibit’s … Continue reading MC Helps Bring Holocaust Exhibit to Riverdale

Letter from the Editor

Dear Reader, Well, we’ve had a good run, haven’t we? But all things must come to an end. This will be the last time I share this space with you as Editor-in-Chief of The Quadrangle. This year has been a successful year for our publication. We broke a lot of major stories this year, including last spring’s flood of on-campus bias reports, the death of … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

Alienation and Animation Among Muslim Students

In the era of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, Muslim students at Manhattan College are feeling alienated and politically engaged. Trump has thrice ordered travel bans from several majority-Muslim countries since ascending to the Presidency in January. While running for the Republican nomination for President on Dec. 15, 2015, Trump called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” “The rhetoric has … Continue reading Alienation and Animation Among Muslim Students

Assembly O.K.s New Clubs, Wage Proposal

The Manhattan College Student Government Assembly approved a resolution to raise the college’s minimum wage for student employees Wednesday. The Assembly, which met at noon in Kelly 5C, cast 19 votes in favor of the proposal and one vote against. The proposal, which was written by student government members Ryan Quattromani, Micaela Bishop, Phillip Mourikes, Liam Moran, Margaret Flores, Michael Hackett, John Wood and Patrick … Continue reading Assembly O.K.s New Clubs, Wage Proposal

“For the Love of Beacon” Sophomore Andrew Gauzza Launches Bid for City Council in Hometown

It was in 2012 – during a presidential debate between former President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney – when Andrew Gauzza III, now a sophomore government major at Manhattan College, first discovered his love for the art of politics. Five years later, in 2017, Gauzza has launched a campaign of his own, for an open seat on the City Council in his hometown, … Continue reading “For the Love of Beacon” Sophomore Andrew Gauzza Launches Bid for City Council in Hometown