Students Start New Lifestyle and Female Empowerment Magazine

A lifestyle and women empowerment magazine started blooming on campus. Olivia Paladino, a sophomore communications major, felt inspired by friends who work at Equal Time Magazine, a women’s lifestyle publication at Syracuse University. “This is the type of journalism I personally want to do. I want to write for fashion and beauty magazines in the future and there’s no medium for that here at Manhattan … Continue reading Students Start New Lifestyle and Female Empowerment Magazine

Minority Students Reflect on Trump’s Election Win

On Nov. 9, America woke up with a new president-elect. After Trump’s win, a significant amount of the country was heavily affected. More so, minorities across the nation feared for their future. In the midst of all the uncertainty, Hayden Greene, director of multicultural affairs, had the doors of the Multicultural Center open for all. “Everything we’ve seen around the country and in the city … Continue reading Minority Students Reflect on Trump’s Election Win

Winter in New York City: Fun Things to do During the Holiday Season

With the chilly weather upon us and time winding down to semester’s end, make sure to take advantage of everything New York City has to offer during the cold winter months. Rockefeller Christmas Tree This tree certainly takes the award for “NYC’s Christmas symbol.” The 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is officially lit at Rockefeller Plaza. Just make sure you’re prepared for the mass of … Continue reading Winter in New York City: Fun Things to do During the Holiday Season

Student Spending on Non-Essentials

College students are often depicted as “broke” but that doesn’t mean they aren’t spending money. A research study from ecampus.com found that college students spend more than $60 billion each year on every day needs. The study didn’t just include standard school supplies, it also accounted for “non-essential items” like clothes, alcohol and entertainment. Moises Salinas, a sophomore computer science major, said one of his … Continue reading Student Spending on Non-Essentials

College Access Day Brings Prospective Students to Campus

On April 29, more than thirty high school students were touring campus but the group was unlike any other prospective student group. The visiting high-school students are involved with after-school college-access programs with two of Manhattan College’s community partners, Fordham-Bedford Community Services, and Sistas & Brothas United which is part of the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition. The event, called “College-Access Day,” was hosted … Continue reading College Access Day Brings Prospective Students to Campus

Scholarship Changes in Relation to Tuition Raise

Every year, tuition at Manhattan College increases as well as scholarship amounts for incoming freshman. The Scholarship Committee in the Admissions Office determines the award amounts based on an applicant’s high school curriculum, grade point average, standardized test scores and the school they were accepted into. The Presidential Scholarship is awarded each year to students in the top 15 percent of the Manhattan College applicant … Continue reading Scholarship Changes in Relation to Tuition Raise

TEDx Manhattan College: A Year in Change

This week Manhattan College hosted a TEDx event. According to the TED website, the event was coordinated by Michael Cocce, who was a companion of Kelly Freeman, who was in charge of curation. “Even though this TEDx event was independently organized, it is based in the TED format” Cocce said. These ideas could be shared within our community because of MC students and their dedication. … Continue reading TEDx Manhattan College: A Year in Change

A Lasallian to the Core

Casey Silvestri embodies the Lasallian core values on and off the lacrosse field. More than a student-athlete; she is the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, vice president for the accounting society and part of the L.O.V.E. board. “I don’t want student athletes to just do sports, there’s a lot for student athletes to branch out within the Lasallian community” Silvestri says. Silvestri is … Continue reading A Lasallian to the Core

Notes from the MC Senate Meeting

The college’s senate met on Nov. 17 to discuss and present various issues on campus. Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget – Matthew McManness, vice president of finance, shared the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget-to-Actual Variance Report. “We have over a million dollars more in our operating budget this year,” he said. This increase can be attributed to the larger freshman class, which is bringing in additional revenue … Continue reading Notes from the MC Senate Meeting