Get Ready to Laugh, Scatterbomb is Back!

Group photo of previous Scatterbomb members as they prepare for their show. @SCATTERBOMBMC/COURTESY By Angelina Persaud, Asst. News Editor Prepare for the laughter to begin with the return of all new Scatterbomb shows this fall semester. The improv comedy club has recruited new members and is already planning new shows for the upcoming months.  The current lineup for Scatterbomb includes new members who embraced the … Continue reading Get Ready to Laugh, Scatterbomb is Back!

SDT’s Open Mic Night Makes Music For A Cause

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Guitars, bagpipes and standup comedy. What more could a sorority want?  Manhattan College’s Sigma Delta Tau chapter hosted an Open Mic Night event at An Beal Bocht Cafe on Thursday, Sept. 29.  The event was also filled with raffle tickets and fun prizes. The proceeds of the raffles were then donated to one of Sigma Delta Tau’s … Continue reading SDT’s Open Mic Night Makes Music For A Cause

Jasper Jams: Empower Hour Playlist 

By Megan LaCreta and Jocelyn Visnov, Arts and Entertainment Editor & Production Editor/Web Editor With the colder weather on the way and the semester in full swing, it’s okay if you find yourself feeling a little down. That’s why we’ve curated a collection of songs by a few of the most empowering artists of today as a reminder that you can do anything.  Keep your … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Empower Hour Playlist 

Whitman on Walls! Event Brings Poetry to Gaelic Park

By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor Jaspers welcomed guest poets and Manhattan College alumni to Gaelic Park for a celebration of poetry and film. Whitman on Walls! (WoW!) brought the words of the iconic poet to life through a series of short films which read Whitman’s “Song of Myself” followed by responses to the films in the form of original works of poetry.  The event … Continue reading Whitman on Walls! Event Brings Poetry to Gaelic Park

Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

By Karen Flores,  Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College is home to a unique and artistic major: sound studies. Have you heard of it? The music and theater department here at the college introduced the sound studies major in the fall of 2020 with the pioneering influence of Mark A. Pottinger, Ph.D, chair of the department.  The sound studies major aims to combine both the traditional … Continue reading Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

By Angelina Perez, Contributor ABBA tunes filled the air. Food trucks lined the parking lot. Students gathered together, and Quadstock kicked off the fall semester. Quadstock was hosted by Student Engagement on Sept. 2 on the Jasper lawn. John Bennett, assistant vice president of student life, explained the history of the event. “It was an event when I was a student 20 years ago, then … Continue reading Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

Falling for Autumn Fashion Finds

By Mary Haley, Staff Writer With the beginning of a new semester and the days getting colder and shorter, styles at Manhattan College are shifting to embrace this change. Whether it is baggy pants to the chemistry lab or oversized sweaters to go thrifting in NoHo, Eliz Ohanian, Savannah Connelly and Nathan Noble weigh in on what they are excited to see this season.  Eliz … Continue reading Falling for Autumn Fashion Finds

New Players Director Brings Broadway Talent to Manhattan College

By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer After a successful spring season, Players, Manhattan College’s performing arts group, is stepping into the year with a new board of leaders and an entirely new director. Will Erat, a performer himself, is looking forward to getting to work with the program and collaborate with the community.  Erat has performed in both Off-Broadway and Broadway shows including “Catch Me if … Continue reading New Players Director Brings Broadway Talent to Manhattan College

Jasper Jams : The Music of My Childhood

By Adrianne Hutto, Production Editor Growing up I listened to a lot of artists which I had entirely forgotten about until about two years ago. Since then I have rediscovered about 10 hours worth of songs, all of which bring me joy just to listen to. From conversations I’ve had with my friends, other people also have this kind of relationship with music from their … Continue reading Jasper Jams : The Music of My Childhood