Performing Arts Scholarship Recipients Are Ready To Make Music

By, Megan LaCreta & Zoe DeFazio, A&E Editor and Asst. A&E Editor Music is calling! Manhattan College has awarded a new class of performing arts scholars.  Each year up to twelve incoming students who are interested in the performing arts are awarded a scholarship. This year, nine freshmen were selected, said Andy Bauer, director of performing arts. “We have some really great, talented freshmen coming … Continue reading Performing Arts Scholarship Recipients Are Ready To Make Music

Jasper Jams: A Renaissance Emerging 

By,  Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor  Beyoncé is back and better than ever. After a long hiatus, the Beyhive has been blessed with a sixteen-track album titled “Renaissance,” which is a part of a three-act project.   The whole album pays homage to the Black men and women who paved the way for Black ballroom music by sampling classic favorites that bring nostalgia and … Continue reading Jasper Jams: A Renaissance Emerging 

Book Nook: Come Visit the Midnight Library

By, Lauren Raziano, Copy Editor & Web Editor Matt Haig’s novel “The Midnight Library” begins with a quote from Sylvia Plath.  “I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations … Continue reading Book Nook: Come Visit the Midnight Library

Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer This is my first Jasper Jams, and I am so excited because sharing and receiving music recommendations is one of my favorite love languages. When MC’S radio station WRCM was up and running, junior Katie Martone and I had a show on Tuesday nights called “Soundtrack Sunshine.” Although I miss sharing music over the radio more than anything, this week’s … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Spring Sounds Like Sunshine!

Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Sitting across from Kelly Commons Starbucks, Isabel Cameron sat crocheting her latest project – an intricate wedding cape specifically designed for her sister’s romantic woodland themed wedding next year.  A project of this stature takes Cameron about 40 hours to complete and uses an estimated 1500 yards of yarn. But even before all of this, Cameron has created a prototype … Continue reading Knot a Lot Going on at the Moment: A Quarantine Hobby

Lotus Magazine: Embracing Confidence and Self Expression at Manhattan College  

By Angelina Perez, Contributer Lotus is a Manhattan College-based magazine dedicated to giving artists and those with a creative passion a platform to express themselves.  Lily Brown, a senior economics major is the co-editor in chief of Lotus alongside Jilleen Barrett, and was able to explain the semester-long process it takes to make the magazine come to life.  “I definitely think Lotus is a space … Continue reading Lotus Magazine: Embracing Confidence and Self Expression at Manhattan College  

Rumors Gone Wild: The Fleetwood Mac class

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s album class strikes again. This year Andrew Bauer, director of performing arts, has chosen Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album, “Rumors,” to end the semester with a performance for all. The album class first began in 2017 in hopes to create a fun creative atmosphere for students interested in music. Bauer explains his thought process on what … Continue reading Rumors Gone Wild: The Fleetwood Mac class

 Reel Abilities Film Festival

By Josh Grewal,  Assistant Social Media Editor The Reel Abilities Film Festival was an amazing event held on campus earlier this month. For over 10 years, NYC Reel Abilities has highlighted films made by people with disabilities in order to shed light on their work. Sophomore education major Amanda Uhrig co-chaired the event. Part of her role was picking which films would be shown during … Continue reading  Reel Abilities Film Festival

Art from Recyclables Competition Celebrates Sustainable Initiatives on Campus 

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief  A recycled material sculpture competition took place on the quadrangle to raise awareness for sustainable practices and to celebrate Earth Day last Friday. Sara Mandelbaum, who constructed a sculpture out of recycled glass, took first place in the competition. Overseen by Julian Silverman, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, the competition began on March 30, when the five participating students received … Continue reading Art from Recyclables Competition Celebrates Sustainable Initiatives on Campus