COVID-19 Improvements as the Semester Comes to a Close

By, Karen Flores & Mack Olmsted, Staff Writers As the first semester of in person classes at Manhattan comes to a close following the remote and hybrid approach of the pandemic, the college’s continuous promotion of COVID-19 safety measures and precautions has led to a drastic decrease in positive cases within the campus. In an email to the Manhattan College community, One Manhattan reported that … Continue reading COVID-19 Improvements as the Semester Comes to a Close

Thanksgiving Break Traditions Return to Normal

By, Josh Grewal & Kelly Kennedy, Staff Writer & Asst. Social Media Editor As we approach the first Thanksgiving with less restrictions that students will be experiencing since the pandemic started, different procedures and precautions will be put in motion at the college during break to ensure students and workers can safely return home for the holiday. Provost Steven Schreiner, Ph.D., states that this break … Continue reading Thanksgiving Break Traditions Return to Normal

November One Manhattan Updates

By, Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor Manhattan College continues to evaluate the COVID-19 presence on campus and the precautions that should be taken to prevent the spread of the virus approaching the end of this semester. In an email sent to the Manhattan College community on Nov. 11, OneManhattan stated that there were no active cases of COVID-19 on campus currently. This good news is accompanied … Continue reading November One Manhattan Updates

Locke’s Loft Opens Indoor Dining at 50% Capacity

by, Lauren Raziano & Maria Thomas, Social Media Editor & Managing Editor Locke’s Loft reopened their indoor dining spaces on Monday, April 19th to students and staff. The indoor dining capacity matches New York City’s procedures of 50% capacity. The decision was made in conjunction with the consistent drop in positive test results within the Manhattan College community. The email from Jaspers Return from Thursday … Continue reading Locke’s Loft Opens Indoor Dining at 50% Capacity

Vaccination Information and Locke’s Reopening: A COVID-19 Update

by, Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor In an email sent out on April 15, Manhattan College recorded a positive test average of 1.3%, as a point of comparison, New York City’s average is 3.4% on Tuesday, April 13. During the last 14 days, 1530 tests were completed on campus with 6 positive results and 108 results still pending. During this same time period throughout the last … Continue reading Vaccination Information and Locke’s Reopening: A COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update

by, Caroline McCarthy, Jocelyn Visnov & Kelly Kennedy, Asst. Features Editor, Asst. Production Editor, & Asst. Social Media Editor With the fall 2021 semester announced to be fully in-person, Manhattan College officials are urging all faculty, staff and students who are eligible to get the vaccine before the start of the semester. In an email to the Manhattan College Community on March 19, President Brennan … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Update

MC Experiences Another Decrease in COVID-19 Cases This Week

by, Shannon Gleba, Senior Writer Manhattan College has officially passed the halfway mark of the spring 2021 semester, with over nine weeks done and only seven to go. Within the semester, there have been many changes within COVID-19 rates on campus, and the College has seen a decrease over the past two weeks. In the past 14 days, MC has had a positive test average … Continue reading MC Experiences Another Decrease in COVID-19 Cases This Week

Manhattan Students and Staff Gear Up for a Safe Easter Break

by, Kiersten Thompson, Contributor To combat the spread of the virus during this time, Manhattan College has issued advice to students as they finalize their Easter Break plans. According to an email sent out by The Steering Committee on March 18, their plan involves advising those whose next surveillance testing due date is between March 31 and April 5 to take their COVID test before … Continue reading Manhattan Students and Staff Gear Up for a Safe Easter Break

MC Reaches Record High Positive Test Average

by, Kyla Guilfoil, Asst. News Editor Manhattan College’s COVID-19 positive test average overtook that of New York City for the first time on Wednesday, March 10. According to the Jaspers Return email on March 11, the college’s positive test rate for the previous 14 days landed at 4.2%, while New York City’s seven-day positive test average was 3.9%. These numbers are representative of last week, … Continue reading MC Reaches Record High Positive Test Average