Sharing Stories from the First Hand Perspective of a Syrian Refugee

By Makenzie Swift, Contributor Campus Ministry and Social Action welcomed students to hear the inspiring story of Naouras Mousa Almatar, a former refugee from Syria, during the latest Agape Latte event on Sept. 27.  Agape Latte gives students the opportunity to hear the stories of people in their community and encourage them to listen and learn from the real life experiences of others.  At the … Continue reading Sharing Stories from the First Hand Perspective of a Syrian Refugee

LWGRC Hosts its First Bystander Training Program

Tiffany French teaches participants how to use the 6 D’s to approach a situation.KAREN FLORES/THE QUADRANGLE  By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor Tiffany French, assistant dean of engineering, with the support of the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, held a Bystander Intervention Training on Sept. 28 with the goal of teaching students how to strategically assess and intervene if they witness a potentially dangerous … Continue reading LWGRC Hosts its First Bystander Training Program

Manhattan College Holds Freshman Special Election

Students from MC’s class of 2026 gather on the quadrangle during their first days together. GRACE CARDINAL/THE QUADRANGLE By Anna Carroll,  Contributor Manhattan College’s freshman class has named one of its two vice presidents in a special election.  Every fall semester, Manhattan College holds a special election so that the freshmen class can vote for their class vice presidents. Two vice presidents are elected to plan … Continue reading Manhattan College Holds Freshman Special Election

The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center will revitalize #MeToo Mondays for the fall semester on Oct. 3 in Kelly 3C. #MeToo Mondays is a student-led support group for survivors of sexual abuse and harrassment. This year, the group will be led by senior Kate Behrens.  #MeToo Mondays were started in 2019 by Julia Ettere ’21 while she was … Continue reading The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

Manhattan College Advocates for Refugees

By Mack Olmsted and Brianna Coppola, Asst. Production Editor & Contributer Manhattan College kicked off refugee advocacy week with a discussion event on war and displacement. The discussion was organized by junior Christopher Belden and campus minister Conor Reidy, with the intention to encourage faculty to raise awareness about the Ukrainian refugee crisis. The idea came after Belden spent his summer internship at The Holocaust, … Continue reading Manhattan College Advocates for Refugees

MC Reacts to Queen Passing

By Angelina Perez, Contributor On Sept. 8, 2022 Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, the now former Queen of England, passed away. Many in the United Kingdom and around the world were hit with grief and sadness and had some thoughts on the matter. Manhattan College students from different parts of the world opened up and expressed their opinions on the former Queen’s reign.  Gabrielle Blair ’26, Philosophy … Continue reading MC Reacts to Queen Passing

Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?

By Cristian Saravia, Contributor On Sept. 8, One Manhattan released a statement that 13 people in the Manhattan College community were reported to have tested positive for COVID-19. This number raised some concern for students and faculty alike, prompting some people to wonder if they should begin wearing masks on campus again. Kevin Ahern, Ph.D. of the Religious Studies department and fellow students give their … Continue reading Voices on the Quad: Masks or no Masks?

MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor A tight knit group of friends started a new club here on campus to help students get creative and meet new people – the Crochet Club. The Crochet Club is a new club at Manhattan College this semester, where four students are hoping to share their love for crocheting with the community and help teach others how to crochet … Continue reading MC Crochet Club Offers Students A Creative Outlet

Sarah Sheehan: The Woman Behind the Stacks

By Lauren Raziano, Copy Editor/Web Editor The Tom and Mary Alice O’Malley Library is filled with stacks of books and wonderful people. One of the staff members of the O’Mally Library is the Director of Reference and Instruction, Sarah Sheehan MSLS, M.ED, AHIP. Sheehan has been with Manhattan College for six years, but has spent over 30 years being a librarian. She has always been … Continue reading Sarah Sheehan: The Woman Behind the Stacks