MC Students Practice Mindfulness

The zen room, created to relax students and relieve stress. BRIANNA COPPOLA /THE QUADRANGLE By: Brianna Coppola, Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College offers a new space for students to take a moment for themselves. The zen room was created by the counseling center to practice relaxation techniques, cope with stress and practice mindful meditation.  The small space with dim lighting sets a peaceful mood. The … Continue reading MC Students Practice Mindfulness

Candy Club: Chemical Engineering with a Twist

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Production Editor Corn syrup and material science may sound like an unlikely combination at first. However, with experiments led by Connor Bilchak, Ph.D. ’14, students learn how to make their own sweet creations using principles of material sciences as part of the all new Candy Club.  Bilchak, a Manhattan College alum and current visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, first found … Continue reading Candy Club: Chemical Engineering with a Twist

TurnStyle’s World Turned Upside Down

By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer On the fifth floor of Thomas Hall there is a tiny room, filled to the brim with clothing, exploding with different patterns displayed across the walls. This is TurnStyle. TurnStyle is the non-profit campus thrift store, here at Manhattan College, which allows students to give back to the community while indulging in a bit of retail therapy. This year they … Continue reading TurnStyle’s World Turned Upside Down

Before the Bronx: How and Why MC Came to Riverdale 

Original photo of Manhattan College when it was first founded in Manhattan in 1853.MANHATTAN.EDU/ COURTESY By Rebecca Kranich, Assistant Social Media Editor As Manhattan College celebrates 100 years in the Bronx, some in the Jasper community may ask: why is MC in Riverdale and not in the borough it’s named after?  “When I first applied to Manhattan College, to be quite honest, I didn’t realize … Continue reading Before the Bronx: How and Why MC Came to Riverdale 

Riverdale vs. The Bronx: Why Both Locations Matter for MC

Manhattan College celebrates 100 years in the Bronx. MANHATTAN.EDU/ COURTESY By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Manhattan College is celebrating its hundredth year of being in the Bronx, and many banners have been seen around campus expressing the college’s Bronx location as opposed to Riverdale, the neighborhood of the Bronx the college’s campus is located in and has been advertised in since the 1970s.  According to … Continue reading Riverdale vs. The Bronx: Why Both Locations Matter for MC

Jasper Powerlifters REPresent a strong community at the MC Powerlifting Competition

By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor A white board hangs in the MC fitness center with the names of previous Jaspers who showcased their strength and set records within the powerlifting community. On Dec. 1, current Jaspers put their strengths to the test and set out to put their names on the board during this semester’s powerlifting competition.  Jay Ahmed, director of the fitness center, … Continue reading Jasper Powerlifters REPresent a strong community at the MC Powerlifting Competition

“What’s Happening in Iran?” Discussion Hosted by MSA and Others Campus Organizations 

By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor/Managing editor The Muslim Student Association, the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, the Holocaust and Genocide Interfaith Center and Campus Ministry & Social Action hosted an event called “What’s Happening in Iran?” this past week. The event, which attracted many audience members, was held to inform students about the revolution that was sparked after Mahsa (Jina) Amini passed away while … Continue reading “What’s Happening in Iran?” Discussion Hosted by MSA and Others Campus Organizations 

Alpha Phi Delta Hosts Charity Event “Hoops for Troops”

By Andrew Mannion, Staff Writer The Alpha Phi Delta fraternity hosted a charity event called “Hoops for Troops” in Draddy Gymnasium last Wednesday. This basketball tournament raised over 180 dollars for the “Homes for our Troops” organization.  Six teams entered the tournament with one mission: to be the last one standing. The tournament winner would win quite the prize — three tickets to watch the … Continue reading Alpha Phi Delta Hosts Charity Event “Hoops for Troops”

Rachel Roca ‘21 Talks Finding, Accepting and Celebrating Identity

By Brianna Coppola, Contributor Manhattan College welcomes back alumni Rachel Roca ‘21, who shares her journey of finding, accepting and celebrating her identity.  Roca is a second year Ph.D student at Michigan State University in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering. Roca graduated from MC having majored in math and minored in Spanish and computer science. During her time at MC, Roca was … Continue reading Rachel Roca ‘21 Talks Finding, Accepting and Celebrating Identity