Altercation at Fenwick’s Leads to “Manhattan Students Only” Rule on Weekends

By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor After an altercation in Fenwick’s involving a gun, owner Rich Puentes is enforcing a new rule: only Manhattan College students will be admitted to the bar Thursday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. The incident, which took place at around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, involved two separate groups of local women. One group had put money … Continue reading Altercation at Fenwick’s Leads to “Manhattan Students Only” Rule on Weekends

Supporting Bronx Fire Victims: MC Embraces LaSallian Values and Gives Back Amid Tragedy

By Christine Nappi, Senior Writer The fire that erupted in a Bronx apartment building on Jan. 9 in the Fordham Heights injured and took the lives of many — leaving those who survived with no belongings or place to call home. This tragedy, while spurring feelings of heartbreak, loss and grief, also enacted feelings of empathy amongst others, including those in the Manhattan College and … Continue reading Supporting Bronx Fire Victims: MC Embraces LaSallian Values and Gives Back Amid Tragedy

Manhattan College Advocates Take to Instagram: Let’s Talk About it MC

by Kelly Kennedy & Caroline McCarthy, Asst. Production Editor & Staff Writer Inspired by the national response to the death of George Floyd, social justice advocates across the nation have found new ways to speak up against injustice, and a new instagram page @LetsTalkAboutItMC brings the national conversation around racial inequality onto the Manhattan College campus.  The account gives Jaspers a platform to anonymously share their … Continue reading Manhattan College Advocates Take to Instagram: Let’s Talk About it MC

Missing Papers During Open House Prompts Blame Game

by Joe Liggio, Senior Writer It looks like we’ve got another mystery on our hands. Prior to Manhattan’s most recent Open House for prospective students on Oct. 27, copies of the Quadrangle were reorganized or disappeared completely from newsstands in several different locations across campus. With no clear perpetrator, several offices at the college are now pointing fingers in the ensuing investigation into what may … Continue reading Missing Papers During Open House Prompts Blame Game

Manhattan College Implements Residency Requirement

by Megan Dreher & C. Garrett Kiedel, Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor Manhattan College has drawn up a new residency requirement for incoming freshmen, publicized in the 2019-2020 Academic Catalog in March 2019, and implemented as of the Fall 2019 with the class of 2023. As stated in the Academic Catalog, “…all full-time undergraduate students who enter Manhattan College in the Fall 2019 semester and thereafter … Continue reading Manhattan College Implements Residency Requirement

SGA Holds Mid-October Meeting

by Brian Asare & Kelly Kennedy, Photography Editor & Staff Writer Student Government held its most recent meeting in Kelly 5C on Oct. 16 at 12 p.m., where they discussed Manhattan Madness, Hall Council, Safe Halloween, Access Control Policies, Study Rooms, Park Cleanup and E-Board open hours, among other topics. Social Life Committee The Vice President for Social Life, Ginamarie Napoli, started off the meeting by discussing what their … Continue reading SGA Holds Mid-October Meeting

Jaspers Without Borders: Study Abroad Applications Open for Winter Intersession

by Megan Dreher, Editor-in-Chief On Monday, October 7, the application for Winter 2020 Study Abroad programs went live. Students filled the Office of Study Abroad in Thomas Hall at noon to receive and fill out the preliminary application, vying for a spot in one of the 10 programs offered over the coming winter intersession. Ricardo Dello Buono, Ph.D., is the director of Study Abroad as well … Continue reading Jaspers Without Borders: Study Abroad Applications Open for Winter Intersession

MC Holds Sexual Harassment Training for Students Workers, GAs, Staff

by Rose Brennan & Gabriella DePinho, A&E Editor & News Editor In order to be compliant with new New York State and City laws, Manhattan College held a mandatory sexual harassment training for all student employees, graduate assistants and other employees. The fast-approaching deadline for this training is Oct. 9, leading the Human Resources department to hold a single day of training on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Four … Continue reading MC Holds Sexual Harassment Training for Students Workers, GAs, Staff

Students Take to Public Forum After Policy Revision

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor After a meeting between the Resident Student Association, Student Government representatives and Student Life administration, the access control policy has been revised. But the campus conversation is not over yet. As students geared up to address their concerns at the Student Government Assembly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, resident students received an email from Charles Clency, the director of Residence Life, late … Continue reading Students Take to Public Forum After Policy Revision