Staying Safe and Making Change: MC Talks Gun Safety

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor As Manhattan College students’ summers were winding down, three mass shootings occurred in one week, reigniting repeated conversations about gun control and safety laws, the looming threat of violence and what people would do if they ever found themselves in that position. Such conversations and media coverage have started to dwindle as time has passed but the ideas those conversations start are … Continue reading Staying Safe and Making Change: MC Talks Gun Safety

MC Community Rallies Against New Access Control Policy

by Gabriella DePinho & Joe Liggio, News Editor & Senior Writer Throughout syllabus week, one topic of conversation had campus buzzing above all the rest: Access Control. The new residence hall policy revamp that took many by surprise at the start of the semester has been met with a resoundingly negative reaction by students and staff at Manhattan, many of whom are speaking out against what they … Continue reading MC Community Rallies Against New Access Control Policy

Access Control: What You Need to Know

by Joe Liggio & Gabriella DePinho, Senior Writer & News Editor Getting around campus just got a lot harder. Starting this Fall 2019 semester, 24-hour sign-ins are now mandatory for anyone who wishes to enter a residence hall that is not their own, a sudden and unexpected policy change bound to have repercussions on campus culture. Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 a.m., enrolled students … Continue reading Access Control: What You Need to Know

MC Math Class Helps City Council

by, C. GARRETT KEIDEL, Sports Editor On May 9, 2019, Manhattan College will welcome members of the New York City Council to campus as they prepare to listen to data analytic presentations done by current students. The students have prepared presentations regarding data collected from previous years’ participatory budgeting process with hopes that the work they’ve done gives insight to the council members as to what the … Continue reading MC Math Class Helps City Council

Group of Students Create ‘MunchCoin,’ A Cryptocurrency For Local Eateries

by Taylor Brethauer, Senior Writer A group of Manhattan College students have started their own entrepreneurial project and named it “MunchCoin.” The project utilizes cryptocurrency to serve local eateries and has slowly gained notoriety throughout the Bronx borough and Yonkers, N.Y. The project was started by Hunter Brea, a senior mechanical engineer, during his sophomore year with an official launch in February 2018 with the launch of … Continue reading Group of Students Create ‘MunchCoin,’ A Cryptocurrency For Local Eateries

Horan Hall Wins In Return of Popular Event Dorm Wars

by Taylor Brethauer & Megan Dreher, Senior Writer & Editor-in-Chief Student Government brought back an old event from years past on Friday, March 29: Dorm Wars. The event was hosted by the Resident Student Association (RSA). Sign-ups for the event began back in January, where students could sign up to represent their dorm building: Jasper, Chrysostom, Lee, Horan, and Overlook Manor (OV). Students were welcomed to Draddy … Continue reading Horan Hall Wins In Return of Popular Event Dorm Wars

Manhattan College Talks Catholic Controversy: Church Sexual Abuse Panel

by August Kissel, Web Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 26, students and faculty alike gathered in the Alumni room of O’Malley Library. The occasion was a panel discussion titled “Sexual Abuse: A Project for Justice in the Church and Society” including Dr. Natalia Imperatori-Lee, Father Tom Franks, and Brother Jack Curran, and moderated by Prof. Heidi Fury. This was the second event of the annual Peace and Justice … Continue reading Manhattan College Talks Catholic Controversy: Church Sexual Abuse Panel

Senator Alessandra Biaggi Holds First-Ever Bronx Budget Forum at Manhattan

by Nicole Rodriguez & Lauren Schuster,  Asst. Production Editor & Social Media Editor Members of the Riverdale community filed into Kelly Commons this weekend to have their voices heard at an open budget forum held by state senator Alessandra Biaggi. As the newly elected representative of New York’s 34th district, which covers part of the Bronx and Westchester county, Biaggi discovered that there had never been an … Continue reading Senator Alessandra Biaggi Holds First-Ever Bronx Budget Forum at Manhattan

SGA Talks New Clubs, Parking Passes, Among Other Topics

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor The Student Government Assembly held their third meeting of the semester in Jasper Lounge on Feb. 20, where they discussed the lift on the new club freeze, updates to the academic integrity policy and attendance at athletic events, among other topics. New Club Process Restarting President Jaycie Cooper reported the Club Oversight Committee updates for Vice President of Club Affairs, Haley Nightingale, … Continue reading SGA Talks New Clubs, Parking Passes, Among Other Topics