Students Learn, Give Back and Grow: Community Engaged Learning at MC

By Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor The community engaged learning program at Manhattan College offers students ways to learn their course curriculum in an enhanced way by stepping out of the classroom and into the community — putting classroom lessons into practice. While community engaged learning is not necessarily unique to Manhattan College, the college’s location in the heart of Riverdale allows for students to truly … Continue reading Students Learn, Give Back and Grow: Community Engaged Learning at MC

Understanding Accessibility At Manhattan

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor While taking a closer look into accessibility at Manhattan College there were a lot of factors to consider such as mandates set out by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504. ADA and Section 504 specifically prohibit discrimination based on disability.  New York City is home to many historical … Continue reading Understanding Accessibility At Manhattan

The School of Liberal Arts Announces New Mentorship Program

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Asst. Production Editor The School of Liberal Arts has announced the creation of a new peer-to-peer mentorship program. Set to officially begin before the Fall 2022 semester, the goal of this program is for students within the School of Liberal Arts (SOLA) to assist one another throughout their academic journeys.  Interim dean of the SOLA, Cory Blad, has helped assist this … Continue reading The School of Liberal Arts Announces New Mentorship Program

Walkout Held in Protest of Lack of Counseling Services at Manhattan

By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor/Managing Editor The Student Government Association held a walkout on Friday, April 8, in protest of the lack of support from administration regarding mental health concerns on campus. Liola Moody, vice president of the SGA, told The Quadrangle that she and the rest of the board saw students and faculty becoming frustrated with the lack of mental health resources available on … Continue reading Walkout Held in Protest of Lack of Counseling Services at Manhattan

Manhattan Receives Gold Status for Healthy Living Programs

By Angelina Persaud, Assistant News Editor Manhattan College has earned gold status for its Exercise is Medicine on Campus programs along with 63 other schools in the nation.  EIM-OC is a nationwide campaign that encourages colleges and universities to implement healthy living programs for students and foster the growth of healthy habits.  The criteria for gold status in healthy living is defined as having, “Campus-wide … Continue reading Manhattan Receives Gold Status for Healthy Living Programs

Subway Violence is on the Rise: Staying Safe on the 1 Train

An image of 242nd street 1 station. MANHATTAN COLLEGE /COURTESY By Katie Heneghan, Senior Writer The New York City Police Department has reported that subway crime is up 80 percent compared to 2021. With Manhattan College’s proximity to the 1 Train, staying safe while riding the MTA is as important as ever.  Whether you’re commuting to campus from another borough or venturing out into the expansive … Continue reading Subway Violence is on the Rise: Staying Safe on the 1 Train

 Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court

The Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. WHITEHOUSE.GOV/ COURTESY By Maria Thomas, Senior Writer On Thursday, April 7, supreme court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by a senate vote of 53-47, led by Democrats. Jackson will be the first Black woman to serve as a supreme court justice.  Furthermore, Jackson will be the first federal public defender on … Continue reading  Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court

 Spring Fest 2022: Bringing Back the Bull

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s Spring Fest is back in person after the past two years of virtual events. This year Spring Fest will take place on Saturday, April 9,  headlined by TwoFriends, a Los Angeles based duo known for their popular remixes.  Before the pandemic, students were able to bring personal guests for a fee. However, due to all … Continue reading  Spring Fest 2022: Bringing Back the Bull

Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation  

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor  Manhattan College is undergoing evaluation on its status, legitimacy and appropriateness of policies by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) to attain re-accreditation.  MC will be evaluated on seven standards, namely Missions and Goals, Ethics and integrity, Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience, Support of the Student Experience, Educational Effectiveness Assessment, Planning Resources and Institutional … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Road To Re-Accreditation