Opinions & Editorials

Notes from the Editor

September 5, 2017

Dear Reader, It’s been an exciting first week at Manhattan College. By the time you get to where I am in my college career- junior year- most of the excitement of coming to college has gone away. Instead, I’ve just had a lot of homework. In this [...]

Notes from the Editor

August 28, 2017

Dear Reader, Welcome back. It’s been a long, hot summer in the United States. News-wise, it was kicked off by President Donald J. Trump’s May 9 firing of former F.B.I. Director James B. Comey. But it did not stop there. Since the summer began, [...]

Letter from the Editor

May 3, 2017

Dear Reader, I write you this week from the peak of Freytag’s Pyramid. My sophomore year is up, and so is the first semester of my term as Editor-in-Chief. So, in a lot of ways, this particular finals week represents a lot more for me than the [...]

2017 Is But a Number

May 3, 2017

by Rachel Gerard Guest Writer My most vivid college memory is probably how often I had to write down the number “2017” as my year of graduation on various documents, and how surreal this temporal endpoint seemed. Every time my pen traced those [...]

Letter from the Editor

April 26, 2017

  Dear Reader: It’s getting hot outside. And while that feels nice, there’s something always hits me around this time of the year, and this year hit me extra hard. A few weeks back, I had to send emails to our senior staff- Kelly Burns, [...]

Letter to the Editor

April 11, 2017

MEHNAZ AFRIDI, Ph.D., writes: Dear Editor, The announcement of the new Trump administration of the Muslim ban, building a wall between the US and Mexico, the deportation of undocumented workers and students turned into some of the largest [...]

2017 is an Election Year Too

April 3, 2017

The following is a staff member’s op/ed piece and does not reflect the views of The Quadrangle, its Editorial Board, the College or the student body. Elections have consequences. It’s an oft-uttered phrase, but it’s a lesson that many critics [...]

Letter from the Editor

March 21, 2017

Dear Reader, If you didn’t catch the paper last week, I really encourage you to. Last week, we published a special issue, entitled “The Health Issue,” about – you guessed it – health at Manhattan College. It was an extraordinary [...]