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Manhattan College Listed Highly in Regional Colleges Ranking 

By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Manhattan College was recently ranked highly on both the Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list and on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Regional Universities North Ranking” list.  According to the Washington Monthly’s website, a ranking takes place each year that is based on what contributions colleges make to the country. This year, the college was featured on … Continue reading Manhattan College Listed Highly in Regional Colleges Ranking 

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Fenwicks Announces “College Nights” and a New Closing Time

By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Fenwicks Pub will now host “college nights,” a revival to the rule that was enacted last spring that said only Manhattan College students could enter the bar on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between the hours of 9 p.m. and 4 a.m. This rule was developed in February after a fight broke out between two groups of people, none of … Continue reading Fenwicks Announces “College Nights” and a New Closing Time

Manhattan Volleyball Loses Match with Niagara

Manhattan College’s volleyball team lost to Niagara University in their home match on Oct. 1 with a score of 0-3. GOJASPERS/COURTESY By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Manhattan College’s volleyball team lost to Niagara University in their home match on Oct. 1 with a score of 0-3. The match started out like any other; Manhattan’s teammates hyped each other up with frequent high fives and … Continue reading Manhattan Volleyball Loses Match with Niagara

Jasper Jams: Empower Hour Playlist 

By Megan LaCreta and Jocelyn Visnov, Arts and Entertainment Editor & Production Editor/Web Editor With the colder weather on the way and the semester in full swing, it’s okay if you find yourself feeling a little down. That’s why we’ve curated a collection of songs by a few of the most empowering artists of today as a reminder that you can do anything.  Keep your … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Empower Hour Playlist 

 Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Despite a century-long tradition, the Jaspers men’s basketball team will not rival the Fordham Rams in the annual Battle of the Bronx game.  Marianne Reilly, Manhattan College’s athletic director, and Ed Kull, Fordham University’s athletic director, announced in a joint statement earlier this month that the highly anticipated game will not be on the 2022-2023 schedule.  “While we are disappointed that … Continue reading  Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

Whitman on Walls! Event Brings Poetry to Gaelic Park

By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor Jaspers welcomed guest poets and Manhattan College alumni to Gaelic Park for a celebration of poetry and film. Whitman on Walls! (WoW!) brought the words of the iconic poet to life through a series of short films which read Whitman’s “Song of Myself” followed by responses to the films in the form of original works of poetry.  The event … Continue reading Whitman on Walls! Event Brings Poetry to Gaelic Park

The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center will revitalize #MeToo Mondays for the fall semester on Oct. 3 in Kelly 3C. #MeToo Mondays is a student-led support group for survivors of sexual abuse and harrassment. This year, the group will be led by senior Kate Behrens.  #MeToo Mondays were started in 2019 by Julia Ettere ’21 while she was … Continue reading The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

Entrepreneurs@MC Rapidly Expands as Partnership Begins with Amazon

By Grace Cardinal, Staff Writer Entrepreneurs@MC is back in session to provide future entrepreneurs or anyone interested in entrepreneurship with the real-world skills it takes to create and run a business.  The program was founded through the O’Malley School of Business at Manhattan College last fall. Previously, they paired up with the Signature Innovation Challenge business plan competition, providing students with up to $10,000 in awards … Continue reading Entrepreneurs@MC Rapidly Expands as Partnership Begins with Amazon

Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

By Maddie Mulkigian, Asst. Sports Editor  With its challenging non-conference schedule out of the way, the Manhattan Men’s Soccer team is ready to face its toughest opponents in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). At the front of their starting line and ahead on the scoring leaderboard, Gunnar Studenhofft is about to face his toughest challenge yet: ten games in a row in a grueling … Continue reading Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Soccer has always surrounded junior Reina Callahan’s life.  “Our dad wanted us to play soccer when we were young because he was a soccer player,” said Callahan. “He kind of pushed that on us.” Michael Callahan, her father, played soccer at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, while her brothers Yuji and Junta also played collegiately. Yuji played soccer at … Continue reading Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule