By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor One of the main things that I love about NYC are the delis. Not only are they walking distance, but they are a place where you could buy just about anything you want. Jasper Deli bears the same green colors as MC and in a way, has become a staple place on campus. Now, if you have gone to … Continue reading Jasper Jams: J-Deli Edition!
By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor/Managing Editor Van Cortlandt Park is a “natural showcase featuring the last vestiges of New York City’s native woodlands and wetlands,” according to the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance. It’s already surprising to most that this exists in The Bronx, but even more shocking that its landscape has sparked the beginning of many running careers. This is true for George Febles, who … Continue reading Van Cortlandt Park: The “Mecca” of the Running Worldby Jilleen Barrett
By Grace Cardinal, Staff Writer Chris Cody ‘07, the 2017 Manhattan College athletics hall of fame inductee, is revisiting his roots in baseball 15 years after his graduation from the program.Cody started his journey with baseball at a young age. Former head coach Steve Trimper worked with him as an eighth-grader, recognizing his polished talents. “I knew Chris when he was in eighth grade, actually. … Continue reading Former Baseball Star and Coach Chris Cody Speaks About His Time Since Leaving the Mound
By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor He has the brawn of Samson, the intellect of Socrates and the courage of Achilles. He is Jasperman. Jasperman was a comic strip featured in The Jasper Journal, a student-run newspaper at Manhattan College that ran from 1966-1970. The story and illustration of the Jasperman character came from the imagination of alumni Jerry Breen. The Green Gladiator first debuted … Continue reading History of The Green Gladiator: Jasperman!
By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer Over the last 100 years Manhattan College, along with colleges around the nation, have seen fluctuating tuition prices. As MC is a private institution in New York City, tuition prices have constantly changed and varied. According to manhattan.edu, the average tuition price for the 2022-2023 school year is $44,100. This, however, is calculated without many other expenses such as room … Continue reading 100 years of MC Tuition
By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor From worldwide conflicts to minor disputes over campus policies, Jaspers have come together to express their views and show their support in a variety of different ways. As the physical campus has changed over the past 100 years, so has the way in which students express their opinions on important topics and decisions. Before officially becoming a co-ed institution … Continue reading Jaspers Use their Voices: the Evolution of Activism at MC
Manhattan College celebrates 100 years in the Bronx. MANHATTAN.EDU/ COURTESY By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Manhattan College is celebrating its hundredth year of being in the Bronx, and many banners have been seen around campus expressing the college’s Bronx location as opposed to Riverdale, the neighborhood of the Bronx the college’s campus is located in and has been advertised in since the 1970s. According to … Continue reading Riverdale vs. The Bronx: Why Both Locations Matter for MC
By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor/Managing Editor If you are currently a student at Manhattan College, you’ll probably recognize the phrase “Embrace the Uncommon.” These words were likely in all the emails you received from the college before you were a student here, as well as on pamphlets and of course, all over the signs that lined Manhattan College Parkway until just a few months ago. … Continue reading Manhattan Promises Potential Jaspers a Unique Experience