Pipes and Drums: Preparation to Parade

by SHANNON GLEBA, Editor  Manhattan College’s Pipes and Drums band has been spreading Irish culture since 1981, and this year is definitely no exception. With a large assembly of both students and alumni, Jasper pride is strong among the group’s members. Alumni members are a large part of what make Pipes and Drums so great, as many other college bands do not allow students to be a … Continue reading Pipes and Drums: Preparation to Parade

Herb Glaser ‘74 Looks Back on College and his Historic Upper East Side Bake Shop

One would be hard pressed to find a baker as busy as Herb Glaser is these days. Between icing cookies and kneading dough, the Manhattan College alum is now preparing for retirement and the closure of Glaser’s Bake Shop, a family-owned business which has been servicing the Yorkville section of Manhattan and beyond for an astounding 116 years. “It definitely was a tough decision to … Continue reading Herb Glaser ‘74 Looks Back on College and his Historic Upper East Side Bake Shop

Gary Sanchez Delivers MC’s First Spanish-Speaking Lecture

With a full-house auditorium, and a room filled with a combination of athletes, students and the Manhattan College community, Gary Sanchez, the all-star catcher for the New York Yankees, walked into the Great Room of the Kelly Commons in the middle of loud cheering. This was a big event, not only because a star of the most renowned baseball team in the world was giving … Continue reading Gary Sanchez Delivers MC’s First Spanish-Speaking Lecture

Quadchella: “No Apologies” from JoJo

by Taylor Brethauer & Timothy Hamling Editor & Staff Writer JoJo, the first female performer Manhattan College has had since Kelly Pickler in 2014, performed at the rebranded fall concert “Quadchella” this past Friday, Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. to a packed Quad on a sunny yet windy 70-degree day. Joanna “JoJo” Levesque, a 26-year-old singer and actress, graced the Quad steps for the first-ever Quadchella. … Continue reading Quadchella: “No Apologies” from JoJo

In First of its Kind Class, Students Learn and Perform “Abbey Road”

There are few images which are more iconic than the one adorning the cover of the Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album.  But the music lying within the record truly cemented its place in the music history books.  This past weekend, Manhattan College performing arts students made it their mission to pay “Abbey Road” the epic tribute it deserves. “Abbey Road” was released by The Beatles in … Continue reading In First of its Kind Class, Students Learn and Perform “Abbey Road”