On 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Jimmy Quinn Will Always be a Light in the World

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor Losing someone you love is the greatest pain to overcome. The void will never quite be filled from that loss but the memories and stories of that person can be a source of healing. 20 years ago, the world of a family from Brooklyn changed forever at a moment’s notice. The death of Manhattan alum Jimmy Quinn on Sept. 11, … Continue reading On 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Jimmy Quinn Will Always be a Light in the World

Manhattan College Honors Victims of September 11

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost due to organized terrorist attacks on the United States. Sixteen years later, the Manhattan College community honors the brave men and women who died tragically that day. Patrick Maurer, vice president of club administration, student government and the Veterans Club placed flags on the Quad early Monday morning, representing the victims and service people who died … Continue reading Manhattan College Honors Victims of September 11

MC Students Honor Fallen 9/11 Hero in Memorial 5K

On the morning of 9/11, FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller was off duty and heading to meet his brothers to play golf when he was alerted of the attacks on the Twin Towers. Immediately, Siller traded his golf clubs for his fire uniform and abandoned his truck in the traffic jammed Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and ran, in 60 lbs of gear, to the World Trade Center. … Continue reading MC Students Honor Fallen 9/11 Hero in Memorial 5K

What Does it Mean to “Never Forget”?

Everywhere you look people are saying and posting the words “Never Forget.” But, what exactly does that mean? It is important to delve deeper into what the process of remembering entails and its significance today. Sept. 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans recall very vividly. Students remember being sent home from school early and watching the television for hours. Many adults remember calling … Continue reading What Does it Mean to “Never Forget”?