By, Grace Cardinal, Asst. News Editor Contraband found their sound on a hot night in Horan Hall in late September 2022. According to sophomore guitar player Matt Regalado, the band would’ve never come together if he hadn’t made the decision to live on campus this year. “It was like two in the morning and I couldn’t sleep, so I went to my common room in … Continue reading Coming Together: The Origin of Contraband!
By, Zoe DeFazio, Web Editor Manhattan College has many groups of students hoping to share their musical talents with the community. One of these groups is the MC campus ministry. MCs campus ministry is committed to performing beautiful songs for all to hear. MC’s music ministry is composed of vocalists and instrumentalists that play a variety of instruments such as flutes, violins, cellos and clarinets. … Continue reading Music Ministry Prepares to Take the Stage
By, Grace Cardinal, Asst. News Editor It’s that time of year again! Manhattan College Players return with a production of “Almost, Maine!” for their spring play, taking the stage on March 3, 4 and 5. “Almost, Maine!” is a show written by John Cariani. It is going to be a student-run production allowing the cast to have full creative control over the production. Students are … Continue reading Manhattan College Players Return for Spring with “Almost, Maine!
By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor/Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Despite the fact that journalists get inspired through words, another way that they find inspiration and relaxation is through music. Our Quadrangle staff is made up of so many different backgrounds, majors and ages which translates into the different genres of music we all love. Ranging from pop music to alternative music, the playlist below … Continue reading Jasper Jams: Quadrangle Staff Picks
(Left to right) Michael Kurtis, Peter Johannes and Jack Schiller playing a gig MICHEAL KURTIS/ COURTESY . By Karen Flores, Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College has many rocking bands on campus, including Thrush. Michael Kurtis, a sophomore computer engineering major, is one of the four members of Thrush. Three of them are MC students, while one member is off-campus. Kurtis is a vocalist and … Continue reading Feel The Electric Rush With Thrush
Lauren Driscoll, candidate for the Peggy Guggenheim internship, with her camera LAUREN DRISCOLL/COURTESY By: Mack Olmsted Asst. Production Editor/Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Manhattan College’s very own Lauren Driscoll is going overseas this summer to take part in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection internship program. The Guggenheim Collection partners with various educational institutions, usually universities and very selective colleges from all across the world. MC has … Continue reading The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Welcomes Their Newest Intern
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 Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief The Manhattan College Players’ “Cabaret” is returning this semester with the largest cast in recent years and a theme which incorporates pop culture alongside its traditional theater focus. John O’Connor and Richard Divirgilio, both seniors, are leading the production as co-directors this semester. Their choice of theme: And here’s what you missed on Glee. The theme, an homage to the hit … Continue reading Players’ Cabaret Tells Us What We Missed on Glee
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!