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 

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

Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

By Karen Flores,  Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College is home to a unique and artistic major: sound studies. Have you heard of it? The music and theater department here at the college introduced the sound studies major in the fall of 2020 with the pioneering influence of Mark A. Pottinger, Ph.D, chair of the department.  The sound studies major aims to combine both the traditional … Continue reading Sound Studies Major Brings a New Meaning to Music at MC

Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

By Angelina Perez, Contributor ABBA tunes filled the air. Food trucks lined the parking lot. Students gathered together, and Quadstock kicked off the fall semester. Quadstock was hosted by Student Engagement on Sept. 2 on the Jasper lawn. John Bennett, assistant vice president of student life, explained the history of the event. “It was an event when I was a student 20 years ago, then … Continue reading Quadstock Showcases Student Talent

New Players Director Brings Broadway Talent to Manhattan College

By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer After a successful spring season, Players, Manhattan College’s performing arts group, is stepping into the year with a new board of leaders and an entirely new director. Will Erat, a performer himself, is looking forward to getting to work with the program and collaborate with the community.  Erat has performed in both Off-Broadway and Broadway shows including “Catch Me if … Continue reading New Players Director Brings Broadway Talent to Manhattan College

Jasper Jams : The Music of My Childhood

By Adrianne Hutto, Production Editor Growing up I listened to a lot of artists which I had entirely forgotten about until about two years ago. Since then I have rediscovered about 10 hours worth of songs, all of which bring me joy just to listen to. From conversations I’ve had with my friends, other people also have this kind of relationship with music from their … Continue reading Jasper Jams : The Music of My Childhood

WRCM Is Alive and Well at MC

By Mary Haley and Adrianne Hutto, Staff Writer & Production Editor Manhattan College’s radio station, WRCM, has accepted new DJs for the Fall 2022 semester. After water damage in the booth and several members falling to covid infections last year, their recovery plays like an underdog story.  Students may have already seen the WRCM on campus during orientation and at the club fair. This is … Continue reading WRCM Is Alive and Well at MC

MCTV Rebuilds for the New Academic Year

By Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor The Manhattan College television station, also known as MCTV, is building itself back following challenges during the height of the pandemic.  MCTV is a student-run club on campus that produces original shows for the Manhattan College community to enjoy. As of last year, the members produced a podcast in collaboration with the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center to discuss … Continue reading MCTV Rebuilds for the New Academic Year

Jasper Jams: A Renaissance Emerging 

By,  Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts & Entertainment Editor  Beyoncé is back and better than ever. After a long hiatus, the Beyhive has been blessed with a sixteen-track album titled “Renaissance,” which is a part of a three-act project.   The whole album pays homage to the Black men and women who paved the way for Black ballroom music by sampling classic favorites that bring nostalgia and … Continue reading Jasper Jams: A Renaissance Emerging