Performing Arts Scholarship Recipients Are Ready To Make Music

By, Megan LaCreta & Zoe DeFazio, A&E Editor and Asst. A&E Editor Music is calling! Manhattan College has awarded a new class of performing arts scholars.  Each year up to twelve incoming students who are interested in the performing arts are awarded a scholarship. This year, nine freshmen were selected, said Andy Bauer, director of performing arts. “We have some really great, talented freshmen coming … Continue reading Performing Arts Scholarship Recipients Are Ready To Make Music

Student Film “Seen” Wins Big with Audience

By Anna Woods, Managing Editor Manhattan College is now home to award-winning student filmmakers, Samantha Gaddy and Roberto Estrada. The two students have been awarded the Audience Choice award from Lift-Off Global Network’s First-Time Filmmaker Session for their short film.  Their film, titled “Seen,” was an assignment for the field and post-production course taught by Michael Grabowski, Ph.D. It was the result of a semester-long … Continue reading Student Film “Seen” Wins Big with Audience

The Manhattones Are Back for the Spring Semester!

By, Isaiah Rosario, Assistant Sports Editor   The Manhattones are back! The go-ed acapella group has returned to the stage for the spring semester, after a successful fall semester of performances and concerts.  Vice president of Manhattones and junior communication major Sophie Ryan, spoke to The Quad, and explained what Manhattan College’s acapella group is for those who are unfamiliar.  “We’re a co-ed acapella group and … Continue reading The Manhattones Are Back for the Spring Semester!

Sanctus Artem to Continue its Post-Lockdown Comeback

By Jilleen Barrett, Features Editor & Managing editor Sanctus Artem, Manhattan College’s art collaborative, is continuing its comeback after it was brought back to campus life during the fall 2020 semester. President and vice president Sabrina Beharry and Craig Chambers are largely responsible for the club’s return. According to Chambers, the club had stopped meeting during the first few months of the pandemic because many … Continue reading Sanctus Artem to Continue its Post-Lockdown Comeback

Music Ministry Brings the Melody to Mass

By Megan LaCreta, Arts & Entertainment Editor If you’ve ever heard the ethereal sounds of an ensemble performance drifting through campus on a Sunday night, you’re likely acquainted with the Manhattan College Music Ministry. Music Ministry is a contemporary ensemble of vocalists and instrumentalists. The group meets once a week to prepare for the 7:30 p.m Sunday mass, where they perform. Historically, music has always … Continue reading Music Ministry Brings the Melody to Mass

Coffee House Show Kick Off for Spring Semester

by Madalyn Johnson & Jessica McKenzie,Web Editor and Asst. Features Editor  The first Coffee House of spring semester, held on Jan. 30, showcased student talent at Manhattan College. The show featured everything from ukulele versions of Panic! At the Disco hits to an original rap about environmental sustainability, MC students proved once again that their talents are unstoppable. Coffee House takes place once a month … Continue reading Coffee House Show Kick Off for Spring Semester

MC’s Unsung Heroes: The Manhattones

College students everywhere loved “Pitch Perfect” and have possibly binge-watched “Glee” as well. But not many know that Manhattan has their own a cappella group, cleverly called “Manhattones.” The singing group is not your typical choir, since they focus more on contemporary hits. As Vice President Phoebe Torsilieri said, it is more out of the norm of what other choirs on campus are singing. Along … Continue reading MC’s Unsung Heroes: The Manhattones

Star Crossed and Star Struck: “Romeo and Juliet” Performed at Manhattan College

by ROSE BRENNAN, Staff Writer For over four hundred years, William Shakespeare’s tragic tale of “Romeo and Juliet” has been known as the quintessential tale of forbidden love. On Friday, the Manhattan College community had the opportunity to attend a production of Shakespeare’s most famous work by the American Shakespeare Center in Smith Auditorium. “Romeo and Juliet” is one of the three plays in the ASC’s … Continue reading Star Crossed and Star Struck: “Romeo and Juliet” Performed at Manhattan College

Saturday in the City: Bright Lights and a Big City

by ADANNA CARTER,  Staff Writer If you have a MetroCard in your wallet, adventure in your heart, curiosity in your soul and a yearning to explore, then all aboard Saturday in the City’s adventurous journeys. Saturday in the City is a residence life program that offers you a path, a guide and a key to the riveting escapades in the city. It guides you towards new … Continue reading Saturday in the City: Bright Lights and a Big City