Five Weeks (And Possibly More) Without Jasper Dollars

Upon arriving on campus this semester, I was a little confused when I learned at Jasper Deli that they were not accepting Jasper dollars yet, despite the semester starting within a few days. Sure enough, a few days later I found out at my floor meeting in Overlook Manor that the student body would not have Jasper dollars to use off-campus until Oct. 1 or … Continue reading Five Weeks (And Possibly More) Without Jasper Dollars

The Freshman Files: Finding Food

As students who are new to the college scene we are experiencing our own “Eat, Pray, Love.” Except, instead of traveling to the French countryside or strolling through the streets of Florence, dining in cafes and five-star restaurants, we are navigating our way through Locke’s Loft, the Kelly Commons or local, off-campus delis and pizza places for our food awakening. Suddenly we regret taking all … Continue reading The Freshman Files: Finding Food

New FDA Law Ends Food Labeling on Campus

BY MADELEINE SCHWARTZ STAFF WRITER For students at Manhattan College with food allergies, it has become a bit harder to eat on campus with a sense of complete confidence after a new act from the Food and Drug Administration has been put into effect. All food vendors and providers had to comply to a labeling law issued by the FDA that specifically targets gluten-free products … Continue reading New FDA Law Ends Food Labeling on Campus