Students Weigh in About the Return to School

by Madalyn Johnson & Victor Franco, Web Editor & Staff Writer  As students enter the third week of the semester, many are beginning to adjust to learning in a variety of ways. In upping health and safety measures and abiding to necessary social distancing rules due to COVID-19, Manhattan College made the decision to go hybrid, offering both remote and in-person classes. Students have had mixed … Continue reading Students Weigh in About the Return to School

Manhattan College Sees Small Increase in COVID-19 Cases

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, Editor-in-Chief In an email sent out on Thursday evening, Manhattan College leadership informed students, staff and parents that Manhattan College’s positive coronavirus cases have had a slight increase.  The email stated that during the week of August 24, there were 748 tests completed on campus or submitted through the portal that led to the discovery of two positive cases, one a student … Continue reading Manhattan College Sees Small Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

by Alexa Schmidt, August Kissel, Gabriella Depinho, A&E Editor, Senior Writer, Editor-in-Chief  As lab instructors figure out how to create virtual labs and other educators figure out video chat technology, many professors and students are making do in these peculiar times where social distancing and online classes are now the norm due to the coronavirus. However, for some students, the classroom cannot be moved online and … Continue reading Education Majors Lost in Shuffle to Online Classes

Spring Fest Cancelled In Response To COVID-19

by Gillian Puma, Staff Writer  The Spring Fest event that would have been held on April 4 in Draddy Gymnasium has officially been cancelled in response to COVID-19. Spring Fest getting cancelled isn’t the only change that has occurred to the Manhattan College campus over the past few weeks, as students have officially moved out of the residence halls, and classes have moved to an online … Continue reading Spring Fest Cancelled In Response To COVID-19

Vlogging Through Quarantine

by Jilleen Barrett, Asst. A&E Editor Now that all classes are online, many Jaspers are taking up new hobbies to avoid getting cabin fever during quarantine. One of these students is senior economics and finance major, Ian Scheuer. Scheuer has been making vlogs on his Instagram account @schu.vlog. Scheuer is involved with many extracurriculars on campus, giving him little time to pursue film. As vice … Continue reading Vlogging Through Quarantine

Manhattan College Hosts Virtual Town Hall, Addresses Concerns

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, Editor-in-Chief President Brennan O’Donnell and Provost Bill Clyde held a virtual town hall on Thursday, March 12, to address community questions and concerns regarding Manhattan College’s shift to online classes as the threat of the coronavirus grows throughout the United States. The two administrators addressed virtual attendees for 50 minutes, answering questions and further explaining decisions that have been made in the past few … Continue reading Manhattan College Hosts Virtual Town Hall, Addresses Concerns

Coronavirus: The Hardest Test of the Semester

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor As coronavirus spreads across the globe, campuses around the world are making plans in case the virus strikes close to home. For the Manhattan College community, one L.O.V.E. trip has been canceled, professors are preparing for the possibility of online classes and students abroad are anxiously waiting to hear what comes next. How Widespread is Coronavirus?  As of the afternoon … Continue reading Coronavirus: The Hardest Test of the Semester

In-Person Classes Suspended Due To Coronavirus Threat

Editor’s Note: This story will be continually updated as news develops. This story is up to date as of Wednesday, March 18 at 12:30 p.m. Updates will be clearly denoted.   by PETER JANNY and GABRIELLA DEPINHO, Sports & Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief On the evening of Monday, March 9, the Manhattan College community received an email from college officials about plans to move classes online starting on Wednesday, … Continue reading In-Person Classes Suspended Due To Coronavirus Threat