BY MICHELLE DEPINHO AND DANIEL YNFANTE NEWS/MANAGING EDITOR AND STAFF WRITER That’s right, Provost William Clyde, originally from Connecticut, has been endorsed as the Green Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Connecticut’s 2nd District. “Everybody I told this story to said two things. One, you’re going to get slaughtered. You’ve got no chance, Clyde said. “But, the things you are saying need to get said … Continue reading Provost William Clyde Runs for Congress
Before a decision was made on head coach Steve Masiello, there was a serious possibility that Manhattan’s basketball program would not only be in search of a new head coach, but in search of new recruits as well. However, with the announcement that Masiello will be returning as head coach, recruits Calvin Crawford, Samson Usilo, Samson Akilo, and Zane Waterman have all breathed a sigh … Continue reading Basketball 2014 Recruiting Class Stick With Manhattan
ORLANDO, Fla. — Two minutes and 34 seconds. That is the time that separated the Manhattan Jaspers from pulling off one of the major wins in its history. But after a Tyler Wilson layup gave Manhattan a 60-58 lead at the 2:34 mark, Louisville went on a 13-4 run to close the game and crush Manhattan’s dreams of advancing onto the next round of the … Continue reading Oh, so Close: Jaspers Fall Shy of a Victory Over Louisville
At first, it seemed like hyperbole. When head coach Steve Masiello went on “Inside Manhattan Men’s Basketball” and went as far as calling Michael Alvarado, George Beamon, and Rhamel Brown, the greatest senior class in Jasper history, it felt like something was missing. “I think it’s a great argument,” Masiello said. “I think Jack Powers probably has his, Bob Byrnes probably has his, and I … Continue reading Michael Alvarado, George Beamon & Rhamel Brown: Greatest Senior Class in Jasper History?
While most college students in the United States are worried about getting their homework done, studying for a big test, or what their plans for the weekend are, Venezuelan college students are out risking their lives, protesting against their government, and rightly so. On Feb. 12, on Venezuela’s national Youth Day, thousands of students peacefully protested against their corrupt government. Students hit the streets to … Continue reading SOS Venezuela: College Students’ Roles in Government Protests
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — They did it. After Donovan Kates split two free throws to give Manhattan a 71-68 lead, Iona’s David Laury missed a potential game tying three at the buzzer, and Manhattan became the 2013-2014 MAAC Champions, and punched their ticket to the 2014 NCAA Tournament. “What was going through my mind was Iona, best three point shooting team we’ve faced all year, down three, … Continue reading How Sweet It Is
A few minutes before his first jump at the 2014 Draddy Invitational, Koita was approached by the chief judge. “Do you need a practice jump?” “No. I’m good,” he said. A couple minutes later, Koita had broken his personal record in the men’s high jump with a leap of 2.2 meters (7 feet, 2 ½ inches). That’s just Koita being Koita. “I don’t give it … Continue reading Jumping For Glory