Sigma Delta Tau Elects VP of Diversity and Inclusion

by Maria Thomas, News Editor In response to the growing momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement and national reckoning with systemic racism in America, Manhattan College’s chapter of Sigma Delta Tau has instituted a new diversity and inclusion committee. The committee is headed by Senior Nicole Nunez, vice president of diversity and in- clusion. Junior Gabi Panassol is the assistant to Nunez. Two other … Continue reading Sigma Delta Tau Elects VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Manhattan College Clubs Display Diversity on Campus

Fuerza Latina By Daniel Ynfante Asst. Sports Editor Behind every organization, club or association, there was a specific event or a moment of brilliance that ignited that proverbial light bulb in its founders’ head and convinced them they had to create it. For Ivan Bohórquez, it was a series of unfortunate events that led him to start Fuerza Latina, a student club at Manhattan College … Continue reading Manhattan College Clubs Display Diversity on Campus

Gender Factors into the Experience of Women Engineering Students at MC

Manhattan College is well known for its engineering program. The school, according to US News and World Report, graduates more engineers than any other major. In 2013, 26 percent of the graduating class was part of the School of Engineering. Still, the number of female students enrolled in engineering programs at Manhattan remains around 20 percent of the total engineering enrollment. MC’s female enrollment in … Continue reading Gender Factors into the Experience of Women Engineering Students at MC

Between Two Neighborhoods, A Campus at the Crossroads

MICHELLE DEPINHO AND SEAN SONNEMANN EDITOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF During Manhattan College’s underdog NCAA tournament run last year, sports commentators loved to address a geographic fun fact about a school that is not normally featured on the national stage. For those unfamiliar with the college, it is understandably confusing that an institution located in The Bronx actually shares its name with the island to its south. … Continue reading Between Two Neighborhoods, A Campus at the Crossroads

Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Over the last 100 years, the United States has seen great change in the way Americans think about and treat African-Americans, at least, in theory. According to a recent study, explicit actions and thoughts about race and gender inequality have diminished significantly since a similar study conducted in 1928.  However, what psychologists have discovered is that the inadvertent, or uncontrollable actions of people towards other … Continue reading Implicit Bias Lecture Discusses Modern Racism and Sexism

Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center

John Evans is the typical English major at Manhattan College. He reads Shakespeare, Homer and Dante and has written two collections of poetry and a series of short stories. Evans, however, has one major difference from most other students at MC – he cannot see any of the works he has ever read or written.  He can only see bits of light and darkness. “There … Continue reading Students With Disabilities Find Help in the Resource Center