Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

by Sophia Sakellariou & Kyla Guilfoil, Senior Writer & Staff Writer Social justice, climate change, and healthcare policy are a few issues that have always been at the forefront of candidates’ agendas. However, this year these issues have taken on greater significance as 2020 has proven to be tumultuous in all three areas. With a global pandemic, raging wildfires on the West Coast, and an economy comparable to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

Government Department Hosts Trip to D.C.

On Wednesday, Apr. 5, just outside of the guard booth, a group of 17 students and four professors from the Government Department — Raymond Antolik, Ph.D., Winsome Downie, Ph.D., Margaret Groarke, Ph.D., and Jonathan Keller, Ph.D. — departed on a four-day excursion to Washington, D.C. The tour of the nation’s capitol was the result of nearly six months of planning by Government Department Chair Pamela … Continue reading Government Department Hosts Trip to D.C.

How to Combat Hopelessness

by Haley Burnside Asst. Editor The following is a staff member’s opinion and does not reflect the views of the The Quadrangle’s Editorial Board, the College or the student body. Growing up, I remember learning about historical human rights atrocities and thinking that I would have “done something” if I had been alive in that era. Now, I am in that position to “do something,” … Continue reading How to Combat Hopelessness

Trump Halts Entry Into U.S. From Seven Muslim Countries

by ROSE BRENNAN, TAYLOR BRETHAUER & STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY Asst. Editor, Editor & Editor-in-Chief President Donald J. Trump capped a busy first week in office with an executive order barring entry into the United States from seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” will affect those attempting to enter the U.S. … Continue reading Trump Halts Entry Into U.S. From Seven Muslim Countries

Manhattan Students Join in Women’s Marches

by Rose Brennan, Haley Burnside, and August Kissel Asst. Editors and Editor Less than 24 hours following President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, citizens across America took part in the Women’s March on Washington, a series of demonstrations for women’s rights. The main march was stationed in Washington, D.C., but as many as 673 other “sister” marches took place across the world with an estimated 4.8 … Continue reading Manhattan Students Join in Women’s Marches

Donald Trump Takes Oath

by Megan Dreher and August Kissel Asst. Editor and Editor On Jan. 20 2017, Donald John Trump was inaugurated and became the 45th President of the United States. People from all around attended the inauguration, including supporters and protesters. The attendees saw performances from Jackie Evancho, 3 Doors Down, and Toby Keith over the span of the morning. Here at Manhattan College, there have been … Continue reading Donald Trump Takes Oath

Public Safety Halts Distribution of Anti-Trump Poem

by ROSE BRENNAN & JOSEPH LIGGIO, Staff Writers In light of the outcome of Tuesday’s historic presidential election, many Manhattan College students have been voicing their opinions regarding the shocking results. The “Make America Great Again” flag that was once displayed in a seventh floor window of Lee Hall before it was egged is once again hanging up.  Donald Trump attire is being worn by several … Continue reading Public Safety Halts Distribution of Anti-Trump Poem

MC to Facilitate Post-Election Dialogue

An email from President Brennan O’Donnell to the college community highlighted a plan to help students and faculty talk through one of the most divisive and negative presidential campaigns in American history. In the aftermath of the election of President-elect Donald Trump, who is the first person elected to the executive branch of the federal government with no government or military experience, people have staged … Continue reading MC to Facilitate Post-Election Dialogue

Manhattan Caucus: Nov. 15

College Reacts to Shocking Trump Upset Businessman Donald J. Trump, a Republican, is President-Elect. Trump shocked Democrat Hillary Clinton Tuesday, riding a wave of populist furor to narrow victories in the key states of Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, taking at least 290 electoral votes. Clinton won at least 228. The states of Michigan and New Hampshire are still too close to call … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Nov. 15