Actor, Author and Accountant: Brian Baumgartner from The Office Comes to Campus

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Production Editor Brian Baumgartner brought a piece of Scranton to the Bronx as he joined the Jasper community on Saturday, Oct. 15 for Family Weekend. Best known for his iconic portrayal of Kevin Malone on “The Office,” Baumgartner joined fans of the show on the quad for a conversation and Q&A led by executive director of Student Engagement, John Bennett.  Bennet … Continue reading Actor, Author and Accountant: Brian Baumgartner from The Office Comes to Campus

Manhattan Has Some Family Fun

By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Family weekend included fun activities for Jasper families, including pumpkin painting, a golf outing and a live animal show. Student Engagement created a packed itinerary fit for a great family outing.  As many students gathered with family and friends, there was so much to see and be a part of.   Meghan Rodino, a graduate assistant for … Continue reading Manhattan Has Some Family Fun

Family Weekend Brings Jaspers Together

by EMILY HOLLAR, Contributor Family Weekend took place on Saturday October 5th, and Sunday October 6th, and activities were offered both days. On Saturday, students and their families were able to take photos in front of a monster truck, participate in a golf driving range, witness a hypnotist and magician, attend a Mens’ Soccer game against Quinnipiac, and even spend the evening listening to David Moscow. Sunday … Continue reading Family Weekend Brings Jaspers Together

Family Weekend: 2016

Every fall Manhattan College gives students’ families the opportunity to be a part of the Jasper community. Family Weekend sponsors events that students can attend with their families, giving them a taste of what it’s like to be a Jasper. This weekend offers free on campus entertainment while providing a chance for parents to learn about the experiences students receive while both studying and living … Continue reading Family Weekend: 2016

Despite Weather, Family Weekend Held On Campus

By CATHERINE GOODYEAR, Staff Writer Rain (not even an impending hurricane) was not going to stop families from coming from all over to visit their children at Manhattan College–whether they had to travel 20 minutes or six hours. Family weekend gives students a chance to see their relatives, especially important for those who only make it home during longer breaks from school. Some people simply … Continue reading Despite Weather, Family Weekend Held On Campus

“Much Ado About Nothing” Takes MC Stage

ERIK EYLER STAFF WRITER For the third year in a row, on a chilly autumn night in October, Smith Auditorium did its best Globe Theater impression and hosted the American Shakespeare Center’s Touring Troupe as they performed “Much Ado About Nothing.” “Much Ado About Nothing” is a story of miscommunication and love, with the plot being driven along by conflict that is talked about but … Continue reading “Much Ado About Nothing” Takes MC Stage