Catching up with Scatterbomb, Manhattan’s Improv Comedy Group

by Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. Production Editor Manhattan College’s improv comedy group has returned for spring semester to tickle our funny bones. After flying under the radar for quite some time, members of Scatterbomb are ecstatic to be collaborating together once again.  Improv is a style of performance in which actors create an entertaining show for their audience with no plans prior to stepping on stage. … Continue reading Catching up with Scatterbomb, Manhattan’s Improv Comedy Group

Ready or Not, Lady Jaspers Will be Thrown into Fray of MAAC Tournament

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor As it stands, the next time the Lady Jaspers will be playing games this season will be at the 2021 Hercules Tires MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be played in Atlantic City from March 8 to March 13.  Manhattan’s uber successful regular season, in which they posted a 9-3 conference record, ended earlier than expected after a member … Continue reading Ready or Not, Lady Jaspers Will be Thrown into Fray of MAAC Tournament

Letter to the Editor: Quarantine Conditions

Dear Anna Woods,  I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing this in hope to raise some awareness on some students who need the help of the entire school. I’ve been the VP of Finances for Student Government all of this time, but it’s become true now, more than ever, that the strength of the people will surpass the likes of individuals like … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Quarantine Conditions

#MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

by Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor As the Jasper community adapts to college life both inside the classroom and online, many student-led clubs are finalizing plans for how they will address this fall semester. Campus programs are now forced to be creative in how they can create a welcoming atmosphere through the computer screen. #MeToo Mondays is one program at Manhattan College that started last March … Continue reading #MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp

by Christine Nappi, Features Editor For Edgar Zavala, MC’s director of non-credit programs, commitment to education and community is one of the most important Lasallian values that should be present, even in the time of COVID-19. Although summer 2020 was a whirlwind of uncertainty when trying to decide whether or not undergraduate students would return to campus in the fall, Zavala and other dedicated Jaspers … Continue reading Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp

Manhattan Faculty Speak on the Return to School

by Jilleen Barrett & Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. A&E & Staff Writer  Heading into its fourth week of classes, Manhattan College is teaching its students something it never has before: how to get a higher education during a pandemic. With some on campus and some in remote locations, the student body is adjusting to learning mostly online. But students aren’t the only ones learning. Faculty members, who are usually at … Continue reading Manhattan Faculty Speak on the Return to School

Jason Douglas-Stanley Cops Waiver From NCAA for Immediate Eligibility

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor & Managing Editor  While the coronavirus pandemic continues to blur the prospect of a college basketball season, Manhattan men’s basketball will have a different look next season if and when they take the court. The program is looking to capitalize off a few good concessions they have received from the NCAA this offseason. The Jaspers’ expectations are trending up at this … Continue reading Jason Douglas-Stanley Cops Waiver From NCAA for Immediate Eligibility

Manhattan College Advocates Take to Instagram: Let’s Talk About it MC

by Kelly Kennedy & Caroline McCarthy, Asst. Production Editor & Staff Writer Inspired by the national response to the death of George Floyd, social justice advocates across the nation have found new ways to speak up against injustice, and a new instagram page @LetsTalkAboutItMC brings the national conversation around racial inequality onto the Manhattan College campus.  The account gives Jaspers a platform to anonymously share their … Continue reading Manhattan College Advocates Take to Instagram: Let’s Talk About it MC