Manhattan College: A Rock and Roll Retrospective (Part 2)

by  Joe Liggio, Asst. News Editor In its immediate wake, Manhattan College’s Summer ‘70 Scholarship Concert Series at Gaelic Park was avowed as a success by its organizers, having garnered positive public relations for the institution and scholarship money for students through top acts like the Guess Who, Chicago and Three Dog Night Yet despite the overall appearance of a smash hit, some on campus began to … Continue reading Manhattan College: A Rock and Roll Retrospective (Part 2)

Student Government Election Results Are In, Many Candidates Run Unopposed

by Gabriella DePinho & Taylor Brethauer, News Editor & Senior Writer The results are in: Jasper State of Mind will be the party in the executive board positions of student government for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. The party, led by president Kaylyn Atkins and executive vice president Ryan Kwiecinski, ran unopposed. The other positions filled are as follows: Parveen Rampersaud, vice president of commuter affairs, Luke Malpica, … Continue reading Student Government Election Results Are In, Many Candidates Run Unopposed

The Cost of A National Championship (and What It All Really Means)

by Megan Dreher, Editor-in-Chief Empower and Exceed. On January 10, I returned to school with my 10 teammates and coach as we prepared for the second leg of our season, and it was arguably the most rigorous preparation I’ve been through thus far in my time here at Manhattan College. Back to School Bootcamp is no stranger to the Jasper Dancers, but this year felt different. Upon … Continue reading The Cost of A National Championship (and What It All Really Means)

A Tradition Impacting Baseball for Generations: The Seventh-Inning Stretch

by Jack Melanson, Senior Writer Baseball’s seventh-inning stretch is a tradition in America’s pastime that allows players and fans alike to get up and stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh-inning. For Yankee fans, this is when Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” proudly plays throughout Yankee Stadium. Other professional teams, such as the Boston Red Sox, play Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” during the … Continue reading A Tradition Impacting Baseball for Generations: The Seventh-Inning Stretch

Worth Training For: Walter Saukin Reflects on 42 Years at Manhattan College

by Stephen Zubrycky, Senior Writer You might know him by his distinctive beard. You’ve probably seen him at Starbucks… ordering a latte or a peach iced tea. Or maybe you know his ties… like the one with the M&Ms or the one with the smiley faces. But somehow and some way, you probably recognize when Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., enters the room. The beard is one of … Continue reading Worth Training For: Walter Saukin Reflects on 42 Years at Manhattan College

Virtual Reality in the Classroom

by Megan Dreher, Editor-in-Chief There have been great changes in how students learn inside and outside of the classroom setting over the decades, and with that, students and faculty alike have learned to adapt to new technologies and mediums that assist in learning. Manhattan College is no exception to these changes. With the new, interdisciplinary Digital Arts and Humanities (DAsH) minor available to Manhattan College students beginning … Continue reading Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The Story of the Stories: The Quad’s Biggest Stories in 95 Years of Campus Reporting

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor The Quadrangle is Manhattan College’s oldest longstanding club and publication. The Quadrangle started in 1924, it was preceded by The Green Horn in 1923. In the Editor’s note of the first edition, The Quadrangle was described as being “strictly a college paper” and promised that “our news wll be yours, and yours ours.” The tradition has continued until today, with short breaks … Continue reading The Story of the Stories: The Quad’s Biggest Stories in 95 Years of Campus Reporting