2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Exercises will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Wednesday, May 18. GRAPHICS PRO EXPO / COURTESY By Nicole Rodriguez, Senior Writer The Manhattan College Office of Commencement disclosed the required protocols to attend all 2022 Commencement events in an email sent out on Thursday, April 28.  Regardless of vaccination status, all graduating students must complete their customized graduation checklist, … Continue reading 2022 Required Protocols for Commencement

Provost Schreiner Speaks at Student Government Meeting Amid Students’ Graduation Concerns

By Maddie Johnson, Senior Writer Provost Steven Schreiner and other administration members held a meeting with the student government in light of the administration’s decision to hold the Manhattan College 2022 commencement ceremony in New Jersey in order to address student concerns.   In the second week of the semester, Schreiner sent an email to seniors and their families addressing that graduation will officially be held … Continue reading Provost Schreiner Speaks at Student Government Meeting Amid Students’ Graduation Concerns

2022 Commencement Ceremony to be Held in New Jersey

Caroline McCarthy and Jilleen Barrett, Sports Editor and Features Editor Spring 2022 Manhattan College graduates will not walk the stage in New York, but rather in New Jersey this year — likely in the Meadowlands Exposition Center. Due to rising concerns of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and fears from the administration of New York City restrictions, Manhattan College has opted not to have the … Continue reading 2022 Commencement Ceremony to be Held in New Jersey

Two Seniors Speak About Upcoming December Graduation

by Alexa Schmidt Staff Writer Seniors Hayden Clarke and Lina Bengtson are graduating from Manhattan College this December. They are both are athletes on the track and field team and major in electrical engineering. Clarke is originally from Townsville, Australia, and Bengtson hails from Malmo, Sweden. They started their college career in January, halfway through most freshmen’s first year. “Back at home, the school year finishes … Continue reading Two Seniors Speak About Upcoming December Graduation

Bettye Perkins and Thomas Moran To Serve as 2017 Commencement Keynote Speakers

This past week Manhattan College announced the keynote speakers for the 2017 spring commencement ceremonies. On Thursday, May 19, Bettye Perkins, founder and chief executive officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT) will address students from the college’s graduate programs as well as the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The following day, Thomas J. Moran, chairman of the board of Mutual of America Life … Continue reading Bettye Perkins and Thomas Moran To Serve as 2017 Commencement Keynote Speakers

Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Graduating in the spring is usually standard for the majority of college students, but Kayla Smith finished her final semester this past fall. The nuclear medicine technology graduate finished her degree with a pre-medicine concentration in three and a half years. Smith originally started off as an allied health major and after her switch she needed to take roughly 16-18 credits per semester along with … Continue reading Recent MC Grad on Decision to Graduate Early

Senior Spotlights

NICHOLAS ADAMO CIVIL ENGINEERING by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Assistant Editor Nicholas Adamo, Manhattan College Senior and Civil Engineering major, knew early on in his senior year of high school that he would eventually take his talent to MC to study Civil Engineering. Coming from Franklin Square on Long Island, Manhattan College wasn’t too much of a trip for him. However, he knew this was the best place he … Continue reading Senior Spotlights

Manhattan’s First Females Reflect On Making History

by ALLY HUTZLER, Editor-in-Chief, and TARA MARIN, Assistant Editor The seventies were a progressive time for the United States: the Supreme Court legalized abortion, Steve Jobs founded Apple, the U.S. left the Vietnam War, and colleges across America finally opened their doors to women. In 1973, Manhattan College became one of those colleges. However, there was one woman who actually graduated from MC in 1969, five years before the school … Continue reading Manhattan’s First Females Reflect On Making History