Greek Life Brings Community Service to Campus

APP sisters at their paint a pot event on Earth Day. ANGELICA NIEDERMEYER/COURTESY By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer Manhattan College is home to two fraternities and two sororities, something Catholic colleges are not typically known for having. After the last year of being online and assimilating back to being more involved on campus, these Greek life organizations are thriving philanthropically.  The four Greek Life organizations … Continue reading Greek Life Brings Community Service to Campus

MC Welcomes a New Sorority to Campus

By Isaiah Rosario, Asst. Sports Editor Manhattan College has officially gained a second sorority: Alpha Pi Phi (APP). The chapter will begin recruitment as early as the fall 2022 semester.  As of Jan. 19, there are currently six sisters in this sorority who make up the chapter’s executive board. Vice President Jamie Robbins spoke to The Quadrangle about the initial creation of the chapter.  “It … Continue reading MC Welcomes a New Sorority to Campus

Black History Month Celebrates Black Women in Greek Life

by Jessica McKenzie, Asst. Features Editor  The Multicultural Center hosted a question and answer panel featuring black women in Greek life to recognize Intersectionality Week, or the week between Black History Month and Women’s History Month. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, three women from historically black sororities, Janay Phillips-Wilson, Tamara Britt and Donna Joseph, Ph.D., were welcomed onto Manhattan College’s campus. Joseph is a graduate from … Continue reading Black History Month Celebrates Black Women in Greek Life

Greek Life Gets Catholic Twist at MC

by Jilleen Barrett & Christine Nappi, Staff Writers In recent years, Manhattan College has been increasing their affiliation with various Greek Life organizations on the national level, sparking a growing number of interest amongst students. However, because of the college’s Catholic heritage, Manhattan College is an unexpected campus to find greek life flourishing. Manhattan is now home to chapters of Alpha Phi Delta (APD) and Delta Kappa … Continue reading Greek Life Gets Catholic Twist at MC

Greek Life Unites in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

On Sunday, Oct. 16, students from Manhattan College participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Central Park hosted by the American Cancer Society. This year, in addition to MC’s athletes and other clubs, the college’s sororities and fraternities came together with the hopes of finding a cure. MC’s four Greek life organizations were inspired to walk together because some members have been … Continue reading Greek Life Unites in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

MC Fraternity and Sorority Members Respond to the Idea of Coed Greek Life

by ADANNA CARTER, Contributor There has been recent nationwide discussions over whether coed Greek Life would solve some of the problems that fraternities and sororities pose on college campuses. In September 2015 the New York Times ran an editorial by Walter Kimbrough the president of Dillard College, in which he argues that changes in Greek life would come, but forcing coed was not the answer. While Manhattan … Continue reading MC Fraternity and Sorority Members Respond to the Idea of Coed Greek Life

To Greek or Not to Greek

JENNA BLOOMER GUEST WRITER What comes to mind when you think sorority or fraternity? Just those words create an image of wild parties, arrests, hazing and more. Do people really understand what Greek life is about? Greek life is great not only for Manhattan College, but our futures. Sororities and fraternities can have a positive impact, if you look past their wrongful reputation and realize their true … Continue reading To Greek or Not to Greek

Students Paint Easter Eggs at Methodist Home

CAROLYN QUEST SENIOR WRITER Manhattan College’s sorority chapter of Alpha Upsilon Pi held a volunteer trip to the Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation on April 11. The sorority members helped residents color Easter eggs, while others created pinwheels and cut out springtime decorations to liven up the home’s common area. Alpha Upsilon Pi reached out to the Methodist Home about four years ago, and … Continue reading Students Paint Easter Eggs at Methodist Home